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Nazi haul in Qld drugs raid

QUEENSLAND Jewish Board of Deputies president Jason Steinberg has called for a permanent Holocaust and Tolerance Museum in the state after a number of Nazi items were discovered during police

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Giving through a gender lens

THE notion that gender inequality is no longer an issue – that we are living in a post-feminist era where women enjoy full access and equality – is a common […]

Camel Trips in Judea Desert .Photo by Rafael Ben-Ari/Chameleons Eye

Do it your way with Israel Highway

A NEW Israel program will be available next year for secondary school graduates that nurtures independence and choice while enriching the connection to Israeli culture and history. 



Gaza rocket explodes in the south

Gazan rocket exploded in the Gan Yavne region, east of Ashdod on Tuesday evening, shattering four weeks of quiet and setting of air raid sirens in the Ashdod and Lakhish […]

“I’m going to try to do everything I can": Melbourne's Chani Gurewicz.

Australian Jew helps in quake-struck Nepal

KATHMANDU – An Australian Jewish woman who found herself in Nepal during the earthquake is promising to stay in the country and help reconstruct it.


David Levitz in action.

Levitz lights up UK tour

DAVID Levitz, an up-and-coming star with the indoor roundball, recently returned from a month-long tour of the United Kingdom where he represented the Australia Futsal Association Under-14 team. As part […]

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Diamond on the run

There’s no stopping Terry Diamond. Despite turning 60 this year, Diamond is showing little sign of letting up and recently completed the North Face 100, a grueling 100km ultra-marathon through […]


PHOTO of Eddie Tamir and sons Benji (left) and Josh in the new Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn. 
Photo: Peter Haskin

Birth of a new cinema

WHEN cinema owner Eddie Tamir opens his new eight-screen cinema complex in Hawthorn on June 25, it marks the culmination of a dream that started many years ago. Tamir, who […]


Shir Madness celebrates Jewish music

MELBOURNE will celebrate a smorgasbord of Jewish music at the inaugural Shir Madness festival to be held in Elsternwick on Sunday, September 6. Festival director Deborah Conway – who will […]



Win tickets to The Production Company’s West Side Story

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set on New York’s Upper West Side in the mid-1950s where racial and social tensions run high. A poignant, provocative and […]



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 […]

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