July 3, 2014, 12:00 am
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has written personally to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express Australia’s sympathy and sorrow in the wake of the brutal slayings of the three Israeli teens abducted last month near Hebron.
May 22, 2013, 12:00 am
THE Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) has said it is encouraged by what it sees as a groundswell of support in Israel for egalitarian access to the Kotel after several hundred worshippers, including women wearing tallits and tefillin, prayed at the Western Wall behind police protection.
April 30, 2012, 12:00 am
THE well-publicised difference of opinion between Progressive and Orthodox Jewish representative bodies on the issue of same-sex marriage has led to an argument over whether Progressive congregations are part of mainstream Jewry.