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  • Australian church: Jesus was not Palestinian

    December 28, 2015 | 9:54 am

    Jesus was not Palestinian, a major church denomination in Australia said after an umbrella Jewish group’s challenge to a story that said Christ was born in Palestine.

    Two Palestinian members of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network, which has links with the Uniting Church of...

  • Facebook blasted for Jewish memes page

    September 27, 2012 | 10:49 am

    A Jewish leader in Australia blasted Facebook for continuing to allow access to a page that “constitutes hate speech against Jews.”

    Peter Wertheim, the executive director of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, lashed out at the social networking platform Thursday after a...

  • Australian broadcaster rejects ‘Promise’ complaints

    February 3, 2012 | 10:56 am

    An Australian TV broadcaster rejected complaints from Jewish groups that a controversial series “endorses and reinforces demeaning stereotypes about Jews.”

    Special Broadcasting Service ombudsman Sally Begbie this week dismissed a 31-page complaint by the Executive Council of...

  • Australian Jewry slams broadcaster over Jewish portrayals in series

    January 18, 2012 | 10:40 am

    Australian Jewry’s umbrella body slammed a national broadcaster for screening a controversial TV series that it says “endorses and reinforces demeaning stereotypes about Jews.”

    The Executive Council of Australian Jewry submitted a detailed 31-page document to the ombudsman of...

  • Australian lawmaker’s call against Israel criticized

    November 7, 2011 | 10:15 am

    The head of Australian Jewry scolded a left-wing parliamentarian who demanded that an Australian member of a Gaza-bound flotilla be immediately released.

    Executive Council of Australian Jewry president Dr. Danny Lamm chastized Greens Sen. Lee Rhiannon Monday after she called on the...