All posts tagged Michael Danby

Danby remains defiant

FEDERAL MP Michael Danby said this week he was shocked at the attacks levelled against him for using his communications allowance to place advertisements in The AJN, highlighting the unbalanced coverage of Israel by the ABC’s Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill.

Fit for service

AN article this week claiming that Australian Jewish MPs could be caught in the ongoing citizenship saga has been blown out of the water by the same academic that was relied on as a basis for the story.

The real threat facing us

OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the "State of Palestine" has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor's foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.

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.