All posts tagged Tony Abbott

Calls for Australia to follow US lead on Jerusalem Embassy rebuffed

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reiterated that Australia’s Embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv following the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

Abbott headlines Chabad North Shore dinner

MORE than $200,000 was raised for Chabad North Shore at its annual gala dinner at Curzon Hall last week, headlined by Tony Abbott.

Abbott honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime minister Tony Abbott told The AJN that support for Israel is a “no brainer".

Former Aus PMs honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime ministers Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are both in Israel this week receiving honorary doctorates from universities.

Danby cynical over Abbott embassy call

Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby has dismissed Tony Abbott’s call for the Australian government to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem as a likely political stunt.

Shorten: ‘Awe’ of Israel unites us

Sparring Australian politicians say they were so captivated by a visit to Israel this week, that they put their differences aside.

Tomorrow’s leaders meeting today’s leaders

FIFTY Jewish students from around Australia gathered in Canberra last week on the Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ Political Training Seminar (AUJS PTS) for three days of political discussion and mingling with the nation’s senior politicians and leaders.

ZFA holds talks in Canberra

A DELEGATION from the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) recently visited Canberra to meet with government, opposition and crossbench members of Parliament, including cabinet ministers, and their advisers.

Taking on the Constitution

COMMUNAL icon and human-rights advocate Mark Leibler has been tapped to take a leading role in the next step towards full constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Ministerial role for Frydenberg

NEWLY appointed to Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet, rising Liberal star Josh Frydenberg said he was “humbled” at his promotion in this week’s landmark reshuffle.