If Netanyahu’s visit does go ahead, the Australian government and Jewish community leaders must seek unambiguous answers to crucial questions which must be asked.
Dr Shahar Burla is a Sydney-based researcher and lecturer. Shahar holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Hebrew University and a PhD in Political Science from Bar–Ilan University. He is the author of "Political Imagination in the Diaspora: The Construction of a Pro-Israeli Narrative" (2013) and co-editor of “Australia and Israel: A Diasporic, Cultural and Political Relationship” (2015). He has received several awards, including a President’s Fellowship for outstanding PhD student and the Menahem Begin Foundation Academic Award.