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Charges after alleged assault at Adass

A man has been charged with one count of theft, one count of criminal damage and two counts of assault after an incident at the Adass Israel Synagogue in Melbourne

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Jonathan Pollard and wife Esther.

Pollard supporters laud release

AUSTRALIAN supporters of Jonathan Pollard were buoyed at news the long-jailed American intelligence expert, who served almost 30 years for spying for Israel, has been paroled, but lamented further restrictions on his freedom.

Chemi Peres (second left) with the children of Padre Rex Daker, Gwen Macdougal,
Joan Robinson and John Daker. Photo: Peter Haskin

The Aussie who saved Shimon Peres’ dad from the Nazis

From left: Michael Dunkel, president of the NSW branch of Australian Friends of
the Hebrew University (AFHU), Professor Shy Arkin, vice president for research and
development at the university, Julie Bishop with her award, Harry Triguboff and
Robert Simons, federal president, AFHU.

‘A special friendship’

Mike Baird
celebrating Chanukah
last week at
Parliament House.
Photo: Noel Kessel

Chanukah lights up Parliament


Adam Kellerman at the Australian Open this year. Photo: Peter Haskin

Kellerman wins first national title

ADAM Kellerman booked his spot in the 2016 Australian Open with a win at the first national wheelchair tennis championships in Bendigo last ­weekend. The star player, who is Australia’s […]

Maccabi members who participated in last year’s swimathon.	Photo: Peter Haskin

Swimming for a good cause

MACCABI is trying to raise $100,000 for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with a national 12-hour swimathon this Sunday. In Sydney teams from Emanuel School, Mount Sinai College and Moriah […]


Jonathan Pollard and wife Esther.

Pollard released from US prison after thirty years behind bars

Jonathan Pollard was released Friday from the federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, after serving 30 years of a life sentence behind bars for conspiracy to commit espionage without intent to harm the United States.

ZAKA personnel cleaning the scene where two Israelis were killed and at least two others wounded in a stabbing attack in southern Tel Aviv. Photo: Moti Karelitz/ZAKA Tel Aviv

Five dead in terror attacks in West Bank, Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM — Three people were killed in a shooting attack in the West Bank, including an American yeshiva student, hours after two Jewish men were stabbed to death in Tel Aviv at […]


Veteran stage and screen actor Warren Mitchell.

Passing of actor Warren Mitchell

Actor Warren Mitchell, best known for starring as Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part which screened from 1965-75, has died aged 89.

Artist Judy Cassab

Honouring Judy Cassab

Archibald Prize-winning artist Judy Cassab, who died earlier this month in Sydney aged 95, was loved by her family, friends and members of the art world for her lifetime of painting.


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Win tickets to Fiddler on the Roof

A brand new production of one of the greatest musicals in history, Fiddler on the Roof, starring Australian superstar Anthony Warlow, will open at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on December 29, playing for […]


15-11-15. Mitzvah Day. Stand Up/King David School/The Ark. multi cultural family with the Sudanese community. Photo: Peter Haskin

People all over Melbourne got into the spirit of Mitzvah Day from clean ups to packing Chanukah gifts. Photos: Peter Haskin


The ABC studios in Ultimo, Sydney. Photo: AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy

ABC must tackle bias

With ABC managing director Mark Scott confirming recently that after a decade in the role he will be stepping down, speculation is rife as to who his successor may be. A number of prominent names have been put forward as potential replacements, including key figures from the fields of business, media and academia.

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