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Dr Yayehyirad (Yayu) Mekonnen Ejigu will become Ethiopia’s first fully-trained paediatric heart surgeon – and with the assistance of the Israeli organisation, Save a Child’s Heart, and Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital, he is set to achieve his dream. Rebecca Davis reports.
Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin has been honoured for decades in television, film and records, but with an upcoming Australian tour, he admits his first love is singing.
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.
What do a dinner party in South Yarra, an ant extermination company and an Australian prime minister have in common? Walter Glaser shares his family’s story of survival against the Nazis at the opening of the latest B’nai B’rith Courage to Care exhibition.
THREE Australian rabbis – from mainstream Orthodox, Chabad and Progressive shules – are baffled to be on an Israeli Chief Rabbinate “blacklist” of 160 rabbis worldwide.
AUSTRALIA pulled off a miraculous last-minute victory over Brazil on July 10 to qualify for the futsal finals at the Maccabiah Games and keep their hopes of a medal alive.
AUSTRALIA is off to a ripping start at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel, with the Aussie athletes nabbing dozens of medals.
Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.
ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.
WITH time ticking away to qualify for next month’s Athletics World Championships in London, Australia’s Steven Solomon secured his selection last week by running his fastest 400m race since the 2012 Olympic Games final.