In the cookbook collection of nearly every Jewish family sits a sincere yet amateur plastic-ring-bound volume of recipes. A group of women known as the Monday Morning Cooking Club has adopted this tried-and-true sisterhood tradition of culinary anthropology and recipe collecting...
Egypt urges U.S. restraint over Missouri unrest
Palestinians call report of thwarted Hamas plot ‘doubtful’
Missiles over Jerusalem experienced by Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Hamas threatens to aim further attacks at Israel’s airport
Islamic State says another U.S. journalist’s fate depends on Obama
Islamic State says it beheaded U.S. journalist
State Dept. designates Gaza-based council a terrorist group
Islamic State vows to ‘break the American cross’
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The fired principal of a major Jewish school in Melbourne reached an out-of-court settlement on the eve of his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Court.
Joseph Gerassi, who is gay, sued Bialik College for millions of dollars in damages to his reputation and for lost income...
February 21, 2013 | 7:41 am
A man under investigation for allegedly sexually abusing boys at a Sydney Jewish day school told police that senior rabbis knew of his actions but failed to report them to authorities, a newspaper reported.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported Wednesday that the man told New South...
February 15, 2013 | 4:38 am
Allegations of child sex abuse, rampant in Melbourne’s Jewish community, have spread to Sydney, with police mounting investigations into two individuals.
Police in New South Wales state said at least one of the alleged perpetrators under investigation is believed to be a former...
November 14, 2012 | 11:18 am
The launch of a commission to investigate child sex abuse was welcomed by the principal of an Australian Jewish school whose students allegedly were victimized.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Monday that the royal commission -- or public inquiry -- would look into children...
August 20, 2012 | 10:15 am
A senior banker at one of Australia’s largest investment banks apologized for suggesting that Hitler was a great visionary.
Michael Hawker, an independent nonexecutive director of the board of the Macquarie Group, told a meeting of bank executives in Sydney last week that “You...
October 4, 2011 | 11:07 am
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A spunky 11-year-old, troll-fighting Orthodox Jewish girl who dreams of slaying dragons is the unlikely heroine of this year’s Sydney Taylor Book Awards for older readers.
The awards, in three age categories, were announced recently by the Association of Jewish Libraries....
March 17, 2011 | 10:23 am
A joint Israeli-Palestinian Australian Rules football team due to visit Sydney is embroiled in a row over a local government council’s boycott of Israel.
Marrickville Council, in inner Sydney, voted last December to support a Green Party-led ban on all commercial, academic,...
March 15, 2011 | 10:33 am
A radical Muslim cleric who described Jews as “pigs” and is accused of inciting terrorism has returned to Australia to preach after years in exile.
Sheik Feiz Mohammed, a Sydney native, was told in 2007 by then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd that he was “not welcome here” after...
January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmOlmert Goes to China
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert traveled to China for talks on the Iranian nuclear threat. Monday's trip also marks 15 years of relations between the countries and seeks to expand Israel's current trade relations. Olmert's family has historic ties to China:...
September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm
September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Athletes from the former Soviet Union have transformed the Israeli Olympics sports scene. About one-third of the Israeli team in the upcoming Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia - and five of the six strongest Israeli contenders - are originally from the former Soviet Union.