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Man arrested for Maasarwe murder

Israeli media is reporting that the body of a young woman found near a tram stop in Bundoora yesterday was that of a 21-year-old Israeli student.

It is reported that she was studying Chinese and English at Shanghai University, and was in Melbourne as part of an overseas study program.

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national

Game shame

AUSTRALIAN games retailers are being urged to follow the example of Games World in Chadstone, which has ceased selling the game Secret Hitler following complaints filed to the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC). 

Divers search Danube for holocaust victims

AUJS campaign receives international award

Changing the way for young docs

Wealth ManagementAn Australian Jewish News feature

Glory and pain – the hazards of being a fund manager

By marcus padley I manage a $38 million Australian equity fund. It was great last year, the market was up 12 per cent and we were up 23 per cent.

What to do after the market mayhem

by Roger Balch Although the natural reaction upon seeing headlines like “As of lunchtime November 21 the ASX had wiped out two years of gains” (in the AFR) is to […]

sport

Noemie Fox in fine form at nationals

Noemie Fox returned to Sydney from Tasmania’s Brady Whitewater Course last week with several Canoe Slalom National Championships medals around her neck.

Australian Open preview

With the Australian Open to begin at Melbourne Park on January 14, Rebecca Davis previews the Jewish players who are in the men’s and ladies’ singles draws.

international

Teen to be charged over Aisha Rabi death

A Jewish youngster is to be charged in Israel for killing a Palestinian woman called Aisha Rabi in a stoning attack last October.

Gantz emerges from the political shadows

Bibi’s biggest challenger came out of the shadows this week, Benny Gantz, giving the first hints on his campaign themes.

arts

Lost & Found, Oscars bound?

AFTER receiving the AACTA Award for Best Animated Short in December, Lost & Found – a thought-provoking stop-motion film co-directed by Melbourne-based Andrew Goldsmith and Bradley Slabe – was shortlisted for the Academy Awards for Best Animated Short. It is one of 10 films to make the cut, with final nominations to be announced on January 22.

Refugee love story brought to life

A Canadian production to be staged this month at Sydney Festival illustrates the love that should be extended to modern-day refugees, writes Sophie Deutsch.

competitions

Holiday photo competition

Our annual holiday photo competition is back, with a great Queensland holiday prize to be won by AJN readers who submit the best shot.

opinion

Turning soccer into a political football

The power of football is a panacea to the many woes of the Middle East, and for that matter, the world. How fantastic if it could be part of the cure.

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