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Peter Slezak’s letter in SMH: Vic Alhadeff’s misrepresentations re Israel/Palestine conflict

Obstacles to peace Vic Alhadeff (Letters, January 3-4) makes two statements that he must know to be false. First, he says that past Israeli prime ministers “including the incumbent, declared themselves in favour of two states”. However, The Times of

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Peter Slezak’s letter in SMH: Vic Alhadeff’s misrepresentations re Israel/Palestine conflict

Obstacles to peace Vic Alhadeff (Letters, January 3-4) makes two statements that he must know to be false. First, he says that past Israeli prime ministers “including the incumbent, declared themselves in favour of two states”. However, The Times of

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APAN: Australia votes no to Palestine: sorry end to Australian UN Security Council term

From the APAN newsletter:   Dear Members of APAN, You may have heard in the news that the UN Security Council resolution to set a date for the end of the occupation of Palestine was defeated last night with only Australia

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APAN: Australia votes no to Palestine: sorry end to Australian UN Security Council term

From the APAN newsletter:   Dear Members of APAN, You may have heard in the news that the UN Security Council resolution to set a date for the end of the occupation of Palestine was defeated last night with only Australia

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APAN campaign: C’mon Australia: Vote to end the Occupation, Recognise Palestine!

C’mon Australia: Vote to end the Occupation, Recognise Palestine! As early as this month, the UN Security Council will consider a resolution giving for a timetable to end the Occupation of Palestine- Australia must vote yes to this!  Also, whilst

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APAN campaign: C’mon Australia: Vote to end the Occupation, Recognise Palestine!

C’mon Australia: Vote to end the Occupation, Recognise Palestine! As early as this month, the UN Security Council will consider a resolution giving for a timetable to end the Occupation of Palestine- Australia must vote yes to this!  Also, whilst

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Australian Jewish leaders seething over former FM’s pro-Palestine shift

Australian Jewish leaders seething over former FM’s pro-Palestine shift Bob Carr has increasingly become known for his critical stance on Israel, but in earlier days cofounded the Labor Friends of Israel.   By Dan Goldberg 13:18 13.11.14 SYDNEY – Australian

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Australian Jewish leaders seething over former FM’s pro-Palestine shift

Australian Jewish leaders seething over former FM’s pro-Palestine shift Bob Carr has increasingly become known for his critical stance on Israel, but in earlier days cofounded the Labor Friends of Israel.   By Dan Goldberg 13:18 13.11.14 SYDNEY – Australian

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Canberra Times Op-Ed: BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts

BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts November 14, 2014 Melissa Parke An Israeli flag flies on a hill near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Elazar. Photo: Reuters It is telling that  Peter Wertheim and Alex Ryvchin  (“Labor

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Canberra Times Op-Ed: BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts

BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts November 14, 2014 Melissa Parke An Israeli flag flies on a hill near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Elazar. Photo: Reuters It is telling that  Peter Wertheim and Alex Ryvchin  (“Labor

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‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?’ website launch

From AJDS: Dear AJDS members and supporters,After almost a year of work we’re finally ready to launch our new campaign website: ‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?‘ Please have a read and share it with your family and friends. We’re

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‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?’ website launch

From AJDS: Dear AJDS members and supporters,After almost a year of work we’re finally ready to launch our new campaign website: ‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?‘ Please have a read and share it with your family and friends. We’re

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The Forgotten Palestinians – Australian speaking tour by APHEDA partner Olfat Mahmoud

​Dear ​Friends Speaking Tour by Olfat Mahmoud – VIC, SA, ACT & NSW Olfat Mahmoud is the founder and director of long-time APHEDA partner organisation the Palestinian Women’s Humanitarian Organisation which operates in two refugee camps in Lebanon. Like 450,000

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The Forgotten Palestinians – Australian speaking tour by APHEDA partner Olfat Mahmoud

​Dear ​Friends Speaking Tour by Olfat Mahmoud – VIC, SA, ACT & NSW Olfat Mahmoud is the founder and director of long-time APHEDA partner organisation the Palestinian Women’s Humanitarian Organisation which operates in two refugee camps in Lebanon. Like 450,000

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Peter Slezak on BDS and its critics

BDS and its critics Peter Slezak   Berlin pavement memorial to four of the 6 million   There has been a shameless tendency to exploit the memory of the Holocaust to silence criticism of Israel. By playing on deep sensitivity

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Peter Slezak on BDS and its critics

BDS and its critics Peter Slezak   Berlin pavement memorial to four of the 6 million   There has been a shameless tendency to exploit the memory of the Holocaust to silence criticism of Israel. By playing on deep sensitivity