Settlement with Rabbi Milecki

April 19, 2019 by  

A binding agreement has been signed between Rabbi Benzion Milecki, the Secured Creditors, the Liquidator, South Head & District Synagogue and Kehillat Kadimah. Read more

The city of Jerusalem stands in solidarity with France following the disaster at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

April 19, 2019 by  

The city of Jerusalem stands in solidarity with France following the disaster at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and has projected the colours of the French flag on Notre Dame in Jerusalem.

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The price of chometz

April 19, 2019 by  

Liberal candidate for the Sydney seat of Wentworth Dave Sharma has put a $200 deposit on a box of chometz. Read more

Hamas and Israel on way to prisoner swap?

April 19, 2019 by  

Reports of a pending prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas have again resurfaced. Read more

Dear Tony

April 19, 2019 by  

The president of the Zionist Federation of Australia Jeremy Leibler has written an open letter to journalist Tony Walker whose article  “Melissa Parke incident raises difficult questions about Israel” was published in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Read more

State Department updates maps, manuals to reflect Israeli control of Golan

April 19, 2019 by  

The U.S. State Department has updated its maps and Foreign Affairs Manual to reflect the Trump administration’s recognition last month that the Golan Heights is part of Israel. Read more

WJC appeals for stand against neo-Nazi gatherings planned for Hitler’s birthday

April 19, 2019 by  

As neo-Nazis and extremists prepare to gather in Sofia and elsewhere in Europe this weekend on the date of Adolf Hitler’s 130th birthday, the World Jewish Congress is calling on governments across the continent to condemn and oppose neo-Nazi movements. Read more

Pesach during the Holocaust

April 19, 2019 by  

The Pesach festival – which marks the Jewish people’s exodus from enslavement in ancient Egypt – was never more reminiscent in modern times as during the Holocaust. Read more

May-06 Noon Viceland-TV: Movie: The Other Son

April 19, 2019 by  

As he is preparing to join the Israeli army for his national service, a blood test proves Joseph is not his parents’ biological son. Read more

JDC provides tons of matzah, Passover kit and activities, holds seders worldwide

April 18, 2019 by  

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is promoting the diversity of global Jewish life this Passover through its JDC Entwine ReOrdered Passover Kit—a do-it-yourself package including stories, toasts, recipes and traditions from eight Jewish communities worldwide—and continuing its long tradition of matzah delivery and Passover activities in local Jewish communities globally. Read more

Pesach message from Dave Sharma

April 18, 2019 by  

Former Australian ambassador to Israel and candidate for Wentworth in the upcoming election Dave Sharma sends his message for Pesach. Read more

Israeli Druze doctor to be honoured on Independence Day

April 18, 2019 by  

Israel’sMinister of Culture and Sports, Miri Regev, Chairwoman of the Ministerial Committee on Symbols and Ceremonies, has informed Dr. Salman Zarka that he has been honoured and selected to be one of the 12 torch-lighters during the official ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem kicking off Israel’s Independence Day celebrations this year. Read more

Beresheet – what went wrong

April 18, 2019 by  

According to preliminary investigation of the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s landing maneuver, it appears that a manual command was entered into the spacecraft’s computer.

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Kushner: No Mideast peace plan until early June

April 18, 2019 by  

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner reportedly told a group of ambassadors on Wednesday that the highly-anticipated Mideast peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians will be released after Israel forms a new government and the Islamic holiday of Ramadan, which starts on May 5 and concludes on June 4. Read more

New Right concedes defeat

April 18, 2019 by  

After days of conflict with the Central Elections Committee and demands to recount votes to prove that they had, in fact, earned the 1,400 necessary to enter the Knesset, the New Right party of Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked conceded defeat on Tuesday, closing the chapter of Israel’s 2019 elections. Read more

Instagram suspends accounts belonging to Iran’s Khamenei, IRGC leaders

April 18, 2019 by  

The Instagram accounts of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, were suspended Tuesday – a day after the IRGC was officially designated by the United States as a terrorist organization. Read more

RememberThe Yom

April 17, 2019 by  

The RememberTheYom team of Robyn Pakula and photographer Larnce Gold has teamed up again to create another powerful image for Yom Hashoah 2019. Read more

Got the munchies? Israeli company raises $1 million to infuse cannabis in pizza

April 17, 2019 by  

Cannibble FoodTech Ltd. has raised more than $1 million to infuse pizza with cannabis, announced the Israeli food company on Monday. Read more

Steven Lowy to chair Keren Hayesod-UIA World Board of Trustees

April 17, 2019 by  

Steven Lowy has agreed to become the next Chairman of Keren Hayesod-UIA’s World Board of Trustees.
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Pesach greeting from the Victorian premier

April 17, 2019 by  

Daniel Andrews sends a Pesach message to Jewish Victorians… Read more

Rivlin says he will ask Netanyahu to form government

April 17, 2019 by  

With eight of 11 parties elected to the Knesset affirming to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin their support for election winner Benjamin Netanyahu, the recently re-elected prime minister now has the support of 61 MKs, enough to form a coalition. Read more

Jewish community reacts to fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

April 17, 2019 by  

Members of the French Jewish community reacted with sadness to the massive fire that burst through the roof of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday and toppled its spire. Read more

Bondi art wall daubed again

April 17, 2019 by  

A Waverley councillor wants a bipartisan move to CCTV cameras to monitor the promenade above Bondi Beach where its famous art wall has been daubed by swastikas yet again. Read more

66 Years After Being Composed, Jazz Suite Inspired by Israel Visit Comes to Life

April 16, 2019 by  

Ben-Gurion University on Sunday hosted the first Israeli performance of the King David Suite, written 66 years ago by legendary jazz composer Lionel Hampton as a tribute to Israel’s first Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Halevi Herzog and celebrating Israel’s emergence. Read more

Pesach greetings #2

April 16, 2019 by  

Pesach greetings the interim leader of NSW Labor and the Federal Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs. Read more

Pesach greetings

April 16, 2019 by  

The Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten sends his Pesach greeting. Read more

Darwin Jewish burial site consecrated

April 16, 2019 by  

Darwin now has a Jewish cemetery following a consecration ceremony recently. Read more

Battling cancer

April 16, 2019 by  

Professor Rotem Karni and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) about to present a new technology to fight cancer. Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu and his brother received Yoni Netanayahu’s personal effects

April 16, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his brother Dr Ido Netanyahu have received personal items belonging to their brother, the late Yoni Netanyahu. Read more

“We stand in solidarity with France and Catholic Church amid devastating Notre Dame fire”

April 16, 2019 by  

The World Jewish Congress is standing in solidarity with the people of France and the Catholic Church amidst the fire that has engulfed the nearly 1,000-year-old Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. Read more

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