In Australia, a Zionist Tent of Many Colors

For many years, Israel advocacy in Australia meant toeing the same line of uncritical, unwavering support. Today, however, the black-or-white attitude is expanding to incorporate Jews from across the spectrum.

SYDNEY, Australia -- As thousands of Australian Jews join communal celebrations for Israel’s 65th birthday this week, subtle shifts appear to be evolving within the Zionist camp Down Under, making way for more ambiguity in viewpoints that once leaned either strictly black or white.