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Jewish students reassured over HSC clash

JEWISH students who might be affected by this year’s Higher School Certificate (HSC) timetable will be given accommodations on religious grounds, after it was announced on Wednesday that Succot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah fall within the examination period.

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Dr Elana Maryles Sztokman. Photo: YouTube screenshot

Orthodox feminist headed to Oz

THROUGHOUT May and June, internationally renowned Orthodox Jewish feminist Dr Elana Maryles Sztokman will be touring Australia as part of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s (NCJWA) 2016 National Scholar-in-Residence Program.

Damage caused by the earthquake in Ecuador. Photo: Twitter.

Joint mobilises after Ecuador quake

The Voices of Samuel will be performing in May at ZCNSW’s Yom Ha’atzmaut 2016 community concert and carnival.

Showcasing ‘the best of Israel’

Last year’s Yom Hashoah event. Photo: Peter Haskin

Remembering the Shoah

International

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No anti-Semitism crisis, insists Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn, who heads the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, has denied that his party has an anti-Semitism problem amid a rash of controversial statements by party members. “There is not

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Livingstone suspended over anti-Semitism row

Former mayor of London Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party for “bringing the party into disrepute” in the wake of the anti-Semitism row, officials said on Thursday. […]

Sport

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American Jew joins the Gold Coast Suns

THE Gold Coast Suns have signed former American National Football League triallist Brandon Kaufman as an international scholarship player. Kaufman, who is 25 years old and in 2013 trained with […]

Benno Negri, who won a gold medal, in action.

Negri brothers collect four gold medals at Victorian sprint titles

JEWISH swimmers won four gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the 2016 Victorian State Sprint Championships on the weekend.

Arts

Fem Belling stars in the new musical CrossxRoads.

Stage role is perfect for Belling

Singer Fem Belling is living her dream with a busy schedule. The talented vocalist shot to national prominence last year as a finalist in the Nine Network hit series The Voice.

Yehudi Menuhin and his sister Hephzibah rehearse backstage.

Celebrating the life of Menuhin

The centenary of the birth of violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin is being celebrated on April 22, with the release of a special book and CDs that celebrate the musician’s amazing life.

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Win tickets to Wicked

Last year, multi-award winning CLOC Musical Theatre delighted theatregoers with their non-professional premiere production of Mary Poppins. Twelve months later, CLOC is thrillified to be presenting Wicked, a show so […]

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AJAX v Old Scotch

It was a tough opening round of the 2016 season when AJAX came up against perennial A Grade team Old Scotch. Photos: Peter Haskin

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Let there be light

Sales of sunnies soared yesterday when the recent dark spell that hit Egypt on Monday came to an unexpected end. Millions of Egyptians were caught completely unawares by the change […]

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The dawn of the solar age – part 2

As stated in Part 1, climate change is the greatest problem mankind has ever faced. However, it is also the greatest investment opportunity we will ever be presented with.

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