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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

The ALP and Israel: Redressing the balance

A new Labor group has been established, with the aim of restoring balance in the party on Israel and the Middle East, The AJN can exclusively reveal.

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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews lighting chanukiah candles with Rabbi Chaim Herzog. Photo: Peter Haskin

Chanukah lights up Vic Parliament

Chanukah celebrations started early at Victoria’s Parliament House on Monday (December 5) when Premier Daniel Andrews lit the chanukiah.

Mitch Fifield addressing the ZFA conference in Melbourne on Sunday. Photo: Peter Haskin

Firm friends at ZFA

Harold Finger (left), UIA Australia president, presents Shlomo Werdiger, outgoing UIA Victoria president, with an Askan Award.

Howard, Harper set for UIA Vic

Rabbi Robert Kaplan (far right) from the JCRC of New York during a visit to Newtown Synagogue last week. With him are (from left) JBOD executive member Michelle Filler, deputy Judy Singer, community relations manager Lynda Ben-Menashe and executive member Jackie Rotenstein.

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International

The West Bank settlement of Beit El. Photo: AP Photo/Nasser Nasser

Settlement bill slammed

Israeli legislators have thrown their weight behind a controversial bill that will retroactively legalise settlement-building on private Palestinian land.

Major General Simon Stuart. Photo: Multinational Force and Observers

Aussie to head up Sinai peacekeeping force

Australia is to deepen its role in Middle East peacekeeping, directing the force that safeguards the calm on the Israel-Egypt border.

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MAI’s new board members

MACCABI Australia (MAI) has three new board members. Julian Dunne, Daniel Parasol and Dean Rzechta were elected to the national board of Australia’s largest Jewish sporting organisation at the MAI

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Melbourne hosts Israeli champions

FOUR Israeli windsurfers are in Melbourne competing at the Sailing World Cup Final this week. Noy Drihan (pictured), who won the Youth European Championship and finished second at the Youth […]

Arts

Relaxing at the pool at Elements of Byron in Byron Bay.

Win a Byron Bay holiday

Our annual holiday photo competition featuring members of the Jewish community is back, with a great Byron Bay holiday prize to be won for the best holiday shot. Read details about the competition.

Swimming pool at The Reef House in Palm Cove, northern Queensland.

Win a Queensland holiday

Your best photo taken at sunrise or sunset could win a great prize in our annual summer competition. Read details about the prize at The Reef House and the competition conditions of entry.

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Relaxing at the pool at Elements of Byron in Byron Bay.

Win a Byron Bay holiday

Our annual holiday photo competition featuring members of the Jewish community is back, with a great Byron Bay holiday prize to be won for the best holiday shot. Read details about the competition.

Swimming pool at The Reef House in Palm Cove, northern Queensland.

Win a Queensland holiday

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From Cable Street to Caulfield

Eighty years ago last month, the Jewish residents of London’s East End joined forces with communists, socialists and other anti-fascist groups to face off against a march through the district led […]

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