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Jewish leaders condemn Sri Lanka bombings

JEWISH communal leaders in Australia have condemned the Sri Lanka bomb attacks on Sunday, which left at least 290 people dead and more than 500 injured.

Bondi Beach defaced with swastikas

SWASTIKAS have been scrawled along Sydney's Bondi Beach promenade for the second time in two months.

WA Labor candidate quits over Israel comments

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten says Labor’s candidate for the WA seat of Curtin Melissa Parke did the “right thing” after withdrawing from the election contest over controversial comments she made about Israel.

Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashes during moon landing

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed while attempting to land on the surface of the moon.

Netanyahu wins fifth term

The right bloc, which includes Shas, Kulanu, United Torah Judaism, Yisrael Beiteinu and United Right, has 65 seats while the centre-left bloc has only 55.

Final votes being counted as Netanyahu scrapes ahead

As 96% of the votes have been counted, it appears that Likud is going to take the win with 37 seats compared to Blue and White's 36.

Israeli election – Both leaders claim victory

ISRAELI political leaders on both sides of the aisle have declared victory in the Israeli elections.

The final polls are in and Israel’s election is a nail-biter

The final polls before Israel’s national election on Tuesday show Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party running either neck-and-neck or up to five seats behind upstart challenger Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party.

Frydenberg targeted by antisemitic vandals

TREASURER Josh Frydenberg has labelled those responsible for vandalising his election campaign posters with antisemitic graffiti as "cowards".

After 37 years, the body of an IDF soldier has returned to Israel

37 years after going missing the body of Zachary Baumel has been returned to Israel.