26 July 2016 - 20 Tammuz 5776 - כ' תמוז ה' אלפים תשע"ו
Jewish lawmakers join the mix in Australia’s parliament E-mail

Early October 2010 two Jewish lawmakers were sworn into Australia’s new parliament wearing kipot and taking oaths on the Chumash.

Further, the Labor Party’s Michael Danby and the Liberal Party’s Joshua Frydenberg - the first Jewish  awmaker representing his party in the lower house - were sworn in September 28, 2010, in Canberra. They join Labour member Mark Dreyfus, a third Jewish lawmaker, in the nation’s first hung parliament in seventy years.

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