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Jewish roof bodies: ‘Legalise SSM’

COMMUNAL roof bodies have urged the government to legalise same-sex marriage in the wake of the postal survey which showed 61.6 per cent of respondents supported marriage equality.

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national

Chief Rabbi Lau tours Australia

Israel’s top rabbi has a message for young Australian Jews: be proud of your religion, study your heritage, and marry someone Jewish – he advised while visiting Sydney and Melbourne.

Ehrlich’s tremendous legacy

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Melbourne reflects on Night of Broken Glass

Battle of Beersheba 100th Anniversary

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sport

Werner’s bobsleigh race breakthrough

ASHLEIGH Werner is experiencing an incredible ride as part of the Australian women’s bobsleigh team that has begun a three-month quest to qualify in the two-person discipline for the 2018

Weight of the world

Leora Yates was on top of the world when she won four gold medals for Australia at the 2017 Australian and Oceania Masters Weightlifting Championships, Pacific Rim Masters Tournament and Masters World Cup in the Gold Coast last month.

international

German court upholds airline ban on Israeli passengers

Kuwait Airways may bar Israeli citizens from boarding its planes in Germany, a Frankfurt court ruled. Jewish and political leaders in Germany criticized the ruling handed down Thursday by the […]

Prince slammed over 1986 comments

IN a newly revealed letter from 1986, Prince Charles suggested the “influx of foreign, European Jews” was a cause of turmoil in the Middle East.

arts

Miracle in the Amazon jungle

In 1981, 22-year-old Israeli backpacker Yossi Ghinsberg ventured into the Amazon jungle on an adventure that turned into a battle for survival. Now his adventures have been made into a film

Rhythms of Africa and Israel

Acclaimed South African singer and cantor Oshy Tugendhaft is currently in Australia starring in his new show Voices, featuring the music of Israel and Africa.

competitions

Win a copy of Hummus & Co. by Michael Rantissi & Kristy Frawley

Hummus & Co. invites you into its generous heart, full of great food for sharing with friends and family. The many fans of Kepos Street Kitchen and Kepos & Co. restaurants […]

opinion

Standing shoulder to shoulder with survivors

WHEN asked by his students what would happen when there were no survivors left to tell the story, Elie Wiesel replied, “Just think, perhaps you are the only hope I have. Fulfil it.”And in the face of the rampant misuse and trivialisation of the Holocaust, he urged us not only to study history’s darkest chapter, but to do the following, “Listen to the survivors and respect their wounded sensibility. Open yourselves to their scarred memory, and mingle your tears with theirs. Stop insulting the dead.”

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