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Seventh heaven in the east

MACCABI Hakoah Football Club had seven winning teams on the weekend, which all faced horrendous conditions to pick up the points in their matches.

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AJAX outstanding again

AJAX has continued its dominant start to 2014 with a convincing 15.11 (101) to 6.10 (46) win over Mazenod at Gary Smorgon Oval on the weekend. The Jackas’ second


Sublime Solomon sprints to third title

STAR speedster Steven Solomon made a successful return to Aussie soil on the weekend, when he took out his third 400m title at the Australian Athletics Championships in Melbourne. The

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FREE soup for the elderly

AROUND 50 young volunteers gathered at the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s (NCJWA’s) Fanny Reading Council House late last month to cook for the elderly. Cooking For

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Betar turns 90 in new bayit

NINETY years on from its establishment, Betar Australia has opened the doors of a new home for future generations of the movement, in a ceremony drawing 200 people. The

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Pollies’ Pesach greetings

TONY ABBOTT THE epic story of the liberation of the Jewish people continues to inspire and unite Jewish communities around the world. The story of the Exodus has been passed

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Aussie group calls for Pollard’s release

AN AUSTRALIAN group has been formed to rally support for the release of long-serving US prisoner Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated for more than 28 years after

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Running for Mid East peace

ULTRAMARATHON runner Pat Farmer will run 1600 kilometres from Lebanon to Israel in the name of peace next month. The former Australian politician, who ran from the North Pole

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NSW rabbis clash with leaders over 18C

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and Rabbinical Council of NSW (RCNSW) are at odds over the federal government’s proposed changes to racial discrimination laws. The NSW peak


Baz revives ballroom magic

WHEN Baz Luhrmann’s movie Strictly Ballroom was released in 1992, it became a stunning hit in Australia, taking more than $80 million at the box office, and winning

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