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NSW and Vic mark Yom Hazikaron

MORE than 1200 people turned out to mark Yom Hazikaron at ceremonies in Sydney and Melbourne last week.
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Concern over Bishop Iran trip

FRESH concern has been expressed over Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s trip to Tehran last weekend.


Anti-Israel forums slammed

A SYMPOSIUM titled “Law, Rights and Resistance in Occupied Palestine” at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Friday has been labelled “one of the worst examples of polemics masquerading as genuine academic scholarship that we have seen in Australia”.

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A meaningful March

THE Australian contingent of March of the Living (MOTL) is now enjoying the Israel leg of the program, following a meaningful and moving experience in Poland. This year, the Australian delegation numbers 32 in the student group, and 27 in […]


‘Recognise the Armenian genocide’

JEWISH communal leaders in Australia this week voiced their support for international recognition of the Armenian genocide, a century after the persecution of Armenians within the Ottoman Empire led to the deaths of well over a million people.


Centenary of Anzac: We will remember them

For our 10-page Centenary of Anzac feature, see this week’s AJN TIME is running out for those who wish to attend the Anzac Centenary Commemorative Service of the NSW Jewish Community and who have not yet registered.

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Shoah survivor’s stamp of courage

FOR stamp dealer Max Stern, his passion for philately saw him through some of the darkest times of his life, which he related last Wednesday in a testimony at Melbourne’s Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) commemoration.

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Companies drop kosher symbol

IT has been revealed this week that a number of companies have decided to remove symbols certifying their products as kosher from their packaging.

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Communal Lobby director: Investigate us for fraud

A man who claimed he was appointed director of the Australian Jewish Communal Lobby (AJCL) without his permission has asked the Australian Security and Investment Commission (ASIC) to investigate the ACJL for alleged fraud.

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Still dancing, 70 years on

SEVENTY years since the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, approximately 200 people gathered to celebrate the contingent of survivors fondly known as the Buchenwald Boys.