All posts tagged Israel

Rhythms of Africa and Israel

Acclaimed South African singer and cantor Oshy Tugendhaft is currently in Australia starring in his new show Voices, featuring the music of Israel and Africa.

Andrews to visit Israel

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews will travel to Israel next month, the first sitting Victorian leader to visit there since Steve Bracks 12 years ago.

JNF group recalls Balfour

A GROUP of more than 50 Australians sat in Independence Hall in Tel Aviv last Thursday – in the same room where David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel – exactly 100 years after the Balfour Declaration was signed.

Israeli singer Noa in concert

Israeli singer Noa, whose albums have sold millions, will be performing in Australia later this month in concerts at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne and at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre in Sydney.

Frydenberg tearful at Yad Vashem

AN emotional Josh Frydenberg wiped away tears as he walked through Yad Vashem, the world’s most respected Holocaust museum, with Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan on Sunday night (Australian time).

US pulls out of UNESCO, Israel set to follow

Israel has applauded America for leaving a UN agency that has become notorious for criticising the Jewish State and downplaying Jerusalem's Jewish history.

Israel ‘captured my heart and my mind’

EIGHT senior journalists, editors and producers shared their thoughts on Monday night on an intensive week-long study mission they'd recently been on to Israel and the West Bank.

Danby remains defiant

FEDERAL MP Michael Danby said this week he was shocked at the attacks levelled against him for using his communications allowance to place advertisements in The AJN, highlighting the unbalanced coverage of Israel by the ABC's Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill.

Shai starts on a high

SHAI Zarivatch – the successor to Ethy Levy as Israel's Trade Commissioner to Australia and New Zealand – said he is "excited about the potential" to further advance already strong Israel-Australia business and investment ties.

70 year Exodus commemoration in Haifa

RITA Migdal viewed a new documentary about the Exodus last month. Saddened and moved, she suggested her daughter Eva Migdal also watch the film. But when Eva attempted to find