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Michael Danby in
front of his billboard
at St Kilda Junction
condemning the
government over its
stance on Iran.
Photo: Peter Haskin

Bishop, Danby trade blows over Iran

SENIOR Labor Party figures are backing Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby’s call for a parliamentary debate about Australia’s relations with Iran, with a motion to be moved once parliament resumes, his office told The AJN this week.

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Tzuri Avila (right) and his family.

Taking the helm at Southern Sydney

SOUTHERN Sydney Synagogue’s new minister and spiritual leader Tzuri Avila aims to build the “kind, vibrant” community, saying it is “full of potential”.

Join in the many communal Shabbat Project events around Sydney

Father Holding Daughter's Hand

Jewish foster care shortage becomes critical

David Ossip

Ku-ring-gai’s new deputy



Fox wins third world title

Jessica Fox has made history by becoming the first woman to win three consecutive C-1 Canoe Slalom World Championship gold medals.


Goldstein an All-Australian

Todd Goldstein has been selected as an All-Australian AFL player for the first time in his career.


A pair of US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria.

IDF strikes four Hamas military targets in response to Gaza rocket fire

The Israel Air Force attacked four Hamas military installations Wednesday morning in response to an earlier attack originating from the Gaza Strip the previous evening.

General assembly 70th session – 28 September - AM sessionAddress by His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Rouhani: ‘Israel to blame for terror’

Problems plaguing the Middle East, from Cairo to Kabul and Aden to Aleppo, are ultimately the product of American policy and its support for an “inhumane” Israel, Iranian President Hassan […]


Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival creative director Justine Sless at East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation. Photo: Peter Haskin

Festival of Jewish humour

For comedian Justine Sless, creating the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival which opens on October 10 has been a labour of love for the past 18 months.

Anthony Warlow will star as Tevye in a new production of Fiddler on the Roof.

Fiddler on the Roof is back!

The hit musical Fiddler on the Roof is returning to the stage in Melbourne and Sydney with acclaimed Australian performer Anthony Warlow in the role of Tevye the milkman.


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Win tickets to the Jewish International Film Festival

Proudly presenting 60 outstanding international features and documentaries, the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) returns to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and New Zealand from late October for its spectacular 2015 […]



Final entries in our holiday photo competition

HERE are the final entries in our holiday photo competition. The entry judged to be the best photo will win a three-night stay at the luxury Peppers Airlie Beach resort […]


Queensland Labor vice-president Wendy Turner.

Queensland lefties have their priorities all wrong

ON the borders of Hungary, Serbia and Macedonia, tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are breaking down the doors of Europe.

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