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Daniel Sherr coaching at Maccabiah 2013. Photo: Peter Haskin

Sherr ushers in new era

THE Maccabi Warriors have announced longstanding clubman Daniel Sherr as head coach of the senior men’s team next season.

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These rabbis are a class ACT

WHEN Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis turned a sod of soil at the National Jewish Memorial Centre in Canberra last Tuesday, he was breaking ground in three ways. It

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Ballsy Jews dodge to title

WHEN an advertisement on Facebook for the Sydney Skyzone Dodgeball Championships caught the eye of Ilan Lavan, he thought it might be a fun way for him and


Chief Rabbi inspires in Sydney

WE should always be proud of our Judaism. That was the message from the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Ephraim Mirvis, who spoke

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Election 2014: Final appeal to Jewish voters

WITH Victoria going to the polls, the current Premier Denis Napthine and the Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews have made a last bid for support from Jewish

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Monte letter sparks fury

CRACKS have appeared in the Montefiore Home’s board over a letter that was sent to members and life governors, which included extraordinary personal attacks on the members of


EU postpones vote on Palestine recognition

A vote by the European Parliament in Strasbourg over whether to recognize a Palestinian state was postponed Wednesday morning (Australian time) from later this week to mid-December.


Finding voice in the street

THE times are changing for the In One Voice community festival, which returns next year as a street festival in Elsternwick. For many years until 2005, In One Voice


Suspected terrorist attack in Jerusalem

A Jewish man in his 40s is in moderate-to-serious condition after being stabbed in the upper torso Tuesday morning (Australian time) in a suspected terrorist attack.

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Israel trip of a lifetime

A RECORD 105 high school students departed to Israel and Poland on November 16 for Moriah College’s Israel Study Tour (IST), which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

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