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A space for women in the Jewish community

THE Victorian branch of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) has made a push to ensure that Jewish women are equally represented in positions of leadership and at events within the community. 

Politicians raise their glasses to Israel

STATE politicians and supporters of Israel gathered at Queens Hall in Victoria's Parliament earlier this week to celebrate Israel's 71st birthday.

Yom Hazikaron: ‘Because of them, we are alive’

TUESDAY night’s Yom Hazikaron commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne struck a particularly emotional chord, following the loss of four Israeli lives over the weekend as a result of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza.

From solemnity to celebration

WITH Pesach almost over, the community now turns to preparing for the highs and lows of the three "Yoms".

Greens’ post slammed

JEWISH leaders have expressed their disgust at a gibe by a Greens staffer working for Macnamara candidate Steph Hodgins-May that deaths in Gaza were Israeli "genocide".

Australian Jewish leaders condemn Hamas attacks

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have condemned a barrage of Hamas rocket attacks against civilians in central Israel this week. 

Caulfield candidates clash

AHEAD of Saturday's Victorian election, security and antisemitism were hot-button Jewish issues as candidates for Caulfield faced off at a forum held by The AJN and Zionism Victoria (ZV) at Beth Weizmann Community Centre.

Pollies splash the cash

IT smells like election season, with members from both sides of politics pledging hundreds of thousands of dollars to Jewish communal projects and organisations over the past few days.

Libs vie for Macnamara

LAWYER Kate Ashmor is the only Jewish nominee and female among several Liberals contesting for preselection as the party's candidate for Macnamara (formerly Melbourne Ports), to be decided by the Liberals on September 2.

Lamm wraps up presidency

AFTER 16 years of Jewish and Zionist leadership, Danny Lamm is on the home stretch of his second and final term as Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) president; four years as eventful as any in the four decades he has been active.