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                ‘Surrender or Collapse:’ Israel welcomes US new sanctions on Iran

                Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 5:58 pm

                Israel has welcomed the latest set of sanctions the US imposed against Iran, saying they will lead Iran “to surrender or to collapse.” Read more

                Israel cuts fuel?to Gaza in?response to arson terrorism

                Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 4:41 pm

                The IDF’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) announced Tuesday that it was stopping the transfer of fuel to the power station in the Gaza Strip through the Kerem Shalom Crossing “until further notice” following arson attacks by Gazan terrorists on Israeli areas surrounding the Strip. Read more

                Netanyahu: I cannot understand the Palestinians

                Monday, June 24, 2019 at 5:37 pm

                Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US National Security Adviser John Bolton, yesterday toured the?Jordan Valley and took a helicopter expedition of the Jerusalem district, the security fence and the Jordan Valley. Read more

                New twist in Malka Leifer case

                Monday, June 24, 2019 at 5:29 pm

                Israeli media reported?have that Israeli Police are preparing to charge Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman for using his position to illicitly provide assistance to alleged sex offenders, according to a report released last week by the Kan public broadcaster. Read more

                EXPOSED: Hamas has a ‘Sleeper’ inside UNRWA

                Monday, June 24, 2019 at 5:18 pm

                The head of UNRWA’s employees’ union in the Gaza Strip is a fairly anonymous Hamas official who has been placed by the terror organization inside the agency as a “sleeper” who can use the organization’s resources for Hamas’ purposes, TPS has learned. Read more

                I Met a Survivor

                Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:18 pm

                The Sydney Jewish Museum is to launch of a photographic book, “I Met a Survivor”. Read more

                Abbas rejects ‘Peace to Prosperity’, US envoy defends it

                Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 4:59 pm

                Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas rejected the economic chapter of the Trump’s administration released on Saturday, saying that the political issues must be settled before the economy is discussed. Read more

                OBK feeds CEO sleepout

                Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12:37 pm

                More than 370 of Sydney’s top business and community leaders have slept outdoors to raise money for people experiencing homelessness…and OBK was there to feed them. Read more

                Moriah’s master plan

                Friday, June 21, 2019 at 3:54 pm

                Sydney’s Moriah College has embarked on a master planning process with the New South Wales State Government to address the school’s educational needs for the next decade. Read more

                That face rings a bell

                Friday, June 21, 2019 at 12:23 pm

                Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has kicked off the New York Stock Exchange working day by ringing the opening bell. Read more

                Combatting antisemitism and BDS

                Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11:37 am

                President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin has spoken at the International Conference on Combating Antisemitism and the BDS Campaign held by the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs. Read more

                Jessica makes a difference

                Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11:07 am

                The Anti-Defamation Commission has bestowed ARIA award winner and best-selling singer, songwriter and star of the TV show The Secret Daughter Jessica Mauboy with its Making a Difference Medal for her championing of equality and for speaking out against racism and bullying. Read more

                Israel’s Weizmann Institute Ranked top 3rd research body for natural sciences in the world

                Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 5:44 pm

                Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science was ranked the top third research body for natural sciences, according to the Nature Index 2019 normalized ranking for research quality. Read more

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                Maccabi NSW honours its stars

                Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:22 pm

                Maccabi has held its annual Jewish Sports Awards to recognise great sporting achievements for the calendar year 2018. Read more

                Malaysia stripped of Para Swimming Championships

                Monday, January 28, 2019 at 10:34 am

                Malaysia has been stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championship following failing to guarantee Israeli Para swimmers’ participation. Read more

                Hamas, Pro-Palestinian orgs side with Malaysia’s boycott of Israeli para-swimmers

                Monday, January 14, 2019 at 4:53 pm

                The Malaysian government announced last week that it would deny Israeli para-swimmers visas for the 2019 World Para Swimmers (WPS) Championship slated to take place in Kuching in July, prompting the International Paralympic Committee to intervene. Read more

                Paddling her canoe

                Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:49 pm

                Paddler Jessica Fox has won the national 2018 AIS Sport Performance Female Athlete of the Year Award…and her mother was named coach of the year. Read more

                Features and Articles

                Life at Luigi’s

                A couple of weeks ago, J-Wire published a story about disabled persons working in a Melbourne café []. Henry Greener has visited Luigi’s with his film crew… Read more

                A Jewish safari tour guide

                Henry Greener meets Ranger Sean Rubinstein Guides who runs safari tours of southern Africa, where he has taken many tourists through the glorious landscape where wild animals roam. Read more

                What the Trump peace plan cannot accomplish

                When the Trump administration released the economic portion of its Middle East peace plan last week, the avalanche of criticism was immediate and harsh. Read more

                Two new Israeli contenders enter political fray before fall elections

                Israel’s repeat election on Sept. 17 might not be a literal do-over of April 9, as two new parties may be entering the fray. Read more

                Can I bequeath my organs?

                Ask the rabbi? Read more


                This week’s cartoon…Lots of Cents and no Sensibilities. Read more

                Trump should stop billions being poured into Gaza and West Bank

                President Trump should not allow the euphoria that swept the world following the 27 November 2007 Annapolis Conference to infect the Manama Conference being jointly hosted by himself and Bahrain on 25-26 June. Read more

                E-cigarettes and school students

                The use of e-cigarettes is on the rise, particularly among high school students in Australia, and, given that the use of these devices is a relatively new phenomenon, Sydney’s Moriah College has provided students and parents with some relevant background information. Read more

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                Heading for Peking University

                Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 4:26 pm

                Sinophile Heath Sloane will be joining a cohort of 140 emerging global leaders in Beijing this year, where he will complete a fully-funded Masters program at Peking University. Read more

                Chabad on Campus

                Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:52 pm

                Chabad Youth’s, Chabad on Campus directors Rabbi Mendy and Rebbetzin Lifshy Ajzenszmidt have headed from Melbourne to the USA this week for a Chabad on Campus conference. Read more

                A celebration to remember

                Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:55 am

                Sydney’s Kornmehl Centre Emanuel Pre-School recently celebrated its 20thbirthday with over 120 special guests including the Kornmehl family, past and current parents and teachers. Read more

                Fighting Slavery

                Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 10:35 am

                Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue will present a fascinating In Conversation, The War On Slavery?featuring an international panel of experts on modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking. Read more

                Inter-Faith seminar Melbourne

                Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:10 pm

                An Inter-Faith Leaders’ Seminar has been held at the Leo Baeck Centre, East Kew, as part of the 70th Anniversary celebrations. Read more

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                A celebration to remember

                Sydney’s Kornmehl Centre Emanuel Pre-School recently celebrated its 20thbirthday with over 120 special guests including the Kornmehl family, past and current parents and teachers. Read more

                Emanuel Students learn freedom and responsibility

                Emanuel School’s Year 9 students took part in an interactive and informative day about refugees and the quest for freedom as part of their course on Freedom and Responsibility within our Jewish Tradition. Read more

                Israel and Judaism – 10-minute videos for young Jews

                Jerusalem U, a groundbreaking non-profit media company that aims to connect with young Jews through educational films and videos, is launching a new YouTube channel called “Unpacked,” featuring bite-sized videos that also tell complex, nuanced stories about Israel and Judaism.

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                Aussie students compete at the International Bible Quiz in Israel!

                Australian’s Emanuel Cohavi and Shani Spielman from Kesser Torah College in Sydney have competed in the 56thInternational Bible Quiz. Read more

                Emanuel School historians

                Sydney’s Emanuel School’s Year 1 students recently transformed their classrooms into a museum, displaying ‘artefacts’ from years gone by. Read more

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