Dr. Ran Porat is a Research Fellow at the ICT, IDC Herzliya. He is a researcher and lecturer at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization, teaching Modern Middle East and Israel studies at Monash University Melbourne Australia.
He is a consultant for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) and co-founder of the Association of Israelis in Australia (AIA). A former military intelligence officer in the IDF.
First Published in AIJAC
Sheikh Taj el-Din al-Hilaly, a senior Australian Sunni cleric and a former Mufti of Australia, recently travelled to Lebanon and met with two leaders of political movements with ties to terror organisations. His encounters in Lebanon – unnoticed by the Australian public until now – provide fresh evidence of the continued questionable behaviour and ties of this senior Australian Muslim preacher.
First published at the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) website.