All posts tagged Tzipi Livni

The real threat facing us

OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the “State of Palestine” has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor’s foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.

Israel votes: The view from Australia

ISRAELIS head to the polls next Tuesday in what is tipped to be one of the country’s tightest elections in years.

ZFA furore erupts over J Street critique

A ZIONIST Federation Australia (ZFA) email criticising American Zionist advocacy group J Street has sparked controversy with some younger members of the Jewish community saying they felt alienated by the organisation's actions.

Howard: ‘We wouldn’t have abstained’

AS Australia swings into election mode, former prime minister John Howard has said his government would not have abstained from the United Nations’ vote on Palestinian statehood.

An ‘appalling’ price to pay for peace talks

COMMUNAL leaders have expressed their dismay at the price Israel has had to pay for the resumption of peace talks. Ahead of meetings in Washington this week, the Palestinians said they would only come to the table if Israel agreed to release 104 prisoners.

Labour rules itself out of coalition…

ISRAEL’s main centre-left party, Labour, will refuse to join a Benjamin Netanyahu-led government after the election, its leader has declared.

Livni cancels South Africa visit

ISRAELI lawmaker Tzipi Livni canceled a scheduled trip to South Africa due to a strike by her country's Foreign Ministry workers, the ministry said.