Amnesty Oz hosts Antisemitism…writes Julie Nathan

December 18, 2013 by  
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The Facebook page of Amnesty International Australia (AIA), an organisation which professes support for human rights, has attracted a spate of anti-Jewish comments in response to a posted story about Palestinians in a West Bank village. The same page also attracted some anti-Muslim and anti-Arab comments in response. Read more

Bondi: Bipartisan support from Macquarie Street

October 28, 2013 by  
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NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello have condemned what appears to have been an anti-Semitic attack in Sydney’s Bondi late in Friday night…with opposition leader John Robertson offering bipartisan support to the community. Read more

Israel adds her voice

October 28, 2013 by  
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Israel’s Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett has voiced the State of Israel’s solidarity with the Australian Jewish community on Sunday in response to the act of violence against  five Jews in Sydney on Friday night. Read more

“The great patrimony we share with the Jewish people”

August 25, 2013 by  
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The Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell has condemned “displays of anti-Semitism when delivering a lecture on religious freedom. Read more

Greens say “No Thank You” to signing the London Declaration

May 28, 2013 by  
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Greens MPs John Kaye and David Shoebridge said they won’t sign the London Declaration into Combatting Anti-Semitism even though it “contains a number of laudable commitments to stamp out any resurgence of hatred against a people who have historically suffered more than most.” Read more

A Global Tsunami of Anti-Semitism…writes Isi Leibler

May 28, 2013 by  
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Participants at the fourth conference of the Global Forum for Combating anti-Semitism, held under the auspices of the Foreign Ministry this week in Jerusalem, will be provided with data highlighting the accelerated global erosion of the status of Jews and Israel. Read more

Campus virus – a worldwide pandemic…writes Michael Kuttner

May 24, 2013 by  
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During the waning years of the Weimar Republic in the early 1930’s, my late father was a student at the university in Karlsruhe, Southern Germany. Read more

Pyne Signs

May 12, 2013 by  
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Liberal MP Christopher Pyne, a longstanding friend of Israel and the Jewish community, has signed the London Agreement. Read more

Documentary in the Making…and it Needs Your Help

August 30, 2011 by  
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Two highly-respected members of the Australian film industry have joined forces to produce a documentary on how Lithuania is rewriting the history of the Holocaust.
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Facebook asked to treat Holocaust Denial as Incitement to Hatred

August 18, 2011 by  
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The Online Antisemitism Working Group of the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism has called on Facebook to treat Holocaust denial as incitement to hatred.  Read more

The Age online says sorry online

June 2, 2010 by  
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Following the recent forged Australian passports affair which resulted in the expulsion from Australia  of an Israeli diplomat, a member of the Canberra community complained to ACMA [the Australian  Communications and Media Authority] about hateful and anti-Semtic comments posted on The Age’s web site. Read more

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