What is the Connection between the Australian Elections and Zionism?

A Jewish candidate for a seat in the Australian parliament is in trouble because his campaign manager wrote an e-mail in 2006 opposing Zionism. She initially tried to defend her statement but is now retracting it. The politician, George Newhouse,  is running in Wentworth, which has the largest amount of Jewish voters of any electorate in the country.

A detailed version of this story can be read at The Australian while a more abridged version is reported by JTA.

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