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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish girl stands around a bonfire as she celebrates the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba
18,000 Australian Jews to unite for '18for18' online Lag Ba'omer event

While Australia's Jewish communities typically mark Lag Ba'omer with parades, these plans were canceled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

08/05/2020
Australia launches controversial COVID-19 tracing app

'We have been very clear on from the beginning that no tracking app provides a silver bullet'

By REUTERS
27/04/2020
Israelis take 60-hour evacuation journey home from New Zealand

Foreign Minister Israel Katz said “this once again proves the Foreign Ministry will do all it can to bring back every Israel that wants to return. That is the value of mutual responsibility.”

EL Al flight returns to Israel from Australia with stranded Israelis

The direct flight was the longest in the history of Israeli aviation, taking 17 hours and 20 minutes, having taken off in Melbourne and landing at Ben-Gurion.

By CELIA JEAN
04/04/2020
Additional El Al flights to evacuate Israelis in Australia, New Zealand

The two countries are the places in which there are the most Israelis seeking to return to Israel as more flights around the world are canceled.

Brenton Tarrant, charged for murder in relation to the mosque attacks, is seen in the dock during hi
NZ mosque shooter pleads guilty to 51 charges of murder

Brenton Tarrant, who appeared by video link, admitted to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one charge of committing a terrorist act.

By REUTERS
26/03/2020
Aya Al-Umari, sister of mosque attack victim Hussein Al-Umari, poses outside Al Noor Mosque
Flowers and messages of support adorn NZ mosque for shooting anniversary

"We live it day in and day out," she told Reuters, holding back tears as she explained she could not bring herself to enter the mosque.

By REUTERS
13/03/2020
Swastikas painted on synagogue in New Zealand

The word “Heil” was also painted nearby.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/01/2020
New Zealand flag and Parliament buildings
New Zealand synagogue defaced by swastikas

According to the World Jewish Congress, about 6,500 Jews live in New Zealand.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/01/2020
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