Address by Paul Howes, National Secretary, The Australian Workers’ Union to the Zionist Federation of Australia, 10 October 2010

Standing up to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement Speech by Paul Howes to Zionist Federation of Australia conference in Melbourne, Sunday October 10 2010 Thanks for inviting me to speak to the Zionist Federation of Australia conference. We are here at both an exciting time:  — the new round of peace talks between the…

ACTU Condemns Suicide Bombing In Israel

ACTU President, Sharan Burrow, today condemns the suicide bombing in Rishon Le Zion, near Tel Aviv, which killed 15 people. ‘This appalling murder of innocent people will inevitably exacerbate the hatred and violence which is poisoning the lives of Palestinians and Israelis’, said Ms. Burrow. Ms. Burrow repeated last month’s call by the ACTU’s International…

Centenary of the Birth of David Ben Gurion, Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Melbourne, 8 November 1987

PRIME MINISTER EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY BEN-GURION CENTENARY MELBOURNE,-8 NOVEMBER 1987 Tonight brings to a close a year’s celebration in Australia of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of David Ben-Gurion a man through whose vision the state of Israel was born, through whose efforts the Jewish people throughout the world were united…

Anniversary Of The Central Synagogue, Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Bondi Junction, 22 February 1987

J , AUJ LLLA PRIME MINISTER CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER ANNIVERSARY OF THE CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE BONDI JUNCTION, 22 FEBRUARY 1987 Mr Ron Nowman, President of the Central Synagogue, Rabbie Dr Nisson Schulman, Professor Graham de Vahi Davies, President of the Jewish Board of Deputies, Members of~ the Jewish…

Address To The Hebrew University by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Jerusalem, 28 January 1987

SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER HEBREW UNIVERSITY, JERUSALEM 28 JANUARY 1987 To BE GRANTED THE DEGREE OF DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY HONORIS CAUSA–BY-T-I-S-GREAT-UN. IVER. SLTY IS__ NE OF THE HIGHEST HONOURS ISRAEL CAN OFFER, AND I FEEL DEEPLY HUMBLED BY YOUR GENEROSITY. I i-S NOW NEAR LY SEVENTY -YEARS-SI NCE-THE-UN IVERSI TY-S-TWEVEFOUNDATION STONES, REPRESENTING THE TWELVE…

Prime Minister’s Remarks At The Dedication of The Ben Gurion Garden At The National Jewish Memorial Centre, by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Canberra, 5 November 1986

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY PRIME MINISTER’S REMARKS AT THE DEDICATION OF THE BEN GURION GARDEN, NATIONAL JEWISH MEMORIAL CENTRE CANBERRA, 5 NOVEMBER 1986 MR PRESIDENT MRS HERZOG AMBASSADOR BEN-YAACOV ISRAELI GUESTS LEADERS OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FRI ENDS SINCE MY FIRST VISIT TO ISRAEL IN 1971, I HAVE NOT CEASED TO ADMIRE THOSE…