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Family history at its best and most enlightening

Reviewing The Aunt’s Mirrors for the Journal of the Australian Jewish Historical Society, Hilary Rubinstein writes that the book isan exceedingly interesting and intelligent family history, felicitously told through the literary device of objects reflected in the mirrors… The book exemplifies family history at its best and most enlightening.”

Indigenous recognition takes a lead from story of the Jews

On Anzac Day, 2015, The Weekend Australian carried an article about Freeman and Leeser’s work on The Australian Declaration of Recognition, and how their Jewish heritage, in particular, the ritual of the Seder service performed by Jews on the first night of the festival of Passover, informed the development of their thinking.