All posts tagged Julian Kowal

Anti-Semitism at NUS conference

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has condemned scenes of “overt anti-Semitism” at the National Union of Students’ (NUS) national conference in Melbourne last week as an anti-Israel motion was debated.

Local leaders condemn violence

ZIONIST Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm will travel to Israel this week in defiance of the current deadly wave of Palestinian terrorism to attend the World Zionist Congress.

AUJS in parliament

A DELEGATION of 50 Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) members were in Canberra last week to meet with many of the nation’s senior leaders and opinion formers.

Anti-Israel protesters run riot at Sydney uni

A LECTURE by retired army colonel Richard Kemp at the University of Sydney was disrupted by at least a dozen screaming students who fought with security on Wednesday afternoon. The students

Changing of the AUJS guard

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has elected its leadership team for 2015, with 21-year-old political enthusiast Dean Sherr set to sit at the helm as national chairperson.

Melbourne rallies for Israel

FROM a sea of almost 2000 protesters at a community rally for Israel, Maya Zipman, a diminutive Melbourne grandmother, stepped forward, holding a piece of paper, on which she had written a prayer for her grandson, an Israeli soldier currently in Gaza. In a quavering voice, she asked Zionist Council of Victoria president Sam Tatarka to read it out, which he did.

Aussie swimmers make a splash

THE Aussie swim team of 34 junior, open and master athletes will be eyeing off a swag of medals at the Wingate Institute pool at the 19th Maccabiah Games.

Young guns fire at Vic Champs

THE 59th annual Victorian Jewish Swimming Championships were held recently, with some exciting results from the junior stars of the pool in the lead-up to the 2013 Maccabiah Games.