Tasmania’s triple treat

BEFORE December 2016, the last time Launceston Synagogue celebrated a bar mitzvah was almost a decade ago.

Have the courage to care

Filming began today on Courage to Care’s most ambitious initiative to date - to create audio-visual recordings of 24 Holocaust survivors sharing their stories.

Shalom graduate aims for the sky

Renee Wootton is the 31st Shalom Gamarada Indigenous Scholarship Program (SGISP) recipient to graduate since 2005, but the first in the field of aviation.

Probe into Bibi’s dealings deepens

The Prime Minister has reportedly been recorded trying to cut a deal that could have made his arch nemesis millions of shekels.

Danby cynical over Abbott embassy call

Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby has dismissed Tony Abbott’s call for the Australian government to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem as a likely political stunt.

Creating helping hands

A biomedicine and engineering student at Monash University is using 3D printing to create prosthetic hands for children who have physical disabilities.

Israel in mourning as terror returns

Four Israeli families have found themselves sitting shiva this week, after a Palestinian man slammed a truck in to their loved ones on Sunday.


Australia condemns ‘vicious terror attack’

When a Palestinian terrorist drove a truck into IDF cadets in Jerusalem on January 8, Dovi Meyer was among the first emergency responders on the scene.

Sir Zelman’s son killed in paragliding crash

The Jewish community is in mourning following the death of Ben Cowen, the youngest child of former Governor-General, the late Sir Zelman Cowen.

Young community stalwart mourned

Tributes have been paid to 23-year-old Daniel Simons who passed away tragically last Friday (January 6).