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THE Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and World Zionist Organisation this week honoured Philip Chester’s contribution to the Zionist movement and dedication to strengthening Australia’s ties with Israel by awarding him the prestigious Jerusalem Prize at its annual assembly.
A POLISH Catholic merchant who risked his life to save Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II was honoured at a ceremony at the Israeli Embassy
TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”. Four rabbis were murdered while praying on Tuesday,
THERE was plenty of excitement at the opening of this year’s Jewish International Film Festival at the Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick on November 5, which got under way with
EDITORIAL Almost 2000 killed in just 10 days. No, not a statement regarding the current conflict in Gaza but the latest statistic to emerge from Syria, a country whose
COMMUNAL leaders have blasted a letter signed by over 40 Australian politicians, calling for Israel to end its operation in Gaza, as one-sided. The letter is an initiative of
The UN Security Council made a statement Monday urging Israel and Hamas to implement an unconditional humanitarian truce.
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
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
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