All posts tagged Sky News

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.

Phelps: Libs misquoted me

WENTWORTH MP Kerryn Phelps has accused the Liberal Party of misquoting her following a Sky News interview in which she discussed the location of Australia's embassy in Israel.

‘A reminder of darker times’

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.

No justification for using the ‘N’ word

Politicians should know better about invoking these references and analogies given we have one of the largest Holocaust survivor communities anywhere in the world.

Dark Sky over TV news

JEWISH leaders have voiced deep concern after Sky News hosted a Nazi sympathiser for a studio interview.

Archibald win for Yvette

ONE of the first people to congratulate artist Yvette Coppersmith on winning the $100,000 Archibald Prize for her self-portrait last week was New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, who had knocked back the artist's request to sit for a portrait.

‘Defective’ deal ditched

AS global leaders reacted to Donald Trump's announcement in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Australian time, that he was pulling the United States out of the "decaying and rotten" Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, a deal that was "defective at its core", Israel, which welcomed the news, prepared for repercussions across its northern border.

Heading off BDS in Batman

IF embattled federal Labor MP David Feeney is forced to recontest his seat because of citizenship issues, the Liberals are likely to run a candidate in order to preference against any Greens candidate favouring boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.

Israel ‘captured my heart and my mind’

EIGHT senior journalists, editors and producers shared their thoughts on Monday night on an intensive week-long study mission they'd recently been on to Israel and the West Bank.

Credlin: Balance lacking in Israel coverage

“One of the most profound experiences of my life” is how Sky News political contributor Peta Credlin described being part of a Rambam study tour of Israel early last month, organised by the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council.