Across the political divide

August 28, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher and NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair, Walt Secord has paid tribute to Malcolm Turnbull, saying his successor in Wentworth will have “impossibly large shoes to fill when it comes to supporting the Jewish community and Israel”. Read more

ZFA’s Danny Lamm full of praise for Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop

President of the ZFA, Dr. Danny Lamm has praised PM Malcolm Turnbull and FM Julie Bishop for voting against a UN Human Rights Council resolution which called for an investigation into Palestinian deaths during protests along the Israel-Gaza border. Read more

State memorial service for Barry Cohen

January 22, 2018 by  
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition leader Bill Shorten will speak at a State Memorial for former Labor minister Barry Cohen. Read more

Ugly slogan at Sydney station

January 18, 2018 by  
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The pristine white walls of Sydney’s Martin Place station have been daubed with a message calling for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to be “1st in the oven”. Read more

Prime Minister Turnbull addresses ASPI-BESA Centre Bilateral dialogue participants in Ramat Gan

November 3, 2017 by  
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The relationship between Australia and Israel is closer than it has ever been, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told the Be’er Sheva Dialogue between the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Centre for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University. Read more

The Turnbulls visit Yad Vashem

November 2, 2017 by  
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Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy have visited Yad Vashem World Holocaust Centre in Jerusalem and reiterates “as we stand with Israel and the Jewish People”. Read more

Beersheba notebook

November 1, 2017 by  
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It is hard to describe the feelings of being in Israel at this very special moment. Particularly, that of being an Australian in Israel and more specifically, spending yesterday in Beersheba…writes Ron Weiser. Read more

The Netanyahus welcome the Turnbulls

October 31, 2017 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara have welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy who travelled to Israel in the framework of the event to mark the 100th anniversary of the WWO battle for Be’er Sheva.

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Turnbull says Australia to upgrade co-operation with Israel

October 30, 2017 by  
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that Australia is to upgrade co-operation with Israel on defence and national security while Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg

will chair a roundtable of energy and technology companies when in Israel.

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Safer beaches for Tel Aviv

October 20, 2017 by  
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With Magen David Adom announcing that 134 people have got in difficulties swimming in the Mediterranean Sea on Israel’s coastline, news that a new nippers program on Tel Aviv’s beach will be signalled by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm when he visits Israel later this month. Read more

PM keeps his date with Dassi

September 29, 2017 by  
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Dassi Erlich met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Melbourne today to discuss her campaign t0 fight for the extradition of Malka Leifer to Australia to face 74 criminal charges for alleged sexual abuse of school children under her care while she was the headmistress of the Adass Israel School in Melbourne prior to her sudden departure for Israel in 2008. Read more

Shoulder to shoulder

January 1, 2017 by  
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Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull paid an unexpected visit to Sydney’s Central Synagogue to join its Friday night service and Menorah lighting telling the congregation that Australia stands “shoulder to shoulder” with Israel. Read more

Danby calls on Turnbull to dump Iran policy

September 24, 2015 by  
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Federal Labor MP Michael Danby has called on new Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to dump Australia’s current Iran policy established by the former administration. Read more

Malcolm meets AUJS

September 17, 2015 by  
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A delegation of 50 AUJS students from around Australia has visited Canberra to develop their political knowledge and skills, by meeting with many of the nation’s senior leaders in Parliament House…including Malcolm Turnbull days before he became Prime Minister. Read more

Community welcomes Malcolm

September 16, 2015 by  
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Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is no stranger to the country’s Jewish community given that his federal seat of Wentworth is home to the majority of Jews living in Sydney. Read more

School security welcome

March 3, 2015 by  
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The Federal Member for Wentworth, Malcolm Turnbull, has welcomed funding for four local schools under the Coalition Government’s $18 million Schools Security Programme. Read more

Second Bite guaranteed

February 22, 2015 by  
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Second Bite, an organisation which rescues supermarket food which has reached its use by date has joined Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen in a new initiative to get that food to those who need it. Read more

Bis Hundert und fünfzig

March 25, 2014 by  
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Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull told Bondi’s Burger Centre’s Seniors’ Expo that we are fast approaching the time we should wish people “bis hundert und funfzig instead of zwanzig. Read more

First Base at First Base

February 21, 2014 by  
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Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull cut through the red tape straddling the entrance to Sydney’s Jewish House’s latest venture…First Base, a 14-roomed Bondi building which will offer temporary housing for the homeless. Read more

Early Learning at KTC

August 30, 2013 by  
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Federal MP Malcolm Turnbull attended the opening this week of the Carl Rose Early Learning School at Sydney’s Kesser Torah College. Read more

Moriah Foundation concerned about cost of education

August 22, 2013 by  
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Donors to the Moriah Foundation have heard an update on the fund’s activities at its annual cocktail party…and concern about increasing numbers of Jewish children at public primary schools. Read more

Malcolm hold Wentworth? Sure can!

August 21, 2013 by  
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It’s that time of the year…a Federal election and the Jewish House Rosh Hashana food drive. Read more

Malcolm’s time-out for the homeless

August 8, 2013 by  
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Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull took valuable time off campaigning for the Sydney seat of Wentworth to support The Jewish House’s drive to help the homeless. Read more

Malcolm in Melbourne

April 26, 2013 by  
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Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) President Nina Bassat has hosted Federal Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull, Member for Wentworth at a meeting with JCCV Affiliate Presidents and other community leaders in the Lamm Jewish Library. Read more

AUJS seminar attracts top politicians

August 30, 2012 by  
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AUJS has run its fifteenth star-studded fifteenth year premier AUJS Political Training Seminar—PTS—in Canberra. Read more