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Iran attacks: Australian and Jewish reactions

Iran attacks: Australian and Jewish reactions

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 6:54 pm

Statements from the World Jewish Congress and Australian leaders following the Iranian attack on Israel. Read more

Body of missing Israeli shepherd, 14, discovered mutilated amid clashes

Body of missing Israeli shepherd, 14, discovered mutilated amid clashes

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 6:39 pm

After more than 24 hours of searching, the body of a 14-year-old Israeli shepherd was found mutilated near a farm in Israel’s Binyamin region on Saturday, triggering clashes between Jews and Palestinians. Read more

NSWJBD appoints a new CEO

NSWJBD appoints a new CEO

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 6:31 pm

Michele Goldman has been appointed CEO of The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Israel: ‘We intercepted 99% of the threats’

Israel: ‘We intercepted 99% of the threats’

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 5:19 pm

Providing the first statistics from Iran’s overnight attack, the Israel Defense Forces said on Sunday morning that of the more 320 drones and missiles launched by Iran, 99% were intercepted. Read more

Netanyahu vows victory after Iran strikes

Netanyahu vows victory after Iran strikes

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 5:12 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed his country will achieve victory after the military said it shot down almost all the more than 300 drones and missiles launched by Iran in a sharp escalation of the Middle East conflict. Read more

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iranian attack

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iranian attack

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 4:45 pm

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss Iran’s overnight attack on Israel, a spokesperson for the Council’s president confirmed on Sunday morning. Read more

Hamas leader says group is still seeking hostage deal

Hamas leader says group is still seeking hostage deal

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 4:45 pm

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says his Palestinian militant group is still seeking a deal for a ceasefire and hostage release after an Israeli strike killed three of his sons in an attack in the Gaza Strip. Read more

‘Inflated numbers’: Hamas admits incomplete data on one-third of Gaza death toll

‘Inflated numbers’: Hamas admits incomplete data on one-third of Gaza death toll

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 4:24 pm

Raising new questions about the credibility of Palestinian death toll figures being reported from Gaza, the Strip’s Hamas-run Health Ministry announced that it had incomplete data on one-third of the casualties. Read more

Israel begins construction of new Gaza border crossing, accuses UN of undercounting aid deliveries

Israel begins construction of new Gaza border crossing, accuses UN of undercounting aid deliveries

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:31 am

Israeli authorities approved on Wednesday night several measures to streamline humanitarian aid deliveries to Gaza, including the construction of a new border crossing. Israeli officials also accused the UN of undercounting the number of trucks entering the Strip. Read more

‘Matter of when, not if’: Iranian attack on Israel reportedly imminent

‘Matter of when, not if’: Iranian attack on Israel reportedly imminent

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 5:15 pm

Washington and its allies believe that a major attack on Israel by Iran is imminent and may be launched in the coming days, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing officials familiar with the intelligence. Read more

IAF strike kills sons of Hamas leader Haniyeh

IAF strike kills sons of Hamas leader Haniyeh

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 5:09 pm

An Israeli Air Force strike in the Al-Shati Camp on the northern Gaza coast killed six relatives of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, the Israel Defence Forces confirmed on Wednesday night. Read more

Outrage following Jerusalem hospital’s admission of Hamas terrorist

Outrage following Jerusalem hospital’s admission of Hamas terrorist

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 4:54 pm

Dozens of protesters swarmed the halls of Hadassah Mount Scopus Medical Center in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning after news got out that the hospital was treating a member of Hamas’s “Nukhba force.” Read more

BDS threats to cancel Israeli cycling team an ‘obtuse moral inversion’

BDS threats to cancel Israeli cycling team an ‘obtuse moral inversion’

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 4:43 pm

Threats to disrupt the two biggest cycling races in the world over Israeli participation are an “obtuse moral inversion” by haters of the Jewish state, the Israel–Premier Tech team’s co-owner said on Wednesday. Read more

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BDS threats to cancel Israeli cycling team an ‘obtuse moral inversion’

BDS threats to cancel Israeli cycling team an ‘obtuse moral inversion’

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 4:43 pm

Threats to disrupt the two biggest cycling races in the world over Israeli participation are an “obtuse moral inversion” by haters of the Jewish state, the Israel–Premier Tech team’s co-owner said on Wednesday. Read more

Jake’s kicking goals

Jake’s kicking goals

Friday, April 5, 2024 at 4:43 pm

19-year-old Jake Girdwood-Reich’s national duties have been extended, with Jake named in an updated Australian U23 national “Olyroos” squad to compete in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Asian Cup April 15-23, 2024, in Qatar. Read more

Israeli cycling team clinches overall victory in Tour de Taiwan

Israeli cycling team clinches overall victory in Tour de Taiwan

Monday, March 18, 2024 at 2:40 pm

The Israel Premier—Tech cycling team, led by riders Joe Blackmore and Itamar Einhorn, has clinched both stage and overall victories in the prestigious Tour De Taiwan. Read more

Jake picked for the Olyroos

Jake picked for the Olyroos

Friday, March 8, 2024 at 5:41 pm

19-year-old soccer star Jake Girdwood-Reich has been selected as a member of the Olyroos, the Australian U23 national squad. Read more

Features and Articles

On the other hand

On the other hand

One of the most important precepts in Judaism is showing respect for one’s parents and the elderly. Read more

The surreal echo chamber of lies

The surreal echo chamber of lies

Deeply traumatised by the Oct. 7 massacre, the unthinkable plight of the hostages and the relentless uptick of dead and wounded soldiers in this seemingly endless war, Israelis are bracing themselves for even worse. Read more

Ben Hecht

Ben Hecht

We Jews have always been a fractious, divided people ever since the days of Moses. Read more

Open season

Open season

“A period of time when an individual or group is exposed to criticism, condemnation, attack or recrimination. Read more

INTO THE FRAY: Misplaced moral outrage-moronic, mendacious, or malevolent?

INTO THE FRAY: Misplaced moral outrage-moronic, mendacious, or malevolent?

Israel seeks to minimize civilian casualties, while Hamas seeks to maximise civilian casualties and use them as a propaganda tool. Read more

Lucky Stiff

Lucky Stiff

A Melbourne theatre production reviewed by Alex First Read more

Shabbat Tazria:  Naaman

Shabbat Tazria: Naaman

The Torah this week goes into detail about what is called Leprosy, but it can be understood to mean any infectious skin disease. Read more

Sunset Vigil, marking six months since October 7th

Sunset Vigil, marking six months since October 7th

Alon Cassuto, CEO of the Zionist Federation of Australia, speaks at the Sunset Vigil, marking six months since October 7th

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JNF helps disabled and seriously ill Israeli kids

JNF helps disabled and seriously ill Israeli kids

Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 1:06 pm

KKL-JNF and JNF-KKL Germany have held a unique spring camp in Eilat in collaboration with Simcha Layeled, dedicated to improving the quality of life and social welfare of disabled and seriously ill children in Israel. Read more

PJ Library hits the road – first stop Canberra

PJ Library hits the road – first stop Canberra

Friday, March 29, 2024 at 3:56 pm

PJ Library, renowned for its global reach in promoting Jewish literacy and culture, is embarking on an exciting journey across New South Wales. Read more

Need money to complete a short film project?

Need money to complete a short film project?

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 4:34 pm

Applications close for the JIFF Short Film Fund Monday 1 April. Read more

JNF takes Holocaust survivors to see Israel’s spring flowers

JNF takes Holocaust survivors to see Israel’s spring flowers

Monday, March 18, 2024 at 3:08 pm

Over 4,100 Holocaust survivors have embarked on blossom tours across Israel, organised by the KKL-JNF Foundation since the beginning of March. Read more

Tefillin on Norfolk Island

Tefillin on Norfolk Island

Friday, March 8, 2024 at 4:27 pm

On a recent visit to Norfolk Island, Rabbi Chaim and Judith Ingram visited Vaughan Nicol, the only known Jew on the island. Read more

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Emanuel’s strong performance in HSC

Emanuel’s strong performance in HSC

Sydney’s Emanuel School’s Class of 2023 students achieved strong results with many notable achievements. Read more

Mount Scopus College: “Wonderful VCE results”

Mount Scopus College: “Wonderful VCE results”

The results of over 75% of Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College Year 12 were in the top 20% of the state. Read more

An Aussie in Chicago

An Aussie in Chicago

Sharni Briner, the Melbourne Coordinator for Diller Teen Fellows, attended a gathering in Chicago representing the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Israeli gaming team hosted in Riyadh ‘like kings’

Israeli gaming team hosted in Riyadh ‘like kings’

A team of Israelis who participated in a recent global video game competition in Saudi Arabia said Monday that they were treated like royalty and blended right in with the other international players meeting in the Gulf kingdom. Read more

Masada’s Living Historians program

Masada’s Living Historians program

In a moving and insightful experience, Sydney’s Masada College Year 10 students had the privilege of participating in the Living Historians Program, a unique initiative offered by the College. Read more

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