SOUTH Head Synagogue’s board has appointed a voluntary administrator, Rabbi Benzion Milecki’s contract has been terminated and three members have loaned the shul $500,000 to ensure the bank can’t sell the property.
FOUNDER of MONA, David Walsh, has apologised for a blog post in which he called people who visit the Auschwitz concentration camp “creepy f***s”.
MACCABI rugby club’s first grade team got their 2017 Jeffrey Cup season off to the best possible start at their home ground, Lyne Park, last Saturday, thrashing Lane Cove 48-0.
JEWISH swimmers from Victoria and New South Wales performed strongly at the National Age Swimming Championships in Brisbane last week.
The British government has rejected a Palestinian request to apologise for the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which led in part to the creation of Israel.
Donald Trump pledged to combat anti-Semitism and Holocaust denialism, and to defend Israel in a speech marking the national days of Holocaust remembrance.
ISRAELI chef Roy Ner has eaten at Michelin-starred restaurants in Milan and had white truffles costing $8000, but his favourite place in the world to eat is the Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.
‘You Will Not Play Wagner’ is set in Tel Aviv, where Ya’akov, a young Israeli upstart played by Benedict Wall, causes a storm by selecting to perform Wagner in the finals of an international competition for conductors.
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.
The Middle East is littered with well-intentioned proposals to end the long-running dispute between Israel and the Palestinians.