October 26, 2018, 12:01 am
DEFEATED Liberal candidate Dave Sharma says "it would be unfortunate" if the idea of moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is discredited because of the timing of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement last week.
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.
October 18, 2018, 12:01 am
WHILE a plethora of issues were discussed, it was arguably the federal government's embassy announcement which generated the most commotion at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Wentworth candidates' forum on Tuesday night.