Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

ECAJ joins citizenship debate

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has thrown its broad support behind the federal government’s proposals to revoke citizenship from Australians involved with terrorist groups, but has urged caution.
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Ben Goldstein performs on Israel's X Factor.

Hitting the right note

FORMER contestant on The Voice and recent oleh Ben Goldstein has made waves in Israel, appearing on the Jewish State’s version of X Factor to tremendous applause.

An artist's impression of part of Hakoah's proposed development. (Supplied)

Hakoah White City heritage issues not resolved

WOOLLAHRA Council has deferred any action on a new heritage report for White City for three months to allow the Hakoah board time to work through the issues.

Ben-Dror Yemini addresses the crowd.

‘Industry of lies’

IT is important to distinguish between criticism of specific policies by Israeli governments and outright falsehoods circulated by some sections of academia and the media, according to visiting Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini.

AJN photographer Noel Kessel (left) with NSW Premier Mike Baird. (Photo: Gareth Narunsky)

The AJN’s photo finish

THE AJN’s Noel Kessel won Best Image at the NSW Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards last Thursday.

Eva and Hamutal

Giving through a gender lens

THE notion that gender inequality is no longer an issue – that we are living in a post-feminist era where women enjoy full access and equality – is a common

Camel Trips in Judea Desert .Photo by Rafael Ben-Ari/Chameleons Eye

Do it your way with Israel Highway

A NEW Israel program will be available next year for secondary school graduates that nurtures independence and choice while enriching the connection to Israeli culture and history. 

21-6-15. Medical Marijuana forum at Beth Weizmann. Helen Kapalos. Photo: Peter Haskin

It’s high time for medical marijuana in Australia

ISRAELI researchers are leading the world in highlighting the medical benefits of marijuana.

WWII veteran John Waxman received France’s highest military award - Légion d’Honneur in a ceremony earlier today.

WWII veteran honoured

MONTEFIORE NSW resident John Waxman has received the decoration of a chevalier (knight) of the Legion of Honour from the French Republic for his outstanding services during World War II.


Stay alert but not alarmed

JEWS in Melbourne are being asked to stay alert but not alarmed as a security threat continues to hang over the community.