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Happy Pesach from our nation’s leaders

As Jewish families across Australia mark the festival of Pesach, The AJN would like to wish the community a Chag Sameach. Here are our political leaders’ Pesach greetings.

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Committed to West Jerusalem as capital

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia’s continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Plibersek at Burns launch

Construction begins on FREE shule

‘An insult to our national debate’

international

New claim against Litzman, court hears Leifer is schizophrenic

ISRAEL’S Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is suspected of receiving a bribe in relation to the Malka Leifer case, according to a television report. 

Netanyahu officially tasked with forming Israel’s next government

President Reuven Rivlin has officially tasked Benjamin Netanyahu, the current prime minister, with forming Israel’s next government.

sport

Dancing Deb does Aussies proud

THREE major international tournaments in just three weeks would be a heavy load for any elite athlete, but like all of her sporting and academic pursuits, aerobic gymnastics competitor Deborah Greenbaum eagerly stepped up to the challenge.

Jewish swimmers prove they belong at nationals

“THIS was my 17th consecutive nationals [appearance] – I feel honoured … and at 32, it never gets old,” said North Sydney swimmer and Paralympian Matthew Levy, after competing in the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide last week.

arts & features

Jennifer Lopez to perform in Israel for the first time

Two weeks after rumours began to swirl of an upcoming Jennifer Lopez performance in Israel, concert organisers confirmed Wednesday that the pop superstar will be arriving this summer.

On board with Gennarosity Abroad

This July, two Sydney filmmakers will be creating a powerful documentary chronicling the journey of Genna Radnan and the wide-reaching impact her charity, Gennarosity Abroad, is having on the ground in Kenya.

competitions

Win tickets to The Chaperone

Based on the best-selling book by Laura Moriarty, The Chaperone reunites Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes with director Michael Engler and actor Elizabeth McGovern. Taking place against the backdrop of the

opinion

The double standards of Eurovision boycotters

EVERY year the Eurovision Song Contest sees political feuds and friendships exposed like a Bucks Fizz girl’s knickers, writes Richard Ferrer.

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