All posts tagged Michael Danby

Danby to quit Canberra?

THE longest serving Jewish MP in Federal Parliament, Michael Danby, may be forced to retire ahead of the next federal election.

Bob Carr Israel

Bob-sessive compulsive distorter

Bob Carr’s attacks on Israel and silence on China highlight his hypocrisy, writes Labor MP Michael Danby.

Justice for Malki: Put killer in jail

PRESSURE is mounting on Jordan to extradite convicted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, who killed 15-year-old Australian Malki Roth and 14 others.

Plans unveiled for new Jewish community

Plans have been put forward for the establishment of a new Jewish community outside of Melbourne, with Pakenham emerging as a popular choice among those interested in the scheme.

Bialik buttons bring tears to the eyes

Josh Frydenberg MP opened Bialik College's Button Project installation last week, featuring 1.5 million collected buttons, each one representing a child killed in the Holocaust.

Danby cynical over Abbott embassy call

Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby has dismissed Tony Abbott’s call for the Australian government to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem as a likely political stunt.

A capital Chanukah

More than 220 members of Canberra’s Jewish community joined politicians at Mural Hall in Parliament House on November 29 to light an historic chanukiah.

Costello says views have changed

WORLD Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello has told The AJN he has changed his mind on several key issues about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over the past decade.

Danby slams Hadassah, denies boycott call

People have told Hadassah they will not be attending its oration with Tim Costello next week in response to federal MP Michael Danby’s attack on the organisation for hosting the World Vision Australia CEO as a guest speaker.

‘Graceless’ Greens leader under fire for Peres speech

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has delivered a speech about the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres, which has been condemned as “disgusting”, “rotten” and “hateful”.