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John Graham-Hall in a scene from the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival production of Barrie Kosky’s opera Saul, which will have its Australian premiere at the 2017 Adelaide Festival. Photo: Bill Cooper

Adelaide set for festival feast

The program for next year’s Adelaide Festival has been announced, with a wide range of shows including Barrie Kosky’s opera Saul and performances by Israeli dance troupe L-E-V.

Photo: Peter Haskin

Rapke stepping down

AFTER more than half-a-decade, Jane Rapke has decided to step down as executive director of Zionism Victoria at the end of this year.

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Clash over ‘Wall for all’ heats up

Israel should ignore the feelings of American Jews and break promises for a non-Orthodox prayer section at the Kotel.

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PA fails in Interpol bid

After two humiliating setbacks on the international stage, Israel has managed to mobilise the backing it needed to avoid a third – to the dismay of the Palestinians.

Israeli singer David Broza performing during his last Australian tour in 2012. Photo: AJN file/Peter Haskin

Broza’s songs of peace

Israeli musical superstar and peace activist David Broza is back in Australia this month for the first time in four years for concerts in Melbourne, Sydney and Byron Bay, plus a film premiere.

Maj-Gen (res) Yaakov Amidror in Melbourne last week. Photo: Peter Haskin

US election outcome will be win-win for Israel

Whether this week’s US election is won by Trump or Clinton, Israel will have a better relationship with America, according to Maj-Gen (res) Yaakov Amidror.

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Palestinian succah visitors arrested

Four Palestinians finally walked free on Sunday, after being detained for an unusual misdemeanour – visiting a succah.

Cap: Feeding the roos at Gan Garoo. Photos: Almog Dvir.

Israelis enjoy Oz-inspired Succot

Some 12,000 Israelis made daytrips to Australia during the Succot holiday ... kind of.

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Lieberman: ‘Disarm and we’ll rebuild Gaza’

Israel will help to rebuild Gaza if Hamas disarms, the Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has told a Palestinian newspaper.

US Secretary of State John Kerry with Benjamin Netanyahu last year.

Washington, Jerusalem clash over settlements

The United Nations is expected to intensify Israel’s diplomatic woes on Friday with a special meeting about the West Bank and East Jerusalem.