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Festival full of laughs

MORE than 300 local and international comedians will perform in this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival, which gets under way at venues around Sydney on April 24.

High hopes for medical cannabis

Experts from Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Germany, Netherlands and Canada gathered in Sydney last week for a three-day forum to discuss the regulation and administration of medical cannabis.

Making Sydney a smart city

TEL Aviv is a smart city in more ways than one. Largely thanks to the efforts of Tel Aviv Global CEO Hila Oren, residents are enjoying improved innovation, nightlife, connectivity through their own personalised “digital card” and free Wi-Fi all over the city.

Music’s highs and lows

After following her Sephardi roots to Israel to shoot the video clip for her new single, London-based Australian singer-songwriter Anita Lester talks to Yael Brender about her musical journey.

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.

Sydney’s Yeshiva College improves its policies

YESHIVA College, Bondi, has changed its policies after concerns were raised at the Royal Commission that there is a gatekeeper for child sexual abuse allegations.

Israel’s finest in Oz

One of the largest Israeli business delegations to ever set foot on Australian soil arrived in Sydney on Tuesday, featuring companies making revolutionary advances in the water, energy and cyber industries.

History in the making

A sea of security personnel, dignitaries, photographers and police welcomed Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s first sitting Prime Minister to step on Australian soil, as he arrived in Sydney in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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.

MDA: On the frontline

More than 360 guests packed the InterContinental Sydney Double Bay last weekend to help raise funds for Magen David Adom (MDA). Special guests were Noa Tishby, Aharon Adler and Megan Bernitz.