Why Young Australian Zionists Are Backing the pro-Palestinian Greens

In Australia's recent election, many young Jews broke with tradition and backed the climate change-fighting Greens – even though they are viewed by many in the Jewish community as hostile to Israel. Down Under with the Jews of Australia: the first article in a five-part series

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Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Sydney
Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Sydney

SYDNEY – Seri Feldman-Gubbay once held a senior leadership position in the Australian chapter of Habonim-Dror, the international Labor Zionist youth movement. In the recent election, she voted for the Greens – a party castigated by the largely conservative Jewish establishment for being at best unsympathetic to Israel and at worst downright antisemitic.

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