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‘It was terrifying’

AUSTRALIAN-born Rochelle Cohen has described how her children “shook for literally hours” after last Friday night’s terrorist attack, just 50 metres from her home, which saw three members of a family brutally stabbed to death in the West Bank settlement of Halamish.

Liquidation won’t tear South Head apart

SOUTH Head Synagogue officially went into liquidation last Friday and all employees have lost their jobs, but members of the congregation feel they still have a future.

Iconic baker mourned

THE Jewish community has farewelled bakery pioneer Mendel Glick, who passed away on Sunday, aged 94.

On a mission to Cuba

The Joint Australia recently took part in a mission to Cuba, assisting the country’s 1500 Jews with much-needed aid. Learning that the island nation is more than pastel pops of

Watt’s new at Emanuel

ANDREW Watt has been appointed as the new principal of Emanuel School, replacing Anne Hastings who is set to retire at the end of this year. 

ALP on a ‘dangerous path’

IT’S a long way from Cairns to Jerusalem, but the distance is shrinking, at least metaphorically, thanks to a group of Indigenous Australians who are committed to seeking justice for Israel in the harsh courts of international public opinion.

Aussie aid for Syrian kids

Israeli doctors struggling to meet the cost of treating children from war-torn Syria were moved last week, when Australian donors and diplomats arrived to given them a cheque for $25,000. […]

Top speakers for JNF

FORMER director of Mossad, Tamir Pardo, and former US ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, are set to appear exclusively in Australia at JNF’s annual campaign in September.

Hate site resurfaces

JEWISH organisations have condemned the Australian organisers of a website that Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) chair Dvir Abramovich described as “one of the worst anti-Semitic websites I have ever seen”.

Glick’s gives Coles the flick

GLICK’S products won’t be available at Coles stores anymore because the companies couldn’t come to a financial arrangement that both sides were comfortable with.