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An undefeated champion

TRIBUTES from across the political divide have flowed for Michael Danby, who announced last week that after seven elections, 20 years and thousands of communal gatherings, he will be bowing out of politics at the next federal election.

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Aussie pollies hold talks in Israel

IT was a meeting of former prime ministers when Israel’s Ehud Olmert and Australia’s Tony Abbott took the stage to address the Strategic Leadership Conference gala dinner at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Sunday. 

Ehud Barak for JNF

‘No intent’ to disrespect victims

Australia ‘worthy of being spat on’

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sport

Levy earns spot for Para Pan Pacs

Matthew Levy has earned a place in the Australian team for what will be his third consecutive Para Pan Pacs, to be held from August 9 in Cairns.

Klinger blasts back into T20 form

Good news regarding his wife Cindy’s health has allowed opening batsman Michael Klinger to head over to the UK and lead Gloucestershire once again in the T20 Blast.

international

Israeli tech aids Thai cave rescue

Technology powering the Thai cave rescue was provided for free, because the Israeli man who developed it wanted to act “Jewish.”

Yad Vashem slams deal with Poland

The Polish government hasn’t really backed down on its Holocaust law, and it is “trying to literally change history”, Yad Vashem historian Havi Dreifuss has told The AJN.

arts

Ghil’ad’s Indigenous language game changer

As the nation celebrates NAIDOC Week – honouring the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – Shane Desiatnik speaks with an Israeli-born linguistics professor who is breaking new ground in Indigenous language reclamation, and in the process, helping the Barngarla people reconnect with their long lost mother tongue.

Messing with morals

In the upcoming production of The Man in the Attic, a German couple deceive a Jewish man who they are hiding into thinking that the Nazis have won the war. Incredibly, the play is based on a true story.

competitions

Win tickets to the Sydney Dog Lovers Show

The Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be bounding into the Royal Hall of Industries & Hordern Pavilion August 4 & 5, with the the inaugural Sydney Common Woof Games headlining

opinion

Farewell Michael Danby

For all the mud that has been thrown at him – and there has been a fair bit – Michael Danby has put in the hours, not just for Australian Jewry but for the public as a whole as a hard grafting politician, who has remained true to his conscience whatever the fallout.

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