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Gunman’s slur on fallen Jewish digger

JUST returned from Canberra where his son, fallen Digger Greg Sher, was honoured at the Australian War Memorial, Felix Sher was shocked to be confronted with media images of Man Haron Monis – the terrorist behind the Martin Place hostage tragedy – who had targeted Felix and his family with abusive mail five years ago.
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Faiths pray for tolerance

WHILE the perpetrator of Monday’s siege in Sydney was an example of humanity at its worst, several interfaith prayer vigils held this week displayed humanity at its best.


We now bear the scars of terror

In the wake of May’s attack at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, during which a known jihadist shot dead four people, The AJN ran a front page image of ISIS gunmen in Syria, with the accompanying headline “Destination Australia?”

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New Brand of excellence

MONASH law student and Bialik College graduate Katie Brand is one of 69 recipients of the New Colombo Plan Scholarship enabling students to live, study and work in Asia next year.

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Wolper grants announced

SIX organisations will share the spoils in the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation’s first round of grants. Launched in February, the foundation’s mission is to support and fund health and wellbeing initiatives that deliver benefits to the Jewish and general […]

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Bringing letters to life

AN exhibition which displays a wide variety of personal correspondence written during the Holocaust has opened at the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM).

Security to remain elevated

Security remains elevated in the Australian Jewish community after Monday’s terrorist attack.

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Cremorne’s loss is Maroubra’s gain

MAROUBRA Synagogue’s search for a new rabbi is over – while across the harbour, Cremorne Synagogue’s search for a new rabbi is about to begin.


New tool to fight online hate

THE Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI) last week launched a new online tool, Fight Against Hate, set to revolutionise the way online anti-Semitism, and discrimination on the web more broadly, is dealt with.

Tony Abbott speaking at 2011 UIA Gala Dinner. Photo: Peter Haskin

Pollies’ Chanukah greetings

Tony Abbott, Prime Minister I SEND my best wishes to everyone celebrating Chanukah this year. This is a special time for the Jewish community.

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