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Madonna: Atmosphere of intolerance in Europe ‘feels like Nazi Germany’

I Madonna on Thursday said anti-Semitism and “growing intolerance” in Europe, and especially in France, has reached a level that “feels like Nazi Germany.”
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Fears for anti-BDS laws

JEWISH community leaders have pressed the Victorian Labor government not to scrap “move on” laws introduced by the Liberals when in government to deal with blockades and sieges of businesses by extremists.

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Swimming with sharks

CREATIVE, entrepreneurial and innovative Jewish teenager Daniel Baise appeared on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank on Sunday night, where he pitched his prototype of a transparent touch-screen computer.

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Dressage dream for teenage riders

THE talented Stern siblings, Jackson and Lilly, are attempting to become the first dressage riders to represent Australia at an international Jewish sporting event as they gear up for the European Maccabi Games in July.

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Beck breaks out in wily display

ISRAELI golfer Laetitia Beck finished a stellar 27th after four days of competition at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, which was held over the weekend at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Black Rock.

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Movies inspired by the Holocaust

WITH the success of last year’s inaugural Holocaust Film Series (HFS), director Eddie Tamir has put together a program of more than 30 films and documentaries for the 2015 festival to be held in Sydney and Melbourne from March 12-25. […]

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Danby’s Ports in a storm

LONGSTANDING federal Labor MP Michael Danby is under challenge for preselection in his seat of Melbourne Ports, which he has held for almost 17 years.

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More leaders to quit following Rabbi Glick’s resignation

RABBI Avrohom Glick stepped down from all positions associated with Melbourne’s Yeshivah Centre last week, including his spot on the Vaad Ruchni (spiritual council) which was personally given to him by the Rebbe’s emissary to Melbourne Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Groner.

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Special training for NSW rabbis

SHUL presidents and rabbis came together on Tuesday night to improve the protection of children at synagogues across Sydney.

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Dreyfus spells out a message

IN 2013, acclaimed Australian artist Ella Dreyfus spent time as artist-in-residence at the Cite Internationale des Artes, an artists’ colony in the Marais district of Paris, where she created artworks around the city featuring the words “Je m’appelle Dreyfus, je […]