“Jewish People have no connection to the Western Wall” – UNESCO

October 14, 2016 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a UNESCO decision claiming the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount or the Western Wall. Read more

Landmark Zion Square to become a centre of tolerance

February 27, 2016 by  
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The historic Zion Square, in the heart of downtown Jerusalem, the site of dozens of protests and demonstrations, will soon become a square of tolerance and mutual respect in the spirit of the late Shira Banki, who was murdered at a Gay Pride parade last year. Read more

7,000-yr-old settlement found in Jerusalem

February 21, 2016 by  
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The remains of an ancient settlement from the Chalcolithic period approximately 7,000 years ago were unearthed in north Jerusalem during archaeological excavations on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to the laying of a road in the Shuʻfat neighborhood. Read more

Ancient royal seal unearthed in Jerusalem

December 6, 2015 by  
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The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount have unearthed an impression of the royal seal of King Hezekiah (727–698 BCE). Read more

Pilgrims’ Progress

October 2, 2015 by  
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We are in the midst of Succoth commonly known in English as the Feast of Tabernacles…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Mounting malevolence

September 18, 2015 by  
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In my pre Rosh Hashanah op-ed, I explained why there was no chance of genuine peace breaking out in the year ahead…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Politicians: Get your act together…writes Isi Leibler

May 27, 2015 by  
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Every time we feel that our dysfunctional political system and its political leaders have descended to an all-time low, we wake up the next morning to learn of additional shenanigans and irresponsible behavior by those we elected to represent us. Read more

Jerusalem: not just an idea

May 20, 2015 by  
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With another Jerusalem Day (May 17) passing us by, we are once again witnesses to the usual platitudes from our leaders…writes Danny Danon/JNS.org. Read more

Anti-virus Conference

May 18, 2015 by  
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Officially billed as the 5th. Global Forum for combating Anti-Semitism this gathering of delegates from most parts of the globe took place last week in Jerusalem…Michael Kuttner reports. Read more

Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem

April 16, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin spoke at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Yom Hashoah. Read more

Yehuda Avner: Isi Leibler remembers

March 26, 2015 by  
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When Yehuda Avner passed away this week, aged 86, Israel lost a noble citizen whose entire life was devoted to serving the Jewish state and the Jewish people. Read more

Israel: diplomatic peace with NZ

February 25, 2015 by  
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New Zealand has settled its differences with Israel through the appointment of Jim McLay, a special envoy to the Palestinian Authority. Read more

A president at play

February 22, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has taken time out from his presidential duties to enjoy the winter wonderland of Jerusalem… Read more

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Yad Vashem on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28, 2015 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spoke at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem at yesterday’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration. Read more

International conference on violence and abuse

December 17, 2014 by  
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Board members of The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence, Inc represented Australia at the recent International Conference on “The Jewish Community Confronts Violence and Abuse” held in Jerusalem. Read more

Moriah in Jerusalem

December 9, 2014 by  
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A very exciting Moriah College reunion has taken place in Jerusalem’s Beth Shmuel Theatre. Read more

Coping with barbaric, religiously inspired terrorism

November 28, 2014 by  
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The horror that engulfed the entire nation of Israel in the wake of the barbaric murder of Jews engaged in prayer in a Jerusalem synagogue remains palpable…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

In the Senate – Har Nof

November 26, 2014 by  
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Western Australia Senator Joe Bullock has addressed the Senate in the Australian Federal parliament analysing the aftermath of the Kehilat Bnei Torah Synagogue massacre in Jerusalem. Read more

The faces of grief

November 20, 2014 by  
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Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin spoke at the funeral of Sergeant-Major Zida Saif who lost his life fighting the terrorists responsible for the Har Nof synagogue massacre. Read more

Jerusalem Synagogue attack: Australia/NZ speak

November 19, 2014 by  
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Australian Jewish community identities have spoken out against the horrific massacre at the Har Nof synagogue in West Jerusalem…and a statement from Prime Minister Tony Abbott

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Another car killing attack in Jerusalem

November 6, 2014 by  
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A terrorist car attack in Jerusalem has killed one and injured nine. Read more

Talking about Jerusalem

November 6, 2014 by  
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Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Ron Proser addressed the U.N. Security Council during its emergency session on Jerusalem… Read more

More Sound and Fury…writes Michael Kuttner

October 31, 2014 by  
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Once again a chorus of condemnation against the Jewish State pours forth from the international choir of cynical hypocrites whose pavlovian knee jerk frothing is activated whenever Israel takes steps to assert its legal sovereign right to provide for the health, welfare and safety of its citizens. Read more

Netanyahu sends condolences

October 24, 2014 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sent condolences to the family of 3-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun murdered in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem and met the policeman who killed the perpetrator.  Read more

Rare find now on show

September 30, 2014 by  
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Visiting or living in Israel? A rare cache of Byzantine-era antiquities discovered in 2013, including the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence, are on public display for the first time in a focused exhibition at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Read more

Electing the Mayor of Jerusalem…writes Isi Leibler

October 15, 2013 by  
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Jerusalem is one of the most colorful and contentious cities in the world. Read more

Holy City Jerusalem

August 13, 2013 by  
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Sandip Hor, an Indian-born journalist who has lived in Australia for 30 years, visited Jerusalem to sample the cornerstones of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. He is a Hindu. Read more

Anzac Day in Jerusalem

April 11, 2013 by  
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236 Australian Jews currently on programs in Israel will assemble at Mount Scopus in Jerusalem to commemorate Anzac Day. Read more

Not happy, Israel

October 1, 2011 by  
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The Australian Government has expressed disappointment at Israel’s announcement that it would build approximately 1,100 new housing units in East Jerusalem…but the ECAJ says the government has got it wrong. Read more

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