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Aussies pedalling for peace

A SMALL Australian contingent will be among 175 keen cyclists pedalling around Israel for charity beginning next week.

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Shorten: ‘ALP opposes BDS’

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has distanced the ALP from a petition tabled in Parliament earlier this week, calling on the government to support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and

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Jewish response ‘brought tears to my eyes’

THE Jewish community’s response when 11-year-old Sydneysider Michelle Levy went missing has been described as “incredible”, “staggering”, “unique”, “heartwarming” and “a show of great community spirit”.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Rabbi Mendel Kastel at Jewish House

Teddy in the House

HAVING starred on stages around the globe in everything from Don Giovanni to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, you might have thought nothing could faze legendary Kiwi baritone Teddy

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Shabbat spirit spreads across Australia

FROM more than 5000 people baking challahs to the same number celebrating havdalah, with hundreds attending dinners, lunches, kiddushes, shul services, picnics, talks and everything in between, Australian


Greek Jewish odyssey

IT was a visit to the Greek island of Corfu about 30 years ago that sparked Melbourne filmmaker Carol Gordon’s interest in the Jewish communities of Greece, some


Terror victim laid to rest

The woman who died of her wounds sustained during last week's terrorist attack in Jerusalem was laid to rest before dawn on Monday.

Australians for Palestine

Pro-Palestinian group slammed over photo

TWO months after being caught out using a photo of children killed in Syria and portraying them as Palestinian victims in Gaza, the Australians for Palestine (AFP) group

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Community builds bridges

THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.


Missing girl Michelle Levy found

Missing 11-year-old Michelle Levy has been found “safe and well”.

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