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Greens leader Richard Di Natale. Photo: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

‘Graceless’ Greens leader under fire for Peres speech

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has delivered a speech about the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres, which has been condemned as “disgusting”, “rotten” and “hateful”.

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The Gandels receiving their award.

Gandels’ multicultural honour

Renowned philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have received the 2016 Premier’s Award for Harmony as part of Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence.


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Victorian MPs signed a condolence book for the family of the late Shimon Peres.

Vic MPs honour Peres

Galy O'Connor.

‘I’m not ready to die’


Marco Frigatti, Head of Records for Guinness World Records, presents Israel Kristal his certificate of achievement for Oldest living man on 11th March 2016, Haifa, Israel. Picture credit: Dvir Rosen/Guinness World Records

World’s oldest man finally has bar mitzvah

The world’s oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, has celebrated his bar mitzvah a century late.

Jeremy Corbyn.

MPs slam Labour over anti-Semitism

The British Labour Party has been accused of “demonstrable incompetence” in addressing anti-Semitism in a stinging report by a cross-party group of MPs.


6-10-16. AJAX Best and Fairest 2016. The Bentleigh Club. Mark Williams. Photo: Peter Haskin

Huge coup for AJAX and Maccabi Victoria

IT is being touted as the biggest coup in Maccabi Australia history. AFL premiership-winning coach Mark Williams has been announced as the director of coaching and development for Maccabi Victoria.

Sydney's Ashleigh Werner has been selected in Austrlalia's women's bobsled team.

Werner aims to emulate Cool Runnings

TAKE a deep breath and strap yourselves in for a thrilling ride, because Ashleigh Werner is set to become Australian Jewry’s answer to Cool Runnings.


Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital.

Mandolin maestro

Renowned Israeli-born mandolin soloist Avi Avital, who has been nominated for a Grammy award, is back in Australia for a concert tour starting later this month.

Rachel Weisz stars as academic Deborah Lipstadt in the courtroom drama Denial.

A feast of film

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.



Win tickets to DUSTY

The Production Company proudly presents the final show of their 2016 season, DUSTY. Hailed as “one of the greatest singers of all time” (Rolling Stone), Dusty Springfield took the world […]


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Tough day for U 14 jets

The Ajax Under 14 Jets took on the Waverley Park Hawks in a tough hard fought match, eventually going down by 24 points. Photos: Peter Haskin  



The hawk who became a dove

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.

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