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COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia’s continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Australia's peak Jewish body has written to the Prime Minister urging the federal government to follow the UK's example and enact a complete ban on Hezbollah.
JEWISH groups have joined a major Polish communal organisation in condemning a broadcaster visiting from Poland for his blatantly antisemitic remarks.
Holocaust survivor Peter Halas, who is usually at Bondi Beach every morning, was interstate on Sunday when he received photographs of the swastikas daubed along the promenade.
An Australian medical expert has been accused of inadequately apologising after implying refugees on Manus Island and Nauru are worse off than Holocaust victims who were sent to be gassed at Auschwitz.
Recognising a Palestinian state in these circumstances would therefore not help to end the conflict with Israel, but would almost certainly inaugurate a new and bloodier phase of that conflict.
THE International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.
JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.
ISRAEL and world Jewry have "lost a giant" with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has "cautiously welcomed" the long-awaited release of the Religious Freedom Review and the federal government's response.