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‘Fearless lion’ mourned

MOMENTS after Ari Fuld was stabbed on Sunday night in Gush Etzion, in an attack that was to prove fatal, he rose to his feet, jumped over a fence, drew his pistol and shot the terrorist who had knifed him to prevent further innocent Israelis being assaulted.

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national

Sharma wins Lib preselection, Phelps enters race

IT’S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.

Learning to love and respect one another

Hatzolah to offer new service

Pulver appointed key Indigenous leadership role

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sport

Gold class from Goldstat on the Gold Coast

Maccabiah Games hero Josh Goldstat capped off a year to remember with a gold medal on debut at the ITU World Championships on the Gold Coast.

Struggling Saints SEEK out Bassat

Incoming St Kilda president Andrew Bassat has a message for long-suffering Jewish Saints supporters – “Keep the faith!” Bassat’s appointment makes him St Kilda’s second Jewish president – the first, Reuben Sackville, held the role from 1946 to 1955.

international

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

Israel mourns ‘lion of strength’

In scenes reminiscent of the night Yitzhak Rabin was killed, thousands of young Israelis huddled together, lit candles, and sang slow songs with tears in their eyes.For hours before Sunday’s

arts

Fashion files

As the latest trends hit the runways of Melbourne Fashion Week just in time for spring racing season, last week Rebecca Davis found the Australian and international Jewish designers of the catwalk.

Don’t cry for me, Argentina

Stepping back into Argentine society in the mid-1900s, two Jewish directors, plus two Jewish ensemble members, are bringing the iconic musical Evita to Australian audiences. Sophie Deutsch reports.

competitions

Win tickets to Jekyll & Hyde

A sweeping gothic musical that pits murder and chaos against love and virtue, Jekyll & Hyde is a music theatre phenomenon that is as chilling as it is spectacular, as thrilling as […]

opinion

Looking back on a topsy-turvy year

IN so many ways, 5778, Israel’s 70th anniversary year, has been a cocktail of both negative and positive. It has been a ­topsy-turvy year for us in the international arena, a year of turmoil in the Middle East and a year of mixed relations with our closest neighbours. And yet when we examine the issues closely, we can look to the future with a cautious, yet palpable sense of hope and optimism that the positive will outweigh the negative and the future seems bright.

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