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2020 slinks into history as fireworks light deserted streets

Good riddance, 2020. Hello, 2021.

By REUTERS
01/01/2021

Sydney told to watch its famous New Year's Eve fireworks from home

A mid-December resurgence of COVID-19 in the city's northern beach suburbs has grown to 125 cases after five new infections were recorded on Monday.

By REUTERS
29/12/2020
Malka Leifer

Will the pandemic complicate Malka Leifer's extradition?

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation poised the question of how exactly to accomplish this amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hanukkah in Australia: Celebrating perseverance in the summertime

Describing my personal experience with the holiday down-under.

By ROZ BELLAMY/JTA
21/12/2020

Israel bans visitors from the UK, Denmark, S. Africa due to new strain

"We need to close the whole world immediately," Netanyahu said in a cabinet meeting.

The welcome extradition of Malka Leifer - opinion

Someone who takes advantage of his or her position of authority to prey on subordinates for sexual gratification warrants no sympathy.

18/12/2020
Malka Leifer

Supreme Court rejects Malka Leifer's appeal against extradition

Her extradition of to Australia for sexual abuse is all but certain after the justice minister says he will sign extradition order 'without delay.'

Heavy traffic jam on the Ayalon highway in Tel Aviv due to construction work, on June 11, 2020

Israeli traffic tech company acquired by Australian Redflex

Israel-based RoadMetric focuses on using video technologies and computer vision to improve tools for enforcement of transportation laws.

Bright nebula gas cloud in deep outer space

Astronomers excited as ghostly circles in space defy explanation

The circles were dubbed ORCs, which stands for “odd radio circles.” But the big question, of course, is: “what are they?”

By RAY NORRIS/WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY/THE CONVERSATION
10/12/2020

No proof of Kylie Moore-Gilbert ties to Israel, ex-Aussie defense minister says

Minister suggests Israel, other like-minded countries, increase cooperation with Five Eyes.

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