All posts tagged Naftali Bennett

Last minute deal saves Bibi’s coalition

The Israeli government has averted early elections, by cutting a deal to bring a coalition crisis to an end.

‘The blood of Polish Jews cries from the ground’

Poland's President dealt a major blow to Israel and Jewish groups on Tuesday, announcing that he will ratify a controversial new Holocaust law.

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.

Western Wall

Bibi blasted for ‘betraying’ Jewish unity

THE government in Jerusalem is being accused of sabotaging the Israel–Diaspora relationship, after it suspended plans for a grand mixed-gender prayer gallery at the Western Wall.

Optimism over ties with Arabs

THERE was something unusual in the air at Israel’s top global policy conference, which has just finished – a hint of optimism.

Bennett bolstered by UN resolution

Naftali Bennett, champion of the settler cause and leader of the rightist Jewish Home party is positioning himself as the man who has answers to international criticism.

Settlement bill slammed

Israeli legislators have thrown their weight behind a controversial bill that will retroactively legalise settlement-building on private Palestinian land.

Death threats at Reform shul

Hate graffiti was painted on the walls of a Reform synagogue in Ra’anana, and death threats left in envelopes, addressed to prominent Reform leaders.

Bibi under fire for lurch to right

FEARS that Israel’s new government will hinder rather than help the already faltering peace process, as well as deepen Jerusalem’s rift with the US and other Western countries have been

‘Australia is our iron dome’

ISRAEL’S Minister of Economy, Minister of Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett declared there is “no one stronger and more connected to Israel” than Australia, at an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) lunch last Friday.