The anatomy of a cease-fire…writes Dmitriy Shapiro

August 29, 2014 by  

After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. Read more

Change at the top for the NCJWA in Melbourne

August 29, 2014 by  

Shirley Glance has been elected unopposed president of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia  (Vic) . Read more

Sydney Jewish Choir performs at festival

August 27, 2014 by  

The Sydney Jewish Choral Society (SJCS) has performed at the Blackheath Choir Festival in the Blue Mountains. Read more

ECAJ asks for balance

August 25, 2014 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has asked the Save the Children Fund to introduce balance to their current campaign seeking support for Gaza’s young. Read more

Israeli Film Festival Giveaways

August 20, 2014 by  

The 2014 AICE Fil Festival will open in Sydney tonight.  J-Wire has 10 double passes to give away. With pro-Palestinian protesters threatening to defy the NSW police who would not permit a protest, now is the time to show your support for Israel by attending this important event…winner or not. Read more

Pro-Israel rally on Shabbat

August 17, 2014 by  

A rally showing solidarity with Israel was held in the New Zealand city of Hastings on Saturday…by Christian supporters of the Jewish State. Read more

The whole truth…

August 17, 2014 by  

Dr Toby Haggith, is the Senior Curator of the  Department of Research at London’s Imperial War Museums and restoration director of the German Concentration Camps Factual Survey…a documentary featuring  the original work of wartime film cameramen who produced irrefutable evidence of the horrors of the Holocaust being shown in Sydney this week. Read more

For the Shabbat Table: The Real Face of Hamas

August 15, 2014 by  

An analysis on Hamas from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Read more

For the Shabbat table: The Myth of an Israeli Siege on Gaza

August 15, 2014 by  

J-Wire publishes a series of updates on the Gaza-Israel conflict sent to us from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more

On the Front Lines against Online Hate

August 14, 2014 by  

The Online Hate Prevention Institute has found itself the victim of on line hate following the publication of a recent newsletter. Read more

Shylock slur for Key

August 13, 2014 by  

A New Zealand lawmaker has apologised for describing Prime Minister John Key as “Shylock” on Facebook. Read more

A plan for Gaza

August 12, 2014 by  

Israel’s Finance Minister, Yair Lapid, is leading a diplomatic initiative to involve the world powers and moderate regional actors in the demilitarization and rehabilitation of Gaza. Read more

AUJS slams student council

August 8, 2014 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has condemned a University of Sydney Student Representative Council motion that condemns Israel’s ongoing self-defence efforts, supports the antisemitic Boycotts Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and claims falsely Israel is responsible for “genocide” and “ethnic cleansing”. Read more

Gaza: Ambassador Livne speaks on Gaza

August 8, 2014 by  

Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand Yosef Livne has a video message on the Israel-Gaza conflict… Read more

Spike in anti-Semitic incidents in Australia in the wake of the recent Conflict in Gaza

August 7, 2014 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has expressed its concern about increasing levels of anti-Semitism in Australia. Read more

Hamas’ Violations of Ceasefires – A Chronology

July 31, 2014 by  

Israel is acting in Gaza in self-defense to hostilities initiated – and prolonged -by Hamas. Read more

Equal opportunity Maccabi

July 30, 2014 by  

Maccabi Australia has announced the appointment of two fabulous women to the positions of Head of Delegation. Read more

Scopus students write to IDF soldiers

July 29, 2014 by  

Students at Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College have the soldiers of the IDF firmly in their hearts and minds. Read more

NAB chief head of mission to Israel

July 28, 2014 by  

Despite the current unrest, the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce has recently concluded another successful Trade Mission to Israel – 3rd for this year. Leading a senior group of 30 business executives including, Cameron Clyne, Group CEO at NAB and John Paitaridis, Managing Director at Optus Business. The week-long trip centred on Technology Innovation and Cyber Security introducing Australian businesses to the best that Israel has to offer. Read more

Regavim condemns NGOs for exploiting Bedouin tragedy in time of war

July 28, 2014 by  

Regavim, a leading Israeli research-based
legal advocacy organization, has condemned the efforts of NGOs* to further undermine Israeli law and solidify illegal Bedouin settlement by filing a suit against the State of Israel in the Supreme Court demanding immediate allocation of shelters
to illegal Bedouin encampments in southern Israel. Read more

Update from MFA

July 27, 2014 by  

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem  updates the current situation… Read more

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs update

July 23, 2014 by  

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs praised the conclusions of the European Union Foreign Affairs Council (22 July) in regard to Operation Protective Edge. Read more

Facts and figures…Civilian assistance to Gaza

July 23, 2014 by  

Facts and figures from the Israeli Ministry of Defense… Read more

UNRWA finds more rockets in a second school

July 23, 2014 by  

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has discovered yet again rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. Read more

Anatomy of Protective Edge

July 23, 2014 by  

The Israeli Embassy in Wellingotn, New Zealand says that the current operation in Gaza is not of Israel’s choosing. Read more

Meeting Ban Ki-Moon

July 23, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Read more

Victoria Parliamentary Friends of Israel condemn violence

July 21, 2014 by  

The Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Israel condemns the recent violence that has left many men, women, and children dead and injured in both Gaza and Israel. Read more

Update by Netanyahu

July 21, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  spoke at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv last night… Read more

Aug-09 11:05pm SBS1-TV: Movie – The Reluctant Infidel

July 21, 2014 by  

When London-based Islamic cab driver Muhmud Nasir discovers that he was actually born to Jewish parents, his life is thrown into turmoil. Read more

Coming to terms with 6,000,000

July 21, 2014 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has launched ‘6 Million Friends’, an innovative social media campaign designed to help people conceptualise the number of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. Read more

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