Archive for January 21st, 2013


Living the New York dream

IT was almost like a scene from a Hollywood movie for aspiring Australian singer-actress Alexis Fishman, who has spent the past few years trying to carve out a show-business career in the United States. While waitressing in a New York […]
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Husky’s life on the road

ROMANTIC images of a folk band on tour are put sharply into focus when Husky Gawenda – the singer, songwriter and guitarist of Melbourne indie-folk band Husky – reflects on the band’s recent busy schedule of international tours. Indeed, it’s […]

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Second round sees Jews bow out

JEWISH tennis guns Shahar Peer, Amir Weintraub and Jesse Levine have all been sent packing in their second round matches of the Australian Open.


Australian Open 2013. Qualifiying, Day 1 & 2

It was a busy week of qualifiers with Amir Weintraub and Dudi Sela making it through. Days one and two of the main draw saw Sela, Weintraub, Shahar Peer, Camilla Giorgi and Jesse Levine all in action. Photos Peter Haskin


Lander: Petition against Technion ‘ludicrous’

THE Technion Society of Australia’s executive director has described an online petition that accuses the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) of being “uniquely and directly implicated in war crimes” as ludicrous.

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Will Republicans let Lew go to Treasury?

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama has nominated observant Jew Jacob Lew, his Chief of Staff, to the post of Treasury Secretary, replacing Timothy Geithner.