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A stone for Christchurch

A stone for Christchurch

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:19 pm

Members of New Zealand’s community visited Christchurch to show support to the grieving families of those who were brutally massacred last Friday as they were assembling for prayers. Read more

NSW Liberals pledge $2 million for Jewish community if re-elected

NSW Liberals pledge $2 million for Jewish community if re-elected

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 3:06 pm

Addressing the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ Coogee Candidates Forum last night, Member for Coogee Bruce Notley-Smith MP announced that a re-elected Liberal State Government would grant $2 million to the Jewish community for security funding. Read more

South Korea invests in the Weizmann Institute

South Korea invests in the Weizmann Institute

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Two South Korean concerns have committed to investing a total of $12 million in spinout companies incorporated by Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Read more

Israeli forces kill shooter of IDF soldier, rabbi near Ariel

Israeli forces kill shooter of IDF soldier, rabbi near Ariel

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1:40 pm

Israeli special units have shot dead a Palestinian suspected of stabbing and killing 19-year-old Sgt. Gal Keidan, stealing his gun and using it to fire at Israeli soldier Alexander Dvorsky and Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger outside the city of Ariel on Sunday. Read more

Security grants welcomed

Security grants welcomed

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:24 pm

Community leaders have welcomed Prime Minister Morrison’sannouncement of $55 million in grants to increase security, following the terrorist attacks in New Zealand. Read more

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, father of 12 who fired back at Ariel terrorist, is laid to rest

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, father of 12 who fired back at Ariel terrorist, is laid to rest

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:20 pm

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, a 47-year-old father of 12 who was critically injured in a terrorist attack near Ariel on Sunday, succumbed to his wounds on Monday morning and was laid to rest. Read more

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in terror attack, dies

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in terror attack, dies

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 10:15 pm

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in Sunday’s shooting attack at the Ariel Junction in Samaria passed away this morning. (Monday). Read more

Beresheet’s lunar landing site revealed

Beresheet’s lunar landing site revealed

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 4:58 pm

The main scientific instrument on board the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft, the SpaceIL Magnetometer (SILMAG), has now been successfully turned on in space and data returned to Earth. Read more

IDF First Sergeant Gal Qeidan killed in Samaria terror attack

IDF First Sergeant Gal Qeidan killed in Samaria terror attack

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 4:49 pm

The soldier who was killed Sunday morning in the terror attack at the Ariel Junction in Samaria has been named as First Sergeant Gal Qeidan, a combat soldier in the 334th Battalion in the Artillery Corps. Read more

Community leaders in a service for remembrance for Christchurch victims

Community leaders in a service for remembrance for Christchurch victims

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 4:08 pm

Jewish community representatives joined Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Baha’i leaders at a moving Interfaith Service of Remembrance for the victims of the terror attacks in Christchurch at Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral. Read more

The dignity of difference

The dignity of difference

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3:16 pm

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told an Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce event that “the Jewish people know what it’s like to be the victim of hate-speech, to be politically objectified”. Read more

Terror attack in Samaria: 1 Israeli dead, 2 wounded

Terror attack in Samaria: 1 Israeli dead, 2 wounded

Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 9:56 pm

Arab terrorists have carried out a terror attack at several locations in Samaria today [Sunday], during which they murdered an Israeli, critically wounded another and moderately wounded a third.

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Gaza spiralling into havoc following anti-Hamas protests 

Gaza spiralling into havoc following anti-Hamas protests 

Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 8:50 pm

Thousands of Gazans have taken to streets in recent days to protest Hamas’ oppressive rule, the dire economic conditions and the rise in taxes. Read more

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Malaysia stripped of Para Swimming Championships

Malaysia stripped of Para Swimming Championships

Monday, January 28, 2019 at 10:34 am

Malaysia has been stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championship following failing to guarantee Israeli Para swimmers’ participation. Read more

Hamas, Pro-Palestinian orgs side with Malaysia’s boycott of Israeli para-swimmers

Hamas, Pro-Palestinian orgs side with Malaysia’s boycott of Israeli para-swimmers

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 4:53 pm

The Malaysian government announced last week that it would deny Israeli para-swimmers visas for the 2019 World Para Swimmers (WPS) Championship slated to take place in Kuching in July, prompting the International Paralympic Committee to intervene. Read more

Paddling her canoe

Paddling her canoe

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:49 pm

Paddler Jessica Fox has won the national 2018 AIS Sport Performance Female Athlete of the Year Award…and her mother was named coach of the year. Read more

Maccabi Australia set for a Big 2019

Maccabi Australia set for a Big 2019

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 5:21 pm

Maccabi Australia is set for a big 2019 and has some ambitious plans for the year ahead. Read more

Features and Articles

Gazans want to live

Gazans want to live

In recent days, we have been witness to unprecedented demonstrations against the cost of living in the Gaza Strip. Read more

Esther’s way: Unmasking the ‘new anti-Semitism’ on campus

Esther’s way: Unmasking the ‘new anti-Semitism’ on campus

A few weeks ago, I woke up to a flurry of messages from my students in Australia asking how swastikas could taint the iconic Bondi beach where we grew up. Read more

Ilhan Omar needs to rethink her flawed position on Palestine

Ilhan Omar needs to rethink her flawed position on Palestine

For far too long political debate has been reduced to name-calling and identity labelling with facts and reasoned arguments taking second place – consigning civilised discourse and the exchange of ideas and opinions into the trash bin. Read more

Christchurch Massacre Put in Context: An Excuse for Hostility

Christchurch Massacre Put in Context: An Excuse for Hostility

No one in their right mind can have any reaction to the massacre of innocent Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand than outrage and deep sympathy for the victims and their families. Read more

What’s the matter with Israel’s Supreme Court?

What’s the matter with Israel’s Supreme Court?

Israel’s highest court just did Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a big favour. Read more

Riding the Freedom Train

Riding the Freedom Train

Our hearts go out to our brothers and sisters across the Tasman. Read more

Feintooner

Feintooner

This week’s cartoon…Kiwi wails as civilization derails Read more

‘Invented Lives’ by Andrea Goldsmith: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

‘Invented Lives’ by Andrea Goldsmith: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

The Western world today is a place where victimhood is a badge of honour, one where people compete in public arenas to be among the elite of those who suffer. Read more

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Discovering the lost journals of Dr Andor Kämpfner

Discovering the lost journals of Dr Andor Kämpfner

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Shortly after his liberation from Buchenwald in April 1945, Dr Andor Kämpfner began writing an extraordinary document; his journals. Read more

Ari Fuld’s supporters run the Jerusalem marathon – a video report

Ari Fuld’s supporters run the Jerusalem marathon – a video report

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 9:26 am

Friday’s Jerusalem marathon had numerous groups running together to support a cause. One group ran to continue the legacy of Israel advocate Ari Fuld, recently murdered in a terror attack. Read more

Letters of Loss and Refuge: an exhibition at Sydney’s B’nai B’rith Centre

Letters of Loss and Refuge: an exhibition at Sydney’s B’nai B’rith Centre

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12:09 pm

The exhibition “Letters of Loss and Refuge” will open at the B’nai B’rith Centre in Kensington on Sunday. Read more

Bondi humanitarian of the year

Bondi humanitarian of the year

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:13 pm

Our Big Kitchen’s Laya Slavin was recognized as ‘Bondi Humanitarian of the Year’ from a field of very accomplished women. Read more

BJE  staff cook up Hamantaschen

BJE staff cook up Hamantaschen

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 2:01 pm

Some of BJE staff went to Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen (OBK) to bake Hamantaschen. Read more

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Shabbat the Diller Teen Fellows way

Shabbat the Diller Teen Fellows way

The Melbourne Diller Teen Fellows have produed their Leadership Shabbaton. Read more

Debating rising star

Debating rising star

Perth’s Carmel’s Year 10 student, Aviya Solomon has made it through to the first round of candidates selected for the Western Australian Debating League (WADL) State Team. Read more

Emanuel School students take a s­tand

Emanuel School students take a s­tand

Over 150 Emanuel Primary and High School students rallied to voice their concerns about the global climate crisis. Read more

The birth of the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour

The birth of the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour

Noa Bloch writes: In August 1941, in reprisal for a prisoner successfully escaping Auschwitz, the Nazis indiscriminately selected ten prisoners to be starved to death. Read more

Perth’s youth shine at JNF WA’s Green Sunday

Perth’s youth shine at JNF WA’s Green Sunday

It was a record year for youth volunteers in WA on Green Sunday with the annual telethon having more students and young adults giving their time to make calls than ever before. Read more

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