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Limmud spirit rocks Melbourne

With more than 160 sessions over three days and across two venues, this year’s Limmud Oz in Melbourne explored almost every facet of Jewish life in Australia, Israel and the world.

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A ‘holy grail’ for Jewish breast cancer victims?

With the statistics for Ashkenazi Jewish women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene alarmingly high, it is promising news for the community that a “holy grail” for breast cancer prevention in high-risk women is on the cards.

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.

Melbourne parties for Israel

YOM Ha’atzmaut celebrations are always a highlight of the calendar, with Zionism Victoria hosting various events to unite the community in showing solidarity for the Jewish State.

From sorrow to celebrations

THE Australian contingent of March of the Living (MOTL) returned home this week after an emotional journey that saw them shed tears for the victims of the Holocaust in Poland and then cheer for the Jewish State’s birthday a week later in Israel.

Melbourne remembers victims in Europe and beyond

THE Yom Hashoah commemoration at Monash University’s Robert Blackwood Hall was particularly poignant this year as the theme shed light on the impact of World War II on Jews and Jewish populations that are sometimes overlooked.

Top students recognised

JEWISH students shone bright at the Premier’s VCE Awards last Thursday, when a total of eight graduates from three schools were recognised for their dedication to their studies.

Thousands flock to In One Voice

MORE than 7000 revellers converged on Elsternwick on Sunday for the In One Voice festival bringing all sections of the community together for a celebration of Jewish culture.

A Launchpad for the future

SOCIAL justice, Jewish communal life and entrepreneurship are some of the many topics that will be explored at the Australian Jewish Funders’ (AJF) LaunchPad retreat in May.

Rabbis Laibl and Menachem Wolf outside their new premises on Balaclava Road. Photo: Peter Haskin.

Spirit-growing

WITH close to a thousand people passing through their doors each week, Rabbi Laibl Wolf and Rabbi Menachem Wolf – the father-and-son duo behind Spiritgrow – are ready for something bigger.