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  • Meet Australia’s Aborigine who is president of her Orthodox shul

    June 20, 2011 | 12:27 pm

    Lisa Jackson Pulver is not your average Australian Jew.

    Yes, she is one of this country’s 110,000 or so Members of the Tribe, but she is also a member of another tribe: an Aboriginal clan called the Wiradjuri.

    Jackson Pulver says she’s not the only Aboriginal Jew in Australia....

  • Aussie Jews play key role in apology to aborigines

    By Dan Goldberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    In what could be described as Australia's Yom Kippur, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd last week expressed the one word his predecessors refused to utter to indigenous Australians: Sorry.

    Rudd's Labor Party wrested power from John Howard's Liberals last November on a platform that included...