Steve Solomon at the 2014 Australian Athletic Championships. Photo: Peter Haskin

Raring to run at Rio

ROUNDING the bend during the 2014 Commonwealth Games 400m semi-final in Glasgow, Steven Solomon pumped his arms, drove his legs, and looked certain to reproduce the form that saw him
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Shul support for Keshet JCCV bid

KESHET Australia’s bid to join the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is set to receive support from St Kilda Hebrew Congregation and several other organisations, The AJN learnt this week.


Marrickville singing in harmony

MARRICKVILLE Council, once maligned due to its attempt to join the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has lent its backing to the staging of a Jewish music festival in the area.

The panel will be moderated by ECAJ public affairs director Alex Ryvchin.

Discussing the future of the Jewish community

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and the B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Unit will host “Generation Next” - an evening to examine the issues critical to understanding our youth, and by extension, the future of Australia’s Jewish community – next week.

Jonathan Pollard.

Pollard release welcomed

MEMBERS of the Australian Jewish community have welcomed news that convicted spy Jonathan Pollard will be released on parole on November 20 after serving 30 years of a life sentence in the United States.

Labor Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. Photo: Peter Haskin

ALP Israel resolution slammed

THE Australian Labor Party (ALP) has been condemned by communal leaders for passing a one-sided resolution that singles out Israeli settlement building as a “roadblock to peace” and states that if the next round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians fail it will discuss recognition of a Palestinian state.

The Moriah boys celebrate with the CIS Cup. Photo: Yvette Sher

Moriah’s magical Cup comeback

The Moriah College senior football team have captured the NSW Combined Independent Schools (CIS) Cup after defeating Barker College 3-2 victory in a thrilling grand final last Wednesday at Valentine […]

Jonathan Pollard.

Pollard’s lawyer hopes parole board will let him make aliyah

Could Pollard go home to Israel this year?


First Ethiopian scholar made senior lecturer at Israeli university

Fifteen years after getting his PhD, Anbessa Teferra has become the first Ethiopian immigrant to attain the status of senior lecturer at an Israeli university. “I was chosed to be […]

Rabbi Ritchie Moss.

A triumphant Torah march

ALMOST two years after a vicious anti-Semitic attack in Bondi a celebration with a Torah has been held at the site of the attack.