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The Last Word: Voters’ choice

Conspiracy theorists and others used this as a pretext to proffer an image of a Jewish cabal so powerful it could achieve ends without even knowing it sought them. One particularly shameful intervention came in the form of a tweet by Shaoquett Moselmane, who represents the ALP in the NSW Parliament.

Jeremy Jones on the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

AIJAC's Jeremy Jones spoke with Sky News Australia about the massacre of worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and the ongoing threat of violent antisemitism.

Statement on the Horrific Attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue...

AIJAC expresses outrage at the murderous assault on The Tree of Life Synagogue, which targeted Jewish people who were involved in prayer and worship on the Sabbath. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and the community which was targeted.

It’s one thing to criticise, but people need to tread carefully

ALLEGATIONS of anti-Semitism have been prominent in international news lately, with Jeremy Corbyn’s British Labour Party in crisis, accused even by some of his own MPs of tolerating or even practising anti-Semitism.

Noted and Quoted – October 2018

News Ltd senior journalist Sharri Markson has uncovered another instance of Australian taxpayer funds distributed to aid organisation Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA allegedly being used to pay the wages of a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) which is proscribed in Australia and elsewhere as a banned terrorist group. 

Europa Europa: Bad Joke

Why has Corbyn, leader of the Israel-hate movement, been so intransigent on the issue? Because, quite simply, he knew that by embracing the definition in full he would be labelling himself as an antisemite.

The Last Word: Pernicious, Pervasive and Poisonous

What I was hearing from them was that, behind closed doors, attitudes which were more identified with far-right racists were not uncommon and that these were to a degree validated by obsessive anti-Israel monomania – and by others quite happy to treat Jews as political footballs.

The Last Word: Denial of Evil

One person in that [usenet] group, had confected an identity so as to gather personal data and email addresses. That individual then sent messages to group members that there had never been a Holocaust and that people who claimed to be survivors were part of a conspiracy to extort money, guilt and political advantage from others.

Deconstruction Zone: Why the US was right to quit the UN...

US President Donald Trump has rightly decided to terminate US membership on what US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the “misnamed” UN “Human Rights” Council.

Asia Watch: Back to the future

"A new era has dawned for Malaysian politics." Such is the flavour of the commentary greeting the shock election defeat of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition after 61 years of uninterrupted rule. But it is too early to tell how deeply things will change as the familiar figures of Dr. Mahathir Mohammed and (soon) Anwar Ibrahim return to leadership under the banner of reform and rejuvenation.

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