Israel Tag

Joshua Levi -- Australian Jewish News -- 14 December 2015   Australia will not follow the lead of the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem. Following President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that the US recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will relocate its embassy from...

James Paterson -- J Wire -- 23 October 2017   It’s becoming abundantly clear that Labor is abandoning its support for Israel, and the few remaining pro-Israel Labor MPs appear incapable of stopping it…writes Senator James Paterson. The South Australia Labor party conference unanimously supported the unilateral recognition...

Josh Levi -- The Australian Jewish News -- 25 August 2017   Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement that she will look into the prospects of having an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem has been hailed as significant. Bishop, who is responsible for Australia’s embassies and missions around the world,...

Josh Levi -- The Australian Jewish News -- 25 August, 2017   State and Federal politicians came together last Friday to establish the Victorian Liberal Friends of Israel (LFI). The unique arrangement will see State Member for Caulfield David Southwick, Federal Member for Goldstein Tim Wilson and Federal...

Media release -- Senator Paterson -- Monday 1 August, 2017   Greens endorse anti-Israel candidate for Melbourne Ports Victorian Liberal Senator James Paterson has condemned the nomination of Steph Hodgins-May as Greens candidate for Melbourne Ports. “As the Liberal Party's patron Senator for Melbourne Ports, I am disappointed...

James Paterson - Australian Jewish News - 6 July 2017   Superhero movies have become a staple of Hollywood, but few have garnered as much political attention as Wonder Woman. It’s the latest target of the ugly anti-Israel Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. The film has already...