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Netanyahu surpasses Ben Gurion as Israel’s longest-serving PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has become the country’s longest-serving prime minister.

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New app ‘seeks to narrow the gap’

WHEN we see someone experiencing homelessness, it can be hard to know how to help.

Peretz shares the power of hope

PM defends Frydenberg, condemns Antisemitism

Expert’s Apollo 11 memories


Ayelet Shaked to head New Right party

Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education minister.

Argentina lists Hezbollah as terrorist group

Argentina listed Hezbollah as a terrorist group on Thursday, the 25th anniversary of a deadly attack on Argentine Jews attributed to the Lebanon-based militia.


Kicking goals at 2019 Kanga Cup

THREE Maccabi-Hakoah FC boys’ teams from Sydney and two Maccabi Caulfield FC boys’ sides from Melbourne made their mark in the 2019 National Kanga Cup, held in Canberra from July 7-12.

A mighty finish in Mexico City

IN a powerhouse final week of the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico City, the Australian team earned another 13 gold medals to take their golden tally to 16, and their overall medal count to 50.

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Musical mastermind behind Whiteley

Celebrated Australian Jewish composer Elena Kats-Chernin said the new Australian opera Whiteley, based around the iconic life of artist Brett Whiteley, is “probably the biggest show of my life”. Sophie Deutsch reports.

Lisa Sarzin (left) mentors GO Foundation scholar and Wadi Wadi woman, Natalie Abraham.

A common meeting ground

NAIDOC Week is marked from July 7-14, a time when we celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Lisa Sarzin, Mark Leibler and Gary Samowitz share the special relationships they have fostered with Indigenous Australians.


Win tickets to West Side Story

When the original Broadway production of West Side Storyopened in 1957, musical theatre changed forever. The production is a timeless masterpiece whose thrilling unity of music, dance, book and lyrics has been rarely matched


Health can heal a community’s anguish

ISRAEL’S Ethiopian community has been thrust into the spotlight following the tragic death of a 19-year-old teenager on June 30. Solomon Teka of Haifa was shot by an off-duty policeman under controversial circumstances, writes Ron Finkel. 

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