January 12th, 2014

Ariel Sharon (1928-2014)

12th January 2013 Statement by ECAJ President, Robert Goot AM SC on the passing of Ariel Sharon Ariel Sharon was, like many great leaders, a complex human being with a public…

December 3rd, 2013

Australia is Right to Challenge the UN’s Anti-Israel Bias

The UN’s treatment of the Arab-Israeli conflict needs greater balance. Its one-sidedness against Israel is a disservice both to Israel and the Palestinian cause. Alexander Ryvchin theguardian.com, Thursday 28 November 2013…

December 2nd, 2013

Antisemitism still alive in Australia

The following article has been published in Online Opinion by Julie Nathan. The assault on a Jewish family in Bondi in Sydney in late October publicly highlighted the issue of antisemitism…

November 25th, 2013

Robert Goot AM SC Returns to Lead Australian Jewish Community

25th November 2013 Mr Robert Goot AM SC was elected President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry at the national roof body’s Annual General Meeting held in Melbourne yesterday. Mr…

November 20th, 2013

Racism is Not Free Speech

18th November 2013 We have read with growing concern that the Federal government has plans to remove or water down the protections against racial vilification which presently extend to Australians of…

November 19th, 2013

Armenian Genocide

20th November 2013 The Executive Council of Australian Jewry notes the current visit to Australia of the American Professor of history, Justin McCarthy. Professor McCarthy campaigns around the world against the…