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New-born son passes away

WHEN Ilana and Leo Dubb made aliyah from Sydney four years ago, they would never have imagined seeing their granddaughter and prematurely delivered great-grandson fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack. But that was their reality this week after seven-months pregnant Shira Ish-Ran, the couple’s granddaughter, was shot by a Palestinian terrorist while waiting for a bus in Ofra, in the West Bank.

Graduate’s son not welcome

A MORIAH College graduate is outraged that he can't send his own kids to the school because he married someone whose mother converted to Judaism through the Emanuel Synagogue.

From Beth Rivkah to Bondi

RABBI Yehoshua Smukler will leave Melbourne’s Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges next year to become the new principal of Moriah College, replacing the departing John Hamey. Rabbi Smukler will continue in his

Right on the rise

NEO-fascist organisation Antipodean Resistance (AR) has taken a prominent and concerning role among antisemitic forces threatening Jewish Australians, according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ).

‘A beautiful, unique young man of untold value’

JEREMY Spinak was one of the most influential and highly respected communal leaders in Sydney, but last Thursday morning at the age of 36 he succumbed to a rare form of cancer.

Community loses a true leader

Leaders across the community have paid tribute to Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 today.

Community congratulates Daley

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has congratulated state Opposition Leader Michael Daley on his new role.

Nazi items used in high school class

VICTORIA’S Department of Education is investigating how Nazi memorabilia was allowed to be used by a staff member during a class at a high school on the Mornington Peninsula.

Reflecting on Armistice centenary

SYDNEY'S Jewish Remembrance Day service is always deeply moving, but it held even more resonance in its latest chapter at the Sydney Jewish Museum last Sunday – almost 100 years to the day since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I, and 95 years since General Sir John Monash officially opened the NSW Jewish War Memorial.

Australian leaders respond to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The security level for the Australian Jewish community has remain unchanged after the Pittsburg attack that saw 11 people killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue.