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  • Holocaust escapee gets back passport

    A Chinese businessman who purchased a World War II-era passport in a Shanghai market used the Internet to track down the owner, a Jewish woman whose parents fled Germany and found refuge in Shanghai before moving on to Australia.

  • Attack in New Zealand shakes community

    Jews in New Zealand are reeling from the worst anti-Semitic attack in the nation’s history, which left 95 of a Jewish cemetery’s headstones toppled over and its chapel defaced and gutted by fire.

  • New Zealand sanctions Israel

    New Zealand has imposed diplomatic sanctions on Israel following the sentencing of two Israelis, accused of being Mossad agents, for fraudulently attempting to obtain a New Zealand passport.

  • Mossad in New Zealand?

    Two Israelis suspected by New Zealand authorities of being Mossad agents have pleaded guilty to unlawfully attempting to obtain a New Zealand passport.

  • Israeli Embassy bomb plotter sentenced

    The first person to be convicted under Australia’s new anti-terrorism law was sentenced to nine years in prison for conspiring to blow up an Israeli embassy.

  • Australia removes anti-Israel art

    An Australian city council has withdrawn financial support to an organization that promotes emerging artists following the exhibition of a virulently anti-Israel work.

  • Hanan Ashrawi gets peace prize

    Palestinian activist Hanan Ashrawi received the 2003 Sydney Peace Prize earlier this month and departed Australia in a storm of turmoil. The Jewish communities of Sydney and Melbourne were at odds after developing different strategies to oppose Ashrawi,

  • New Zealand cartoonist fired

    Editorial cartoons seen as anti-Semitic have ruffled feathers in the Jewish community in the United States, Australia and now in New Zealand.

  • Australian yeshiva’s future in doubt

    The future of the Sydney Yeshiva is in doubt, following an Australian court’s decision that the school must repay a $10 million loan to the brother-in-law of its director.

  • Loan battle pits Australian relatives

    A bitter battle over millions of dollars in loans between two of Australia’s best-known Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis, who happen to be brothers-in-law, has spilled out of the Jewish community and into an Australian courtroom.