Arts

Relaxing at the pool at Elements of Byron in Byron Bay.

Win a Byron Bay holiday

Our annual holiday photo competition featuring members of the Jewish community is back, with a great Byron Bay holiday prize to be won for the best holiday shot. Read details about the competition.

Swimming pool at The Reef House in Palm Cove, northern Queensland.

Win a Queensland holiday

Your best photo taken at sunrise or sunset could win a great prize in our annual summer competition. Read details about the prize at The Reef House and the competition conditions of entry.

John Graham-Hall in a scene from the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of Barrie Kosky’s opera Saul, which will have its Australian premiere at the 2017 Adelaide Festival. Photo: Bill Cooper

Adelaide set for festival feast

The program for next year’s Adelaide Festival has been announced, with a wide range of shows including Barrie Kosky’s opera Saul and performances by Israeli dance troupe L-E-V.

Author John M Green

Reality bites in thriller novel

The latest eco-political thriller by former banker-turned-author John M Green is set in China and heralds another adventure for former secret agent Tori Swyft.

Jenna Sutch with crew members shooting the finale of Girt By Fear.

Horror and comedy the perfect mix

After two years of hard work, writer-producer Joel Perlgut's six-part mock-horror web series, Girt By Fear, has been launched.

Israeli singer David Broza performing during his last Australian tour in 2012. Photo: AJN file/Peter Haskin

Broza’s songs of peace

Israeli musical superstar and peace activist David Broza is back in Australia this month for the first time in four years for concerts in Melbourne, Sydney and Byron Bay, plus a film premiere.

Fashion statement in Kinky Boots. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Kinky Boots with flair

The hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, with songs by pop star Cyndi Lauper, has received strong reviews after its Australian premiere in Melbourne. Read our review.

Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital.

Mandolin maestro

Renowned Israeli-born mandolin soloist Avi Avital, who has been nominated for a Grammy award, is back in Australia for a concert tour starting later this month.

Rachel Weisz stars as academic Deborah Lipstadt in the courtroom drama Denial.

A feast of film

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.

A scene from Who’s Gonna Love Me Now.

Movie wins $25,000 prize

The $25,000 prize for the best Israeli feature film or documentary screened at the recent AICE Israeli Film Festival held in Melbourne and Sydney has been announced.