Australia not happy with US decision to quit UNHRC

June 20, 2018 by  
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Australia is disappointed by the decision of the United States to resign from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Read more

Students politically incorrect party “indefensible”

June 17, 2018 by  
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Jewish community leaders have slammed post-exam partygoers who used a politically incorrect theme to dress us members of Klu Klux clan, Holocaust victims, a black-face person and a moustached Nazi in uniform. Read more

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 23, 2018 by  
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Today, people in Australia and around the world mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and make their voice heard about the growing problem of racism and discrimination. Read more

EU to combat antisemitism

December 10, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has welcomed the appointment of Ms. Katharina von Schnurbein as the EU’s first coordinator on combatting anti-Semitism. Read more

Nazi insignia on sale in Victoria

October 1, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has condemned the sale of new Nazi armbands, emblazoned with the Nazi swastika, at a family market in the Victorian town of Ballarat. Read more

Outrage at anti-Semitic attacks on Frydenberg

June 29, 2015 by  
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There has been strong reaction both within the Jewish community and without to a tirade of anti-Semitic tweets against federal Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Read more

BDS condemned in U.S. House of Representatives

June 19, 2015 by  
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a new measure in the U.S. House of Representatives condemning resolutions or policies promoting boycotts of Israeli academic institutions and scholars by American universities or scholarly associations.   Read more

The Orange Affair: ADC writes to French ambassador

In a letter to the French Ambassador to Australia Mr. Christophe Lecourtier, the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has denounced the decision by French Telecommunication Company Orange to end its licensing deal with Israeli company Partner Communications. Read more

ADC slams UK students’ BDS move

Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has condemned the UK’s  National Union of Students (NUS)  for adopting a policy of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. Read more

New Yorker article compares Jews to dogs

March 29, 2015 by  
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The B’nai Brith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has today expressed strong reservations about an essay in The New Yorker magazine by actor and comedienne Lena Dunham in which she compares her Jewish boyfriend to a dog and employs offensive and insulting stereotypes about Jews and money. Read more

Congratulations, Bibi

March 19, 2015 by  
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The B’nai Brith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) and B’nai Brith ANZ have extended their congratulations to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his electoral victory. Read more

EU Task Force to deal with anti-Semitism

March 18, 2015 by  
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The B’nai Brith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has welcomed the call by Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the E.U. for Foreign Affairs, for the establishment of a European Union task force on anti-Semitism. Read more

Netanyahu’s Congress speech applauded by community

March 5, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai Brith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) and the ZFA have welcomed and applauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s eloquent speech to a  joint session of the U.S. Congress. Read more

ADC condemns Tel Aviv bus attack

January 22, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has strongly condemned this week’s terrorist attack on a bus line in Tel Aviv by a Palestinian man from the West Bank in which 13 Israelis passengers were injured. Read more

Anti-Defamation Commission takes issue with President Carter

January 22, 2015 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  has severely criticised as wrong and offensive comments by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter last week that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was one of the contributing reasons for the heinous murders in Paris. Read more

Anti-Defamation Commission slams publisher

January 1, 2015 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has lashed out at publisher Harper Collins for producing a special edition of its Collins Bartholomew Atlas for sale in the Arabian Gulf…the atlas omits Israel. Read more

Abramovich remains at the helm

December 4, 2014 by  
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Dr Dvir Abramovich has been re-elected chairman of the Melbourne-based B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission. Read more

Billboard draws community attention

August 22, 2014 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  and The Jewish Community Council of Victoria have denounced a billboard in Melbourne equating Israel with the former apartheid regime in South Africa. Read more