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Sam Lipski (centre) and Geoffrey Blainey (right) receiving their awards from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Andrew Taylor

Refuseniks book scores PM’s award

A book chronicling the landmark campaign by Australia, and notably the Jewish community, to help free Jews from the Soviet Union, has won a major prize.

17-5-15. From left: Greg Barton, Suzaane Rutland, Sam Lipski. Book launch of "Let My People Go" at Beth Weizmann. Photo: Peter Haskin

Refusenik campaign recalled

A NEW book relating Australia’s campaign to free Soviet Jewish refuseniks has shown what “a very significant middle power” could achieve, according to commentator, author and journalist Greg Sheridan.

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A must-read book

A NEW book chronicling the unique Australian perspective of the heroic struggle for the rights of Soviet Jewry “should be required reading” for Jewish studies students at every Australian Jewish […]

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Refusenik campaign recalled

A BOOK chronicling the marathon Australian campaign to free Soviet Jewry – which reveals previously undisclosed details from behind the scenes – will be launched this month.


Gillard: ‘Sydney votes trump support for Israel’

FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard has taken a swipe at Labor colleagues who place their ties to voters in some Sydney electorates above their support for Israel.

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Thanks for feeding Israel

PHILANTHROPIST Jeanne Pratt and her late husband Richard were honoured last month for helping feed Israel’s hungry.