All posts tagged Peter Kohn

Plibersek at Burns launch

AN enthusiastic crowd of ALP supporters packed into St Kilda’s Hotel Esplanade for the launch of Josh Burns’ bid to keep Macnamara in Labor hands.

Aussies aid Israel’s moon landing

AUSTRALIAN tracking stations are guiding Israel's Beresheet spacecraft to the moon for a historic landing tomorrow (Friday), while a Sydney company analyses the craft's transmitted data.

Sparks fly at Macnamara candidates’ debate

Labor's Josh Burns, Liberal Kate Ashmor and the Greens' Steph Hodgins-May addressed a raft of issues at the Great Debate for Macnamara last Sunday.

JCCV’s ‘sorry’ to Aleph 20 years on

HISTORY was made at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) on Monday night when its plenum voted to apologise unconditionally to LGBTIQ+ advocacy and support group Aleph Melbourne for painful events that occurred 20 years ago.

Greens’ post slammed

JEWISH leaders have expressed their disgust at a gibe by a Greens staffer working for Macnamara candidate Steph Hodgins-May that deaths in Gaza were Israeli "genocide".

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.

Australia backs Israel at the UN

SCOTT Morrison's government has received kudos from the Jewish community for its stand against a spate of anti-Israel resolutions by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Australian Jewish leaders condemn Hamas attacks

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have condemned a barrage of Hamas rocket attacks against civilians in central Israel this week. 

Reformist slams American Muslim politician’s gibes

ADDRESSING a United Israel Appeal luncheon, US Islamic reformist Dr Zuhdi Jasser slammed American Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for her track record of antisemitic comments. In recent months, Omar, a

Morrison stands by Jerusalem plans

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has issued an emphatic warning about the gulf between the Coalition government's policies on Israel and those of the ALP.