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Netanyahu’s visit intensifies pressure on Shorten to back Palestine

Crikey February 22, 2017 8 Comments

Only Bill Shorten's Victorian Right of the Labor Party are hesitant to change the ALP's position on Israel. But with the Left ascendant, is strong support for Palestine on the cards? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.

Israel’s recommitment to settlements raises thorny questions for Labor

Crikey January 25, 2017 7 Comments

Israel is taking advantage of a much friendlier White House to recommit to its policy of building settlements. That could be very bad news for the Labor Right, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly,

Why does Trump want to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

Crikey Intern January 18, 2017 5 Comments

Is Donald Trump really going to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth reports.

Palestinian lobby joins the junket game

Myriam Robin December 22, 2016 5 Comments

Journalists including our own Bernard Keane have taken part in the first Australian media junket organised by the Palestinian lobby.

Pro-Palestinian journalist continues wait for Australian visa

Myriam Robin March 14, 2016 2 Comments

Has Ali Abunimah's visa application been delayed for political purposes?

No free lunch: what journos learned on their Israel junket

Margot Saville December 9, 2015 4 Comments

Is it possible to write objectively about Israel if you have been treated to an all-expenses-paid vacation?

Rundle: the deeply sinister reason Israel is suddenly absolving Germany of the Holocaust

Rundle: the deeply sinister reason Israel is suddenly absolving Germany of the Holocaust

Guy Rundle October 23, 2015 20 Comments

Why has Benjamin Netanyahu suddenly suggesting the Holocaust might have been the fault of the Palestinians?

Have the Greens changed course on Israel?

Have the Greens changed course on Israel?

Sally Whyte May 29, 2015 5 Comments

An "unfortunate miscommunication" during an interview with a Jewish media outlet had many wondering whether Richard Di Natale was shifting the Greens to a party platform less sympathetic to Palestine.

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

Sally Whyte May 27, 2015 4 Comments

Jake Lynch has been cleared of charges of anti-Semitism for his actions during an anti-Israel protest at Sydney University.

The children of Gaza need more than aid

The children of Gaza need more than aid

Crikey May 15, 2015 1 Comment

Yes, the situation in Gaza is grim and its people need food and shelter. But they also need a reason to believe in hope for the future, write Majed Abusalema, national leader of Students for Justice in Palestine in Norway, and James Rose, founder of The Kick Project.