Once it was a synagogue serving Jewish immigrants in a remote Australian mining town. Today, it’s a reminder of a history many have forgotten.
‘Jews were people of the land before we were people of the book’
For Australia’s small but growing Jewish community in Tasmania, celebrating Sukkot poses some unique obstacles
In Melbourne, a massive project aims to bring Jewish organizations, museums, communal groups, and restaurants to a new, one-stop destination
A squad of rowdy fans shows up every year to cheer on Jewish tennis players—especially veteran Israeli competitor Dudi Sela
For 20 years, Chabad of Rural and Regional Australia has been connecting with Jews in unexpected places—far from Melbourne and Sydney
The Australian series, set in the aftermath of World War II, portrays religious life (and Jews) with bracing sincerity
How the language gained an enduring foothold in Melbourne
Australia was as far from the horrors of Europe as she could get, and yet that wasn’t far enough
Why Israel harbored the woman accused of being Australia’s worst Orthodox Jewish sexual predator
Growing up in Australia, I loved almost all traditional Ashkenazi dishes. But Hanukkah’s greasy potato pancakes have always left me cold.
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