A play by American Arthur Feinsod, staged in Sydney recently, pays tribute to Jan Karski, recognised as Righteous Among the Nations for his efforts during World War II to help the Jews.
Bestselling Australian author Morris Gleitzman has written almost 40 books, including a series about a Jewish boy in Nazi-occupied Poland. The latest book in this remarkable children's series was released recently.
Leading overseas writers will join a strong line-up of local authors at this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, being held later this month to celebrate the richness and diversity of Jewish writing.
Amy Schumer, who is enjoying widespread success with her American TV show, makes an impressive movie debut in the romantic comedy Trainwreck, which film critic Don Perlgut rates 4/5 stars.
IN November 2013, Martin Chimes completed his dream of self-publishing his debut novel Into The Lion’s Den, but his joy was shortlived.
The latest films and documentaries from Israel, along with some classic movies, will be screened at this year’s AICE Israeli Film Festival, being held around Australia this month.
A new arts festival called Supersense opens at Arts Centre Melbourne this week and explores music, film, dance, performance art, sound and light.
A new stage production set around the work of 10 Australian and overseas Jewish authors will be staged by the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival at the Alex Theatre on August 22-23.
Author Bernard Cohen has won a $10,000 prize for humour writing for his novel The Antibiography of Robert F. Menzies, published in 2013 by HarperCollins.