Labor offers a better future for all Australians

May 19, 2022 by  

When the cost of the necessities of life, like food and medicine, grows faster than pay packets of Australians, there is something wrong with our nation…writes Anthony Albanese. Read more

Scott Morrison: I love Australia

May 19, 2022 by  

At the start of the campaign, the first thing I said is that I love Australia…writes Scott Morrison. Read more

Buffalo get condolences from Israel

May 16, 2022 by  

Israeli officials have conveyed their condolences to the US, to New York’s State’s Governor Kathy Hochul, and to Byron Brown, the Mayor of the City of Buffalo, following the racist shooting in the city which left 10 dead and wounded three others. Read more

‘Landmark’ laws to ban Nazi symbol in Vic

May 11, 2022 by  

Victoria is poised to become the first Australian state or territory to ban the public display of the Nazi swastika in a “thunderous blow” to white supremacists. Read more

Terrorist Shooting Attack in Elad – Three Confirmed Dead

May 6, 2022 by  

TPS can confirm that at least three civilians were murdered in a terrorist shooting attack in the town of Elad in Samaria and 4 other people were wounded. Read more

AIJAC poses questions and receives answers from Morrison and Albanese

May 5, 2022 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has published the exclusive answers it received to 11 pre-election policy questions sent to the campaigns of both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese. Read more

Exciting concert at Sydney’s Great Synagogue

April 26, 2022 by  

Vladamir Fanshil continues his series of intimate concerts with an amazing offering at Sydney’s Great Synagogue. Read more

Stories from my Father: the liberating army

April 21, 2022 by  

The war crimes that Russian President Vladimir Putin, his generals and his army are committing against Ukrainians —openly and shamelessly raping, torturing and murdering civilians, leaving cities and towns in rubble — are shocking, but to some Holocaust survivors and their descendants, these events provoke traumatic memories…writes Janine Winkler. Read more

Jewish jockey wins Grand National on a 50/1 shot

April 13, 2022 by  

Jewish jockey Sam Waley-Cohen has won the world-famous U.K. Grand National on 50/1 shot Noble Yeats in a fairytale ending to his career. Read more

Rabbi Shua Smukler talks about Aliyah

April 13, 2022 by  

Ha’Aliyah and the new Olim to Israel was celebrated in Israel…a time to talk with Sydney’s Rabbi Shua Smukler as he and his family prepare for Aliyah…writes Michael Manhaim. Read more

Jewish comedians react to ‘slap heard round the world’ at the Oscars

March 29, 2022 by  

When Will Smith jumped up on stage at the Academy Awards on Sunday night to approach fellow comedian and actor Chris Rock, the host of the show, many in the audience assumed it was staged…writes Alan Zeitlin. Read more

The PA invited the Beersheva terror attack … and will reward it

March 25, 2022 by  

Tuesday’s terror attack in Beersheva, in which four Israelis were murdered, is exactly the kind of attack the Palestinian Authority has been actively calling for…writes Itamar Marcus Read more

The power of laughter: IDF medical clown volunteers with Ukrainian refugees

March 23, 2022 by  

Two weeks ago, Nimrod Eisenberg—a military medical clown—was ordered to get ready for a possible trip to war-torn Ukraine, “a kind of call up of reserve forces.” Only in his case, instead of packing an ironed uniform and a beret, he filled his duffel bag with a felt duck, colourful juggling balls, a clown hat, balloons, and last but not least, a red foam nose. Read more

Job opportunity – Sydney

March 21, 2022 by  

JNF NSW has an opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator Read more

My 64-hour mission to save two newborns in war-torn Ukraine

March 15, 2022 by  

Right before Shabbat I received a phone call in Chișinău, Moldova from my father-in-law Eli Beer, the president and founder of United Hatzalah of Israel. He told me that there was a two-day-old child that needed to be rescued from Kyiv. The newborn had been delivered by a surrogate and the mother was in Israel…writes Aharon ben-Harush. Read more

Never Again

March 13, 2022 by  

Watching a mother carry her three-year-old child in her arms, fleeing their home to seek shelter from the unbearable rocket onslaught on their Ukrainian city, brought on by the Russian armed forces at the order of their president Vladimir Putin, brings tears to my eyes…writes Eddy Boas. Read more

Iranian regime supports Putin’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine

March 3, 2022 by  

After hesitating at the outset of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Iranian regime is now fully backing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “special operation” there…writes Micky Segall. Read more

Israel is navigating perilous diplomatic terrain in Ukraine

March 1, 2022 by  

Ever since biblical times, the people of Israel have had to navigate the harsh terrain between clashing global powers. Now, here we are again, in Ukraine, having to maneuver between Russia and the West. The terrain this time around is exceedingly difficult, with significant security and ethical pitfalls along the way…writes Michael Oren. Read more

Boycotting art? There must be another way

February 27, 2022 by  

Philip Feinstein from Music for Refugees introduces Ben Adler, a Sydney-based Jewish Australian violinist and the son of an Egyptian refugee, and Nawfel Alfaris, an Iraqi-born Australian Mandaean who arrived here as a refugee in 2005. Read more

New Zealand Foreign Ministry briefing misinforms

February 25, 2022 by  

New Zealand claims to have a balanced and even-handed approach to the Israel Palestinian conflict. However, New Zealand’s voting record at the UN does not support this view and we are increasingly out of step with traditional allies. Read more

Jewish communities send well wishes to Queen after positive COVID test

February 23, 2022 by  

Members of the Jewish community in the United Kingdom have wished Queen Elizabeth a speedy recovery after Buckingham Palace revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

NSW parliamentary hears evidence as why Nazi symbols should be banned

February 3, 2022 by  

Jewish groups are urging the NSW Parliament to pass a bill to ban Nazi symbols being publicly displayed amid a rise in right-wing extremist activity. Read more

‘Gross misrepresentation of reality’: Israeli-Arabs condemn Amnesty report on Israel

February 3, 2022 by  

Israeli Arabs and organizations working toward coexistence rejected and condemned the new report released by Amnesty in which it accused Israel of conducting an apartheid regime, saying its findings were “false and defamatory.” Read more

Large parts of Israel blanketed in snow

January 28, 2022 by  

Large parts of Israel, from the Golan Heights in the north, through the Galilee, Judea and Samaria, Jerusalem, and all the way south to areas near Be’er Sheva, were blanketed in snow Wednesday night. Read more

What will happen when we wake up to the headline informing us that the last Holocaust survivor has just died?

January 27, 2022 by  

My friends at the nonprofit organization “Zikaron B’Salon” are always grappling with the question, “what will happen when we wake up to the headline informing us that the last Holocaust survivor has just died”?…writes Tova Dorfman. Read more

With travel largely on hold due to COVID-19, Birthright Israel disseminates content in new ways

January 6, 2022 by  

Taglit-Birthright Israel is well-known around the world for its free Israel trips for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 32…writes Howard Blas. Read more

Australian Broadcasting Corporation sanitises semen-smuggling operation by jailed Palestinian terrorists

January 6, 2022 by  

A January 1 article by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC News), published under the headline “The Parents Smuggling Semen Out of Prisons and Across Borders to Bring Precious Babies Into the World,” reads like a romantic thriller.  Read more

Austen Tayshus to entertain Byron Shire

January 2, 2022 by  

For those holidaying in or around Byron Bay, Austen Tayush pairs up with Mandy Nolan to help shake off those Covid blues. Read more

Israeli far-right outraged as security forces raze buildings in Homesh

December 27, 2021 by  

Right-wing lawmakers expressed outrage on Friday after Israeli security forces demolished several buildings—including the local yeshivah—in the Homesh outpost in Samaria. Read more

Israeli tissue engineers 3D-print an ear

December 20, 2021 by  

A small percentage (0.1 to 0.3 per cent) of people are born with congenitally deformed ears. This can have a severe psychological impact and sometimes involves hearing loss. Read more

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