Australia: Hitler mustaches drawn on Jewish minister's posters

Vandals call Australia's Jewish treasury minister 'right-wing fascist', scrawl Hitler-style mustaches on his campaign posters.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 4/5/2019, 12:08 PM

'All would be safe under sharia due to fear of punishment'

Australian sheikh says nobody would dare hurt another under sharia. 'You would fear. If you don't fear Allah, then fear his punishment.'Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2019, 9:55 PM

Australian PM slams Erdogan for 'coffin' remarks

"Your grandparents came here … and they returned in caskets," Erdogan said.Sara Rubenstein, 3/20/2019, 6:26 PM

Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal

Trade agreement to aid cattle, sheep farmers as well as universities and health care providers.AFP, 3/4/2019, 5:21 PM

British Holocaust denier David Icke barred from Australia

Conspiracy theorist who claims world is controlled by race of shape-shifting reptiles, barred from entering Australia over Holocaust denial.AFP, 2/20/2019, 12:32 PM

Sex abuse suspect facing extradition denied house arrest

Malka Leifer, a former Australian educator accused of sexual abuse, is denied release to house arrest ahead of extradition hearings.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/19/2019, 7:56 AM

Australian Jewish group rips Litzman over extradition debacle

Zionist Federation of Australia calls on Israeli gov't to fire deputy health minister for helping sex abuser avoid extradition.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/18/2019, 8:02 AM

Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

Indonesia, Australia, to sign multi-billion-dollar trade deal after nearly a decade of negotiations.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 12:23 PM

Litzman suspected of shielding alleged abuser from extradition

Police question Deputy Health Minister, on suspicion he helped Malka Leifer, an alleged sex abuser, evade extradition to Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 8:56 PM

Sites in Australia defaced with swastikas

Sites in Bondi Beach defaced with more than 20 swastikas. Jewish community condemns incident.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2019, 3:39 AM

Australian restaurant removes 'Schindler's List fries' from menu

Restaurant in Australia comes under fire after outraged Jewish customer notices Schindler's List-themed waffle fries on the menu.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2019, 5:42 AM

Rabbi attacked in Melbourne: You should have died in Auschwitz

Road rage driver shouts that he wants to "do what Hitler did" to rabbi on phone at red light in Australia.Gary Willig, 1/29/2019, 9:39 PM

Jewish philanthropist receives Australia’s highest honor

Pauline Gandel tapped for Australia's highest honor after donating more than $100 million to charity over past 40 years.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 1/29/2019, 8:00 AM

Israeli woman murdered in Australia buried in hometown

Thousands gather in Arab town of Baka al-Garbiyeh in northern Israel to accompany body of Aiia Maasarwe to local cemetery.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/23/2019, 4:36 PM

Australia: Man charged with rape and murder of Israeli student

20-year-old Codey Herrmann charged with rape and murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe from Baqa al-Gharbiyye in northern Israel.AFP, 1/19/2019, 6:09 PM

Suspect arrested in murder of Israeli woman in Australia

Australia police arrest 20-year-old man in connection to the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2019, 6:52 AM

Israeli student murdered in Australia while on phone with sister

Victim identified as 21-year-old Aiia Maasarwe, from the city of Baqa al-Gharbiyye in northern Israel.AFP, 1/17/2019, 8:12 AM

Australia: Body of Israeli woman found near train station

21-year-old Israeli found dead near Melbourne train station. Local police suspect woman was sexually assaulted and murdered.Tal Polon, 1/16/2019, 4:39 PM

Neo-Nazis deface Australian old age home with swastikas

Aged care facility that is home to Holocaust survivors in Melbourne defaced with swastikas by neo-Nazi organization.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2019, 6:09 AM

Australian Labor Party calls to recognize 'Palestine'

National conference of Australia’s Labor Party approves resolution calling on next government to proceed with recognition of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Arab League to Australia and Brazil: Abide by international law

Arab League calls on Australia and Brazil to "abide by international law" concerning the status of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 5:12 AM

Hamas warns Australia following Jerusalem recognition

Hamas condemns Australia for recognizing western Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calls on it to rescind its decision.Dalit Halevi, 12/19/2018, 4:10 AM

Is Australia's partial recognition of Jerusalem disappointing?

Dr. Meir Elran thinks that "Australia doesn't agree with Israeli assertion that Jerusalem, as a united city, is the capital of Israel".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2018, 12:42 AM

Arab League: Australia should recognize 'Palestine'

Arab League Secretary-General calls on Australia to recognize eastern Jerusalem as the capital of "Palestine".Elad Benari, 12/17/2018, 6:10 AM

Jordan: Australia's Jerusalem recognition breaches int'l law

Jordan condemns Australia’s decision to recognize western Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 6:38 AM

Erekat criticizes Australia over Jerusalem recognition

Head of PLO Executive Committee says Australia isn't committed to two-state solution and refuses to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 5:24 AM

PA blasts Australia's recognition of Jerusalem

PA criticizes Australia's recognition of western Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Dalit Halevi, 12/16/2018, 1:23 AM

Israel 'disappointed' by Australia's decision on Jerusalem

FM says recognizing West Jerusalem as capital only 'a step in the right direction' while senior official says PM 'only went halfway'.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 6:59 PM

Australia could recognize Jerusalem as soon as Saturday

Officials in Canberra say PM could announce as soon as Saturday that his government will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 12/14/2018, 4:24 AM

Australia will not recognize Jerusalem anytime soon

Australian PM dismisses reports recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel is imminent.Gary Willig, 12/12/2018, 9:00 PM

Report: Australia set to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australian cabinet to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital city - but won't move embassy in near future.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2018, 9:16 AM

Famous Malaysian-Australian male model killed fighting for ISIS

Of more than 220 Australians who left to fight for ISIS overseas, to date 68 have been killed.Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2018, 3:21 PM

Report: Ex-principal's associates planned anti-Shaked campaign

Associates of Australian ex-principal wanted for sexual abuse in her country reportedly planned campaign against Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2018, 5:33 AM

Australia: ISIS supporter sent to 38 years in prison

ISIS supporter who helped a teenager kill a police accountant in Sydney sentenced to 38 years in prison.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2018, 10:31 PM

Melbourne attacker inspired by ISIS but not linked to it

Australian government says knife terrorist in Melbourne was inspired by ISIS but did not have a direct link to the group.Elad Benari, 11/12/2018, 5:35 AM

Kristallnacht and the Righteous Australian aboriginal William Cooper.

The most unusual Kristallnacht story of William Cooper, a labourer who became literate only as an adult, but was a great man who rose to demand justice for his Aboriginal people and the Jewish people in Germany. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 11/3/2018, 7:30 PM

Australia's J'lem embassy move in doubt after PM loses majority

Former Australian ambassador to Israel loses special election, depriving ruling Liberal Party of majority, endangering embassy move.JTA, 10/21/2018, 6:16 PM

Arab states warn Australia not to recognize Jerusalem

Ambassadors of 13 states warn Australia against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, say move would hurt relations with Arab world.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2018, 10:30 AM

Australian PM: No decision yet on embassy relocation

Australian PM Scott Morrison stresses he has not yet decided to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, will hold consultations.Elad Benari, 10/16/2018, 2:08 AM

Netanyahu thanks Australian PM for Jerusalem consideration

PM thanks Australian counterpart for considering officially recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel, moving embassy.Gary Willig, 10/15/2018, 9:10 PM

Australia considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australian PM Scott Morrison says Australia can recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel without jeopardizing 2-state-solution.Gary Willig, 10/15/2018, 5:33 PM

Australian broadcaster rejects BDS, will air Eurovision

Australian public broadcaster SBS says it will broadcast Eurovision from Israel next year despite petition calling for it to boycott.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2018, 6:01 AM

Australian MP with Jewish wife finds pig entrails at office

Far-right group harasses Australian lawmaker over his Jewish spouse, support for Israel.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 9/12/2018, 2:18 PM

New Australian PM invited to visit Israel

PM Netanyahu speaks with incoming Australian PM Morrison, invites him to visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 3:23 PM

Australian Prime Minister ousted

Scott Morrison chosen as Australian PM after hardline elements in ruling party force out current PM Malcolm Turnbull over immigration.Gary Willig, 8/24/2018, 12:14 PM

Rafael to supply Australian Army 5th generation Spike missiles

Rafael and Australia's Varley sign agreement for joint production lines to supply Spike missiles and other systems to Australian Army.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 1:57 PM

Australian senator: All terrorists these days are Muslims

Queensland politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban.AFP, 8/15/2018, 9:25 AM

Ex-principal fleeing abuse charges fit for extradition hearing

Malka Leifer fled to Israel in 2008 amid allegations she sexually abused students; wanted on 74 charges of child sexual abuse in Melbourne.Mordechai Sones - JTA, 8/14/2018, 7:16 PM

Australians dedicate memorial to Jewish service members

Australia opens war memorial for Jewish soldiers on 100th anniversary of famous Jewish WWI soldier's knighting.JTA, 8/13/2018, 8:23 AM

Australia: Pro-Israel MP's office vandalized

Vandals deface Jewish Australian lawmaker’s office with anti-Israel slogans.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 9:57 AM

Haredi diamond mogul wants Shaked as Prime Minister

Joseph Gutnick, an Australian mining mogul who backed Netanyahu's 1996 campaign, says Ayelet Shaked the ideal political heir for Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 11:33 AM

Australian PM visits yeshiva with grandson, prepares challah

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull takes grandson to visit Sydney yeshiva, prepare Shabbat challah bread.JTA, 7/15/2018, 9:52 PM

ESPN bans football pool participant for anti-Semitic screen name

Participant registered under 'Burn-the-Jews' screen name banned from ESPN's weekly Australian football pool competition.JTA, 7/15/2018, 9:19 PM

Sunglasses company holds a photo shoot at Nazi death camp

Australian sunglasses company uses Croatian Holocaust memorial at site of Nazi death camp for photo shoot in new ad campaign.JTA, 7/10/2018, 8:16 AM

Abbas adviser: Australia worthy of being spat on

Senior PA official blasts Australia's decision to suspend funding to the PA due its support for terrorists and their families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 5:16 AM

Australia ends all direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia ceases direct aid to PA, citing PA policy of funding jailed terrorists and families of slain terrorists.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 2:31 PM

Australian Jewish educator who fled abuse charges denied bail

Malka Leifer, who fled Australia to Israel after being accused of sexual abuse, denied bail during extradition proceeding.JTA, 7/1/2018, 10:53 PM