All posts tagged Jerusalem

Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?

IT is an age-old debate, even more polarising than the Melbourne versus Sydney argument. Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?

Romanian PM announces Jerusalem embassy move

Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă announced at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference that her government had decided to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

Women who wow

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

Triumph over terror

On Monday it was 23 years since Dana Pinhasov was the victim of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem. She shares her inspirational story of resilience and courage with Rebecca Davis.

Simply Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is a world renowned chef, restaurateur and food author. While visiting Australia earlier this month, he mused on his Jerusalem upbringing, family recipes and the food that has inspired him with Rebecca Davis.

Jerusalem synagogue trashed

In what may be one of the ugliest expressions of Israel's secular-religious tensions, a synagogue has been found desecrated, with the prayer hall trashed and Torah scrolls thrown on the floor.

Israel unenthused by West Jerusalem recognition

Israel has reacted to Australia's big announcement with a cold shoulder. Benjamin Netanyahu was silent on Australia's decision at his weekly cabinet meeting last week.

The world is afflicted by Jerusalem syndrome

Everyone's dreams will only be realised with a healthy dose of clarity. Israel exists. The Palestinians exist. A solution must try to meet as many of the aspirations as can be achieved, for both people.

‘West Jerusalem is the capital of Israel’

AUSTRALIA now recognises West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday. It follows a pledge made by the Prime Minister prior to October’s Wentworth by-election that

AFL player Nic Naitanui’s epic Israel experience

West Coast Eagles player Nic Naitanui has returned from an inspiring eight-day visit to Israel, where he toured Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Beersheba and met up with the Tel Aviv Cheetahs AFL team.