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ABC coverage bombs

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged an official complaint with the ABC over its coverage of events in Israel and Gaza last weekend.

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OBK kneads government’s dough

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull put his cooking skills to the test when announcing a $48,000 grant to upgrade Our Big Kitchen’s (OBK) security system during a visit there last Friday, but the real star was his four-year-old grandson, Jack.

MDA to open Israel’s first mothers’ milk bank

Monash sculpture unveiled in Canberra

Aussie pollies hold talks in Israel

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sport

Lacrosse World Cup begins in Israel

Almost 50 countries and over 2000 athletes are currently competing for the World Lacrosse Championship in Netanya, Israel.

Going from strength to strength

Melbourne’s Leora Yates and Sydney’s Geoffrey Lewis are excelling in weightlifting at the highest level despite only beginning in mid or later life.

international

Tensions escalate after Gazan rocket barrage

Southern Israel is reeling, after Gaza militants fired 200 rockets in a single day, injuring residents and terrifying worshippers in a synagogue.

Trump and Putin discuss Syria

In past discussions Trump has shown naivety about Russia’s seriousness about threats from Syria, and all indications after this week’s summit are that he is becoming less assertive, not more, with Putin.

arts

Ghil’ad’s Indigenous language game changer

As the nation celebrates NAIDOC Week – honouring the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – Shane Desiatnik speaks with an Israeli-born linguistics professor who is breaking new ground in Indigenous language reclamation, and in the process, helping the Barngarla people reconnect with their long lost mother tongue.

Messing with morals

In the upcoming production of The Man in the Attic, a German couple deceive a Jewish man who they are hiding into thinking that the Nazis have won the war. Incredibly, the play is based on a true story.

competitions

Win tickets to Keep the Change

Winner of Best Narrative Feature at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Keep the Change follows David, an upper-class charmer who leads a very comfortable life until he is mandated to attend a support group

opinion

Monash: An example to us all

Australian War Memorial director Dr Brendan Nelson not only focused on Monash’s Jewishness, but attributed his character and leadership to his embodiment of Jewish values.

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