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Thou Shalt Innovate: a book review by Elana Bowman

April 3, 2018 by  

It has been debated and argued that Jews are G-d’s chosen people for two reasons. One is that they honour G-d and the other is Tikkun Olam, an obligation, a duty to help heal or repair the world. [Read more]

On Borrowed Time: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

March 9, 2018 by  

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Morry Schwartz’s Black Inc recently published On Borrowed Time, the latest work by Robert Manne, Emeritus Professor of Politics at Melbourne’s La Trobe University. [Read more]

The Librarian of Auschwitz – a book review by Elena Bowman

February 23, 2018 by  

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“Dita caressed the books. They were broken and scratched, worn with reddish-brown patches of mildew; some were mutilated. But without them, the wisdom of centuries of civilisation might be lost – geography, literature, mathematics, history, language. They were precious. She would protect them with her life.” [Read more]

From matzo balls to footballs

May 18, 2017 by  

Yvette Wroby has written a love story about family and footy, a story which involves both matzo balls and footballs. [Read more]

A history of Jews in the military

March 26, 2017 by  

Mark Dapin’s new book Jewish Anzacs: Jews in the Australian Military will be released next month. [Read more]

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