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Emanuel makes history with same-sex wedding

Jackie Stricker-Phelps had the Jewish wedding she always dreamed of last week when, for the first time since the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia, two women stood under a chuppah at the Emanuel Synagogue in Sydney.

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national

Massive increase from NSW Government

A CONCERTED effort by the community to access NSW government grants has seen a 200 per cent increase in the last 12 months.

Laffa to open by Pesach

A critical year for promotion

Prolific writer Liberman mourned

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sport

Getting ready for the Australian Open

At least 10 Jewish tennis players, including community favourite, Israeli Dudi Sela, are expected to hit Australian courts this week in time for next week’s 2018 Australian Open.

Talented teens’ big chance for Commonwealth Games

Rhythmic gymnast Alexandra Kiroi, 16, and race walker Jemima Montag, 19, have earned the chance to qualify for spots in the Australian team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, to be held in the Gold Coast in April.

international

Arson suspected at Paris kosher stores

Two kosher shops were damaged in a fire near Paris on the third anniversary of the slaying of four Jews at a different kosher supermarket in that city.

Terrorist kills father of six

A terrorist has killed 35-year-old Israeli and father of six, Rabbi Raziel Shevach, in the West Bank during a drive-by shooting.

arts

First entries in our holiday photo competition

Here are the first entries in our photo competition featuring members of the Australian Jewish community on holiday. The competition is open until January 31 and there’s a great prize for the winner!

First entries in our sunrise/sunset photo competition

Here are the first entries in our photo competition featuring shots of spectacular sunrises and sunsets. The competition is open until January 31 and there’s a great prize for the winner!

competitions

Win tickets to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Broadway Sensation, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is coming to Her Majesty’s Theatre in February. Featuring hit songs including (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, I Feel The Earth Move,

Holiday photo competition

Sunset/sunrise competition

opinion

The wall we nearly missed

Regardless of each visitor’s religious persuasion, age, education or background, we were together at the Kotel reflecting on our wishes and of those we hold dear to us.

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