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Part of the offensive poster distributed around the University of Melbourne campus.

Neo-Nazi posters at Melbourne Uni

A racist, anti-Semitic poster has been circulated around the University of Melbourne campus, depicting Jews as introducing “hordes” of minorities.

Sydney Jewish Museum curator Roslyn Sugarman at the display about Righteous Among the Nations member Olga Nanyniec-Nowak, at the new exhibition: I Am My Brother's Keeper. Photo: Shane Desiatnik

Honouring the Righteous who saved our families

Descendants of Righteous Among the Nations members – and Australian Jews saved by them – attended the SJM launch of the I Am My Brother’s Keeper exhibition.

Rabbi Shimshon Yurkowicz.

Rabbi resigns from roof bodies

Malvern Chabad’s Rabbi Shimshon Yurkowicz has resigned from RCANZ and RCV after a complaint that he acted in a way that hurt victims of child sexual abuse.

Josh Frydenberg MP lights an historic chanukiah at a Chanukah reception at Parliament House, Canberra.

A capital Chanukah

More than 220 members of Canberra’s Jewish community joined politicians at Mural Hall in Parliament House on November 29 to light an historic chanukiah.

Jewish community radio station J-Air is facing uncertainty due to receiving a notice to vacate from Oakleigh Studios in Melbourne.

J-Air forced to relocate

Jewish community radio station J-Air is hoping for a last-minute reprieve after being told it needs to vacate its Oakleigh studios by the end of the year.

Friends of Likud Australia president Alex Goodman (left) with Tzachi Hanegbi MK in Melbourne on November 24.

Australian friendship valued

High-ranking MK Tzachi Hanegbi said his current tour of Australia – and Benjamin Netanyahu’s in February – will further strengthen Australia-Israel ties.

From left: Luke Malpass, James Massola, Channel 7 political reporter Amelia Brace, Andrew Clennell, Suzy and Phillip Wolanski, Vic Alhadeff and Indian Telegraph editor Vish Vishwanathan at Emanuel Synagogue on November 22. Photo: Shane Desiatnik

Journo delegation reports back

They couldn't solve the Arab-Israeli conflict in a week, but an Australian media delegation to Israel described their trip as “invaluable".

Justice James Edelman.

Judge and Jewry

Justice James Edelman has been appointed as the first Jewish Justice of the High Court of Australia since 1931.

Departing ECAJ president Robert Goot addresses the 2016 ECAJ conference in Sydney on November 27. Photo: Shane Desiatnik

18C dominates ECAJ AGM

Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act dominated debate at the Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s 2016 conference on November 27.

A firefigher at the scene of a bushfire which started on November 25 near Nataf, outside of Jerusalem. Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Appeals for fire-ravaged Israel

Australian Jewry is being urged to dig deep to help with the recovery and rebuilding effort in Israel following the devastating fires.