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AIJAC welcomes communications representative on IHRA committee

A representative from the Department of Communications will be included in discussions about Australia’s commitment to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), after concerns were raised in Senate Estimates about an article published by the ABC.

Emergence of neo-Nazis must be countered through education

When ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess warned that neo-Nazis have emerged as one of Australia’s most challenging security threats, many Australians would have experienced a collective chill.

AIR New Zealand: Poignancy and controversy in Holocaust commemorations

The fact that each of those candles represents one million lives lost is unfathomable, Ardern said. “It’s a horrific reminder of what happens when extremist ideology is unchecked"

Media Microscope: Ban more than symbolic

The 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in January, together with reports of increasing displays of Nazi symbols, started a debate over whether Nazi symbols should be banned.

Australians will never forget the horrors of the Holocaust

Never forget. 75 years after Auschwitz was liberated, Australians will never forget the horrors of the Holocaust.

AFL delegation briefed on antisemitism, Holocaust history and Jewish community concerns

Former star footballer and media commentator Dermott Brereton, AFL General Counsel Andrew Dillon and St Kilda F.C. General Manager, Simon Lethlean, have paid a visit to the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne, where they were taken through the Holocaust museum by Museum Director Jayne Josem and Education Director Lisa Phillips.

Behind the News – September 2019

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The Last Word: In Denial

Trevor Poulton, a little known author and lawyer who had earned praise from Fredrick Toben (Australia’s best-known Holocaust denier, notable for serving time in German and Australian jails for his writings on Jews), publicly touted his support for an effort to have a Jewish member of parliament thrown out of office.

AIJAC applauds Australia’s “momentous step” on Holocaust education

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has congratulated the Australian Government following Australia's admission as a full member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

Eyal Kaminka of the Yad Vashem Museum on resurgent antisemitism [audio]

Dr. Eyal Kaminka is Director of International School for Holocaust Studies at the Yad Vashem Museum in Israel. He was interviewed by Rafael Epstein on the "Drive" show on 774 ABC Melbourne on 28 May 2019.