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Australian Jewish couple among 150 missing in Surfside building collapse

Australian Jewish couple among 150 missing in Surfside building collapse

Australian Jewish community calling for "urgent prayers" for local couple in their 60s still missing in the Miami condo building collapse.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 16:50
Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Driveway of religious school in suburban Melbourne hit with anti-Semitic graffiti on Friday morning.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 22:33
Australian PM: Jews have 'made a remarkable contribution to our national life'

Australian PM: Jews have 'made a remarkable contribution to our national life'

At UIA dinner, PM Scott Morrison speaks of his lifelong relationship with the Jewish community and his support for Israel.Dan Verbin, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:34
Jews kicked out of Australian Hitler items auction

Jews kicked out of Australian Hitler items auction

Two Australian Jewish men who went to observe an auction of Hitler memorabilia were kicked out of the building by the auction company.Dan Verbin, 23/04/2021 02:49
Australian Jews outraged over textbook blaming Jews for death of Jesus

Australian Jews outraged over textbook blaming Jews for death of Jesus

Australian Jewish community leaders have denounced textbook featuring “the mother of all anti-Semitic blood libels.”Dan Verbin, 06/04/2021 02:53
Going the wrong way down a one way street

Going the wrong way down a one way street

Various potential ways forward in Israel's post election impasse are being postulated and any one idea seems as likely or unlikely as the next to eventuate.Dr. Ron Weiser, 10/11/2019 12:47
Australian municipality: Don’t blame us for synagogue ban

Australian municipality: Don’t blame us for synagogue ban

Waverley Council says it is not to blame for decision to ban synagogue over terror concerns.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 05/08/2017 02:02
Australian pro-Israel group objects to Regulation Law

Australian pro-Israel group objects to Regulation Law

Australia's main pro-Israel lobbying group criticizes Regulation Law.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2017 02:30
5 Jewish lawmakers elected in Australia

5 Jewish lawmakers elected in Australia

Five Jewish candidates in Australia, including the first Jewish Liberal from New South Wales, assured seats in the next Parliament.JTA, 07/07/2016 05:21
Anti-Semitism in Australia - the current situation

Anti-Semitism in Australia - the current situation

Anti-Semitism is not the norm, but it is becoming more mainstream. Julie Nathan, 10/03/2016 21:35
Australian church: Jesus wasn't Palestinian

Australian church: Jesus wasn't Palestinian

After Arabs with links to Uniting Church of Australia claimed Jesus was Palestinian, the church reassures Jews it differs.Gil Ronen, 28/12/2015 19:06
Australia video: Man assaults Jews, regrets it

Australia video: Man assaults Jews, regrets it

Anti-Semites are not known for their intelligence, but this attacker appears to be one of the dumbest.Gil Ronen, 26/11/2015 18:36
Chabad Menorah Honors Sydney Terror Victims

Chabad Menorah Honors Sydney Terror Victims

Chabad cancelled its annual candle lighting event following Syndey terror attack, decided instead to erect Menorah as tribute to victims.Cynthia Blank, 21/12/2014 10:45
Australian Jews 'Under Lockdown'

Australian Jews 'Under Lockdown'

Jewish community's security arm raises the threat level to “severe” after a terrorist went into a Sydney Chocolate shop and took hostages.Gil Ronen, 15/12/2014 12:44
Australian Ceremony Honors the Victims of Babi Yar

Australian Ceremony Honors the Victims of Babi Yar

Hundreds gather to commemorate the anniversary of the massacre of 34,000 Jews at ceremonies in Sydney and Melbourne.Cynthia Blank, 02/10/2014 14:29
Former Australian FM Slams 'Pro-Israel Lobby'

Former Australian FM Slams 'Pro-Israel Lobby'

Bob Carr claims that the "pro-Israel lobby in Melbourne" had an "extraordinary influence" on Australia's policy.Elad Benari, 10/04/2014 04:14