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A tweet drawing equivalence between Israel and ISIS that appeared on-screen during Monday’s edition of Q&A has caused communal outrage.
One of the most dramatic court cases in Israeli military history got into full swing this week, as prosecutors cross-examined an IDF soldier who fatally shot a Palestinian who was lying on the ground.
A reconciliation deal between Israel and Turkey will not be affected by the attempted military coup, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Israel is known around the world as the start-up nation and a leader in workforce gender equality, but Australia is also becoming a significant player on both counts, judging by the quality of entries in the Australian final of the Start Tel Aviv 2016 competition.
The Joint and WIZO have joined forces for the first time since 1967, and will hold a joint event next month to help Israelis living on the margins.
Israel has responded to the latest terror by angrily pointing fingers at the Palestinian leadership and at Facebook – and by taking some major policy moves.
The family of the latest terror victim sat Shiva this week, as the mother of the terrorist, a boy just four years older than his victim, lauded him as a hero.
Israeli filmmaker Tomer Heymann spent eight years making a documentary about Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin. After breaking box office records in Israel, the film is now in Australia.
Greens candidate James Macdonald, in an electorate with a large portion of Jewish voters (Kingsford Smith), told The AJN this week that “a Jewish homeland built on atrocities and exclusivity would be a disaster for human rights and justice”.
WHILE the world comes to terms with the British public’s vote to cede from the European Union (Brexit), and its domestic and international implications, fears have been raised about how