Judaism

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Australian government to adopt international group’s definition of antisemitism
Scott Morrison backs resolution, but definition’s drafter fears ‘right-wing Jews are weaponising it’

Ben Doherty

15, Oct, 2021 @3:18 AM

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‘We have missed it terribly’: joy and excitement as Sydney places of worship reopen after Covid lockdown
The sense of relief is shared across the faiths, with Friday prayers at mosques among the first services restarting face-to-face

Mostafa Rachwani

14, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Ministers could back bid to cut number of animals killed without being stunned
Tory MP plans amendment to kept animals bill to reduce non-stun slaughters while protecting religious rights

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Oct, 2021 @7:47 PM

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‘Terrible mistake’: German neo-Nazi’s ashes buried in Jewish scholar’s plot
Bishop says church looking into moving urn, amid claims plot was deliberately chosen by extremists

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

12, Oct, 2021 @4:07 PM

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‘Beacon of hope’: Holocaust survivor and peace campaigner Eddie Jaku dies at 101
The author of The Happiest Man on Earth was a founder and tireless volunteer at the Sydney Jewish Museum for decades

Ben Doherty

12, Oct, 2021 @6:48 AM

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Imperial War Museum Holocaust Galleries review – history’s greatest horror
Under glaring lights, the IWM’s new permanent exhibit lays bare the unspeakable atrocity through the small, human details

Jonathan Freedland

10, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Historic synagogue wins first round of City planning battle
Permission for 48-storey skyscraper denied but application for second building yet to be considered

Harriet Sherwood

05, Oct, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Homecoming show hails artistry and endurance of Sarajevo Haggadah
Vibrantly illustrated Sephardic Jewish book is believed to have been made in Spain in the 14th century

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Sep, 2021 @11:13 AM

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My grandmother’s Nazi killer evaded justice. Modern war criminals must not
As the 75th anniversary of the Nuremburg trials approaches, Ilse Cohn’s grandson calls for international law to ensure those committing atrocities today face retribution

Robin Lustig

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Indecent proposal: the queer Yiddish play that led to an obscenity trial and a Broadway hit
At university, director Rebecca Taichman and playwright Paula Vogel were both drawn to Sholem Asch’s 1907 sensation God of Vengeance. Their show about its controversy now hits London

David Jays

14, Sep, 2021 @12:10 PM

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You don’t have to be Jewish to put on your party hats and choose hope and joy | Nadine von Cohen
Rosh Hashanah, Jewish new year, is full of rituals. But don’t even think about making resolutions

Nadine von Cohen

06, Sep, 2021 @5:35 AM

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Millions of children in religious groups in England and Wales vulnerable to abuse
IICSA report finds victim blaming, abuse of power and mistrust of authority to be commonplace

Harriet Sherwood

02, Sep, 2021 @3:50 PM

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