1901 – the first-ever photos of Yemen’s Jews

1901 – the first-ever photos of Yemen’s Jews

First-ever photos of Yemen’s Jews stunned the Jewish world – Chen Malul, National Library of Israel – Haaretz 27.04.17 When adventurer and photographer Hermann Burchardt arrived in Sana’a in 1901, he became the first person to chronicle this unique...
ANZAC Day 2017 in Redfern – honour, recognition, respect

ANZAC Day 2017 in Redfern – honour, recognition, respect

The 11th Redfern ANZAC Day March and Commemorative Service took place this year in the presence of the Governor of New South Wales David Hurley (a former General) and other dignitaries and with participation by many representatives and individuals from Aboriginal,...
Israelis commemorate Armenian Genocide

Israelis commemorate Armenian Genocide

Israelis commemorate Armenian Genocide as government still doesn’t recognise – Naomi Lanzkron – i24News 27.04.17 Members of the Armenian community in Jerusalem pay tribute to the 1.5 million massacred from 1915-1923 Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in...
Yitzhak Rabin – a time of possibility

Yitzhak Rabin – a time of possibility

Rabin, in a new light – Armin Rosen – Tablet Magazine 24.04.17 A new biography by Yitzhak Rabin’s former ambassador to Washington and lead negotiator with Syria recalls the rise of the Israeli leader and a time of possibility. Clinton says if Rabin had lived,...
Israel’s war on NGOs puts it in bad company

Israel’s war on NGOs puts it in bad company

Many of the following comments and warnings apply also to ill-informed hate speech against Israeli human rights NGOs like Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem being circulated, encouraged or tolerated by some in the Australian Jewish leadership and community, with no...