Former NSW District Court judge Michael Elkaim joined the bench as the ACT’s fifth resident Supreme Court justice and the only Jewish judge in the ACT earlier this month.
A reconciliation deal between Israel and Turkey will not be affected by the attempted military coup, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
NICE’s Jewish community held Shabbat activities in a spirit of solidarity and defiance after a terrorist killed scores of people in the city in southern France.
Maccabi Hakoah Junior Football Club’s under-11 girls team won the Kanga Cup in Canberra last week when they defeated the Gladesville Sharks 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out.
Two Jewish brothers will compete for Australia at the Olympics for the first time in the country’s history.
Artist Yvette Coppersmith, a finalist in this year’s $100,000 Archibald Prize, drew on the influence of popular actress Rose Byrne for her entry, a self-portrait titled Rose Burn.
The powerful film Septembers of Shiraz is set in Iran during the early days of the Iranian Revolution as a wealthy Jewish diamond and gem merchant gets caught up in the chaos. Read Don Perlgut’s review.
The coup in Turkey was not all that it seemed, as explained by ECAJ’s Peter Wertheim