Tag Archives: ECAJ

ECAJ welcomes the Government recognition of West Jerusalem as Capital of Israel..

ECAJ MEDIA RELEASE. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community, has welcomed the Australian government’s ground-breaking announcement that “Australia now recognises West Jerusalem, as the seat of the Knesset and many of the institutions of government, is the capital of Israel.”  …

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F’mer Min.Demands Uni takes action anti-Israel Protesters

Former ALP Minister for Higher Education Excoriates “Repulsive” Anti-Israel Protesters, Demands University Take Disciplinary Action. Sent: Friday, 13 March 2015. 4:03 PM. To: ‘vice.chancellor@sydney.edu.au’ Subject: Violent disruption of Kemp talk Dear Dr Spence, On Wednesday 11 March I attended a meeting at Sydney University that was addressed by Colonel Richard …

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On Law, Lies and Propaganda

There are two matters that are playing out in this part of the world right now that have captured some attention. One is the sudden emergence of the “legality” of the “settlements” as an issue for national debate. Or non-debate. Whatever. It is difficult to even appreciate how much this …

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What on earth does the ECAJ think it’s doing?

I, along with many others wish we had the answer to that.  I have been told it is likely due to the political leaning of the new President? For non-Australians and non-Jews, the ECAJ is the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. According to its website it is… – the officially …

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Antisemitism still alive in Australia

Written by Julie Nathan, research officer for the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. The assault on a Jewish family in Bondi in Sydney in late October publicly highlighted the issue of antisemitism in Australia. Even though most Australian Jews, as individuals, are able to lead a life relatively free of harassment, …

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