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Hezbollah condemns Australia's blacklist

Hezbollah condemns Australia's blacklist

Hezbollah says Australia's decision to classify it as a terrorist organization serves Israel's interests.Elad Benari, 25/11/2021 06:45
Israel lauds Australia over Hezbollah terror designation

Israel lauds Australia over Hezbollah terror designation

PM Bennett and FM Lapid thank Australian government following decision to recognize entire Hezbollah organization as terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2021 07:35
Australia blacklists of all Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Australia blacklists of all Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Australia's Home Affairs Minister says Iran-backed group poses a "real" and "credible" threat to Australia.Elad Benari, 24/11/2021 04:02
Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

New South Wales department of education staffer posted Hitler message on Jewish student union's Facebook page.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 22:18
Australian state minister calls for banning of Islamist group

Australian state minister calls for banning of Islamist group

Video of May 2021 rally by Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia containing threats against the Jewish community leads to calls for group to be banned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 18:48
Qantas scrubs references that replace Israel with 'Palestine' from its online booking

Qantas scrubs references that replace Israel with 'Palestine' from its online booking

Australian airline removes references to “Occupied Palestinian Territory” and “State of Palestine” from multiple areas of its website.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2021 21:52
Australian girl lost during camping trip found 18 days later

Australian girl lost during camping trip found 18 days later

Four-year-old girl found 'alive and well' 18 days after she disappeared during camping trip in western Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2021 07:53
Malka Leifer's lawyer may seek report on her fitness to stand trial

Malka Leifer's lawyer may seek report on her fitness to stand trial

Leifer's defense lawyer said decision on whether to seek expert advice on her fitness to stand trial will come before next court hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 21:58
Australian synagogue targeted with Nazi flag on Shabbat

Australian synagogue targeted with Nazi flag on Shabbat

I wake of incident, Jewish group and local politicians call for toughening of hate crime laws.Dan Verbin, 01/11/2021 16:15
New laws would allow Victorian Premier to declare pandemic

New laws would allow Victorian Premier to declare pandemic

Bill would allow Premier Daniel Andrews to declare pandemics and enforce state of emergency provisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 11:02
Australia: Search continues into sixth day for Cleo Smith, missing four-year-old girl

Australia: Search continues into sixth day for Cleo Smith, missing four-year-old girl

Cleo Smith disappeared from family's tent in western Australia early Saturday morning. Police have yet to find a trace of her.Y Rabinovitz, 21/10/2021 12:37
i24NEWS is now available in Australia

i24NEWS is now available in Australia

i24NEWS, broadcasting from the heart of the Middle East, is now available in Australia, on the new dedicated news streaming service Flash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 00:08
Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

'Anti-Semitism has no place in Australia or anywhere in the world,' Australian PM Scott Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 15:29
Holocaust survivor and peace advocate Eddie Jaku dies at 101

Holocaust survivor and peace advocate Eddie Jaku dies at 101

Eddie Jaku, who called himself the "happiest man on earth," was one of the world's oldest authors.Dan Verbin, 12/10/2021 21:38
Australia's largest ever auction of Nazi items denounced by Jewish advocacy group

Australia's largest ever auction of Nazi items denounced by Jewish advocacy group

Anti-Defamation Commission calls sale of swastika adorned items a "perverse price tag on genocide."Dan Verbin, 12/10/2021 20:41
Senior cop quits Victoria Police over Covid enforcement: Cops 'aren't reassuring anybody'

Senior cop quits Victoria Police over Covid enforcement: Cops 'aren't reassuring anybody'

'I can't remedy in my soul anymore the way in which my organization is being used and the damage it's causing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 13:09
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews fined for failing to wear mask

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews fined for failing to wear mask

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has been fined for breaching the Chief Health Officer's orders after he was filmed twice not wearing a mask.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 11:08
New Yorkers rally in support of Australians: 'Save Australia'

New Yorkers rally in support of Australians: 'Save Australia'

New Yorkers march to Australian consulate in protest of restrictions on citizenry in Australia and NYC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 10:33
Tucker slams Australia COVID restrictions

Tucker slams Australia COVID restrictions

'One moment, the English-speaking world mocks China for being dystopian and autocratic. The next moment they're aping China.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 08:01
Australia to allow citizens to travel starting from November

Australia to allow citizens to travel starting from November

Australia preparing to allow citizens & permanent residents to travel freely, updating quarantine requirements, Australian PM Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 14:40
Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial

Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial

Melbourne court orders Malka Leifer to stand trial for 70 counts of child sexual abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 14:12
'School children used as lab rats for leftist indoctrination'

'School children used as lab rats for leftist indoctrination'

Australian commentator is appalled by the brainwashing taking place in local schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 12:00
Watch: Australian earthquake interrupts live news broadcast

Watch: Australian earthquake interrupts live news broadcast

One of the country's biggest quakes on record was witnessed live during a news broadcast of a local TV station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 07:32
Australia submarine deal: France on the outside looking in?

Australia submarine deal: France on the outside looking in?

With Australia becoming a leading partner in the fight against Chinese influence, France scathing over scrapped submarines deal.i24NEWS, 21/09/2021 23:56
Sydney Shul synagogue prepares for a 'complicated' Rosh Hashanah

Sydney Shul synagogue prepares for a 'complicated' Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Chaim Levy of The Syndey Shul synagogue in Sydney, Australia speaks about celebrating Rosh Hashanah during the pandemic.Yoni Kempinski, 06/09/2021 16:55
Swastika graffitied on police station 24-hrs after Australian state bans swastika displays

Swastika graffitied on police station 24-hrs after Australian state bans swastika displays

Less than a day after state of Victoria banned public displays of the Nazi symbol, a Melbourne police station was tagged with a swastika.Dan Verbin, 03/09/2021 17:45
Australian state of Victoria bans public display of swastika

Australian state of Victoria bans public display of swastika

"This ban will go a long way toward taking away the symbol that extreme nationalists hide behind."Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 16:14
Victoria police enforcing COVID restrictions caught conspiring to lay 'trumped-up' charges

Victoria police enforcing COVID restrictions caught conspiring to lay 'trumped-up' charges

Hidden camera catches police conspiring to impose bail on protester that would allow them to jail him for a repeated offense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 08:55
Australian judge: Neo-Nazi poses terror risk if let out of jail

Australian judge: Neo-Nazi poses terror risk if let out of jail

31-year old man who wrote about committing a mass shooting may be placed in indefinite detention or extended supervision.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/08/2021 20:34
Australian state's police tracking 1,000 suspected neo-Nazis

Australian state's police tracking 1,000 suspected neo-Nazis

New South Wales facing mounting threat of far right extremism, with officials worries about possible physical attacks.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 21:13
Australian intelligence worried about neo-Nazi infiltration of military

Australian intelligence worried about neo-Nazi infiltration of military

Fear of extremists using Australian military for training mounts after multiple well publicized cases get public's attention.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 20:55
Protesters against lockdown clash with police in Australia

Protesters against lockdown clash with police in Australia

Incidents come after state premier Daniel Andrews extended a lockdown to the entire state of Victoria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 11:33
Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council says that endorsement would send a message about combating all forms of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 20/08/2021 17:42
Australian Jewish philanthropist Eva Besen dies at 93

Australian Jewish philanthropist Eva Besen dies at 93

Besen Family Foundation was active in funding projects in the Negev, including a high school and high tech hub.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 21:03
Watch: Rabbi Solomon sworn in to Australian Supreme Court

Watch: Rabbi Solomon sworn in to Australian Supreme Court

Rabbi Marcus Solomon formally sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 20:29
Australia rabbis and Jewish community condemn violations of coronavirus lockdown

Australia rabbis and Jewish community condemn violations of coronavirus lockdown

An illicit engagement party roils Australian Jews as new COVID-19 outbreak extends lockdown.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 16/08/2021 14:23
A first: Orthodox rabbi appointed to supreme court in Australia

A first: Orthodox rabbi appointed to supreme court in Australia

Rabbi Marcus Solomon appointed as justice on regional supreme court in Western Australia, becoming first Orthodox rabbi on such a court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 10:21
Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Offensive phrases and swastika discovered on wall of the club's Melbourne sports facility over the weekend.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 19:04
Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Kosher agency takes Ben & Jerry's off list of approved products, recommends a local alternative ice cream instead.Dan Verbin, 21/07/2021 19:10
Holocaust survivor who became Australia's richest woman dies at 92

Holocaust survivor who became Australia's richest woman dies at 92

Jewish philanthropist Millie Phillips donated to many causes, including giving $15 million to Tel Aviv University in 2015.Dan Verbin, 19/07/2021 20:19
'Australia lockdown failing to curb cases'

'Australia lockdown failing to curb cases'

'One thing you won’t get in all of the COVID-19 press conferences is truth,' Sky News host Alan Jones says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 11:46
The Israeli-Australian Cultural, Trade, and Financial Relationship

The Israeli-Australian Cultural, Trade, and Financial Relationship

Few countries have stuck alongside Israel for as long as Australia has.Communicated Content , 07/07/2021 15:51
Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in Surfside condo collapse

Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in Surfside condo collapse

Zvi and Itty Ainsworth had recently moved to Miami to be close to their children and grandchildren after living in Australia for 20 years.Dan Verbin, 05/07/2021 21:54
'92-96 mil-years-old:' Largest dinosaur unearthed in Australia

'92-96 mil-years-old:' Largest dinosaur unearthed in Australia

Scientists in Australia say this giant species was the length of a basketball court and length of a truck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 14:05
Australian Prime Minister Morrison announces mandatory vaccines for aged care workers

Australian Prime Minister Morrison announces mandatory vaccines for aged care workers

Scott Morrison says National Cabinet has agreed to mandate Covid-19 shot for residential aged care workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 08:27
Watch: Australian cities deserted as new variant strikes country

Watch: Australian cities deserted as new variant strikes country

Several cities have imposed total lockdowns as as new coronavirus cases emerge across Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 16:50
Parliamentary inquiry urges Australian gov to list Hezbollah as terror group

Parliamentary inquiry urges Australian gov to list Hezbollah as terror group

Parliamentary intelligence and security committee asks government to list all of Hezbollah, not just parts of its terror apparatus.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 16:42
British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

Move to boycott "hatefest" is welcomed by Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy groups.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 17:11
Australia: Woman's death 'related' to AstraZeneca vaccine

Australia: Woman's death 'related' to AstraZeneca vaccine

Australian Chief Medical Officer says AstraZeneca vaccine "absolutely key in relation to us becoming safe from Covid."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 10:33
Victoria: Vaccines, quarantine facilities to set Covid response

Victoria: Vaccines, quarantine facilities to set Covid response

Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino says gov't response to Covid-19 outbreaks will be determined by vax levels and quarantine facilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 07:49
Australian state of Victoria enters 7-day lockdown

Australian state of Victoria enters 7-day lockdown

Latest outbreak traced to a single breach of quarantine, with current variant described as five times more contagious than previous ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 08:34
Australian "Free Palestine" rallies: blood libels, terrorist flags, anti-Semitism

Australian "Free Palestine" rallies: blood libels, terrorist flags, anti-Semitism

Rallies full of comparisons between Israel and Nazis, featured blood libels, anti-Semitic chants and flags of terrorist groups.Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 20:25
Australian PM: Jews have 'made a remarkable contribution to our national life'

Australian PM: Jews have 'made a remarkable contribution to our national life'

At UIA dinner, PM Scott Morrison speaks of his lifelong relationship with the Jewish community and his support for Israel.Dan Verbin, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:34
Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

The cause is still unknown for a mass allergic reaction that only occurred in children inside one room of the daycare during afternoon tea.Dan Verbin, 26/04/2021 23:37
Australia Post suspends sale of globe that replaced Israel with Palestine

Australia Post suspends sale of globe that replaced Israel with Palestine

Globe also listed Israel as located in region above area labelled "Palestine" where Lebanon is situated.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 23:41
Australian Jewish group denounces sale of Hitler items

Australian Jewish group denounces sale of Hitler items

After latest auction of Nazi leader's personal effects, Anti-Defamation Commission again calls for ban on sale of Nazi memorabilia.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 23:03
Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

Groups making inroads, as terrorism experts sound the alarm as to the increasing danger posted by lone wolf far right extremists.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 03:19