Palestinian succah visitors arrested

Four Palestinians finally walked free on Sunday, after being detained for an unusual misdemeanour – visiting a succah.

Ben Pasternak.

‘A most influential teen for 2016’

Former Sydneysider Ben Pasternak has been named in Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016 list, joining the likes of Sasha and Malia Obama, Jaden Smith and the youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.

Jillian Skinner.

Skinner to speak at NAJEX commemoration

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner will reflect on her family’s military experiences when she addresses the NAJEX Remembrance Day commemoration next month.

Victorian man Michael Mazur had his firearm licence cancelled and his gun seized by police on account of his extreme anti-Semitic views.

Gun seized over anti-Semitic views

A Victorian man who claims Israel was behind the two World Wars and Islamic State has lost his appeal to have his firearms licence reinstated.

NSW Labor MLC Shaoquett Moselmane. Photo: Twitter

Moselmane slammed for ‘fictional history’

A claim made in NSW Parliament last week by Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council, Shaoquett Moselmane, that no Jews in pre-State Israel were “ever harmed” by Palestinians, has outraged political and communal leaders.

Cap: Feeding the roos at Gan Garoo. Photos: Almog Dvir.

Israelis enjoy Oz-inspired Succot

Some 12,000 Israelis made daytrips to Australia during the Succot holiday … kind of. Kangaroo food was flying out of the vending machine at one shekel per handful, and the


Lieberman: ‘Disarm and we’ll rebuild Gaza’

Israel will help to rebuild Gaza if Hamas disarms, the Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has told a Palestinian newspaper.

The Gandels receiving their award.

Gandels’ multicultural honour

Renowned philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have received the 2016 Premier’s Award for Harmony as part of Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence.


72 hours to change the world

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM), a global not-for-profit movement originating in Israel aimed at changing the lives of people living with disabilities, is coming to Australia for the first time this […]

Victorian MPs signed a condolence book for the family of the late Shimon Peres.

Vic MPs honour Peres

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy led MPs from both major parties last week in signing a condolence book organised by Zionism Victoria that will be sent to the family of Shimon Peres.