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Australian Jewish leaders slam Israeli minister

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have condemned comments by Israel’s new Education Minister Rafi Peretz appearing to endorse gay conversion therapy.

New cemetery gets green light

MORE than 70 per cent of the current Sydney Jewish community is expected to be buried in Sydney's newest cemetery in Varroville.

Victorian government condemns spate of hate

THE Victorian government has condemned a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti as "completely unacceptable", and urged that those responsible be "caught and punished under the law".

VCE coursework material pulled over anti-Israel slur

WHEN Mount Scopus Memorial College student Ramona Chrapot read a sample response in her VCE coursework which claimed that Israel destroys the houses of Arabs living there simply because they are Muslim not Jewish, she could not believe her eyes.

Shabbat forfeit crisis averted

A POTENTIALLY damaging own goal to the spirit of inter-club women's football was averted late on Tuesday, when successful high level negotiations reversed a forced forfeit by Maccabi Caulfield  Women's FC team, who were unable to play their latest scheduled State League 1 Southeast match due to it coinciding with Shabbat. 

Bibi issues warning over Iran

EUROPE'S cool response to Iran's nuclear transgressions is reminiscent of the appeasement of Hitler, Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed.

International attempts to quell border tensions

INTERNATIONAL delegations are headed to Gaza to try to prevent an escalation after the IDF killed a Palestinian man and terrorists fired two rockets at Israel. 

Peretz says calling intermarriage a second Holocaust was ‘not appropriate’

Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz walked back his recent statement that intermarriage is “like a second Holocaust,” writing that the phrase was “probably not an appropriate term to use.”

Pink criticised over Holocaust memorial photo

JEWISH pop singer Pink has defended uploading a photo to Instagram of her children running through the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin.

‘Hitler was right!’ scrawled on Melbourne wall

VICTORIA Police is investigating after fresh antisemitic graffiti was discovered in Melbourne today (Monday).