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Melburnian of the year

LEADING HIV scientist Professor Sharon Lewin was named Melburnian of the Year by Lord Mayor Robert Doyle at a gala ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall.

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Magical Mitzvah Day

COMMUNITY organisations, shuls, school children, seniors, youth movements and members of the wider community banded together on Sunday to celebrate international Mitzvah Day and perform good deeds around

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Three cheers for Chester

THE Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and World Zionist Organisation this week honoured Philip Chester’s contribution to the Zionist movement and dedication to


Jewish leaders meet Indian PM

REPRESENTATIVES from the Jewish community were among the VIPs who welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sydney at a reception on Monday night.

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Embassy honours righteous rescuer

A POLISH Catholic merchant who risked his life to save Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II was honoured at a ceremony at the Israeli Embassy


Friendship forged in tragedy

SHE is the East German idealist, who went on to become the country’s “Mutti”, the first female leader and a key figure in the unification of Europe. He


Sweeteners announced

THE major parties were making it rain last week, with sweeteners aimed at Jewish voters coming thick and fast.


Chief Rabbi arriving this week

CHIEF Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth Ephraim Mirvis is set to arrive in Australia this week for his first visit Down Under since assuming the

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The lessons of Kristallnacht

THE Jewish community is “a canary in the mine” for the wider problem of racial discrimination in Australia, Australian Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs said at

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Anti-Semitsm on the rise

THE number of anti-Semitic physical assaults trebled to 15 in the last year according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s (ECAJ’s) annual anti-Semitism report.

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