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Tzipi Livni headed to Australia

ONE of the most high-profile Israeli politicians of the last 15 years will share her insights with Australian audiences next month. 

Israel: the good and the bad news

DELIVERING the 35th B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration to a capacity audience at Moriah College, acclaimed US diplomat Dennis Ross divided his address between “good news, bad news and uncertain news”.

Anti-Semitism at post-war high

In Dan Mariaschin’s lifetime in America, anti-Semitism, “one of the world’s oldest and most destructive social pathologies”, has morphed from social bigotry among mid-20th century blue bloods telling Jewish applicants their hotels and schools were off limits, to terrorism in the Muslim world.

Gandel orator lauds survivors

IN a poignant moment during the 32nd B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration last Tuesday night, Rabbi Abraham Cooper asked all Holocaust survivors in the auditorium at St Kilda Town Hall to stand up to be honoured, and as elderly men and women rose to their feet, the hall broke into spontaneous applause.

Rabbi Abraham Cooper headed to Oz

BY refusing to condemn Palestinian hatred and incitement against Jews and Israel, world powers are helping to destroy any chances for peace.

‘US is failing the world’

FORMER US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton addressed a packed house at Melbourne’s Astor Theatre on Monday night as he delivered the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission’s 2014 Gandel Oration.

Hear from denier defeater

AUDIENCES in Sydney and Melbourne will have the chance to hear from one of world Jewry’s foremost defenders next month – US-based academic Professor Deborah Lipstadt (pictured), who famously defeated Holocaust denier David Irving in a British court when he sued her for libel in 1996.

Gal’s personal battle

BRIGADIER General Gal Hirsch gave a sobering, intensely personal assessment of Israel in its neighbourhood when he delivered the 2012 B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration in Melbourne and Sydney last week.

Defensive Shield chief set for ADC oration

THE Israeli officer who was the architect of Operation Defensive Shield in 2002 at the height of the Second Intifada will speak about the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and its commitment to a moral code when he delivers this year’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration in Melbourne and Sydney next week.

Tackling change

THE 21st century has seen sweeping change, global crises and vast leaps in technology and access to information. How the Jewish people cope with these challenges will be tackled at the Anti-Defamation Commission’s (ADC) 2012 Gandel Oration, where keynote speaker Brigadier General Gal Hirsch (pictured) will consider what lies ahead for the Jews.