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Israeli embassy re-opens after strike
The Israeli embassy in Canberra has ‘returned to normal operating hours’ after temporarily closing last week due to a disagreement with the Ministry of Finance.
November 4, 2019, 3:13 pm
Israeli embassy re-opens after strike
The Israeli embassy in Canberra has 'returned to normal operating hours' after temporarily closing last week due to a disagreement with the Ministry of Finance.
May 8, 2019, 3:31 pm
‘No place for hate in election debate’
A GROUP of Uniting Church and Jewish community representatives have gathered in Sydney to condemn the “spate of racist invective, vandalism and harassment” marring the federal election campaign.
December 23, 2018, 12:01 am
ECAJ ‘cautiously welcomes’ findings
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has "cautiously welcomed" the long-awaited release of the Religious Freedom Review and the federal government's response.
December 20, 2018, 6:49 pm
Lines drawn in the sand
SEVENTY years of Australian bipartisan agreement on Israel are over. On Tuesday, four days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia now recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Australian Labor Party – which says it will reverse that recognition in government – passed a resolution to recognise Palestine as a state.
August 22, 2018, 12:17 pm
Keneally and co return from Rambam
Labor Senators Kristina Keneally and Anthony Chisholm addressed an Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council briefing earlier this month after participating in a recent Rambam study program to Israel.
April 20, 2018, 12:01 am
Carr does a u-turn
FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr has withdrawn from an event billed as "The right of return … commemoration of 70th anniversary of Al Nakbah".
March 23, 2018, 12:00 am
ABC doco tells of pilgrimage to Poland
Australian musician Fay Sussman embarked on a moving pilgrimage to Poland, which has been recorded in a captivating documentary called Fay's Journey, set to screen on ABC's Compass program on March 24 at 6pm.
March 15, 2018, 12:01 am
Our Pole position
THE Australian Jewish community has urged the Polish government to rethink its new law which makes it illegal to claim Polish involvement in the Holocaust.
February 8, 2018, 12:00 am
Mourning community stalwart Andrew Casey
Tributes have flooded in for community stalwart Andrew Casey, who died suddenly at the age of 64 last week. Casey came to Australia as a refugee, was a journalist, media adviser, political activist, trade unionist and proud Jew.
April 7, 2017, 12:00 am
Senate rejects 18C amendment
There has been a mixed reaction from leading members of the Jewish community to news that Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act will remain unchanged.
March 23, 2017, 12:00 am
Mixed reaction to 18C proposal
Jewish community opinion remains divided over Section 18C of the federal Racial Discrimination Act, after news that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is proposing landmark changes to the act.
March 9, 2017, 12:00 am
‘True mensch’ mourned
Tributes flowed in for Dr Joachim Schneeweiss, a “true mensch” and a “giant” of the Australian Jewish community, when he died at the age of 89 on Monday (March 6).
February 9, 2017, 12:00 am
Leaders address 18C committee
Two communal organisations presented cases for the retention of existing anti-racism legislation when they spoke to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights last week.
December 8, 2016, 12:00 am
The ALP and Israel: Redressing the balance
A new Labor group has been established, with the aim of restoring balance in the party on Israel and the Middle East, The AJN can exclusively reveal.
September 29, 2016, 10:25 am
Australian Jewish leaders mourn Peres
“Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives.” So said Shimon Peres, the last of Israel’s founding generation of leaders.