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Obama calls for immediate ceasefire

US President Barack Obama spoke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the phone on Sunday, demanding an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire that would later lead to a permanent end to hostilities in Gaza based on the 2012 ceasefire agreement …

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Alhadeff steps down from CRC Chair

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff announced on Sunday that he would step down from his position as Chair of the NSW Community Relations Commission.

Ben Brill swerves past a
gate in the Buller Cup.

Brill-iant at Buller Cup

KING David School year 9 student Ben Brill is carving out a name for himself after hitting the slopes in the recent Mount Buller Cup, where he took out the Under-16 Alpine

Coach Andrew
Solewicz addresses
his charges earlier this
season. Photo: Peter

Young Warriors look to the future

ANYONE looking at the Big V Division 2 ladder would be forgiven for thinking the 2014 season was a write-off for the bottom placed Maccabi Warriors. They would be wrong. With a doubleheader to


JNF gives kids a break

COMMUNITIES in southern Israel under Hamas rocket bombardment are receiving practical support from the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Australia through its JNF Emergency Fund for Children of the

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UIA gives Israelis shelter

IT’S summertime in Israel and while youngsters would rather be outdoors in playgrounds and swimming pools, some  8000 Israeli children are set to spend their school holidays cooped


AJN’s Nathan Jeffay discusses Gaza

The AJN's Nathan Jeffay discussed the current situation in Israel on Vision Radio, Australia's national Christian broadcaster, He reflects on the national mood in Israel, the level of


Shimon Peres exits Israel political stage after 6 decades

Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres officially exited Israeli politics for the first time in six decades as new President Reuven Rivlin was sworn in. The inauguration ceremony at Israel’s


MH17 crash ended hopes for a family reunion

EARLIER this year Itamar Avnon, a 27-year-old Israeli studying at Melbourne’s Swinburne University, discovered that he had relatives in Australia. Their first big reunion was due to take place

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Former Yavneh student shot in Gaza

AN Israeli soldier who grew up in Melbourne is recuperating in a military hospital in Petach Tikva, near Tel Aviv, after he was shot while in Gaza with

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