Marise Payne condemns Iran and Hezbollah

August 12, 2021 by  
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The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has welcomed comments made in Parliament on August 10 by Foreign Minister Senator Marise Payne condemning Iran and Hezbollah. Read more

Change of leadership: Congratulations for Bennett

June 14, 2021 by  
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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has reacted to the formation of the new Israeli government. Read more

Scott Morrison says no to Durban 4

May 6, 2021 by  
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The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has applauded Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that Australia will not participate in the event to mark the 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. Read more

Jewish and pro-Israel groups welcome Israel-Bahrain normalization agreement

September 13, 2020 by  
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Jewish and pro-Israel groups instantly applauded Israel and Bahrain for agreeing on Friday to normalize relations between the two countries—the second of its kind between Israel and a Persian Gulf nation in the wake of the United Arab Emirates. Read more

Carmel School hosts Good Tax breakfast

July 30, 2018 by  
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Perth’s Carmel School’s Jewish Education Foundation brought together the Perth business community for a breakfast event with taxation lawyer Mark Leibler. Read more

AIJAC thanks Australian government for principled stance at UN

June 14, 2018 by  
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Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) National Chairman Mark Leibler and Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein have written to Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to express AIJAC’s “sincere appreciation for Australia’s principled stance at the UN General Assembly by voting in favour of the US amendment to the unbalanced motion on Israel, and then being one of only eight countries to vote against the motion when the amendment failed.”  Read more

Dear Malcolm, Dear Mark

March 24, 2015 by  
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Mark Leibler was the president of the Zionist Council of Victoria in 1983 when Malcolm Fraser lost the prime ministership to Bob Hawke… Read more

Malcolm Fraser: Community messages

March 23, 2015 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry and The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council have issued statements following the death of former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. Read more

Dr Leibler I presume

December 18, 2014 by  
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Mark Leibler, the senior partner of Melbourne law firm of Arnold Bloch Leibler has been awarded the University of Melbourne’s highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa, conferred  by the Deputy Chancellor, Ross McPherson. 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

Inaugural Ron Castan Awards

October 11, 2013 by  
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Dr Howard Goldenberg and Jacky Lipson are the recipients of the inaugural Ron Castan Humanitarian Awards. Read more

Israeli ambassador rebuked – community responds

December 5, 2012 by  
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The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council and the Zionist Federation of Australia have voiced their criticism of Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s decision to rebuke the Israeli ambassador Yuval Rotem over the settlements issue. Read more