A BOOKLET produced by Australian Labor Friends of Palestine accusing the “pro-Israel lobby” of sending politicians, party officials and journalists to Israel to get a “carefully orchestrated, one-sided perspective” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been slammed as “disingenuous” by communal leaders.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is back home from a high-stakes trip to America. The visit put Israel’s most important alliance under a microscope, with so much riding on it. But how much of what he hoped to achieve from the visit will come to pass?
Re-elected Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted that Labour was united in tackling anti-Semitism as a senior peer member quit the party, claiming the leader was surrounded by allies who were “hostile to Jews”.
Jarrod Basger has been selected in Australia’s 14-man squad for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Columbia.
Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.
Celebrated Australian sculptor Deborah Halpern is auctioning off more than 500 artworks from her collection to make room in her studio for the next phase in her career.
The Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival returned as a one-night variety show that combined comedy, cabaret, storytelling and songs in a smorgasbord of entertainment.
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.