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Struggling Saints SEEK out Bassat

Incoming St Kilda president Andrew Bassat has a message for long-suffering Jewish Saints supporters – “Keep the faith!” Bassat’s appointment makes him St Kilda’s second Jewish president – the first, Reuben Sackville, held the role from 1946 to 1955.

Future footy stars shooting for AFLW dream

THE Melbourne Jewish community could have its first two footballers playing in the booming AFL Women’s competition as early as next year. Former Mount Scopus Memorial College students Ally Bild

St Kilda’s street of dreams

For more than 150 years, Jews have been part of Acland Street’s colourful history, which are featured in a new book on the St Kilda street by historian Judith Buckrich

MDA: In memory of slain teens

More than 1000 people enjoyed Israeli street food and music at a night market run by Magen David Adom (MDA) to mark World Unity Day. It was held at the St Kilda Town Hall on June 1, and relived the spontaneous Jewish unity that evolved after the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens in 2014.

Unity Day shapes up in Melbourne

Israeli food, live music and a lively atmosphere will be some of the many offerings at Magen David Adom’s (MDA) Unity Day celebrations being held on Wednesday, June 1 at St Kilda Town Hall.