All posts tagged Tony Abbott

Abbott’s praise for ‘inspirational’ Israel

THE story of Israeli survival and success is “more relevant to the wider world than ever before”, Tony Abbott declared in Jerusalem.

Leaders greet security funding

JEWISH community leaders have lauded Prime Minister Scott Morrison's confirmation, reported in last week's AJN, that Beth Weizmann Community Centre will finally get its much-needed federal government funding – as part of round two of the Safer Communities Fund scheme, under which Jewish institutions across Australia received a total of $4.1 million. 

Wentworth on knife edge

FORMER Australian ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma, and finance executive and media commentator Andrew Bragg headline a high-profile list of potential Liberal candidates for Malcolm Turnbull's Sydney electorate of Wentworth.

Aussie pollies hold talks in Israel

IT was a meeting of former prime ministers when Israel's Ehud Olmert and Australia's Tony Abbott took the stage to address the Strategic Leadership Conference gala dinner at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Sunday. 

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.