July 21, 2014 10
Some religions prohibit women from having formal power, while others are open-minded. You might be surprised where some religions fall on the spectrum ...
November 6, 2013 3
Crikey readers talk gambling, Ed Killesteyn, anti-Semitism and why in the world Australia needs submarines.
November 5, 2013 1
Crikey readers talk the AEC and the Western Australian Senate vote debacle. Plus Guy Rundle and a reader go head-to-head.
March 22, 2012 1
Crikey readers have their say.
May 28, 2010
The archaeological dig for the City of David in Jerusalem thrills the busloads of elderly Jewish American tourists. But the dig puts Palestinian homes at risk and adds more fuel to the Israel vs. Palestine fire.
April 1, 2010 7
While observant Jews are selling their beer for the week to mark Passover, why not celebrate your tenuous Jewish credentials (or make some new ones) with a nice pot of Yiddish grandmother chicken soup?
March 5, 2010
In no other field of modern literature have Jews contributed so little than to the genre of fantasy, says Michael Weingrad. So why is there no Jewish Narnia?
November 10, 2009
MP Joe Hockey gives a damning view of literal interpretations of the Bible in Christianity in last night's speech to the Sydney Institute. We need to embrace the diversity of religions and not commit acts of war because of it, he says.
November 9, 2009
Gawker put together a silly quiz to test how 'jewy' you are, with bagels, Larry David and blintzes. But there's a serious side, with children of converted progressive Jews being discriminated against like Harry Potter Mudbloods.
October 30, 2009 2
This week's J Street’s conference saw Zionists, students, pensioners, 1948 Jewish fighters, anti-Zionists and Nazi hunters congregate in Washington DC in an effort to widen the debate over the Middle East.
October 28, 2009
Recently Israel has got public endorsement from controversial supporters like Holocaust denier BNP leader Nick Griffin and Polish politician Michal Kaminski, who has made questionable comments about Jewish massacres. This is a publicity disaster for Israel, writes Miriam Shaviv.
October 26, 2009 5
Jakarta may now control their lives but an independent streak still runs through the veins of the Banda Aceh province, with a growing number of writers, discussions of morality and pirated DVDs.
October 6, 2009
The weekend's much-hyped reports that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has Jewish roots are incorrect, says Meir Javedanfar, who says his bloodline may in fact flow back to the Prophet Muhammad.
October 4, 2009
A chance snapshot of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's identity card has revealed a curious fact: he was born with a Jewish surname. Are his attacks on Israel and the Jewish world all a rouse to cover his true roots?
September 7, 2009
ABC journalist Anne Barker was reporting a story in Jerusalem, when she was spat on by a group of ultra-Orthodex Jewish men. Was it because she was a woman, a journalist, not Jewish, or not dressed modestly enough?
September 1, 2009 8
A new survey on Australian and New Zealand Jewry raises some questions on the disaffection of Australian Jews towards Israel and Zionism. Where are the non-Zionist Jewish voices in the mainstream media?
August 26, 2009 15
The Sydney Peace Foundation awarded its annual prize to journalist, author and documentary maker John Pilger, and Jewish leaders again are on the offensive.
August 11, 2009
America's pro-Israel lobby -- once a permanent fixture of the country's political landscape -- is facing an uncertain future as young non-Orthodox Jews become increasingly disengaged with the state of Israel and its policies. Can they learn to love a country but not its government?
July 30, 2009
Madonna is a regular fixture in the news, but this time she's the one writing it, with an upcoming article in Israel's biggest daily. And it's not about her arms!
July 27, 2009
In an open letter to Jon Stewart, Ron Rosenbaum urges the Jewish comedian to change his surname back to 'Leibowitz', calling his current moniker a "faint but unnecessary relic of anti-Semitism".