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Teen launches rare disease support group

Moriah College student Gidon Goodman, 15, and his mum Karen, officially launched the Gaucher Association of Australia and New Zealand as part of International Gaucher Awareness Month.

Gidon’s new petition packs a punch

Take note, federal and state politicians – you can expect to hear from Sydney teenager and public health activist Gidon Goodman again very soon.

Protest over BDS rocker’s tour

Jewish leaders have criticised Telstra's promotion of an Australian tour by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, noting his deep involvement with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

Knesset petitioned over Leifer

THE Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Israel (VPFI) has launched a petition to help bring alleged child sexual abuser Malka Leifer back to Australia.

Gidon’s win for the people

After half a year of determined campaigning for a fairer hospital parking fee system, Sydney year 9 student Gidon Goodman’s beaming smile on Monday said it all.

Gidon keeps up the fight

Brad Hazzard has only been NSW health minister for a matter of weeks, but he’s already had a discussion with Jewish teenager Gidon Goodman, whose admirable campaign for regulation of parking fees at public hospitals continues to gain traction.

O’Connor home after lifesaving surgery

Galy O’Connor helped save 26 lives including her own by ensuring that all on a waiting list for lifesaving surgery were operated on by the start of 2017.

MP wrongly listed on anti-Israel petition

The Australia Palestine Advocacy Network has apologised to federal MP Matt Thistlethwaite after it mistakenly listed him as a signatory on an anti-Israel petition.

‘I’m not ready to die’

Galy O’Connor has garnered more than 67,000 signatures on her petition calling on Health Minister Jillian Skinner to “urgently intervene” to save the lives of patients on waiting lists.

Fee fight taken to the top

It was one small meeting, but one giant step in 13-year-old Gidon Goodman’s campaign to reduce exorbitant hospital parking fees affecting thousands of Australians who, like him, require regular and ongoing hospital visits.