All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

PM considering embassy move

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend’s Wentworth by-election.

Last face-off before by-election

WHILE a plethora of issues were discussed, it was arguably the federal government's embassy announcement which generated the most commotion at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Wentworth candidates' forum on Tuesday night.

$2.2M for security funding

THE NSW Jewish community's vital security infrastructure will get a much-needed upgrade with a $2.2 million grant from the federal government.

Bibi’s bombshells

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has labelled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's United Nations General Assembly speech "compelling", identifying Bibi's revelation of a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran a "key moment".

Boost for school funding

THE Australian Council of Jewish Schools (ACJS) has cautiously welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement that the government will provide $3.2 billion over 10 years to independent schools.

One-on-one with ScoMo

THE warm Australia-Israel ties enjoyed under the Turnbull government will continue under Scott Morrison, but Australia's embassy will remain in Tel Aviv and the government will continue to support the Iran nuclear deal.

SBS rejects boycott petition

SBS will broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest from Israel next year despite an online petition calling on the broadcaster to boycott the event.

Sharma wins Lib preselection, Phelps enters race

IT'S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.

New AUJS executive announced

NEWLY elected Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) 2019 chairperson Josef Wilkinson says he is "looking forward to a really great year with an amazing executive".

‘We will be eternally grateful’

TWO more names were added to the list of those who saved Jews during the Holocaust at an emotional ceremony last week.