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Russian speakers flock to festival

THE UNSW Roundhouse Centre turned Russian on October 14, as more than 250 Russian-speaking Sydney Jews enjoyed food, music, art and seminars at the Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) Australia festival.

Stand up for laughs

It’s the season for laughs as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival gets under way for 26 days from March 28 with the line-up including Jewish comedians from Australia and overseas.

Sounds of Yiddish in the night

There was a Yiddish flavour to the In One Night concert that ushered in this year’s In One Voice festival in Melbourne, thanks to big band YID! and the Ghetto Cabaret Orchestra.

The shmatte stories: Behind the seams of the Melbourne Fashion Festival

  Melbourne is in the grip of fashion fever with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) currently underway.  Rebecca Davis shares the contributions of the Jewish players on the fashion

Music fills In One Voice festival

The annual In One Voice street festival in Elsternwick has plenty of music to keep the crowds entertained, both on Sunday, March 18 and at the festival eve concert. 

Spotlight on Israeli films

From dramas to documentaries, this year's AICE Israeli Film Festival under the helm of director Richard Moore offers a smorgasbord of award-winning films, writes Danny Gocs.

Laughter with Jewish flavour

It was a full house at this year’s Jewish Comedy Showcase, part of the the Sydney Comedy Festival, with plenty of laughs from local and overseas comedians.

A feast of film

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.

Movie wins $25,000 prize

The $25,000 prize for the best Israeli feature film or documentary screened at the recent AICE Israeli Film Festival held in Melbourne and Sydney has been announced.

Best of Israeli films

Films and documentaries by leading Israeli filmmakers will be screened during the AICE Israeli Film Festival in September. And the festival will award a $25,000 prize for the best film.