Jews Down Under

” Open letter to Interfaith Jews: Choose your partners wisely.”

Written by the team from Jews Down Under. Temple Beth Israel recently held a concert, billed as a “Sacred Music Concert”, “bringing together performers and communities from Melbourne’s Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Indigenous traditions”. What the audience wasn’t told was that the second half of the concert would feature the …

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Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning.

 Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning  The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has condemned the burning of an Australian and Israeli flag outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Melbourne office.  https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/24533019/flags-burned-during-anti-israel-protest/  “The storming of a government office, theft of goods, and burning of flags is a disgusting and …

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Jewish Students launch groundbreaking on line Holocaust Awareness Project

Media Release                                                      17 July 2014 JEWISH STUDENTS LAUNCH GROUNDBREAKING ONLINE HOLOCAUST AWARENESS PROJECT  The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has launched ‘6 Million Friends’, an innovative social media campaign designed to help people conceptualise the number of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. The unique …

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IDF forces thwart an attack by Hamas terrorists

Earlier Thursday morning (July 17), IDF forces thwarted an attack by Hamas terrorists attempting to infiltrate Israel through a terror tunnel.   This morning, IDF forces identified approximately 13 terrorists attempting to infiltrate Israel through a terror tunnel constructed by Hamas. The tunnel led underground from the southern Gaza Strip towards the …

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Statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following statement this evening at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv: “This morning, I convened the Security Cabinet. We decided that Israel would respond positively to Egypt’s proposal for a ceasefire. I said then that if Hamas and Islamic Jihad did not accept the …

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Fatah joins Hamas and Islamic Jihad in missile launches

Armed wing linked to Mahmoud Abbas’s faction says it shot rockets at Ashkelon, Sderot and elsewhere Wednesday night. Written by Elhanan Miller – Times of Israel Armed groups linked to Fatah say they began launching rockets and mortar shells into Israel Wednesday evening, in the first indication of Mahmoud Abbas’s …

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IDF has Commenced Operation Protective Edge.

July 7 2014. (About 10am AEST) IDF has commenced Operation Protective Edge in Gaza against Hamas, in order to stop the terror Israel’s citizens face on a daily basis Gaza terrorists have fired more than 450 rockets at Israel since the beginning of the year. The attacks have sent thousands running …

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Suspects in Arab murder are Mizrahim.

  Written by: Point of No Return: Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries. Israel announced yesterday it had arrested six Israeli Jews wanted in the murder of Palestinian youth, Mohamed Abu Khdeir.  Three were later released. The leader of the suspects is apparently Ezra Batzri, the grandson of a well-known Jerusalem rabbi …

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An open condemnation of the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

  We unequivocally condemn the horrific murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. It was unjustifiable under any circumstances. The killing was reprehensible and we hope that the criminals who did this sickening act are found and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Israel is a country run by the …

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A Statement from the ZCNSW President.

Eyal, Gilad and Naftali: May their memories be a blessing.     Baruch Dayan Emet. As night began to fall here in Israel the news that the families of the three kidnapped teenagers, every Israeli citizen and Jews around the world had been dreading was announced.  The bodies of Gil-Ad …

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Hamas Prepares for War as Abbas Talks Peace.

Written by Khaled Abu Toameh As Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas continues to talk about his commitment to the peace process and security coordination with Israel, his new partners in the “national consensus government,” Hamas, seem to be preparing for war against the “Zionist enemy.” For the first time, Hamas …

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PRESS RELEASE – New Leadership Committee Aims For True Inclusion

  The first meeting of the newly formed Social Inclusion Leadership Committee (SILC) was held on the 17 June, 2014.   The committee, chaired by David Southwick MP, State Member for Caulfield, brings together a new group of leaders from 13 Victorian organisations set up to lead a campaign of …

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Analysis of an Abduction: Return Our Brothers

Written by Mordechai Kedar.   Hamas and Fatah have common goals. That is now obvious. On Thursday, June 12, the weekly edition of the IDF newspaper, Bamachane (literally, “in the boot camp”) came out. On the lower part of the cover the following sentence appeared: “Take precautions. Danger of kidnapping. …

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Pat Condell – “Why I support Israel”

BDS activist quiz

…and why you should too. He posts this article too. BDS Movement: Barbarians Inside the Gates – Part I by Denis MacEoin May 7, 2014 at 5:00 am http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4274/bds-movement The Nazis invented the Jewish boycott — and went on from there to the Holocaust. This is the wrong boycott in …

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Prime Minister Netanyahu made the following remarks at the Cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting today: “This morning I can say what I was unable to say yesterday before the extensive wave of arrests of Hamas members in Judea and Samaria. Those who perpetrated the abduction of our youths …

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Two lighthearted videos from Jewish Care Victoria

A Wise Person Once Said… Is a short  video made to complement Jewish Care’s promotion with Glicks Cakes & Bagels. Our Annual Appeal campaign this year is based on famous quotes. We extended this promotion by having 30,000 Glicks challah bags printed with a quote from Mr Glick. These bags …

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J-Air – Melbourne’s new Jewish radio station.

  J-Air, Melbourne’s new Jewish radio station is pleased to announce the launch of its latest programme, Nothing Left, which discusses issues of interest surrounding Israel advocacy, Jewish interests and multiculturalism in Australia. Nothing Left will provide commentary on political issues from a centre-right perspective. Co-hosts Michael Burd and Alan …

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Abbas and Hamas: Mortal Friends.

JDU note: Welcome Y.K. Cherson who is an Israeli writer who has written countless articles for sites like Right Side News, Ali Sina’s Faith Freedom and many more.   Cherson and Molschky .   On April 23, it was announced there would be another “eternal” peace agreement between the two main …

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Bondi attackers of Jews in Court.

Last year’s account of this racially motivated attacked on Jewish people as they walked home from shabbos/ shabbat dinner on a Friday night in Nov. 2013. The first is the original article, which is a bit of a mess as more information was added as news came in  here: here …

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The false link between terror and poverty .

John Kerry

  Op-ed by Ben-Dror Yemini Political correctness is preventing enlightened people like John Kerry from seeing the real cause of radicalization in the Muslim world. In light of the turmoil of the public debate over “who is to blame” for the failed negotiations with the Palestinians, we should pay attention …

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