April 13, 2018, 4:32 pm
A DECISION to name a federal electorate after Sir John Monash has been hailed by the Jewish community and supporters of a campaign to raise the profile of the Jewish hero, World War I general and acclaimed civil engineer.
By Peter Kohn
February 28, 2013, 12:00 am
GILAD Shalit told a capacity crowd at the Peninsula function centre in the Docklands on Wednesday that he was humbled by the support from the Australian Jewish community and Jewish communities around the world during his time as a Hamas captive.
By adam kamien
August 9, 2012, 12:00 pm
PREMIER Ted Baillieu highlighted the importance of Australia’s trade relationship with Israel in a keynote address at an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) lunch on Tuesday. Trade between the two countries, which yields up to $900 million annually, is one of Australia’s greatest assets, the Premier told the 1000-strong crowd at Crown.
By Timna Jacks
July 27, 2012, 11:58 am
While five protestors remain charged with resisting arrest and assault, all charges of besetting and trespass have been dropped – a move defence lawyer Robert Stary hailed as “a landmark case in the annals of the criminal justice system because what it represents is people have a right to express themselves politically”.