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Monday, June 8 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Jewish Left, ASIO and the Move to the Right

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Rather than theology, it was a series of historical occurrences that attracted Jews to the Left. This attraction resulted in surveillance by security agencies. Why were ASIO and its organisational predecessors preoccupied with the Jewish Left? Recent events have resulted in Jews shifting their political allegiance to the Right. This is a global trend. In Israel the social democrats have been replaced by coalitions of right-wing religious parties. What drove this political apostasy?

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Michael Komesaroff

A graduate in engineering who has spent a large part of his life living and working in Asia, Michael is also a freelance journalist and frequent contributor to conferences and journals on Asia and its economies. He was previously a faculty member of the School of International Affairs... Read More →

Monday June 8, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST