Collector Dennis Joachim spent 55 years building up an extensive private collection of early Australian books, prints, photographs and fine art that were auctioned this month.
Acclaimed writer Arnold Zable has based his latest book, The Fighter: A True Story, on the extraordinary life of Australian Jewish boxing legend Henry Nissen.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner’s latest documentary Chasing Asylum exposes the impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and reveals the personal heartache of asylum seekers.
Israeli author Nir Baram was born into a political family, but turned his back on politics for a literary career. He was in Australia recently to promote the local release of his novel, Good People.
Singer Fem Belling is living her dream with a busy schedule. The talented vocalist shot to national prominence last year as a finalist in the Nine Network hit series The Voice.
The centenary of the birth of violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin is being celebrated on April 22, with the release of a special book and CDs that celebrate the musician’s amazing life.
GIVING life to the characters in her novels can sometimes be tinged with emotion for best-selling children’s book author and illustrator Anna Ciddor. And never more so than with her
Singer Natalie Gamsu is excited to be performing several Yiddish songs at the In One Voice festival which will be held in Elsternwick from 11am to 5pm on March 20.
The Hungarian film Son of Saul won the Academy Award for best foreign language film this week. AJN film critic Don Perlgut rates it as one of the finest Holocaust dramas ever made. Read his review.
The winners of our annual holiday and sunrise/sunset photo competitions held over summer were announced this week, with Eli Hochberg (holiday) and Ariel Mekler-Peled (sunrise/sunset) taking out the prizes.