Sydney – Can A Woman Refuse To Give Her Husband A Jewish Religious Divorce? It Just Happened In Australia

Sydney, Australia – The plight of “agunot,” Jewish women whose husbands refuse to grant them a divorce, is well known. There are organizations, social media campaigns and movies that address the issue. Read more

Extradite Former Principal Back To Australia, Alleged Molestation Victim Asks Israel

MELBOURNE – A Jewish woman who said she had been molested repeatedly by her former principal called on Israel to extradite the education professional back to their native Australia. Read more

Five Arrested Over $30M Investment Fraud Syndicate Run From Gold Coast

An alleged $30 million investment fraud syndicate that preyed on 2,000 victims across Australia has been shut down, Queensland police have said Read more

Man Shot In A Siege Terror In Melbourne, Australia

The gunman involved in the siege at Melbourne, Australia reportedly called the Channel Seven newsroom during the standoff, telling them “This is for IS”. Read more

Alleged Abuse Victims Angry After Photos Surface of Wanted Former Principal ‘Living Free’ In Israel

Victims say they are angry a school principal wanted in Victoria on 74 charges of child sexual abuse has been allegedly spotted at a religious festival in Israel, despite her lawyers’ claims she is too ill to attend two years of extradition hearings. Read more

Australian Man Arrested For Overstaying US Visa By 90 Minutes

An Australian man has been handcuffed and locked up in a US detention centre after apparently breaching his visa conditions by just over one hour. Read more

Tabcorp Fined $45M For Breaching Money Laundering

Gaming company Tabcorp has been fined $45 million for breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. Read more

RCNSW Could Vote On Rabbi Pinchus Feldman Membership

ALL members of the Rabbinic Council of NSW (RCNSW) could have an opportunity to vote on the status of Rabbi Pinchus Feldman as an RCNSW member. Read more

British Backpacker Raped, Held Hostage For 2 Months In Australian Outback

SYDNEY – A British backpacker was sexually assaulted and held captive for weeks in the Australian Outback before being rescued by police who pulled over the car she was driving, officials said Tuesday. Read more