All posts tagged UK

Call for Australia to follow UK’s Hezbollah ban

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.

Klinger blasts back into T20 form

Good news regarding his wife Cindy's health has allowed opening batsman Michael Klinger to head over to the UK and lead Gloucestershire once again in the T20 Blast.

Arise Sir Frank

SHOAH survivor turned tycoon Sir Frank Lowy expressed his pride this week at receiving a prestigious royal honour.

Corbyn’s success at the polls ‘disturbing’

Australian Jewish leaders are concerned over the significant boost to the Labour Party in the UK election, warning that the results will give leader Jeremy Corbyn “a free pass” despite his record of support for terrorist organisations and failure to tackle anti-Semitism within his party.

Offensive banner blasted

A BANNER portraying British Prime Minister Theresa May wearing a Star of David earring has been removed following accusations of anti-Semitism.

‘We will not be intimidated’

Commonwealth Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Britons to remain committed to the values of peace and tolerance in the wake of Saturday night's terror strike in London that left at least seven people dead.

Funny business

From US President Donald Trump’s brain, to Brexit, to the carry-on in Canberra, popular British comedian Andy Zaltzman has a load of laughs in store for local audiences.

As London burns, riots spread to Jewish communities

WHILE some Jews in London marked Tisha b’Av on Tuesday by lamenting the burning of the Holy Temples on that day some two millennia ago, other London Jews watched as

UK considers recognizing Palestinian diplomats

AFTER several South American countries recognized an independent Palestinian state, Britain is now considering upgrading the Palestinian delegation in London to the status of a diplomatic mission.

British Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks to retire in 2013

BRITISH Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will retire in September 2013, it was announced this week.