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‘Recognise the Armenian genocide’

JEWISH communal leaders in Australia this week voiced their support for international recognition of the Armenian genocide, a century after the persecution of Armenians within the Ottoman Empire led to the deaths of well over a million people.
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‘Deep concern’ over Iran nuclear deal

LOCAL communal leaders have joined the chorus of concern from Israel over the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

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Reaction to Bibi victory

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s success at last week’s election.

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Israel-IS conspiracy jibe slammed

VICTORIA’S Education Minister and his Liberal shadow have both condemned the comments of a Melbourne Muslim college principal who has claimed Islamic State (IS) is an Israeli-American conspiracy.

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A Russian ‘revolution’ Down Under

THE first-ever Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) festival in Australia was held last weekend, with around 200 people descending on Lorne, Victoria for two days of Russian-Jewish culture, identity, learning and family fun.

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Israel votes: The view from Australia

ISRAELIS head to the polls next Tuesday in what is tipped to be one of the country’s tightest elections in years.

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Get ready for Russian Limmud

LIMMUD FSU (former Soviet Union) – one of the biggest Russian-speaking Jewish events in the world – is coming to Melbourne next month.

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Priest blasted over Israel slur

JEWISH community leaders have slammed comments by an Australian priest claiming Israel is trying to rid itself of its large Christian community.

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‘Evil massacres … vicious assaults’

IN the wake of the deadly terror attacks that gripped Paris last week, when Islamic extremists rained death on innocents claiming 17 lives, the outpouring of anguish and shows of defiance from across the globe have been singular and visceral.

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Bittersweet triumph for Walkley winners

FORMER AJN editor Dan Goldberg this week described winning a Walkley Award with filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe for his documentary on child abuse in Melbourne’s Yeshivah community as a bittersweet career highlight.