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Joining the freedom flotilla to break Gaza blockade is a necessity

June 19, 2011

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Sylvia Hale June 20, 2011Comments 36  http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/joining-the-freedom-flotilla-to-break-gaza-blockade-is-a-necessity-20110619-1g9vj.html Yesterday, I left for Europe to join the flotilla to break the blockade of Gaza, along with fellow Australians Vivienne Porzsolt, of Jews Against the Occupation, and Michael Coleman, a youth worker. People ask me why I’m going. I reply by recalling my experiences in Gaza last July […]

NOXIOUS CULTURE OF SILENCE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

March 12, 2009

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MEDIA RELEASE The Emanuel Synagogue Woollahra has rescinded its invitation to Israeli peace activist, Professor Jeff Halper, to speak at the synagogue on 23rd March. This follows the axing by the Australian Jewish News of an advertisement for Professor Halper’s other meetings in Sydney.Professor Halper is Coordinator of the Israeli Committee against Housing Demolitions (ICAHD). […]