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NSW Jewish Board of Deputies support same-sex marriage

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has overwhelmingly passed a motion calling for “equal treatment under Australian law to same-sex couples who choose to marry” at its monthly plenum tonight (Tuesday).

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national

Yeshiva to remain in Flood Street until at least December

MEMBERS of the Feldman family have won a stay of execution and will remain in Yeshiva’s Flood Street property until at least December 19.

Rabbi Rabin takes on new role

Pollies’ Rosh Hashanah greetings

Zwi returns inspired from Weizmann

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sport

Girls shine in NSW State League finals

Eight Jewish players represented the University of NSW in the Football NSW Women’s State League grand finals last Sunday, with the U15s team enjoying a hard-fought 1-0 win over Parramatta FC

Channelling her courage for charity

It was 2:30am, pitch black and the water was barely 16 degrees when Sydney mother of three Rachelle Silver set off to swim across the English Channel to raise funds for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia.

international

Munich victims’ memorial opens

An Israeli athlete who was castrated and killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics can at last enter a “complete rest”, his widow has told The AJN after winning a 45-year fight for a memorial.

Sights set on Sara, Yair Netanyahu

After months of speculation, Israel’s Attorney-General has said he is considering indicting Sara Netanyahu, and outlined the suspicions against her.

arts

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

SYDNEY Jewish Writers Festival (SJWF) director Justine Saidman explained the thought bubble behind this year’s event was to ensure a broad, eclectic mix of issues were explored through discussions by Australian and international writers from all walks of life.

Child survivors teach life lessons

WHILE there are many thought-provoking portrayals of the Shoah, Last Witnesses, a documentary set to screen on ABC TV’s Compass program this weekend, sets itself apart from other Holocaust films with its moving message that bears strong relevance to youth today.

competitions

Win tickets to Brigadoon

Prepare to fall in love as Rohan Browne and Genevieve Kingsford star in Lerner and Loewe’s timeless romantic classic, Brigadoon. This blissfully charming new staging tells the story of two young American

opinion

Selective outrage and double standards

SELECTIVE outrage is nothing new in the Australian Jewish community, but it’s been blatantly obvious like never before in the last month. First there was the now infamous case of […]

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