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Sharma wins Wentworth preselection

The AJN can exclusively reveal that Sharma won all six rounds of voting in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Hatzolah to offer new service

THERE are few more stressful situations than when an elderly family member suffers a fall or other calamity that is classified as “not life threatening” and the wait for help becomes drawn-out.

Pulver appointed key Indigenous leadership role

Helping Israeli youth at risk

Compelling program for Capital Appeal

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sport

Struggling Saints SEEK out Bassat

Incoming St Kilda president Andrew Bassat has a message for long-suffering Jewish Saints supporters – “Keep the faith!” Bassat’s appointment makes him St Kilda’s second Jewish president – the first, Reuben Sackville, held the role from 1946 to 1955.

Yates raises the Bar-celona

Leora Yates won a gold medal for Australia at the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation’s Masters World Championships late last month.

international

Israel mourns ‘lion of strength’

In scenes reminiscent of the night Yitzhak Rabin was killed, thousands of young Israelis huddled together, lit candles, and sang slow songs with tears in their eyes.For hours before Sunday’s

Accords architect: Oslo is not dead

While many see the Oslo Accords as misguided and a failure, the man behind them says he still believes in them, reports Nathan Jeffay.

arts

Fashion files

As the latest trends hit the runways of Melbourne Fashion Week just in time for spring racing season, last week Rebecca Davis found the Australian and international Jewish designers of the catwalk.

Don’t cry for me, Argentina

Stepping back into Argentine society in the mid-1900s, two Jewish directors, plus two Jewish ensemble members, are bringing the iconic musical Evita to Australian audiences. Sophie Deutsch reports.

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Win a 7 Days in Entebbe DVD

7 Days in Entebbe is based on the 1976 true story of four hijackers who took a plane hostage and forced it to land in Entebbe, Uganda, while they demanded the release […]

opinion

Looking back on a topsy-turvy year

IN so many ways, 5778, Israel’s 70th anniversary year, has been a cocktail of both negative and positive. It has been a ­topsy-turvy year for us in the international arena, a year of turmoil in the Middle East and a year of mixed relations with our closest neighbours. And yet when we examine the issues closely, we can look to the future with a cautious, yet palpable sense of hope and optimism that the positive will outweigh the negative and the future seems bright.

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