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Pro-Israel doctors end dispute with The Lancet

THOUSANDS of physicians and health academics across the world, led by among others Australian Jewish Professor Paul Zimmet, have ended a five-year boycott of leading international medical journal The Lancet over its coverage of Israel. 

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national

Israeli tech is just the beginning

BUNNINGS has a new plan for conquering the online marketplace: Israeli brains.

Anti-Israel coursework controversy continues

‘Future leaders of our community’ in Israel

Israel-Diaspora analyst Down Under

international

Dermer denies Trump pressure was behind decision to ban Tlaib, Omar

Israel’s ambassador to the United States said the decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country had nothing to do with President Donald Trump.

In the ’80s, French secret service made a deal with Palestinian terrorists

France agreed not to target Palestinian terrorists who killed French Jews in Paris in 1982 if they refrained from carrying out further attacks on French soil, a former top spy revealed.

sport

Jewish triathlete trio look forward to Lausanne

THREE Jewish triathletes with contrasting ages and personal journeys will represent Australia in Olympic-distance events at the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships, to be held in the picturesque Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne from August 29 to September 1.

Jackettes qualify for grand final

IN what was an outstanding weekend of footy for AJAX, its women’s team qualified for the 2019 VAFA Division 4 decider by outlasting Richmond Central 4.5 (29) to 0.3 (3) in a preliminary final at Mentone last Sunday, while its Premier C men’s team upset third-placed Old Ivanhoe 20.12 (132) to 8.5 (53) in round 14 to enter the top four for the first time this season.

arts & features

Yidcore makes a comeback

YIDCORE, the Australian Jewish punk rock band established in Melbourne in 1998 which disbanded in 2009, is reuniting for a concert at the inaugural Festival of Jewish Arts and Music (FOJAM) to be held at the Melbourne Recital Centre next month.

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival set to return

AN attempt to confront real issues head-on is at the heart of this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers Festival (SJWF).

competitions

Win tickets to A Day in the Life of You

With original songs, live instruments, dancing and lots of audience participation, A Day in the Life of You by children’s theatre group, Musical Sprouts is a colourful and fun 50 minute show

opinion

Religious freedoms vs religious discrimination

We live in an age that increasingly affirms equality of rights as a moral imperative, writes Peter Wertheim.

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