Greens leader Richard Di Natale has delivered a speech about the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres, which has been condemned as “disgusting”, “rotten” and “hateful”.
Renowned philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have received the 2016 Premier’s Award for Harmony as part of Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence.
The world’s oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, has celebrated his bar mitzvah a century late.
The British Labour Party has been accused of “demonstrable incompetence” in addressing anti-Semitism in a stinging report by a cross-party group of MPs.
IT is being touted as the biggest coup in Maccabi Australia history. AFL premiership-winning coach Mark Williams has been announced as the director of coaching and development for Maccabi Victoria.
TAKE a deep breath and strap yourselves in for a thrilling ride, because Ashleigh Werner is set to become Australian Jewry’s answer to Cool Runnings.
Renowned Israeli-born mandolin soloist Avi Avital, who has been nominated for a Grammy award, is back in Australia for a concert tour starting later this month.
This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.
SHIMON Peres was a Pole who became an icon of Israel. He was a hawk who became the country’s most famous dove. He was a man who struggled for years to endear himself to the public – and finally became a national treasure.