Waks, now an advocate for Jewish abuse victims, was one of a number of children Cyprys abused at Melbourne’s Chabad Yeshivah centreA child abuse victim who blew the whistle on abuse within the Orthodox Chabad sect of Judaism in Australia has been awarded $804,170 in damages in a civil case brought against his perpetrator and serial abuser, David Cyprys, in Melbourne

Abuse victim Manny Waks wins $800,000 in damages from paedophile David Cyprys


Workers of Israeli spyware firm filed a lawsuit against the social media giant in November, saying their personal pages had been unfairly blocked

Tel Aviv court tells Facebook to unblock account belonging to NSO Group employee


Norm Coleman, chairman of the Republican Jewish Coalition, hosting fundraiser for Senate hopeful Jason Lewis of Minnesota, who made disparaging comments in 2013

Jewish leader fundraises for candidate who said ‘Israeli lobby’ controls GOP


Plane with some 40 members of Falash Mura community to land in coming days, Netanyahu says, as Likud seeks to woo Ethiopian Israeli voters ahead of March 2 vote

PM says first of 400 new immigrants from Ethiopia set to arrive next week


Natural Gas Authority opens plan to pour NIS 350 million into project for public comment, in deal that critics say benefits the gas companies and not Israeli citizens

Government body suggests taxpayers should subsidize half of new gas pipeline


Some 5,200 Israelis stationed abroad begin casting ballots; first to vote in country's third election in a year is Israel's ambassador to New Zealand

Israeli diplomats and emissaries worldwide kick off March elections


Decision to invite singer to Tel Aviv in October angers activists; US venues have dropped Domingo, though he continues to perform in sold out shows in Europe

Israeli Opera to host Placido Domingo despite sexual harassment claims