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Tony Burke (left) and Bob Carr have played key roles in trying to force the ALP to
adopt anti-Israel policies. Photo: AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

NSW Labor pains

NSW Labor delegates to this weekend’s state conference have proposed more motions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict than on the environment or Indigenous affairs … and more than all other motions concerning foreign policy put together.

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The Middle East section of Typo's globe.

Hate page follows globe furore

JUST weeks after pledging to remove a world globe with Palestine printed over the area of Israel from sale, Typo has come under fire again after allowing a barrage of “blatantly anti-Semitic and anti-Israel” comments to remain on its Facebook page.

Yeshivah Centre.

Question marks over Yeshivah structure

Vera Danos pictured in Melbourne this week. Photo: Peter Haskin.

Survivor suing Hungarian government

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology computer science faculty building.

Calling all budding student scientists


Benno Negri, who won a gold medal, in action.

Negri brothers collect four gold medals at Victorian sprint titles

JEWISH swimmers won four gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the 2016 Victorian State Sprint Championships on the weekend.

Adam Kellerman

Kellerman’s tough run at the Australian Open

WHEELCHAIR tennis player Adam Kellerman had a tough time at the Australian Open and lost both his singles and doubles matches in straight sets. Kellerman, who is ranked 11th in



Slonim free but still seen as ‘a danger’

Hunger- striking until he reached the prison gates, Evyatar Slonim (pictured), the Australian-Israeli citizen jailed without charge since an August crackdown on extremist settlers, has walked free. However, Israeli security […]


Nineteen-year-old police woman killed in terror attack

One of the two Israeli Border Police officers seriously injured in an attack by three Palestinian assailants in Jerusalem has died, police said. Hadar Cohen, 19, of Or Yehuda in […]



Religious scandals in Spotlight

The movie Spotlight, which details how the Boston Globe broke the story of systematic Catholic clergy child abuse in the US, is the best film about investigative journalism since All the President’s Men. See our review.

Director Charles Slucki working on Saltpillar’s My Name Is Asher Lev last year.

Director, former teacher dies

The theatre world is mourning the death of director and former teacher Charles Slucki, who died suddenly from a heart attack in Los Angeles on December 30 on his way back to Melbourne.



Vote and win a luxury Queensland holiday

Pick your favourite photos from the finalists in our holiday photo and sunset photo competitions, and you could win a stay at the luxury Reef House in Palm Cove in tropical Queensland.



Final entries in our sunrise/sunset competition

Here are the final entries in our sunrise/sunset photo competition. And there’s a great prize for the winner of a Noosa holiday staying at Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas.


Warren Mundine has condemned a proposal to ban Labor MPs visiting Israel on subisdised trips.

Tackling Labor pains

First there was the insistence that NSW Labor members embarking on subsidised trips to Israel must spend an equal amount of time – stopwatches at the ready – in the Palestinian […]

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