Florida synagogue receives package with anti-Semitic and threatening content

July 31, 2019 by  

A package containing anti-Semitic and threatening content was received at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour in Southeast Florida on Monday. Read more

Schadenfreude and the UNRWA scandal

July 31, 2019 by  

Revelations of rampant wrongdoing in the corridors of the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) couldn’t have shamed a more worthy organization. Read more

UIA NSW launches ‘My Israel’ short film competition 

July 31, 2019 by  

UIA NSW has launched its inaugural Israel short film competition, ‘My Israel’ with various schools in August. Read more

Museums Together: Students build bridges between Melbourne’s Jewish and Islamic communities

July 31, 2019 by  

Students from King David School and Sirius College participated in the inaugural session of Museums Together at the Immigration Museum yesterday. Read more

Israeli researchers create MRI technique to predict diseases, start treatment sooner

July 31, 2019 by  

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a way to transform a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine into a device that can record changes in the biological makeup of brain tissue and help doctors determine earlier onset of diseases such as Alzheimer’s in order to begin treatment. Read more

Finals beckoning for Maccabi women

July 31, 2019 by  

It has been a huge season for Sydney’s Maccabi Seniors Women’s AAW5 team, as the finals draw near. Read more

Another United Nations mockery and New Zealand’s hypocrisy

July 31, 2019 by  

It’s all too easy when there are active efforts against Jewish self-determination in their indigenous land to focus on the haters and assume they are large in number. Read more

Sep-01/02 Melbourne: Teacher training

July 31, 2019 by  

Teacher training programs open to iTaLAM teachers in Sydney and Melbourne. Read more

Aug-25/26 Sydney: Teacher training

July 31, 2019 by  

Teacher training programs open to iTaLAM teachers in Sydney and Melbourne:

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Switzerland suspends funding to UNRWA amid reports of misconduct

July 31, 2019 by  

Switzerland announced on Tuesday that it has suspended funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the U.N. agency geared to assist Palestinians, amid an internal report of sexual misconduct, discrimination and ethics violations. Read more

Israeli startup Monday.com achieves US$1.9 billion in worth

July 31, 2019 by  

Tel Aviv-based company Monday.com has hit a $1.9 billion valuation, making it the highest-worth startup in its category of work software and the most prized startup based in Israel. Read more

CBDChabad expands to Surry Hills

July 31, 2019 by  

CBDChabad has launched its newest inner-city hub to serve the Jewish professionals and residents of Surry Hills in Sydney. Read more

PLO suicide note leaves Jordan to decide fate of West Bank

July 31, 2019 by  

President Trump has been given the clearest notice that his deal of the century will be stillborn if he designates any role for the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in its implementation. Read more

Google honours Japanese diplomat who saved Jews during Holocaust

July 30, 2019 by  

Google has honoured the late Japanese diplomat Chiune Sempo Sugihara, who worked to save Jews fleeing the Nazis in the Holocaust, by dedicating Monday’s Doodle to him. Read more

UNRWA leaders accused of sexual misconduct, ethics’ violations

July 30, 2019 by  

An internal ethics report sent to the U.N. secretary-general in December alleges that the commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and other officials at the highest levels of the U.N. agency have committed a series of serious ethics violations, the AFP has reported. Read more

Roman Abramovich donates to combat climate-change effects in Negev Desert

July 30, 2019 by  

Israel’s largest environmental organization, Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF), received a significant donation this week from businessman, philanthropist and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich to combat the effects of climate change in the Middle East, including afforestation, forest rehabilitation and fighting desertification in the Negev in southern Israel. Read more

Ayelet Shaked to lead Union of Right Wing Parties following last-minute deal

July 30, 2019 by  

Jewish Home Party leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz agreed on Sunday to cede the top slot in a united electoral list to New Right Party leader Ayelet Shaked, sealing a deal that will join the two parties in Israel’s upcoming September national elections. Read more

In the next election, let Israel win!

July 30, 2019 by  

For many years, a key element in the Israeli psyche has been missing. Gone is the passion, not for our land, not for our state, but for our leadership. For both those in power and those in the opposition, enthusiasm has waned considerably. Read more

ABC apologises for content

July 30, 2019 by  

Following a complaint from Peter Wertheim, Co-CEO, Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the ABC has issued an apology concerning the content of an interview which was broadcast on Radio National on July 8.

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Shaked shakes up politics again with new merger on Israeli right

July 30, 2019 by  

Israel’s politics got another major shakeup in recent days—this time on the right, with the announcement of the merger between Ayelet Shaked’s New Right Party and Jewish Home. Read more

Australian Muslim paper recognises Jewish writer

July 30, 2019 by  

At their Gala Dinner and Awards Night recently, the Australasian Muslim Times AMUST presented Philip Feinstein with an award for his long-term association with the newspaper. Read more

Aug-04 Sydney: A Revealing Evening with Jessica

July 30, 2019 by  

Jessica Rowe is an accomplished journalist, television presenter and best-selling author.

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Aug-11 5:30pm SBS-TV: Prosecuting Evil

July 30, 2019 by  

Prosecuting Evil is the incredible story of Ben Ferencz – the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor and a lifelong advocate of ‘law not war’. Read more

Sydney Athlete to Serve Commonwealth Games

July 29, 2019 by  

Sydneysider Matt Levy has been confirmed as a co-chair of the Athlete Advisory Group (AAG).

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Miami: Jewish man shot and wounded while waiting outside synagogue

July 29, 2019 by  

A Jewish man waiting outside the Young Israel of Greater Miami synagogue for afternoon prayers on Sunday evening was wounded in a drive-by shooting, apparently an anti-Semitic attack. Read more

Maccabi dances to its own beat

July 29, 2019 by  

The Maccabi All Abilities dance workshop in Sydney gave kids the opportunity to enjoy dance. Read more

Feintooner

July 29, 2019 by  

This week’s cartoon – Gender Offender Read more

Why do we fast? Ask the rabbi

July 29, 2019 by  

This question and others answered by Rabbi Raymond Apple. Read more

Long-range Arrow-3 missile-defence system successfully tested in Alaska

July 29, 2019 by  

Israel and the United States have completed a series of successful tests of the new long-range Arrow-3 ballistic missile-defence system in Alaska, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at the start of Sunday’s Cabinet meeting. Read more

French city official celebrates birthday with swastika cake

July 29, 2019 by  

Djamel Boumaaz, an official in the southern French city of Montpellier, celebrated his birthday with a swastika-decorated cake. Read more

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