Search for ‘lost’ Jews

From the outback to tropical Queensland, a new TV documentary follows two Chabad of RARA rabbis as they go off the beaten track in their mitzvah tank in search of ‘lost’ Jews.

Magical wizard is back

The popular musical The Wizard of Oz last toured Australia 16 years ago and now a revised Andrew Lloyd Webber version opens in Melbourne with a Jewish performer in the cast.

New Jewish literary festival

More than 100 authors, journalists, editors and publishers from around Australia and overseas will tackle a host of topical issues at the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Book Week.

Launching Serge Liberman’s finest

The posthumous launch of award-winning author Serge Liberman’s The Storyteller - a compilation of his best short stories was a heartfelt affair held in Melbourne.

Award-winning Israeli film

CHARISMATIC Israeli high school teacher Matan Yair found more than personal satisfaction when he taught history and literature to troublesome students who had been rejected from the regular school system.

Record-breaking Amy Winehouse exhibition

The tribute exhibition to British singer Amy Winehouse attracted record attendances during its exclusive five-month exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia.

Stand up for laughs

It’s the season for laughs as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival gets under way for 26 days from March 28 with the line-up including Jewish comedians from Australia and overseas.

Sounds of Yiddish in the night

There was a Yiddish flavour to the In One Night concert that ushered in this year’s In One Voice festival in Melbourne, thanks to big band YID! and the Ghetto Cabaret Orchestra.

Music fills In One Voice festival

The annual In One Voice street festival in Elsternwick has plenty of music to keep the crowds entertained, both on Sunday, March 18 and at the festival eve concert. 

Our photo competition winners

The winning holiday photo and sunset photo in The AJN's summer competitions were taken in Nepal and Los Angeles, with the winners talking about the stories behind their prize-winning shots.