Holocaust – Shoah

Hamas Admits Being Behind ‘Terror Tunnel’

Gaza’s “military wing”, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, admits it masterminded terror tunnel that led from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz. By Elad Benari – Israel National News The so-called “military wing” of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, has admitted that it masterminded the “terror …

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Rosa’s Story

“I wonder if that Jewish girl Grandma and her parents saved from the Nazis survived the war?” This is a story of the Holocaust, survival, resistance and terror beyond the language and perhaps most importantly about the people who  Yad Vashem and the State of Israel term the Righteous Among the …

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HAMAS’ TERROR TUNNEL; FOR ISRAEL IT’S A CATCH-22.

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 17th. October 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director.. This week Israel made public its discovery of an underground terror tunnel leading from Gaza into Israel, before blowing it up on Tuesday. Built by Hamas, the tunnel lead from Khan Yunis in the …

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Is it only Progressives and Muslims who condemn child sexual abuse?

 My understanding is that Judaism unreservedly condemns child sexual abuse. So I was bemused by the following statement which implied that Orthodox Jews were lukewarm in this respect:  … pluralistic Rabbis across Australia, New Zealand and Asia read out the Statement below as part of the Sabbath service…the  idea came …

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The Racist Israeli anti-Rapist

On any given day I never know what is going to leap out. My wife has asked me how it is that I never seem to get writer’s block and my response is that when you cover the Arab-Israel conflict there is always, but always, something to write about.  Not …

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Well, Yippee & I’ll Be Darned! J Street Knocked Back At Berkeley

 Many who read this will have read the following in The Times of Israel, by a young former IDF soldier flabbergasted at what he’s experienced as a StandWithUs shaliach in North America: ‘…. I was shocked … by the anti-Israel bigotry and hostility I encountered, especially in the greater Seattle …

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The US Cuts Aid to Egypt

The tidbit below was written by Michael Wilner and published at the Jerusalem Post. WASHINGTON – The US has decided to alter its military aid to Egypt, the State Department said on Wednesday, after Sunday’s clashes in the Arab world’s most populous nation resulted in the deaths of 57 people. …

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“A week of success stories.”

ZFA Israel Advocacy Update. 3rd October 2013 – Submitted and written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director of the Zionist Federation of Australia…………….. Those of you who follow the communal press would have seen the debate that arose as a result of my advocacy update on the J …

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Response to Galus Australia article

8th October 2013 Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director of the Zionist Federation of Australia… Recently, there have been some accusations flying around about the ZFA, stemming from an advocacy update published last week, and it seems apt to respond. My role at the ZFA is to provide food …

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3 Jewish professors — two of them Israeli — share 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry

Israeli professor Arieh Warshel on Wednesday won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, along with fellow Jewish professors Michael Levitt (who also holds Israeli citizenship) and Martin Karplus. Warshel, 72, is a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he has been …

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Ari Lesser – Boycott Israel

“We’re not perfect but if you think we’re the worst, first take a look at the rest of the earth,” says rapper Ari Lesser, taking a musical look at countries around the world that have yet to arouse the ire of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions crowd. ‘Boycott Israel,’ …

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Satirist – or Racist and Anti-Semitic?

Satirist – or Racist and Anti-Semitic? There’s nothing better than a good satire. Fairfax’s Ben Pobjie, after bewailing the lack of talent on Australian TV compared with the US and Britain added that “we should take a moment to recognise that we actually have some damn talented folk in this …

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As Peace Talks Continue, Palestinian Terror Groups Prepare for Jihad

by Khaled Abu Toameh   October 7, 2013 at 4:00 am… “The continuation of settlement construction is the main obstacle to the success of the peace process,” the PLO leadership said in a statement that completely ignored the calls for jihad by several Palestinian terror groups. As the U.S.-sponsored peace talks …

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Bibi Netanyahu’s masterful performance in interview with Charlie Rose

Written by Aussie Dave, an Aussie immigrant to Israel, Aussie Dave is founder of Israellycool, one of the world’s most popular pro-Israel blogs . He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and girlie drink.   Visit the Israellycool website to view the excellent video …

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Commemoration – ‘Kristallnacht’ – the Night of Broken Glass

  Seventy-five years ago, the first Nazi-legislated riots against Jews took place in Germany and Austria, resulting in mass arrests, killings and deportations, and the destruction of synagogues and Jewish-owned stores. This infamous night became known as Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass. The pretext for the pogrom was …

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Would we be willing to give up 15% of Australia?

If asked this question, the answer would be “Of course not!” Yet this is what Obama expects Israel to do. I urge you to listen to this short podcast by Marc Jersey:  FACTS in 5 – How Terrorism Pays or Who is Stealing Land.  There is even less reason for …

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Festive event at Beth Weizmann Sukkah for grant recipients

  September 30, 2013 Three community organisations have been awarded Victorian State funding A sunny afternoon brought together members of the community at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre to attend a presentation ceremony for Victorian state government grants. Beth Weizmann Community Centre, Caulfield Hebrew Congregation and the National Council of …

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We are you, and you are us – Israel and Australia share values

Yuval Rotem, is/was Israel’s ambassador to Australia. I had the privilege to be introduced to him, and to attend  a few functions which he too attended. He really is a very warm and witty man,  who appears to have a great relationship with Barry (Baruch) O’Farrell. I suspect the two …

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Steering clear of talking about terror.

ZFA Israel Advocacy Update. 25 September 2013 – Submitted and written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director of the Zionist Federation of Australia……………..   The world has been rocked by tragedy over the past week. Closest to home, Israel is in mourning. First, twenty-year old Israeli, Tomer Hazan was lured …

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Al Shabab – a new international jihadist force

This worrying piece is by Andrew Bolt and should concern us all. Kenyan and Israeli forces have killed three and arrested more than10 of the terrorists who slaughtered at least 62 people at a shopping mall: Earlier witness reports had indicated that a woman was among the estimated 10 to …

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