Iranian dissidents visit Israel

July 23, 2021 by  

A group of six Iranian Muslim dissidents and activists who had never been to Israel before visited “Parag,” an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) military post near the border with Lebanon yesterday.

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Senior NSW politician adds his voice to listing Hezbollah as 100% terrorist group in Australia

July 23, 2021 by  

The NSW Shadow Minister for Police and Counter-Terrorism has thrown his support behind a growing campaign to list the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation in Australia. Read more

Uncritical Race Theory

July 23, 2021 by  

Let me say at the outset that Critical Race Theory is a dangerous, completely unsubstantiated pseudo theory of race that has now become dogma in academia. Read more

Israeli scientists devise novel method for rapid repair of peripheral nerve injuries

July 23, 2021 by  

Bar-Ilan University researchers have successfully developed nerve guidance conduits filled with “smart gel” that accelerate the regeneration of torn nerve fibres, enabling the rapid repair of peripheral nerve injuries. Read more

Remembering Zion

July 23, 2021 by  

As I sat listening to the recitation of Lamentations (Eichah) and various kinot this Tisha B’Av, I couldn’t help thinking what a difference a couple of millennia can make. Read more

Director of opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics fired over Holocaust jokes

July 22, 2021 by  

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre condemned antisemitic jokes made by Japanese comedian Kentaro Kobayashi, who was to be the show director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Read more

Our Jewish Australian Olympians

July 22, 2021 by  

Jessica Fox, Gemima Montag and Steven Solomon will compete in the Tokyo Olympics with the Opening Ceremony scheduled for tomorrow. Read more

Barca chief plants a tree

July 22, 2021 by  

Joan Laporta, current president of the world-famous Barcelona Football Club, has been hosted by the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) at an honorary tree planting ceremony at KKL-JNF’s Eshtaol Forest. Read more

Jewish-Muslim activities “more important than ever”

July 22, 2021 by  

Jeremy Jones, the Director of International and of Community Affairs for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council says that meeting with, dialoguing with and engaging with Muslim communities is “more important than ever”. Read more

Ayelet Shaked visits Ben & Jerry’s Israel factory in show of support

July 22, 2021 by  

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked yesterday visited the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Israel in a show of support of its CEO, Avi Zinger, who is fighting the parent company’s recent decision to halt sales in Judea and Samaria. Read more

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate up in arms over kashrut reform plan

July 22, 2021 by  

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate announced on Tuesday that it plans to fight a reform seeking to strip it of its absolute authority to award businesses kashrut certificates…writes Hanan Greenwood. Read more

Feintooner

July 22, 2021 by  

This week’s cartoon…I scream for Ice scheme. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s and antisemitism

July 22, 2021 by  

Twitter exploded with the news of Ben & Jerry’s new position on Israel. Read more

For 2nd time in week, IAF hits targets in Syria – State Media

July 22, 2021 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed Hezbollah targets in the Homs area in Syria on Wednesday night, the country’s state media reported, and there are reports of casualties in the attack. Read more

160 new immigrants from France arrive in Israel amid surge in ‘aliyah’

July 22, 2021 by  

A group of 160 new French immigrants to Israel arrived at Ben-Gurion International Airport yesterday aboard a special aliyah flight from Paris organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. Read more

‘Fauda’ becomes first Israel TV show to be dubbed in Farsi

July 22, 2021 by  

Critically acclaimed Israeli TV series Fauda is about to mark another historical achievement by being dubbed into Farsi. Read more

‘Understanding and knowing the truth’: 10 ambassadors tour Gaza Strip border and Hamas terror tunnel

July 22, 2021 by  

A delegation of 10 ambassadors to the United Nations and the US visited the Gaza Strip border and the IDF’s Southern Command on Wednesday and learned first-hand the threats posed by the Hamas terrorist organization. Read more

A new principal for Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah

July 22, 2021 by  

Melbourne’s Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Schools have appointed a new principal. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s Israel sees 21% increase in sales after boycott announcement

July 21, 2021 by  

Ben & Jerry’s Israel experienced a significant increase in the purchase of its ice cream in the country on Tuesday, 21% more than a regular day after the global company announced a boycott on the Jewish state. Read more

Millie Phillips: more tributes

July 21, 2021 by  

As the news spread of the passing of businesswoman, grandmother and mother Millie Phillips on Monday, tributes continue to flow in. Read more

Anthony loses his hero

July 21, 2021 by  

Anthony Small was by his grandmother Millie Phillips’ side as she passed away earlier this week. Read more

A double barmitzvah in Townsville

July 21, 2021 by  

After a year of studying their parsha by Zoom, two boys have celebrated their bar mitzvah in the north Queensland city of Townsville with their rabbi driving five hours from Cairns to be by their side. Read more

Ben and Jerry in the bad books

July 21, 2021 by  

Although Ben and Jerry’s ice cream products in Australia carry a hechsher certifying that is Kosher, main Kashrut bodies in Australia have decided to remove the product from their marketing catalogues. Read more

Which Israeli athletes have a shot at the Olympic podium?

July 21, 2021 by  

Israel is sending its largest-ever Olympic delegation of 89 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics set for July 23 to August 8. And we’re sending 32 athletes to Tokyo for the Paralympics from August 24 to September 5. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s distasteful BDS problem

To those who followed the saga of Ben & Jerry’s social-media silence, the outcome was never going to be sweet. Read more

Swastikas in Glebe ignored by council

July 21, 2021 by  

Three swastikas and the word “heil” were scrawled onto a parking meter on Wentworth Park Road in Sydney’s Glebe but despite being reported to the council, the offensive graffiti remained for several days. Read more

Video: Historic parachute commemorates Hannah Szenes’ 100th birthday

July 21, 2021 by  

In 1944, the Jews in Europe were in crisis amid the engulfing Holocaust. Hannah Szenes parachuted into Europe on an operation to save Jews from the Nazis. She was captured by the Nazis and did not return. Read more

Biden’s reward to UNRWA for bad behaviour

July 21, 2021 by  

The United States transferred $135 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) on Saturday. Read more

IsraAID assistance on way to Germany after country recovers from deluge

July 21, 2021 by  

In the wake of devastating heavy rains and flooding that killed more than 150 people last week in western Germany, the nongovernmental humanitarian agency IsraAID is sending staff members to affected areas to provide much-needed clean-up and disaster-relief assistance. Read more

Beauty! Israel to hold Miss Universe

July 21, 2021 by  

The global MISS UNIVERSE beauty pageant will be held for the first time in its history in Israel. Read more

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