All posts tagged Julia Gillard

Leibler refutes Rudd allegations

FORMER prime minister Kevin Rudd’s account of a meeting with Jewish communal stalwart Mark Leibler during the 2010 passports affair is “completely false”, the latter said last week.

Abbott honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime minister Tony Abbott told The AJN that support for Israel is a “no brainer".

Former Aus PMs honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime ministers Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are both in Israel this week receiving honorary doctorates from universities.

Taking on the Constitution

COMMUNAL icon and human-rights advocate Mark Leibler has been tapped to take a leading role in the next step towards full constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Stamp of approval for Wallenberg

A MASS-circulation Australian postage stamp honouring Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews in the final months of World War II, is set to be issued next month, after a long personal campaign by Judi Schiff of Melbourne.

Gillard inspires at KDS

VISITING The King David School (KDS) on Tuesday, Julia Gillard fielded questions from year 11 and 12 students on topics as diverse as how to handle extreme pressure and how the

Gillard: ‘Sydney votes trump support for Israel’

FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard has taken a swipe at Labor colleagues who place their ties to voters in some Sydney electorates above their support for Israel.

Wallenberg stamp gets green light

AUSTRALIA’S only honorary citizen, Raoul Wallenberg, will be recognised with a postage stamp.

Julia Gillard honoured by community

IT was an atmosphere of mutual admiration as former prime minister Julia Gillard accepted the prestigious Jerusalem Prize on Tuesday evening, bestowed on her by the Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), the Zionist Federation of Australia and the World Zionist Federation, in recognition of her steadfast support for Israel.

Gillard to receive Jerusalem Prize

FORMER Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be awarded the 2013 Jerusalem Prize, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to strengthening Australia’s connection with Israel.