Calling Friends of Israel!
Calling supporters of democracy and liberty!
Support Israel as the State of the Jewish people.
Defend Israel’s right to live in peace and security.
Ensure accurate and fair reporting on the Middle East.
When: 3.45PM for 4 PM start – Sunday 8 August 2010.
Where: Victory Life Centre, 1 Neil Street Osborne Park.
The Friends of Israel (Western Australia) Inc launch will be attended by:
Chairman The Hon. Bob Kucera, former WA Minister
Senator Glenn Sterle, Senator for Western Australia
Senator Mark Bishop, Senator for Western Australia
Senator Michaelia Cash, Senator for Western Australia
Senator Mathias Cormann, Senator for Western Australia
Hon Julie Bishop, Federal Member for Curtin; Deputy Leader of the Opposition; Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr Michael Keenan MP, Federal Member for Stirling
Ambassador Yuval Rotem or Deputy Chief of Mission Eli Yerushalmi, Israel Embassy to Australia
Mr Michael Sutherland MLA BA, LLB, DipEd, Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly
Hon. Kate Doust MLC, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the State Legislative Council; Shadow Minister for Energy; Science and Innovation
Hon. Liz Behjat MLC, State Member for North Metropolitan Region
Peter Abetz MLA, State Member for Southern River
Albert Jacob MLA, State Member for Ocean Reef
Bill Johnston MLA, State Member for Cannington
Councillor Rod Willox AM RFD ED JP, Councillor, City of Stirling
Margaret Court AO, MBE
COME EARLY for the Pre-Launch Seminar
2pm – 2:50pm: Israel101, by Stanley Keyser
Israel’s history, modern Zionism, the Arab conflict, and peace efforts
3pm – 3:50pm: BOOK LAUNCH “Anzacs and Israel” by Kelvin Crombie
How the ANZACs helped the establishment of modern Israel
Support Israel: if it goes down, we all go down
…..José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain, when he launched the Spanish friends of Israel a few weeks ago.
(go to http://www.foiwa.org.au/foi-launch for updates)