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Bringing the Battle of Beersheva alive

Erenst Pauls’ words and pictures form the backbone of a new exhibition called “In Their Steps” at the Sydney Jewish Museum presented by JNF Australia.

South Head in voluntary administration, rabbi terminated

SOUTH Head Synagogue’s board has appointed a voluntary administrator, Rabbi Benzion Milecki’s contract has been terminated and three members have loaned the shul $500,000 to ensure the bank can’t sell the property.

MONA founder sorry for ‘sloppy’ Auschwitz comment

FOUNDER of MONA, David Walsh, has apologised for a blog post in which he called people who visit the Auschwitz concentration camp “creepy f***s”.

Store owner sorry for ‘No Israelis’

A store owner who refused to serve Israelis in Cairns has apologised for offending the Jewish community but also defended his actions.

Feldman takes Triguboff to court

RABBI Pinchus Feldman, whose organisations have received millions of dollars from Harry Triguboff over the last few decades, took him to court last week.

Sydney remembers the six million

“THE single most important thing that the Jewish community does is remember the victims of the Holocaust,” said NSW Jewish Board of Deputies president Jeremy Spinak at the Yom Hashoah communal commemoration.

Melbourne commemorates Yom Hashoah

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s (JCCV) annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration for 2017 was held on Sunday night with an estimated 1000 people in attendance.

Frydenberg in Israel

Josh Frydenberg, Minister for the Environment and Energy, was in Israel on a visit to make progress on issues discussed during Benjamin Netanyahu’s February trip to Australia.

NSW Young Greens’ ‘offensive’ post

The NSW Young Greens have been criticised for stating on Yom Hashoah that both the Liberal and Labor parties love “locking people in concentration camps”.

British government won’t apologise for Balfour

The British government has rejected a Palestinian request to apologise for the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which led in part to the creation of Israel.