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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”.

Consultation launched on 20D

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

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.

Leonard steps down from VMC

JEWISH community stalwart Grahame Leonard has stepped down from his role as a commissioner to the Victorian Multicultural Commission after more than five years in the post.

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Judge and Jewry

JEWISH law professionals and Victorian MPs gathered at East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation last week to welcome the 2017 Legal Year in words and song.

Calling all science students

President of Technion Australia Dr Ruth Ratner says she is looking forward to “expanding our activities significantly in the coming months”, one of which is the 2017 “SciTech” camp.