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Dapin signs on for Jewish military history book

A BOOK chronicling the history of Jews serving in Australia’s military is a step closer to becoming reality after popular Jewish author Mark Dapin officially signed on as author.

Palmer Nazi slur defended

JEWISH former Palmer United Party (PUP) candidate for Wentworth Marsha Foxman has stood behind party head Clive Palmer after he controversially labelled Queensland Premier Campbell Newman a Nazi.

First Aussie to attend SciTech

MORIAH College year 10 student Mark Sonnenschein is the first Australian student to be accepted into the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology’s prestigious SciTech Program later this month.

‘US is failing the world’

FORMER US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton addressed a packed house at Melbourne’s Astor Theatre on Monday night as he delivered the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission’s 2014 Gandel Oration.

‘Damning’ report off limits to victims

VICTIMS of convicted sex offender and former Maccabi Victoria mentor Shannon Francis have criticised Jewish sport’s roof body for a lack of transparency over a recent report it commissioned into the scandal and say a key figure, still in a position of power with the organisation, remains steadfastly unrepentant.

Bnei Oz condemns violence

BNEI Akiva Australia has responded to comments made by the secretary general of World Bnei Akiva, Rabbi Noam Perel, which have sparked controversy and backlash around the globe.

Israeli response exceeds 2012

The Israeli military reportedly has hit more targets in Gaza in the first day and a half of a bombing campaign to curb rocket fire than during its entire eight-day

Rockets hit Zichron Yaakov

Rockets struck the northern town of Zichron Yaakov, the deepest penetration into Israel in the recent barrage of fire from Gaza. The rockets fired Tuesday afternoon landed in an open […]

Ben Gurion airport targeted

The Iron Dome missile-defense system intercepted at least two rockets near Tel Aviv reportedly aimed at Ben Gurion Airport. The rockets were intercepted during rush hour Wednesday morning, Israeli media […]

Outrage at murder of Palestinian teen

JEWISH organisations in Australia condemned the murder of a Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem, as reports emerged that six Jewish suspects have been arrested in relation to the crime, with at least three confessing.