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Women who wow

Today is International Women’s Day. Rebecca Davis and Sophie Deutsch celebrate a few remarkable women of the community. 

The fraught situation confronting Germany and German Jewry

THE cry was as jarring and intrusive as it was unexpected. Huddled against a bracing Frankfurt autumn morning, the delegation of Jewish leaders from centres as diverse as Novosibirsk, Siberia,

Shapira shames Twitter

The Berlin-based creator of the viral Yolocaust website spray-painted the German headquarters of Twitter with anti-Semitic posts that the social network failed to delete when he reported them.

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

Jessica jumps back into form

23-year-old Jewish Sydneysider Jessica Fox – a three-time women’s C1 world champion – responded to a loss last week in the best possible way seven days later in World Cup round two in Augsburg, Germany by winning the C1 gold.

Buchenwald survivors reunite

THE Buchenwald Boys and their families commemorated and celebrated the 72nd anniversary of their liberation this month.

Jail for users of term ‘Polish death camps’

The Polish government has proposed a bill that would make the use of terms like “Polish death camps” a crime punishable by jail time.

Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning convicted, sentenced

REINHOLD Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau is appealing his conviction on 170 000 counts of accessory to murder. A statement released by the Detmold state court said that Hanning’s […]

Bridging a wartime divide

FILMMAKER Philippe Mora wanted to make a movie about his father’s exploits in the French Resistance during World War II. However, his plans changed direction when he attended a function […]

Danby repatriates Remains

PARLIAMENTARY Secretary for the Arts and Federal Member for Melbourne Ports Michael Danby helped facilitate the repatriation of stolen Aboriginal Ancestral Remains at a historic ceremony, held at the Charité Medical University in Berlin last Friday.