In one of the farthest corners of the Diaspora, Zionism has fallen “out of fashion” to the detriment of the “struggling” Jewish community.
Australia foreign minister, Julie Bishop, in Israel last week for Ariel Sharon’s funeral, reiterated her call for the international community to refrain from branding them “illegal” in order not to “prejudge” the outcome of final-status negotiations.
A new child sex scandal threatens to embroil a Jewish organization in Australia. Advocates for victims say it’s another dark chapter of abuse and cover-up.
An American-born rabbi who has been hailed as “the greatest Australian Jewish leader of the past century” was buried July 11 on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
An American-born Australian rabbi is waging war on kosher calories by launching a campaign to shed pounds for charity.
Australia’s tight-knit ultra-Orthodox community is being roiled by allegations that the principal of a girls’ high school molested a number of her former students.
His face is peppered with multiple piercings, his neck is normally padlocked with a thick metal chain, and his dreadlocks are dyed bright orange and blood red. Bram Presser cuts an archetypal punk rock figure — but he does not blend into your average Sabbath-morning crowd.