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Pat Farmer

Running for Mid East peace

ULTRAMARATHON runner Pat Farmer will run 1600 kilometres from Lebanon to Israel in the name of peace next month.

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Chester calls it a day

SERVING four consecutive two-year terms as Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) president – an innings of eight years – means gathering a load of memories, but for Philip

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Changing the tone on Israel

PHILLIP Salvador, 24, is a Catholic scout leader and Israeli Air Force veteran. Salma Aboganem, 55, is a Muslim bedouin and former Israeli Defence Forces veteran. Rani Sneh,

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Bibi bound for Oz in June?

JERUSALEM – Plans are afoot for Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Australia, The AJN has learned. A senior Israeli government official revealed that Jerusalem has “conducted preliminary


Inspirational Holocaust stories

THE seeds for the inaugural Holocaust Film Series in March were sown more than a year ago when Eddie Tamir was selecting films for the annual Jewish International


Batsheva takes dance to the world

IT has been 24 years since Ohad Naharin took over the reins as artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, propelling the Israeli troupe onto the international stage


Segal geared up for Sochi Olympics

SLOPESTYLE skier Anna Segal is in final preparations for what will be the biggest event of her fledgling career, set to represent Australia at the Winter Olympics in


Johannson lauded for quitting Oxfam

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have praised actress Scarlett Johansson for quitting her role as a global ambassador for Oxfam after the charity censured her for becoming the new face


Tamir takes his talents to the Holy Land

MELBOURNE basketball star Benji Tamir is plying his trade in Israel with third division club Hapoel Gezer-Na’an, which signed the young gun to a one-year deal after he


‘Australia is our iron dome’

ISRAEL’S Minister of Economy, Minister of Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett declared there is “no one stronger and more connected to Israel” than Australia, at an Australia-Israel

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