Robin Margo was an anti-apartheid student leader in South Africa and a Rhodes Scholar. He has been senior counsel, president of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, foundation president of the New Israel Fund Australia, a foundation director of The Sydney Alliance, and first editor-in-chief of Plus 61J Media. In 2010 he was awarded the NSW Community Relations Commission’s Community Service Award inter alia for “fostering interfaith and intercultural cooperation in New South Wales”. He is a member of Partners for Peace, Jewish Voices for Peace and Justice (NSW), the Inner West Chavurah and the Australian Jewish Democratic Society.
Giving the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition a special status it was never intended to have undermines the moral clarity of the fight against antisemitism. Continue reading »