Tuesday evening’s vote on the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Working Definition of Antisemitism by Glen Eira Council received coverage in both the Jewish and non-Jewish media before and after it took place.
Zionism Victoria’s role in the campaign, adviocating for the adoption and launching a petition urging councillors to vote in favour, was highlighted by ABC Radio, The Australian Jewish News and J-Wire.
ABC Melbourne Radio News reports on outcome of vote
J-Wire reports on outcome of vote
Following a scare that prompted creating a petition, the Glen Eira Council passed the adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism on Tuesday evening with a 6-1 vote in favour … Read more
The AJN reports on outcome of vote
GLEN Eira Council has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, becoming the first Victorian council to do so and only the second in Australia … Read more
ABC Radio interviews Zionism Victoria president Yossi Goldfarb ahead of vote
J-Wire reports on the launch of the petition
On Tuesday, Melbourne’s Glen Eira Council is to vote on adopting the IHRA definition of antisemitism. The outcome is not clear with some voicing their dissent including one of the Jewish councillors in the municipality which is home to the largest Jewish community in Australia … Read more
The AJN reports on fears the adoption will be scuppered
“A TRAVESTY”, “a slap in the face”, “wilfully negligent” and “unconscionable”. That’s how Zionism Victoria (ZV) claimed Glen Eira Council would be acting if it failed to vote in favour of adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism … Read more