All posts tagged Israel

Senator’s speech on Israel condemned

JEWISH groups have condemned a volley of accusations in Parliament by Senator Lisa Singh after her April visit to the West Bank and Israel.

Purdie urges ALA to visit Israel

Bill Beroza reached out to me last week to share a concern that the ALA has with the World Games of Lacrosse being hosted in Israel, writes Gordon Purdie.

Offensive banner blasted

A BANNER portraying British Prime Minister Theresa May wearing a Star of David earring has been removed following accusations of anti-Semitism.

Trauma in the spotlight

AN Australian organisation has successfully staged the first international conference on trauma and mental health to be held in Israel, attracting 270 delegates from 16 countries.

Opposites tackle peace puzzle

TWO high profile Israeli guests from opposite sides of the political spectrum will tackle the question ‘One State or Two States?’

L’hitraot Dave

AS Dave Sharma prepared to leave Israel after four years serving as Australian Ambassador to the Jewish State, he insisted that bringing alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer to justice “is important for the Australia-Israel relationship”.

Kahlon meets Palestinian PM

A RARE warming in Israeli-Palestinian relations has begun over the last few days, with an Israeli minister visiting Ramallah and an unexpected declaration by a senior Palestinian official.

Indigenous contribution to Charge

TWO major projects will result in groups of Indigenous Australians travelling to Israel in October to participate in the re-enactment of the Australian Light Horse Charge that resulted in the capture of Beersheva from the Turks 100 years ago.

Pollies’ l’chaim to Israel

ISRAEL was the toast of the Parliament of Victoria last week when the 69th anniversary of the State was celebrated at a cocktail reception.

Master of Middle Eastern cuisine

Internationally renowned Israeli chef, restaurateur and author Yotam Ottolenghi joins popular reality cooking show MasterChef Australia as a guest judge on Sunday. Phoebe Roth met him while he was in Melbourne earlier this year.