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Rabbi Telsner’s tenure ends at Yeshivah

YEARS of controversy surrounding Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Telsner’s employment at Melbourne Yeshivah Centre have finally come to an end today (Thursday).

Michael Danby: A life in politics

IT'S a waste of my time to be a "schlepper backbencher", former Labor MP Michael Danby told the audience at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies AGM this week when he was asked why he chose to step down from Parliament after two decades.

‘A very good outcome’: Trevor Poulton resigns from ALP

TREVOR Poulton, the controversial figure at the centre of a renewed storm over Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's eligibility to sit in Parliament, has dramatically quit the Australian Labor Party.

Rockets fired from Gaza to Israel for two consecutive nights

Rockets were fired from Gaza on southern Israel for two consecutive nights.

Pro-Israel doctors end dispute with The Lancet

THOUSANDS of physicians and health academics across the world, led by among others Australian Jewish Professor Paul Zimmet, have ended a five-year boycott of leading international medical journal The Lancet over its coverage of Israel. 

Two Palestinian men arrested in death of yeshiva student

Two Palestinian men suspected in the murder of yeshiva student Dvir Sorek have been arrested.

Israeli student, 19, found stabbed to death in West Bank

A 19-year-old yeshiva student was found stabbed to death in the West Bank’s Etzion settlement bloc.

Israeli police: ‘Charge Litzman’

ISRAEL'S health chief should face charges for allegedly interfering with the Malka Leifer case, Israeli police concluded this week.

NSW Labor MP supports Frydenberg

NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has thrown his support behind Josh Frydenberg, labelling dual citizenship claims against the federal Treasurer as being “deeply rooted in antisemitism”.

Police recommend indicting Litzman for allegedly aiding Leifer

ISRAELI police on Tuesday recommended indicting Deputy Health Minister and United Torah Judaism leader Yaakov Litzman on fraud and breach of trust for allegedly interfering in the extradition of alleged pedophile Malka Leifer.