April 19, 2005 9:00am
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.
August 8, 2004 9:00am
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.
July 15, 2004 9:00am
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.
July 5, 2004 9:00am
Two Israelis suspected by New Zealand authorities of being Mossad agents have pleaded guilty to unlawfully attempting to obtain a New Zealand passport.
June 2, 2004 9:00am
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.
May 5, 2004 9:00am
An Australian city council has withdrawn financial support to an organization that promotes emerging artists following the exhibition of a virulently anti-Israel work.
November 13, 2003 10:00am
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,
August 19, 2003 9:00am
Editorial cartoons seen as anti-Semitic have ruffled feathers in the Jewish community in the United States, Australia and now in New Zealand.
July 10, 2003 9:00am
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.
May 19, 2003 9:00am
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.