Nakba Day in Sydney      

May 24, 2018 by  
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As Israelis, and Jews around the world, celebrate the 70th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Jewish state, Palestinian Arabs and their supporters protest the very existence of Israel, in what they call Nakba Day (Arabic for ‘catastrophe’)…writes Julie Nathan. Read more

Combating antisemitism

March 23, 2018 by  
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The 6th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism has just concluded in Jerusalem having been attended by over a thousand participants from Israel and 83 countries around the world the conference covered a wide range of topics dealing with the rising tide of Jew hatred. Read more

WJC Mission highlight – Dr Einat Wilf on Zionism

March 23, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress (WJC) held a ‘Special Mission Celebrating 70 Years of Israel’, in Jerusalem over 18-19 March 2018. The delegation consisted of 70 Jewish leaders from 40 countries. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, an affiliate of the WJC, was represented by me…writes Julie Nathan. Read more

Anne Frank on Antisemitism

July 1, 2015 by  
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The theatre production of The Diary of Anne Frank is playing in Newtown, Sydney. I saw it last month when it opened…writes Julie Nathan. Read more

Preventing online hate

December 10, 2014 by  
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New software has been launched by the Online Hate Prevention Institute. Read more

Antisemitism in Australia – The Vital Statistics

November 10, 2014 by  
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The 2014 report on antisemitism in Australia clearly shows a shift from the extremes to the mainstream community fuelled by social media and the failure of popular media to address incidents with urgency thereby giving credence to virulently antisemitic postings left unmoderated on major websites. Read more

Films, chants, and antisemitism – the protest at Verona…writes Julie Nathan

August 22, 2014 by  
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The protest against the Israeli Film Festival went ahead in Sydney last Thursday evening, despite the preceding court drama. Read more

A quieter Al-Nakba…but the message stays the same

May 16, 2014 by  
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Around 200 people attended this year’s Al-Nakba protest in Sydney last night. Numbers were down on previous years and the crowd seemed tamer.  The Hezbollah flags and neo-Nazis, conspicuously present in the previous two years, were gone.   Read more

Melbourne Al-Quds Day features anti-Semitic cartoons

August 9, 2013 by  
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Melbourne held its first Al-Quds Day rally this year. Read more