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Sydney Uni BDS forum under fire

JEWISH leaders have hit out at a “blatantly anti-Israel hate-fest” set to take place at the University of Sydney next week, with the university dissociating itself from the inaugural “BDS – Driving Global Justice for Palestine” conference.

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national

Aussie aid for Syrian kids

Israeli doctors struggling to meet the cost of treating children from war-torn Syria were moved last week, when Australian donors and diplomats arrived to given them a cheque for $25,000.

Top speakers for JNF

Hate site resurfaces

Glick’s gives Coles the flick

sport

Gold, silver, bronze for Aussie cyclists

IT was an amazing triple treat for Australia in the men’s 40+ cycling time trial on July 9, with Alex Lehrer winning gold, Australian Maccabiah team captain Sean Bloch earning silver, and comeback king Josh Goldstat bagging bronze.

Australia’s epic futsal comeback

AUSTRALIA pulled off a miraculous last-minute victory over Brazil on July 10 to qualify for the futsal finals at the Maccabiah Games and keep their hopes of a medal alive. 

international

The gate to chaos

Beyond the gate to the Israel–Lebanon border lies the world of Hezbollah and, if you carry on straight into Lebanon and turn right to Syria, the drama of the Syrian civil war. 

UNESCO’s Hebron decision an ‘affront to history’

The UN’s cultural body is being accused of rewriting history again, after declaring that Hebron is a “Palestinian World Heritage site in danger,” writes Nathan Jeffay.

arts

Sound of opera in Tel Aviv

ASPIRING Israeli opera singers are taking part in Tel Aviv’s International Opera Workshop, developing their skills with coaching sessions and master classes. Now in its 31st year, the two-week event […]

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

competitions

Win tickets to Titanic The Exhibition

Titanic The Exhibition arrives in Sydney for the first time ever at The Byron Kennedy Hall, within The Entertainment Quarter. Experience the world’s largest and most comprehensive Titanic exhibition. Receive a real passengers boarding pass, […]

opinion

Bob Carr Israel

Bob-sessive compulsive distorter

Bob Carr’s attacks on Israel and silence on China highlight his hypocrisy, writes Labor MP Michael Danby.

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