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SBS rejects boycott petition

SBS will broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest from Israel next year despite an online petition calling on the broadcaster to boycott the event.

WWI’s last Mid East milestone

AUSTRALIAN Christian Zionists are travelling to Israel to join in commemorations of the last great battle of the World War I Middle East campaign, which changed the course of history and eventually led to the founding of Israel.

Sharma wins Lib preselection, Phelps enters race

IT'S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

‘Fearless lion’ mourned

MOMENTS after Ari Fuld was stabbed on Sunday night in Gush Etzion, in an attack that was to prove fatal, he rose to his feet, jumped over a fence, drew his pistol and shot the terrorist who had knifed him to prevent further innocent Israelis being assaulted.

Learning to love and respect one another

RECENTLY the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his first major speech to the party faithful in Albury, on the Murray River. One biblically literate commentator labelled it "The Sermon on the Murray". He likened the PM's remarks to a sermon because it sought to bring about national healing after the damaging blood-lettings and acrimonious manoeuvrings that have plagued politics in Australia for several weeks. 

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

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

SHE cites co-founding the Shalom Gamarada Scholarship Program for Aboriginal students at UNSW as one of her proudest achievements, and currently serves as Western Sydney University's Pro Vice-Chancellor of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership, but Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver will soon return to where everything started for her - the University of Sydney (USYD) - to begin an important new role.

Helping Israeli youth at risk

THIS year's UIA Kol Nidrei Appeal will focus on several key projects to help youth at risk in Israel.