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Phelps concedes; Sharma wins Wentworth

THE federal seat of Wentworth is back in Liberal hands after Independent MP Kerryn Phelps conceded defeat to Dave Sharma today.

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Sydney Beth Din: contempt of court rulings stand

THE contempt of court finding against the rabbis of the Sydney Beth Din (SBD) will stand, a court ruled today.

Jewish community mourns Hawke

Tackling apartheid claims

Israel-NSW ties endure


Australia finishes ninth in Eurovision

Australia’s Kate-Miller Heidke has secured ninth place in the Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Tel Aviv.

Leifer, Litzman revelations set to air

THE scandal over a top Israeli politician’s alleged interference in the Malka Leifer case is expected to cause an earthquake in Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition-building. 


Solomon’s Aussies shine at World Relays

AUSTRALIA’S men’s 4x400m relay team, led by Steven Solomon, took a giant leap forward in their development at the World Relay Championships in Yokohama last weekend, just one year out from the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in nearby Tokyo.

Lisa’s gutsy journey from pain to pride

IF you are in need of some inspiration, look no further than middle distance triathlete Lisa Zilberpriver’s example.

arts & features

Piterman to embark on first solo concert tour

Singer Josh Piterman is embarking on his first solo concert tour of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane next month to perform his favourite songs.

Artist’s self-portrait an Archibald top pick

CONTINUING her success at last year’s Archibald Prize, Sydney-based artist Karyn Zamel has again achieved recognition as a finalist – this time, for an impressive character study of herself.


Win tickets to Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd will be presented for six shows only from 13 to 16 June to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s ground- breaking musical thriller that transports audiences


Our failure to honour Israel’s fallen

Last Tuesday night our Sydney community marked Yom Hazikaron. I was once again shocked and saddened to see the relatively poor turnout of people to this important annual event, writes Naomi Balkin.

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