All posts tagged Zionist Federation of Australia

ABC coverage bombs

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged an official complaint with the ABC over its coverage of events in Israel and Gaza last weekend.

Our tax won’t ‘pay to slay’

THE Jewish community has cautiously welcomed a landmark announcement by the Australian government ending direct aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank, amid growing concerns that Australia's tax dollars may be helping to fund terrorism.

‘Voice of truth, honesty’

THE United Nations General Assembly has "disgraced itself by siding with terrorists" after it passed a one-sided resolution last week condemning Israel for defending its Gaza border, Executive Council of Australian Jewry president Anton Block said.

Activist’s invite revoked

VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.

‘Ludicrously dumbed down’ report

COMMUNAL leaders have lambasted a 60 Minutes report which attempted to shed light on the conflict between Palestinians and Israeli settlers, labelling it "biased" and "dumbed-down". 

‘We can hold head high’

A UNITED Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to investigate Israel's actions at the Gaza border during the recent violent unrest "failed the test of balance and impartiality", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

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.

Aussie Jews celebrate Netta’s Eurovision win

They didn't need prompting with the lyrics. The thousands of Israelis who descended on Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for the homecoming of Netta Barzilai knew her Eurovision-winning song word for word.

Academics renew boycott call

A NEW petition calling on academics to join the anti-Israel boycott campaign is being sent to mass email lists at the University of Sydney.

Anti-Israel demo in CBD

POLICE kept pro-Gaza demonstrators and anti-Islamist groups apart during a noisy demonstration on the steps of the State Library last Saturday, in the wake of Hamas's attempts to breach Israel's borders.