International

Munich victims’ memorial opens

An Israeli athlete who was castrated and killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics can at last enter a “complete rest”, his widow has told The AJN after winning a 45-year fight for a memorial.

Sights set on Sara, Yair Netanyahu

After months of speculation, Israel's Attorney-General has said he is considering indicting Sara Netanyahu, and outlined the suspicions against her.

Man charged over threats against Reform leaders

AN Israeli man has been indicted for issuing threats of violence against prominent Reform figures – prompting one of them to warn that bloodshed may be on the horizon at the Western Wall.

Fresh arrests add to Bibi’s woes

ISRAEL has signalled that it may take matters in to its own hands and strike Iran’s growing range of military targets in Syria. 

Medical aid making Ghana smile

Two Israeli doctors have returned from Ghana after putting smiles on dozens of children's faces. Literally.

No evacuation: Bibi plays to the right with settlement pledge

Israel will never again evacuate settlements, Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, in one of the most impassioned declarations of right-wing beliefs he has made as Prime Minister.

UN chief hails ‘beautiful’ Israel

The United Nations Secretary-General has decried people who call for Israel's destruction saying that they are engaged in "a form of modern anti-Semitism".

Hurricane Harvey ‘Biblical’ rain takes toll on Texas

Most Houston-area Jewish institutions have been flooded due to Tropical Storm Harvey and a large portion of the city's Jewish population is living in areas that have experienced flooding, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston said.

The real threat facing us

OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the "State of Palestine" has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor's foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.

Barcelona Jews not ‘doomed’

AFTER being quoted last week saying that the Jewish community of Barcelona is “doomed,” the city’s chief rabbi, Meir Bar-Hen, has since clarified that the community is not going anywhere.