It was the night of June 1, 2001. Scores of teenagers queued outside the Dolphinarium nightclub on the long stretch of road running along the Mediterranean Sea from the old north of Tel Aviv down to the historic port of Jaffa. After the homely Friday night Sabbath dinners had concluded, …Read More »
Alex Ryvchin. Joint Co-Chief Executive Officer. ECAJ.
The Australian Left must learn from British Labour’s antisemitism scandal. British Labour may be in the throes of a crisis that could keep the party out of national government for a generation and threatens its claims to be a progressive political party committed to anti-racism and social justice. The crisis …Read More »
PALESTINIAN Minister for Education Dr Sabri Saidam recently criticised a senior Australian delegation for posing “very explosive and very challenging” questions during a meeting in the West Bank. The Australian team included senior Liberals Christopher Pyne and Bronwyn Bishop, Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson and Labor’s Tim Watts and Glenn …Read More »
Self-righteous Westerners and Israel-hating Jews are playing a deadly role. Galway, Ireland. They stood huddled in the corner of the lecture theatre whispering ominously. A final pep talk perhaps, or a hasty revision of tactics. Then the leader surged forward, arms flailing, voice bellowing, clad in the colours of Palestine. …Read More »
On the last day of October I was given the distinct honour of addressing an Australian citizenship ceremony at which almost 100 people, from places as disparate as Cote d’Ivoire and the Czech Republic, pledged allegiance to Australia and vowed to uphold the laws and values of our nation. They …Read More »
‘PALESTINIAN’ cleric Muhammad Salah stands at the pulpit of his mosque in Gaza clutching a large kitchen knife. His hand repeatedly comes down in a violent stabbing motion. He does not speak in an allegory, or sermonise to his flock. He delivers a very specific command: “Form stabbing squads. We …Read More »
The ABC has allowed Radio National to be used by fanatics pushing a virulently anti-Israel agenda. A series of programs on ABC Radio National, produced by a long-standing anti-Israel activist, has undermined the objectivity of the national broadcaster and exposed serious failings in its editorial process. The programs may also …Read More »