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Obama and UN officially calls for unconditional cease-fire

The UN Security Council made a statement Monday urging Israel and Hamas to implement an unconditional humanitarian truce.

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Anti-Israel protesters burn flags

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has condemned the burning of an Australian and Israeli flag outside the Melbourne office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and


Call of the wild

TEN years ago Israeli-born Ofer Levy, who had settled in Australia only two years earlier, decided to turn his love for photography into his profession. That decision has paid


Snapshot of life in Jaffa

THE Israeli city of Jaffa on the edge of Tel Aviv has a diverse population of around 46,000 residents – Jews, Christians and Muslims – and a history


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

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West Bank runners warned in advance

AN organiser of Pat Farmer’s 1450 kilometre Middle East Peace Run has described the barring of a group of Israelis from joining the run in a section of


An insight into AFL greats

TWO of the greatest AFL players of all time addressed a packed crowd at the Friends of Maccabi luncheon earlier this week, with former Geelong icon Gary Ablett

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Hockey hails community

THE country’s media descended on an Australia–Israel Chamber of Commerce function last week to hear  treasurer Joe Hockey (pictured) deliver his final address on the state of the country’s

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Australia celebrates Israel’s 66th birthday

Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations for Israel's 66th birthday rocked Australia this week. More than 500 people attended the Zionist Council of NSW’s (ZCNSW’s) annual Yom Ha’atzmaut family carnival and concert


Maestro with a mandolin

AVI Avital still remembers with fondness the day he held a mandolin for the first time. Just eight years old and living with his family in the southern

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