Tag Archives: racism

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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Australian Anti-Israelism Having A Bad Day.

Not a good week to be an anti-Israel activist down under.  First punch was in the universities when a BDS motion in the local branch of the academic union of Sydney University got comprehensively shelved with the back of a shovel when it was realised that to provide Jake Lynch, …

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The Return of Old-Timey Jew Hatred

The news, on this first day of Passover within the American Jewish community, is of the shooting-up of a number of Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas. CBS News reports: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An elderly man opened fire Sunday at two Jewish facilities in suburban Kansas City, killing a …

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Apartheid?

What is apartheid? Apartheid is a word meaning “the state of being apart”, literally “apart hood”, and was a system of racial segregation in South Africa, introduced by the South African Government from 1948 to 1994, in which the majority black inhabitants had little or no rights. Apartheid was also …

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Pyne warns universities to act on campus racism.

This is just charming and most unacceptable at our National University!!! For overseas readers of Jews Down Under, Christopher Pyne is a Federal Member of Parliament and is the Minister for Education and Leader of the House. This article from the Australian is behind a Pay Wall here: UNIVERSITY orientation …

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Incitement to Murder at San Francisco State

It has been a number of weeks since I have discussed the situation at my alma mater, San Francisco State University, in which a number of political student organizations, including the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS), called for murder. The signs read, “My heroes have always killed colonizers.” It …

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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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Police charge fourth male over assault – Bondi

Police Media report Monday, 11 November 2013 06:16:18 PM Police from the Eastern Suburbs have charged a fourth male over an alleged assault last month at Bondi.About 12.30am on Saturday 26 October 2013, four men, aged 66, 48, 39, and 27, and a 62-year-old woman were walking along Blair Street …

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BDS – Peace and Conflict Studies? Hardly !

BDS activist quiz

“Israeli law center Shurat HaDin has filed a legal suit in the Australian federal court against the director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University in Australia Jake Lynch for supporting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Previously the organization filed a complaint against Lynch …

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NSW Legislative Assembly Debate on Racism – Bondi Assault

Legislative Assembly PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES (HANSARD) FIFTY-FIFTH PARLIAMENT FIRST SESSION THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER 2013 ______ Authorised by the Parliament of New South Wales Incredible by-partisan support   Mr JOHN WILLIAMS (Murray-Darling) [11.13 a.m.]: I move: That this House notes the alleged assault on a group of Jewish people in Bondi last …

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Emirates Melbourne Cup – the racism that stops a nation

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day is described as “an exhilarating day that puts Australia firmly in the international sporting spotlight…the greatest thoroughbreds from around the world descend upon Flemington to battle it out for a chance at the $6.2 million in prize money and to cement their names into history… It …

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Attack on Jewish group in Bondi

This is an excellent article incorporating everything known about the attack in Bondi. The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) strongly condemns the attack on five members of Sydney’s Jewish community in Bondi, in what appears to have been one of the most severe acts of racist violence against the …

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Leunig slams Jews – and Lycra!

Michael Leunig,described as a poet, cartoonist and cultural commentator, was in 1999  declared an Australian Living Treasure. He started out drawing whimsical teapots and ducks, then turned his focus to attacking those who want to defend civilisation against barbarity – Israel being the number one target – thus ensuring his …

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