‘Important interest for Israel’: FM Lapid meets with Egypt’s president El-Sisi in Cairo

December 10, 2021 by  

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi hosted Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid on Thursday at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo for what was described by the Lapid’s office as “a long and warm meeting.” Read more

Staff member leaves Mount Scopus under a dark cloud

December 10, 2021 by  

Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College principal Rabbi James Kennard has written to the students’ parents advising them a staff member “no longer works at the College” following complaints from former students about “inappropriate conduct”. Read more

Israel’s Minister of Defence meets his US counterpart

December 10, 2021 by  

Israel’s Minister of Defence Benny Gantz flew to Washington on Wednesday where he met with his American counterpart, the US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin. Read more

Perth’s Rabbi Dr Shalom Coleman celebrates his 103rd birthday

December 9, 2021 by  

Perth’s Rabbi Dr Shalom Coleman has celebrated his 103rd birthday. Read more

Australian supported nurses honoured by Israel’s First Lady

December 9, 2021 by  

Inspired by the impact of the Hadassah-Achotenu Ethiopian Israeli Scholarships in Health Program, Israel’s First Lady, Michal Herzog, honoured students supported by Hadassah Australia at an event she hosted at the president’s residence, Beit HaNassi. Read more

Israel delays project in eastern Jerusalem, citing need for environmental study

December 9, 2021 by  

The Jerusalem district planning and building committee delayed a settlement project in Atarot, an area of eastern Jerusalem. Read more

Maccabiah Games in Israel back on track, slated for July

December 9, 2021 by  

The largest Jewish athletic tournament in the world will take place in Israel this summer after being cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

The North Shore Synagogue celebrates last day of Chanukah

December 9, 2021 by  

Sydney’s The North Shore Synagogue held a major communal celebration to celebrate the 8th day of Chanukah…a J-Wire photo gallery

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AJA gifts UAE ambassador a book of the Rebbe’s writings

December 9, 2021 by  

The president of the Australian Jewish Association Dr David Adler has presented a book of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s writings to the UAE’s ambassador to Australia. Read more

EU accuses Israeli forces of ‘extrajudicial killings’ after shooting of terrorist

December 9, 2021 by  

The European Union’s Representatives to the Palestinian Authority (PA) have accused Israeli security forces of “extrajudicial killings” following a terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Saturday in which Israeli forces shot dead a terrorist during a stabbing attack. Read more

Three Arabs arrested for theft of ancient archeological artefacts

December 9, 2021 by  

Israeli police have arrested three Arab suspects in the heart of Jerusalem with dozens of archeological items in their vehicle, some of them from the period of the Bar-Kochba revolt in 130 CE. Read more

Knesset session discusses mounting wave of anti-Jewish violence in Israel

December 9, 2021 by  

Members of Knesset and representatives of several Israeli organizations convened in the Knesset on Wednesday to discuss the “violence, incitement and racketeering by Arabs against Jews in the Negev, the Galilee, Jerusalem and the mixed cities,” during which they warned of a growing trend of nationalistic violence against the Jewish state. Read more

2,800 take up membership of Hakoah

December 9, 2021 by  

Over 2,800 members of the Sydney Jewish community have joined Hakoah as pre-opening members two years before the club is set to open. Read more

Bennett compares southern Israel to ‘Wild West’

December 8, 2021 by  

With violence on the rise in the Negev Desert region, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, along with several ministers and other officials, met on Monday with the heads of local authorities in southern Israel. Read more

British video-streamer jailed for four years after inciting racial hatred online

December 8, 2021 by  

A British video-streamer was sentenced last week to four years in jail after pleading guilty to seven counts of inciting racial hatred. Read more

Pop singer Pink lights menorah with her kids, Sandler song redone by Haim

December 8, 2021 by  

Three-time Grammy winner Pink shared a video on Instagram of her lighting the Hanukkah menorah with her two children. Read more

Tens of thousands march in Tel Aviv against ‘Bennett-Abbas’ government

December 8, 2021 by  

More than 20,000 Israelis gathered on Tuesday night in the centre of Tel Aviv for a protest rally against what they are calling the “Bennett-Abbas” government, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and supported by the Islamist Ra’am party and its head Mansour Abbas. Read more

Change of leadership at the Sydney Jewish Museum

December 8, 2021 by  

Professor Gus Lehrer has retired from the presidency of The Sydney Jewish Museum after 11 years at the helm. Read more

IAF bombs Iranian weapons shipment at Lattakia Port, Syria’s State Media reports

December 8, 2021 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed several targets in the Syrian commercial port of Lattakia on Monday night, causing extensive damage, Syria’s state media reported. Read more

Thursday night in with Jewish House, online gala event ready to take over your screens

December 8, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House’s online gala event, Another night in with Jewish House, is set to air in just 24 hours. Read more

Knesset sets in motion plans for 400 autonomous taxis on Israeli roads

December 8, 2021 by  

The Knesset’s Economic Affairs Committee convened on Tuesday to discuss legislation on autonomous vehicles, with the first phase enabling the operation of 400 autonomous taxis. Read more

After more than three years of construction, Israel completes smart border barrier around Gaza Strip

December 8, 2021 by  

Israel officially completed the construction of the “smart” barrier fence around the Gaza Strip, its defence line from attacks by terror groups above ground and terror tunnels running into the country below ground. Read more

Eddie Jaku OAM: State Memorial Service

December 7, 2021 by  

The Memorial will take place at the Sydney Town Hall at 10.00am on Wednesday 15 December 2021. Read more

Edward Shames, last ‘Band of Brothers’ officer, dies at 99

December 7, 2021 by  

Edward Shames, a World War II veteran who was the last surviving officer of “Easy Company,” which inspired the HBO miniseries and book “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 99. Read more

NSW State Parliament to take public evidence on Nazi symbol ban bill

December 7, 2021 by  

A NSW Parliament inquiry into legislation to ban the display of Nazi and neo-Nazi symbols and flags – the first such bill in Australia – is underway. Read more

Saving lives with artificial intelligence

December 7, 2021 by  

New artificial intelligence technology developed at Tel Aviv University will make it possible to identify patients at risk of serious illness as a result of blood infections. Read more

US ambassador meets Bennett

December 6, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with the new US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Richard Nides. Read more

Israeli envoy slams UN agency for discriminating between murder of ‘Israeli ctizens’ and ‘settlers’

December 6, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan sent a scathing letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres following statistics published by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in which it differentiates between the murder of “Israeli Citizens” and “Settlers.” Read more

UN adopts three resolutions condemning Israel, ignores Jewish ties to Temple Mount

December 5, 2021 by  

The U.N. General Assembly passed three resolutions this week that targeted Israel, which brings the total to 14 resolutions being adopted in the next month that single out the Jewish state. Read more

Gal Gadot movie becomes most-watched film in Netflix history

December 4, 2021 by  

“Red Notice,” starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Ryan Reynolds is now officially Netflix’s most-watched film of all time, surpassing the previous record-holder, “Bird Box.” Read more

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