Australian former ministers meet Netanyahu and Gantz

October 28, 2019 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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A delegation of former ministers has met up with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Wayne Swan, ZFA president Jeremy Leibler, John Howard, Benjamin Netanyahu, Alexander Downer, Stephen Conroy, Brendan Nelson, Ginette Searle [ZFA] and Australian ambassador to Israel Chris Cannan   Photo:

The delegation was organised by the Zionist Federation of Australia and the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is being led bt the ZFA President Jeremy Leibler, ZFA CEO Ginette Searle and Israel’s Ambassador to AustraliaMark Sofer.

Benny Gantz and ZFA president Jeremy Leibler

The delegation also visited Benny Gantz who has been tasked to form the next government of Israel.

Zionist Federation of Australia president Jeremy Leibler raised the issue of Malka Leifer in separate meetings with PM Netanyahu and Benny Gantz MK and sought assurances that the Government would sign the extradition order as soon as the Court orders her extradition. The PM and Gantz confirmed unequivocally that the Government would do anything in its power to facilitate the extradition of Malka Leifer.


Ginette Seale, Mark Sofer, Stephen Conroy, Alexander Downer, Wayne Swan, Benny Gantz, John Howard, Janette Howard, Jeremy Leibler and Brendan Nelson


3 Responses to “Australian former ministers meet Netanyahu and Gantz”
  1. Adrian Jackson says:

    Mrs Howards first name is not Margaret !!

  2. Lynne Newington says:

    Almost enough to form a minyan and pray together.

  3. Adrian Jackson says:

    Why, these former Australian Members of the House of Representatives (MHR) and Senators are yesterdays men?

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