All posts tagged Michael Danby

Neo-Nazi group’s assault

A BARRAGE of anti-Semitic attacks has ravaged NSW and Victoria, with community leaders and MPs voicing concern over an upsurge in hatred and bigotry.

The lowdown on Israel’s foes

HOLDING aloft Alex Ryvchin's new book, The Anti-Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State, Colonel Richard Kemp, one of its contributors, referenced Benjamin Netanyahu's Munich speech in commending the collected essays to attendees at its Victorian launch.

Roger Waters and BDS: Toxic waters go unchallenged

Roger Waters embarked on a rant that has shocked and offended many within the music industry with its open hatred, bigotry and homophobia.

Australia pays tribute to Barry Cohen

The colourful life and illustrious career of Barry Cohen were honoured by past and present political leaders at a state memorial service held at Old Parliament House – where the late politician spent three years of his more than two decades in office.

Mourning community stalwart Andrew Casey

Tributes have flooded in for community stalwart Andrew Casey, who died suddenly at the age of 64 last week. Casey came to Australia as a refugee, was a journalist, media adviser, political activist, trade unionist and proud Jew.

Iemma defends Danby over McNeill ad controversy

Former NSW premier Morris Iemma has defended Michael Danby after the media spotlight returned to the Melbourne Ports MP's advertisements about ABC journalist Sophie McNeill.

Remembering Labor’s Barry Cohen

Tributes have flowed for former federal Labor minister, NSW MP and "justice warrior" Barry Cohen, who has died aged 82.

ABC’S McNeill to return to Australia

ABC’s controversial Israel correspondent Sophie McNeill is set to move back to Australia to join Four Corners next year.

Sofer urges unity

IN an unprecedented move, Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer has urged communal organisations to consult with the embassy before releasing public statements on issues concerning the Jewish State.

History made in Parliament

THE first Torah to be inaugurated in Australia's Federal Parliament had its final letters inscribed in a landmark event last week.