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Segal unlocks Middle East puzzle

WITH a topic as complex and rapidly changing as ‘The New Middle East and Why it Matters’, leading geopolitics and terrorism expert Hagai Segal began by saying, “I could talk about this for the next seven hours.”

Past and present athletes honoured

IT was a night of sombre celebration as Melbourne hosted a 20th anniversary commemoration for the 1997 Maccabiah bridge collapse before farewelling the Melbourne athletes for July’s 20th Maccabiah Games.

Master of Middle Eastern cuisine

Internationally renowned Israeli chef, restaurateur and author Yotam Ottolenghi joins popular reality cooking show MasterChef Australia as a guest judge on Sunday. Phoebe Roth met him while he was in Melbourne earlier this year.

Musical tribute to honour Babi Yar victims

A CONCERT in Melbourne in September will bookend the 75th anniversary commemorations of the Nazi massacres at Babi Yar, Ukraine in 1941.

Dancing onto the big screen

AUSTRALIAN actress Dena Kaplan basked in the excitement of the red carpet premiere of the film Dance Academy held in Sydney on the weekend.

In One Voice rocks the streets

AN estimated 8000 people flocked to the In One Voice (IOV) festival on Sunday despite the sweltering conditions.

Jewish driver set for F1 debut

Jewish Canadian Lance Stroll has become the second-youngest driver in the history of the sport to make his race debut on the Formula One stage.

A second chance at life

It’s now been four years since Lederberger lost both of her legs, but speaking to The AJN last week, she says she is “a better version of myself”.

Nazi posters in Melbourne

Anti-Semitic and racist posters have been stuck on walls in Melbourne this week by a group claiming to be “Australia’s only National Socialist Youth organisation”.

Bibi bound for US but Australia trip still planned

AFTER less than 48 hours in his new job, Donald Trump rushed to invite Israel’s Prime Minister to the White House.