All posts tagged Israel

Committed to West Jerusalem as capital

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia’s continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Kushner says Trump Middle East peace plan will be unveiled in June

The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan will be unveiled in June, White House special adviser Jared Kushner said.

The double standards of Eurovision boycotters

EVERY year the Eurovision Song Contest sees political feuds and friendships exposed like a Bucks Fizz girl's knickers, writes Richard Ferrer.

‘An insult to our national debate’

AS the Australian Labor Party battles against anti-Israel elements within its ranks, leader Bill Shorten has stressed that a "Shorten Labor government will be committed to maintaining close ties with Israel".

ABC headline still ‘misleading’

THE Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has upheld an Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) complaint relating to a misleading headline, "Israel attacks targets in Gaza following signing of Golan Heights proclamation."

Beresheet 2 project to launch ‘immediately’

The Beresheet 2 project will launch effective immediately, SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn has announced.

Building Greens relationship

THE NSW Greens will host representatives from the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) at a lunch at NSW Parliament House later this month.

WA Labor candidate quits over Israel comments

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten says Labor’s candidate for the WA seat of Curtin Melissa Parke did the “right thing” after withdrawing from the election contest over controversial comments she made about Israel.

AFL in the Holy Land

IT may not have been quite up there with Cazaly, but Australia's embassy in Israel hosted an Australian Rules Football tournament featuring dozens of Australian ex-pats (pictured) at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park recently to help celebrate the start of the AFL  season in Australia.

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel

Madonna will perform at the Eurovision contest in Israel in May.