History: Israeli-US delegation flies to UAE on direct flight from Israel

August 31, 2020 by  

A delegation of senior Israel and US officials made history Monday when they took off on the first direct flight from the Jewish state to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the latest phase in the implementation of the Abraham Accords between the two countries. Read more

A new synagogue hall for Brisbane within a seven-storey development

August 31, 2020 by  

One of the most significant steps in the 134-year history of Brisbane’s Margaret Street Synagogue was taken recently when the Management Committee of the Congregation approved the Transaction Documents between the Brisbane Hebrew Congregation and the developer of a new commercial tower proposed behind the synagogue. Read more

How to find the right rabbi

August 31, 2020 by  

Ask the rabbi. Read more

Sep-07 11:45pm SBS-World Movies: Foxtrot

August 31, 2020 by  

Michael and Dafna are devastated when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Read more

New CEO for the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia Vic

August 31, 2020 by  

NCJWA Vic has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Ms Alexandra P. Silver effective from tomorrow. Read more

Building a Jewish Museum for New Zealand

August 31, 2020 by  

Despite some past efforts, New Zealand doesn’t have its own Jewish museum. However, it looks as though that’s finally set to change. Read more

Saudi Arabia impeding Trump effort to end Arab-Jewish conflict

August 31, 2020 by  

Saudi Arabia’s refusal to accept President Trump’s 2020 peace plan to replace the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative (API)  was the decisive factor in Secretary of State Pompeo’s unsuccessful attempts to convince  Sudan, Bahrain and Oman to follow the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and sign peace treaties with Israel. Read more

Families of three murdered Israeli boys suing Hamas for millions

August 31, 2020 by  

Six years after Hamas terrorists abducted and murdered the three Israeli boys Naftali Frenkel, Gil-Ad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach, their families are suing the terrorist organization, who planned and carried out the attack against their children. Read more

Meet Gideon Rozner

August 31, 2020 by  

Director of Policy at the Melbourne Institute of Public Affairs, Gideon Rozner, has an important role to fulfil at the free-market think tank that is involved in Research of every political, social and economic facet of Australia. Read more

‘Important Step’: UAE ends boycott on Israel

August 30, 2020 by  

United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed on Saturday signed an order cancelling the law on boycotting products from Israel and economic contacts with Israelis, a phase ahead of the full normalization of ties with Israel. Read more

‘Last warning for Lebanon’: Israel welcomes UNIFIL’s expanded mandate

August 30, 2020 by  

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday adopted a resolution to extend the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) mandate with an expansion of its abilities to fully access and monitor areas in which Hezbollah operates. Read more

16 arrested in Jerusalem as anti-Netanyahu demonstrations continue for 10th week

August 30, 2020 by  

Jerusalem’s police on Saturday night arrested 16 rioters who participated in protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in another night of unrest in the capital, the tenth consecutive weekend the protests have taken place. Read more

Kosher chicken wurst recalled

August 30, 2020 by  

Solomon Kosher Butcher Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of 200g Vacuum Packaged Godel’s Chicken Wurst. Read more

Meet Australia’s two female orthodox rabbis

The National Council of the Jewish Women of Australia will bring together Rabbanit Ellyse Borghi and Rabbanit Judith Levitan for an historic evening in conversation with Melinda Jones, President of the NCJWA. Read more

Feintooner

August 30, 2020 by  

This week’s cartoon…UAE: The new math. Read more

Sep-15 2:55pm Viceland-TV: Outback Rabbis

August 30, 2020 by  

Orthodox Chabad Rabbis hit the Aussie bush on a road trip like no other. Read more

UNRWA War Curriculum

August 30, 2020 by  

Check the UNRWA War Curriculum at IsraelBehindTheNews. Read more

Palestinian Affairs Expert: Arab countries saying to Palestinians “we want to move on”

August 30, 2020 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) hosted a webinar with Khaled Abu Toameh, the award-winning Israeli-Arab journalist and Palestinian Affairs correspondent for The Jerusalem Post, to better understand the ramifications of the UAE-Israel normalisation announcement for the Palestinians and the broader Middle East. Read more

Henry Greener talks with Sam Gross

Personal Trainer Sam Gross set up her Melbourne Flex Training Studio in 2015 at the age of 19. Read more

Germany’s lessons for BDS

August 30, 2020 by  

Three incidents in three different countries during the last week graphically illustrated the ease with which anti-Zionism can serve as a vehicle for anti-Semitism. Read more

Why they scrawl ‘Free Palestine’ on synagogues

It could have been a lot worse. With dozens of buildings in Kenosha, Wis., burned during the riots that followed the shooting of Jacob Blake, one of the town’s synagogues was tagged with graffiti. Read more

El Al to fly first commercial run from Israel to UAE

August 29, 2020 by  

El Al Airlines is scheduled to operate the first commercial flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Read more

In nomination acceptance speech, Trump highlights pro-Israel accomplishments

August 29, 2020 by  

In his acceptance speech of the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, the final night of the four-day Republican National Convention U.S. President Donald Trump touted his pro-Israel accomplishments. Read more

Words do matter

August 28, 2020 by  

What is said does matter because words have consequences for good and evil. Read more

Former PM Kevin Rudd joins NIF for exclusive event discussing Israel & the Middle East

August 28, 2020 by  

Australia’s 26th prime minister, Kevin Rudd, will join NIF Australia for an exclusive event to talk about Israel, the United Arab Emirates normalisation deal and the future of the Middle East. Read more

PLO sidelined as Trump brokers deal between Israel and UAE

August 28, 2020 by  

The outright refusal by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) to negotiate with Israel on President Trump’s Vision for Peace has seen Trump sideline the PLO by brokering a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read more

Webinar: Boosting your immune system – never more important than now

August 28, 2020 by  

The purpose of this Wolper seminar is to assist our audience in learning how they can “boost one’s immunity”, especially important during this time of the COVID19 pandemic. Read more

Feintooner

August 28, 2020 by  

This week’s cartoon…From Russia with Love. Read more

Eli Rabinowitz elected to International Jewish Genealogy Board   

August 28, 2020 by  

Perth-based Eli Rabinowitz has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) at its International Jewish Genealogy Conference. Read more

Dan Martin to lead Israel Start-Up Nation in historic first Tour de France appearance

August 28, 2020 by  

Dan Martin will lead team Israel Start-Up Nation in the Tour de France – the first time an Israeli team will participate in the hardest race in the world. The strong line-up supporting him also includes Guy Niv, the first Israeli rider ever to compete in the Tour. Read more

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