Israel Tag

02 Apr Greens face backlash over genocide claim

Elias Visontay -- The Australian -- 2 April 2019   Jewish groups are furious over “hatred-inciting” comments ­accusing Israel of “genocide” made by the lead ­organiser of the Greens’ campaign in Melbourne’s most Jewish electorate. David Jeffery, a staffer for Greens candidate Steph Hodgins-May in the seat of...

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31 Oct PM in swipe at Indonesia over Jerusalem embassy

Simon Benson and Primrose Riorden -- The Australian -- 31 October 2018   Scott Morrison has hit back at Indon­esia, warning he would not be dictated to on foreign policy by another country, after Malcolm Turnbull said the decision to consider moving Australia’s embassy in Israel from...

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19 Oct PM considering embassy move

Gareth Narunski -- Australian Jewish News -- 19 October 2018   Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend’s Wentworth by-election. Morrison announced on Tuesday that the government would...

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26 Jul Liberal friends rally for Israel

Peter Kohn -- Australian Jewish News -- 26 July 2018 MORE than 300 supporters gathered at Central Shule in Caulfield, as Victorian Liberals, including federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg, relaunched Victorian Liberal Friends of Israel. In a muscular show of support, 16 state Liberal MPs...

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20 Jul liberal Friends launch

Australian Jewish News -- 20 July 2018   Federal Senator for Victoria James Paterson and Federal Member for Goldstein Tim Wilson have joined forces with State MP for Caulfield David Southwick to form the Liberal Friends of Israel (LFI). The Three politicians will officially launch the group this...

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