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Carr does a u-turn

FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr has withdrawn from an event billed as “The right of return … commemoration of 70th anniversary of Al Nakbah”.

Promotion rejected

Academics renew boycott call

Moriah and Great mentioned in parliament

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sport

Heartbreak for Solomon, Mizrachi game but outclassed

Triumph turned to tragedy in less than 30 minutes for Steven Solomon and his three Australian teammates in a dramatic second heat of the men’s 4x400m relay at the Commonwealth Games last Friday.

Sasha’s royal reward at Games

Alexandra ‘Sasha’ Kiroi-Bogatyreva demonstrated a steely resolve, and incredible self-belief in her ability and preparation, to play a leading role in Australia winning two bronze medals in rhythmic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games.

international

Golan Heights residents fear escalation

As world powers decide their next steps for a volatile Syria, in the largest Jewish town in the Golan Heights, the security chief is preparing bomb shelters.

UK MPS debate anti-Semitism

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came under fire in Parliament this week as MPs discussed anti-Semitism. Tuesday afternoon’s debate on the issue saw Jewish members of Corbyn’s party discuss their own personal experiences.

arts

Award-winning Israeli film

CHARISMATIC Israeli high school teacher Matan Yair found more than personal satisfaction when he taught history and literature to troublesome students who had been rejected from the regular school system.

Record-breaking Amy Winehouse exhibition

The tribute exhibition to British singer Amy Winehouse attracted record attendances during its exclusive five-month exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia.

competitions

Win tickets to Strictly Ballroom

In 1992, internationally acclaimed director Baz Luhrmann wrote and directed Strictly Ballroom, which became an Australian iconic classic and a worldwide movie phenomenon. Strictly Ballroom is the story of Scott Hastings, a championship ballroom dancer who defies […]

opinion

Pride and prejudice: Israel at 70

It has not been easy and will continue not to be, but as we reflect on our future, we must never forget the words of David Ben-Gurion “In Israel, in order to be a realist you have to believe in miracles.”

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