All posts tagged Mike Kelly

Bishop: No mission in Jerusalem

Just weeks after promising to look into the prospect of establishing an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has ruled out the possibility.

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.

Kelly keynotes at NAJEX event

ALMOST 200 people attended the NSW Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women’s (NAJEX) commemorative Anzac event at the Sydney Jewish Museum last Sunday.

Governor named as NAJEX patron

NSW Governor David Hurley told The AJN he is “honoured” to be made patron of the NSW Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women (NAJEX), saying the Jewish community has a “proud tradition” of service to Australia.

30-3-14. ZFA Biennial Conference 2014. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten addresses the audience. Photo: Peter Haskin

ALP set to debate Palestine recognition

DELEGATES to the 47th national Australian Labor Party conference in Melbourne could pass a resolution placing the Opposition on the express lane to recognising a Palestinian state.

Cheers to SodaStream

LABOR MPs, staffers and candidates showed their solidarity with SodaStream, when they gathered for a fizzy drink in Canberra last week. Organised by Jewish MP Michael Danby and Mike Kelly,

MP’s attack on Menzies sparks Liberal outrage

A WAR of words has erupted over a controversial opinion piece in last week’s AJN (“Labor’s abstention explained” 18/01), in which Labor MP Mike Kelly slated the Liberal Party’s record on Israel and inferred that former prime minister Sir Robert Menzies was a Nazi sympathiser.

Menzies: An enemy of tyranny and friend of freedom

Following an op-ed in last week’s AJN by Labor MP Mike Kelly, which was critical of Sir Robert Menzies, Josh Frydenberg – who sits in Menzies’ old seat of Kooyong […]

Labor’s abstention explained

Labor MP Mike Kelly touts his party’s credential on Israel through the years, and explains the decision to abstain on last year’s UN vote. RECENTLY all those who support Israel […]

No more Aussie lamb chops on Israeli BBQs

AUSTRALIANS living in Israel will struggle to find an Aussie lamb chop in Tel Aviv butchers when they celebrate Australia Day later this month.