SBS Yiddish report with Alex Dafner: Jewish leaders community commended the Australian Gov. and more news
Australian community leaders commended the Australian Govt and UN reps for being one of a few countries to vote against three anti-Israel resolutions at the UN, including one notorious one which rejected any connection of the Jewish people to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
The Australian PM Scott Morrison, politicians of all sides and Jewish communities were outraged and condemned Qld Nationals MP George Christensen for appearing on an extremist American program and laughing at comparisons of the Australian quarantine facilities with the Auschwitz concentration and death camp.
Representatives of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria met with the State’s Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition leader Matthew Guy over Chanukah and brought them doughnuts and other festive gifts and exchanged mutual thanks for their support and hard work during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Four new Jewish Councillors were elected to four different municipal Councils in the local elections just concluded in NSW.
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