Did Donald Trump’s whistlestop trip to the region actually achieve anything or was it simply a chance for him to escape the whirlwind of hostile headlines back home and bask in the adoration that a president usually expects during the honeymoon period following his inauguration?
WATCHING Technion Australia’s patron, Professor Dame Marie Bashir, being presented with an honorary doctorate on May 14 provided extra inspiration for an unprecedented five Australian students selected to attend Technion’s prestigious SciTech International Summer Camp in Haifa in July.
AFTER months of intensive preparation, seven Jewish athletes with talent to burn will be in action at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships over the next week at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena.
THE 2017 Maccabiah Games is set to be one of the most special Games in its 85-year history because there are more than 500 Australian athletes attending. It will be extra special for the Weill family, who will be supporting two family members this year.
DONALD Trump left Israel on Tuesday after a whirlwind trip in which he made history as the first sitting US President to visit the Kotel – and appearing optimistic that he can go down in history as the man who will make peace.
A JEWISH father in England said he feared that his 14-year-old daughter and her three friends could have been killed by the suicide bomber who murdered at least 22 people in the Manchester Arena on Monday.
Winning a music competition at the Sydney Opera House saw jazz pianist Tal Cohen win a $15,000 grant to make the album of his dreams, writes Yael Brender.
After 10 years with Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, Bobbi Jene Smith moved back to the United States to further her career. Hannah Brown reports.
Seventeen year old Israeli Yshai Oliel made the final of this year’s Australian Open junior boys tournament, going down to Hungarian Zsombor Piros in three tough sets. Photos: Peter Haskin
Here are the final entries in our photo competition featuring members of the Australian Jewish community on holiday, both in Australia or overseas. And there’s a great prize for the winner!
Here are the final entries in our sunrise/sunset photo competition. And there’s a great prize of a holiday staying at The Reef House in Palm Cove in tropical north Queensland for the winning entry.
Here are the latest entries in our sunrise/sunset photo competition. And there’s a great prize of a holiday staying at The Reef House in Palm Cove in tropical north Queensland for the winning entry.
Can a composer who died in 1883 – six years before Hitler was born – be damningly identified with his country’s genocide of the Jewish people? writes Vic Alhadeff.