SYDNEY (JTA) — Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has called on his country to cut its $40 million aid to the Palestinian Authority and to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump moves his country’s embassy. Abbott wrote in the weekly edition of The Spectator magazine: “In discussions…
Australia’s prime minister publicly apologized for comparing the country’s opposition leader to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
A Jewish lawmaker was thrown out of Australia’s Parliament after protesting Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s description of the opposition leader as the “Dr. Goebbels of economic policy.” Joseph Goebbels was the propaganda minister for Nazi Germany.
The sole Jewish member of the new Australian government was appointed to a junior minister position.