Bravery in Zakynthos recalled

Jewish communal leaders with their Greek counterparts were joined by state parliamentarians at the event.
AROUND 320 people gathered last Sunday to pay tribute to the leaders and residents of the Greek island of Zakynthos for their bravery during the Holocaust.
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Professor Efraim Inbar.

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Slonim free but still seen as ‘a danger’

Hunger- striking until he reached the prison gates, Evyatar Slonim (pictured), the Australian-Israeli citizen jailed without charge since an August crackdown on extremist settlers, has walked free. However, Israeli security

Benno Negri, who won a gold medal, in action.

Negri brothers collect four gold medals at Victorian sprint titles

JEWISH swimmers won four gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the 2016 Victorian State Sprint Championships on the weekend.

The Middle East section of Typo's globe.

Hate posts follow globe furore

JUST weeks after pledging to remove a world globe with Palestine printed over the area of Israel from sale, Typo has come under fire again after allowing a barrage of “blatantly anti-Semitic and anti-Israel” comments to remain on its Facebook page.

Tony Burke (left) and Bob Carr have played key roles in trying to force the ALP to
adopt anti-Israel policies. Photo: AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

NSW Labor pains

NSW Labor delegates to this weekend’s state conference have proposed more motions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict than on the environment or Indigenous affairs ... and more than all other motions concerning foreign policy put together.

Yeshivah Centre.

Question marks over Yeshivah structure

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Vera Danos pictured in Melbourne this week. Photo: Peter Haskin.

Survivor suing Hungarian government

SEVEN decades after Melbourne resident Vera Danos was liberated from a German camp, she has joined 13 other Holocaust survivors in a class action against the Hungarian government, seeking court-ordered compensation in the United States.

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology computer science faculty building.

Calling all budding student scientists

TECHNION – Israel Institute of Technology’s SciTech summer school program is now open to students from secular schools for the first time.

David Hurley addressing the commemoration. Photo: Katherine Griffiths.

Sydney remembers the six million

MORE than 250 people attended a ceremony to commemorate the liberation of Auschwitz and the United Nations (UN) International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Sydney Jewish Museum late last month.