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Phelps wins Wentworth

INDEPENDENT Jewish candidate Kerryn Phelps is headed for Canberra after achieving a convincing win in the Wentworth by-election.

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national

Andrews pledges funds for Jewish precinct

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews visited Habonim House, Sholem Aleichem College and the Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre last week to announce State Government funding towards establishing a Jewish Cultural and Arts Precinct.

By-election candidates back new Monash bill

PM considering embassy move

Last face-off before by-election

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Movers & Shakers

With a hunger for breaking the mould and a thirst for change, we steal a few minutes from Barb Hayman and Ronen Heine’s busy schedule for a chat about life, lessons, and smart decisions.

Why bank stocks look risky in a tricky market

During the past decade, we have experienced a low growth and low interest rate environment globally. This has pushed income seeking investors up the risk curve in search for income. The big four Australian banks have attracted many income seeking investors, offering some of the highest dividend yields in the world.

sport

Rosen enjoys rapid NFL rise

He’s only 21, but quarterback Josh Rosen has already shown tremendous poise, confidence and ability in his first NFL matches for the Arizona Cardinals.

Jackas captain crowned Best and Fairest

Nick Lewis’ stellar season culminated with the prestigious Michael Ritterman Best and Fairest award at the club’s awards night held at the Bentleigh Club last week.

international

Locals feel war could be just weeks away

AS angry protests rage and fires burn in Gaza, residents of Southern Israel are bracing themselves for violence. 

Israeli, Arab workers reeling from terror attack

A YOUNG mother cheerily walked through the gate of Barkan Industrial Park on Sunday morning. Soon afterwards, her colleague and killer ran out of the same gate, with her blood on his hands. 

arts

Moriah raises the fiddler roof

THREE generations of the same family, a former Olympian baseball player and his son, and many others in the Moriah College village unite to make a home for an iconic musical steeped in tradition, topped with a fiddler precariously perched on the roof, strumming familiar tunes. The doors to the production open this Sunday night, Sophie Deutsch reports.

Perlman’s feline frolic set to delight

IN 2005, the much-loved author Elliot Perlman visited Amsterdam. He was on tour for his newly-released book, Seven Types of Ambiguity. While enjoying a walk by the canals, he couldn’t help but notice a very happy cat — “the most blissed out, contented living thing I have ever seen” — sunbathing in a bay window, said Perlman over tea in an Elsternwick cafe.

competitions

Win tickets to Evita

One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, the original West End and Broadway production EVITA, will be playing at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne from December 5. Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical

opinion

Payne’s painful silence on the Iranian threat

MARISE Payne is the new Foreign Minister of Australia; she will be an even blander version of Julie Bishop. Her first speech to the United Nations was an extremely cautious restatement of the Coalition’s foreign policy in her first international platform. As The Australian newspaper editorialised, she lost an opportunity to give real meaning “to Australia’s stance on global issues”. 

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