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An ultra-Orthodox man was sentenced to life imprisonment in Jerusalem on Sunday, for committing murder at the city’s gay pride parade last year. Motivated by religious extremism, Yishai Schlissel fatally
After six years of crisis, Israel and Turkey mended their relationship this week with a historic reconciliation agreement. Turkey has been at loggerheads with Israel since May 2010, following the […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formally announced a reconciliation agreement with Turkey, ending a six-year cut in diplomatic ties.
Israelis are credited for making the desert bloom, but the 3500 hardy residents of the Arava region are particularly good at it.
The five major parties that could decide the future of Australia after the election said they do not support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel and would fund security for Jewish schools and institutions if it was recommended by police or ASIO.
NEWS that former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer will not be returning from Israel to face justice any time soon and will be freed from home detention has caused shock waves in Australia, prompting more than 3500 people so far to sign petitions protesting last week’s ruling by an Israeli court.
THE Australian contingent of March of the Living (MOTL) returned home this week after an emotional journey that saw them shed tears for the victims of the Holocaust in Poland and then cheer for the Jewish State’s birthday a week later in Israel.
NSW Premier Mike Baird spoke of his “life-changing” trip to Israel, and proposed a toast to the Jewish State, when he addressed a 700-strong crowd at the communal Yom Ha’atzmaut reception in Sydney last week.
THE first all-women Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) mission to Israel is being led this week by Lucy Turnbull, Australia’s first lady and a respected company director in her own right.
DESPITE the gloomy weather, the Sydney Jewish community came out in force on Sunday to celebrate Israel’s 68th birthday.