All posts tagged Peter Wertheim

Protest over BDS rocker’s tour

Jewish leaders have criticised Telstra’s promotion of an Australian tour by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, noting his deep involvement with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

Anti-Israel motion defeated

A vehemently anti-Israel motion was defeated at the Western Australia Labor Conference on the weekend.

‘Chester not a communal leader’

JEWISH communal leaders have distanced themselves from 34-year-old Jaron Chester, (pictured) who has been charged with allegedly laundering money for an international drug and tobacco syndicate.

SBS apologises for Jerusalem coverage

SBS has apologised for its coverage of the violence in Jerusalem at the start of the recent Temple Mount crisis.

WA ALP now voting on Palestine recognition

JEWISH leaders have voiced concern over reports that a vote in Western Australia could become the next stage in a creeping move within the ALP to grant unconditional recognition to a Palestinian state.

Hate site resurfaces

JEWISH organisations have condemned the Australian organisers of a website that Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) chair Dvir Abramovich described as “one of the worst anti-Semitic websites I have ever seen”.

Justice for Malki: Put killer in jail

PRESSURE is mounting on Jordan to extradite convicted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, who killed 15-year-old Australian Malki Roth and 14 others.

Hamas ‘remains committed to genocide’

Australian Jewish leaders have been quick to dismiss Hamas’ new policy document as a sham and a publicity stunt.

Senate rejects 18C amendment

There has been a mixed reaction from leading members of the Jewish community to news that Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act will remain unchanged.

‘Misleading’ and ‘irresponsible’ headline

News.com.au has been slammed by communal leaders for the headline it ran when Palestinian terrorist Ahmed Ghazal, who has been described as a “heroic martyr” by Hamas, stabbed three people before being killed by Israeli police last week.