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Game shame

AUSTRALIAN games retailers are being urged to follow the example of Games World in Chadstone, which has ceased selling the game Secret Hitler following complaints filed to the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC). 

Teen to be charged over Aisha Rabi death

A Jewish youngster is to be charged in Israel for killing a Palestinian woman called Aisha Rabi in a stoning attack last October.

Man arrested for Maasarwe murder

Israeli media is reporting that the body of a young woman found near a tram stop in Bundoora yesterday was that of a 21-year-old Israeli student. It is reported that she was studying Chinese and English at Shanghai University, and was in Melbourne as part of an overseas study program.

Divers search Danube for holocaust victims

NEWS that divers from Israeli search-and-rescue organisation ZAKA are this week searching the River Danube in Hungary for the remains of Holocaust victims shot nearly 75 years ago has been welcomed by survivors in Australia.

Gantz emerges from the political shadows

Bibi's biggest challenger came out of the shadows this week, Benny Gantz, giving the first hints on his campaign themes.

AUJS campaign receives international award

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) was recognised on the international stage when the organisation won the Campaign of the Year award at last week's World Union of Jewish Students Congress.

Changing the way for young docs

WHEN Dr Jasmin Korbl was growing up, she would eavesdrop on the conversations between her grandparents and their friends in Yiddish and broken English. Together, they lamented their various ailments and while it may have been "a real-life comedy", reflected Korbl, these interactions ignited her interest in medicine. It was a path that she would later pursue – and a vocation for which Korbl is held in high esteem; she recently received the title of the Australia & New Zealand Junior Doctor of the Year. 

Israeli water experts visit

THREE of Israel's leading water experts will visit New South Wales and Queensland this month to tour drought-affected country areas.

Netanyahu appeals for sympathy

Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to convince the public to stick by him despite the corruption scandal hovering over the election campaign that is just beginning.

Never mix politics and sport

THE Australian Jewish Association (AJA) has been mocked online by a politician and a comedian after it called for the Socceroos to boycott their match this Friday against  the Palestine