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JCA jumpstarts innovation

The Sydney Jewish community gathered at White City on Thursday night to raise a glass to the newly opened Jumpstart Innovation Hub.

Nazi posters in Melbourne

Anti-Semitic and racist posters have been stuck on walls in Melbourne this week by a group claiming to be “Australia’s only National Socialist Youth organisation”.

Two states or one state? Confusion at the White House

HAS Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and American President Donald Trump dumped the two-state solution?

Consultation launched on 20D

Communities continue to rally for “urgently needed” changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act.

Extremist killer elected Hamas leader

Fears of a new confrontation between Gaza’s rulers and Israel are rising, after Hamas has chosen one of its most extreme figures to lead the movement.

Faiths unite for torched church

Jews and Christians stood side by side in the Galilee this week, after working together to renovate a church torched by extremist vandals. 

Harper: I’d never sell out Israel

Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper said he doesn’t regret being a staunch supporter of Israel, despite the fact that it cost his country a seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2010.

Unsettled over settlements

Australian Jewish leaders have expressed concern over Israel’s controversial new legislation on settlements, describing the law which would retroactively legalise an estimated 4000 West Bank settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land as “troubling” and “counterproductive”.

Talkin’ ’bout our generations

As a landmark snapshot of Australia’s Jewish community, Gen17 will be a critical resource for planning the future of Jewish Australia.

Excellent artists

STUDENTS at Melbourne’s Jewish day schools are among those who have been selected for the VCE Season of Excellence 2017, a program showcasing the best student work across the arts.