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Jewish Community backs HRC in hate crime reporting

Sunday, 5 March 2017, 2:24 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

The New Zealand Jewish Council has added its voice to those government ministers opposing the idea of new hate crime legislation but support the idea of collecting more information when crimes occur. More >>

Un agency continues to incite anti-Semitic violence

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 3:53 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

A recent report presented by UN Watch to the United States congress has uncovered more than 40 alarming new cases of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) school teachers in Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria inciting Jihadist ... More >>

PM defers to Foreign Minister on UNSC resolution questions

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 3:49 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

In the last days of 2016, an open letter was sent to Prime Minister Bill English , signed by 28 organisations and 858 Jewish and non-Jewish Kiwis, condemning New Zealand’s decision to co-sponsor and vote for the biased anti-Israel United Nations ... More >>

Academic terrorist sympathisers call for sanctions on Israel

Monday, 13 February 2017, 2:57 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

According to the NZ Herald a number of NZ’s ‘leading academics on conflict resolution have slammed the country’s “dangerous double standard” on the Israel-Palestine problem’. These “leading academics” include two University of Auckland Dance ... More >>

We should stand up to, not stand over, hate speakers

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 3:10 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

There’s an old joke about a Jewish Robinson Crusoe who, when washed ashore on a desert island, built two synagogues just so he could have one that “ he never sets foot in “. This sense of disagreement is a fundamental part of Judaism; the Talmud ... More >>

The Paris conference will drive peace further away

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 11:18 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Another spectacle. Another photo-op to say “I care” and to feel like “I’m doing something”. But the cause of peace will be set back. This is what the Paris Middle East Peace Summit is about. It’s in Paris but it’s not about the Middle ... More >>

McCully’s explanation reinforces bias, flawed logic

Friday, 13 January 2017, 3:40 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

It appears that the persistent criticism of McCully’s sponsoring of the anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 has hit a nerve. On 12 January 2017 he published a defence of the move in The New Zealand Herald, in an opinion piece titled “Vote to rebuke ... More >>

How ‘long-standing’ and ‘balanced’ is NZ's position?

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3:10 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Thousands of New Zealanders have expressed their concerns to the Government regarding UN Resolution 2334, in letters , petitions , protests , and in comments on social media. Foreign Minister Murray McCully’s response in the NZ Herald today merely ... More >>

New Zealand has an issue with terrorism

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:24 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

When an Islamist drove his truck into a crowd in Nice last July, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key spoke out against the terror attack . When an Islamist drove his truck into a crowd in Berlin last December, New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English ... More >>

World leaders speak out on biased UNSC resolution; NZ waits

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 9:13 am | Shalom.Kiwi

While the passing of the controversial UNSC Resolution 2334 on the eve of Christmas and Hanukkah went under the radar of many, a number of world leaders have spoken out. Even members of Obama’s own party are appalled at the stance taken by the ... More >>

Hundreds of Kiwis protest NZ’s anti-Israel UNSC vote

Saturday, 31 December 2016, 1:03 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Hundreds of Kiwis protest NZ’s anti-Israel UNSC vote outside Parliament Shalom.Kiwi The absence of government representatives in Parliament over this holiday period didn’t stop busloads of Kiwis from travelling to Wellington in order to send them ... More >>

Kiwis challenge PM on one-sided, anti-Israel UNSC resolution

Friday, 30 December 2016, 12:07 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

In the wake of New Zealand taking a leading role in pushing through United Nations Security Council resolution 2334, which effectively makes it illegal for Jews to pray at their holiest site and blames only Israel for a lack of peace, 858 Jewish ... More >>

McCully Secures Shameful Legacy for NZ at UNSC

Sunday, 25 December 2016, 7:45 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

McCully Secures Shameful Legacy for NZ at UNSC Shalom.Kiwi As New Zealand prepares to finish its time on the UN Security Council, Foreign Minister Murray McCully will be remembered for his complicity in making it illegal for Jews to pray at their holiest ... More >>

McCully and Ban Ki-moon do nothing about anti-Israel bias

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 5:04 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Murray McCully and Ban Ki-moon acknowledge but do nothing about UN anti-Israel bias Shalom.Kiwi The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has used his final speech at the UN Security Council to admit that the organisation he heads is ... More >>

The BSA And The Terror-tories

Monday, 5 December 2016, 5:18 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Hey, you didn’t forget about The Occupation for a minute did you? No silly, we are not talking about Northern Cyprus, Tibet, Crimea, Balochistan, Western Sahara, or any of the other occupations around the world that you never hear about. More >>

Dismissed Sheikh Still In Charge Of At-Taqwa Mosque

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:13 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Sheikh Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib has been widely condemned for his antisemitic and misogynistic comments . He has now been permanently stood down from his role as secretary of the Federation of Islamic Associations of NZ’s religious advisory board and ... More >>

Repeated Anti-Semitism, Misogyny by NZ Muslim Leader

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:51 am | Shalom.Kiwi

A shocking video has surfaced containing excerpts of a number of Auckland sermons and lectures given by Shaykh Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib between April 2014 and November 2016 in which he repeatedly uses appalling anti-Semitic slanders and libels and denigrates ... More >>

New Zealander Makes History Swimming Across Dead Sea

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:46 am | Shalom.Kiwi

The hypersaline lake at the lowest point on Earth is where people from all over the world take pictures of themselves reading the paper while floating . It’s dangerous to put your face in the water – even a drop of the Dead Sea in your eye causes ... More >>

A Principled Man With A Mighty Pen – Sir James McNeish

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 10:07 am | Shalom.Kiwi

It seems somehow fitting that on November 14, the day much of New Zealand was shaken repeatedly by earthquakes, and the supermoon hung in the sky, two of the country’s most creative and well-loved souls slipped away. As they did so, the Jewish community ... More >>

Did Gareth Morgan Just Excuse Terrorism?

Monday, 7 November 2016, 4:24 pm | Shalom.Kiwi

Gareth Morgan describes himself as an “Economist, investment manager, philanthropist, opinionated, addicted global biker, staunch advocate of Kiwi values, Phoenix FC owner & fan”. Most Kiwis would be shocked to think that Mr “Kiwi values” Morgan ... More >>



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