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Former Yavneh student shot in Gaza

AN Israeli soldier who grew up in Melbourne is recuperating in a military hospital in Petach Tikva, near Tel Aviv, after he was shot while in Gaza with his IDF unit last week.

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Shmuel Ben-Shmuel

Ambassador’s concern for family in Israel

AS rockets rained down on Israel this week, the country’s Ambassador to Australia voiced fears for his wife and children still in the Jewish State. Speaking to The AJN


Palestinian unity deal a blow for Israel

ISRAEL suffered a double blow this week, as a Hamas-backed Palestinian government was sworn in, and the United States announced that it will work with the new administration. The


Parke stays shtum on BDS, refugee numbers

THE new Minister for International Development refused to be drawn this week on whether the government would reconsider its financial support for the BDS-backing Palestinian Union of Agricultural


Pro-Palestinian Parke takes on international development

A FORMER UN official in Gaza has been appointed Australia’s first Minister for International Development. Prior to entering politics, Fremantle MP Melissa Parke spent two-and-a-half years working for the


World Vision defends Gaza group funding

WORLD Vision advisor Professor Tim McCormack has come out firing against accusations by Israeli organisation Shurat HaDin that a Gaza-based charity it funds is a front for terror. Shurat

Ron Finkel Project Rozana

Hadassah’s healing hands

A UNIQUE multi-faith partnership, set to improve the treatment of critically ill Palestinian children, was launched in Melbourne last Friday. An Australian initiative, Project Rozana is a collaboration between

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Greens slammed over ‘Gaza Ark’

COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a NSW Greens-backed campaign to build a ship to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza as ignoring the reality of life under the brutality


Secord champions Israel in parliament

NSW state Labor MP Walt Secord went to the extraordinary length of raising three points of order in defence of Israel during a speech by his own party

Bob Carr

Carr, Hague: ‘All settlements are illegal’

JEWISH leaders have criticised a joint statement by Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and his British counterpart William Hague that labels all Israeli settlements illegal. The statement was released

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