All posts tagged Peter Kohn

Teen attacked on Facebook

An Australian teenager has been targeted by a wave of vicious hate posts on Facebook after members of a group she joined discovered she was Jewish.

Howard guests at UIA

John Howard received standing ovations during an address punctuated by spontaneous applause as he headlined the United Israel Appeal’s Victorian gala dinner last Wednesday.

Music fest used as BDS platform

Supporters of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel have used a publicly funded arts festival in Adelaide to spread their message of hatred against the Jewish State.

Mixed reaction to 18C proposal

Jewish community opinion remains divided over Section 18C of the federal Racial Discrimination Act, after news that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is proposing landmark changes to the act.

Report ‘shows no reason to change 18C’

Jewish community leaders have welcomed this week’s findings by Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA), which failed to reach a consensus on amending freedom-of-speech laws.

Talkin’ ’bout our generations

As a landmark snapshot of Australia’s Jewish community, Gen17 will be a critical resource for planning the future of Jewish Australia.

Shers’ hate mailer behind bars

The jailing of Amirah Droudis for murdering the ex-wife of Lindt Cafe gunman Man Haron Monis has closed a chapter for the family of fallen digger Greg Sher.

Aus Day honourees do us proud

Jewish Australians figured strongly in this year’s Australia Day Honours across many endeavours, accounting for more than four per cent of all recipients.

Paris conference an ‘empty exercise’

An overhyped talkfest – that is the consensus among Jewish leaders in Australia about the January 15 peace conference in Paris.

Sir Zelman’s son killed in paragliding crash

The Jewish community is in mourning following the death of Ben Cowen, the youngest child of former Governor-General, the late Sir Zelman Cowen.