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'Angriest octopus' lashes out at man on Australia beach

A holiday swim gone wrong.

By REUTERS
01/04/2021
Chess pieces

Israel and Australia host international solidarity chess event

The tournament itself had over 200 players, including the best chess players from both countries, and was broadcast on multiple Facebook pages, which received thousands of views.

Rabbi John Levi: A true icon of Australian Jewry

The rabbi is the latest in a series of Jews honored by Canberra.

By VIC ALHADEFF
25/03/2021

A rabbi named 'Apple': The origin of family name

Many Jews changed their "Jewish" names to tone them down, others Hebraized them or inherited Hebrew names. Where did "Apple" come from?

Australia floods claim first fatality, more evacuations as clean-up begins

The man's body was found in Sydney's northwest by emergency services workers responding to reports of the stranded car.

By REUTERS
24/03/2021

Jewish, Muslim, Christian children team up to help Sydney flooding

“It is wonderful to see children working together as flooding does not choose or discriminate,” Slavin told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

By HENRY BENJAMIN/JTA
24/03/2021

Thousands evacuated in Australia's worst flooding in almost half a century

mages shared on social media showed entire bridges washed away, stranded animals and submerged homes in New South Wales, the most populous and most affected state.

By REUTERS
23/03/2021

Heavy rain forces parts of Sydney, Australia to evacuate

The heavy downpour is set to continue for the rest of Sunday in Sydney and throughout the state, with some areas expected to get up to 200 millimeters (7.9 inches) of rain.

By REUTERS
21/03/2021
Fire trucks are seen during a bushfire in Werombi, 50 km southwest of Sydney, Australia.

Australian bush fire smoke particles circumvent globe, reach Australia

“People in Chile were breathing particles from the Australian fires."

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