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Zac Wolfe is only six, but the Jewish Melburnian is already a national champion in his chosen sport of golf. Wolfe won the U7 division title at last weekend’s 2022 Australian Junior Age Golf Championships at Royal Pines in the Gold Coast. He shot rounds of 39 (+3), 33 (-3), and 37 (-1) to finish tied…

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The Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) recently held a workshop on climate change with senior Victorian rabbis and rebbetzins present. The workshop offered halachic and hashkafic analysis, as well as practical directions, to assist Victorian rabbis in responding to the issue of climate change. The Jewish Climate Network (JCN) was in attendance and supported with…

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MACCABI VICTORIA Bright start for squash club Squash at Maccabi Victoria is on the rebound. The first season of 2022 is about to come to an end for the newly re-established Maccabi Victoria Squash Club. There have been encouraging signs of increased interest in registration, and also coaching sessions. It’s hoped this trend continues in…

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A MOTION passed by the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) against Israel on Friday has been described as “blatantly antisemitic”. The motion, titled “UMSU stands with Palestine – BDS and Solidarity Policy”, accuses Israel of “massacres, forced expulsion and ethnic cleansing of Palestinians”, calls Zionism “a racist, colonial ideology” and supports the right of…

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Ingredients Makes 12 For the base 150g (1½ cups) gluten-free oats 70g (1/3 cup minus 1 tsp) butter, plus extra for greasing 70g (1/3 cup plus 1 tsp) light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) For fruity granola bars 30g sunflower seeds 30g pumpkin seeds 70g walnuts or pecans, chopped 70g dried cranberries or…

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Parashat Acharei Mot begins by invoking the death of Aaron’s two sons Nadav and Avihu before continuing into the intricate details of the Yom Kippur service. Because the description of this service takes place immediately after invoking the deaths of Aaron’s two sons, the question that remains is what is the link between these two…

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