Political Menorah lighting in Melbourne

December 9, 2019 by  
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There was an early celebration of Chanukah in the Victorian State Parliament last week organised by Chabad of Melbourne CBD attended by former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Read more

Jewish Leaders Down Under not intimidated…writes Isi Leibler

April 16, 2014 by  
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Former Australian Labor Party Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, has released a 500 page book titled “Diary of a Foreign Minister” depicting his activities in office from March 2012 to September 2013. It includes a vicious attack on the Jewish communal leadership, charging it with disproportionate influence on government. The criticism is reminiscent of the notorious Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer book on the Jewish lobby in America. Read more

Julia Gillard makes a surprise appearance

April 13, 2014 by  
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The iconic Jerusalem Theatre was the venue for Keren Malki’s third Rainbow of Music annual concert. Tickets had already been completely sold out by the previous week…but for the more than 450 people in the audience, a highlight of the performance was the opening speech delivered by surprise visitor, former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard. Read more

Jerusalem Prize for Julia

November 27, 2013 by  
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Former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard has been awarded the 2013 Jerusalem Prize. Read more

PM meets AUJS

May 28, 2013 by  
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Prime Minister Julia Gillard has hosted a short meeting with members of the Australian Union of Jewish Students in Canberra. Read more

Raoul Wallenberg – an honorary Australian

April 15, 2013 by  
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that Raoul Wallenberg has been made an honorary Australian citizen. Read more

Yom Ha’azmaut message from the Prime Minister

April 9, 2013 by  
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent greetings to the Jewish community for Yom Ha’azmaut. Read more

Yom Hashoah Message from the PM

April 4, 2013 by  
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a message to the community to mark Yom Hashoah. Read more

Australia tilts against Israel

December 7, 2012 by  
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In the diplomatic debacle at the United Nations General Assembly pertaining to the vote of recognition to the Palestinian Authority, two countries considered solid supporters of Israel, abandoned us at the crucial moment…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

People of Australia Ambassadors

August 28, 2011 by  
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Australians can now nominate their own local champions who have helped to promote inclusion and strengthen community relations under a new ambassador program set up by the Gillard Labor Government. Read more

Australian Multicultural Council Launched

August 22, 2011 by  
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Peter Wertheim, the executive director of The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, was in Canberra today for the launch of the Australian Multicultural Council of which he is a member. The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard was the keynote speaker. Read more