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Community mourns ‘happy and bubbly’ Thalia

THE Jewish community is in mourning following the death of 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, who was killed in Friday’s car ramming attack in Melbourne.

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Volunteers sign up for Green Sunday Telethon

More than 300 volunteers have signed up to man the phones for JNF Australia’s Green Sunday Telethon in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth on February 12.

Teenager left wounded after callous attack

Magazine defends Holocaust cover

Mayor’s cold shoulder to shul


Athletes ready for Maccabi junior carnival

EXCITEMENT is building for the 2017 Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival, which begins this Sunday in Perth.

Jews shine on national Futsal stage

JEWISH talent was on show at the 2017 Futsal National Championships held in Sydney last week, with five players representing three NSW teams that made grand finals.


The First Children

Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew and grandson of Holocaust survivors who arrived in America in 1949, is to be Trump’s senior White House adviser.

A tale of two Trumps

ISRAELIS have never before been faced with such conflicting predictions about who will be sitting in the Oval Office.


First entries in our holiday photo competition

Here are the first 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!

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Zable’s book makes shortlist

Author Arnold Zable’s latest book The Fighter based on the life of Australian Jewish boxing legend Henry Nissen, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.


Win tickets to The People Vs Fritz Bauer

Germany, 1957. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of the so-called ‘Architect of the Holocaust’, Adolf Eichmann. Bauer, himself Jewish, has been trying to take crimes

Win a Byron Bay holiday



Standing up to the UN

For most Diaspora communities, simply having their nation’s PM pay a visit to a shul would be cause enough for pride. But for said PM to then cast all formality […]

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