October 19, 2018, 12:00 am
A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member's bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth by-election.
December 14, 2017, 12:00 am
Jewish communal leaders are furious that after a lengthy campaign supported by a coalition of faith and ethnic groups, the NSW government is not making expected changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act, despite an admission from former attorney-general Gabrielle Upton that the legislation as it currently stands is not working as intended.
By Joshua Levi
December 10, 2017, 12:00 am
The push for the posthumous promotion of General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal gained further momentum on November 26 when former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer officially launched Professor Roland Perry's latest book, Monash and Chauvel.
March 2, 2017, 12:00 am
One of the Jewish State’s most loyal friends abroad, former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper, received a standing ovation at the United Israel Appeal’s (UIA) 2017 campaign gala event at Sydney’s Darling Harbour Theatre on Monday – before he even spoke.
September 16, 2016, 10:19 am
Flyers claiming the motives behind the St Ives eruv are the establishment of a “modern version of the ghetto under rabbinical control” and the “eventual expulsion of secular people” have been condemned as “one of the worst examples of anti-Semitic literature we’ve seen in Sydney in a very long time”.
By Evan Zlatkis
June 18, 2012, 11:00 am
HUNDREDS of AJN readers have put pen to paper urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to hold a minute’s silence at the opening ceremony of this year’s Games to commemorate the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the Munich Games in 1972.