Rodney Morris Gouttman holds a BA ( University of New England), an MEd ( University of Sydney), a PhD (University of Adelaide), and a teaching certificate (Dept. Education, New South Wales). He is a former high school educator and senior lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Australia, was an adjunct associate of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization, Monash University in Melbourne, and a past senior political analyst with Australia?s B?nai B?rith Anti-Defamation Commission. Rodney was also a former editor of both the Australian Journal of Jewish Studies and the Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal (Victorian Branch). He also served as visiting professor/scholar at the University of Massachusetts in the United States of America and Israel?s Ben Gurion University of the Negev, the University of Haifa, and twice at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His current academic interests include Left, Right, and Islamic anti-Semitism in Australia, general Australian Jewish history, and the Australia-Israel relationship. Rodney is the author of many published articles, such as the seminal First Principles: H. V. Evatt and the Jewish Homeland, and has written two books, Bondi in the Sinai- Australia, the MFO, and the Politics of Participation and An Anzac Zionist Hero- The life of Lt. .Colonel Eliazar Margolin.