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Scroll down to discover articles in the following categories: About me, food, comedy, festivals, music, exhibitions, news stories, travel, features, film, theatre and interviews.

About me:

A short (long) introduction of my experience as a writer.

Journalism resume

Insight into where I interned while I was on the WUJS internship program in Israel.

London & City University London MA International Journalism coursework:

Intro to my London journalism journey page

Traveling halfway across the world to follow my dreams

Presenting on a news desk for the first time

News stories – Labourers put the final touches to Winter Wonderland as opening night closes in

Animal advocacy group PETA’s latest video campaign shows how chickens are treated before they end up as food on your plate. See what influence the video had on vegans and non-vegans alike

Listicle: Five exciting ways to exercise around London. You’ll be having so much fun you’ll forget you were exercising in the first place!

Listicle: Busting five common food myths

Listicle: Five notable UK actors and actresses with Down’s syndrome

Food:

William Angliss Great Chefs program – David Dellai from Italian restaurant Il Bacaro in Melbourne cooks with students training to pursue a career in the hospitality industry.

Comedy:

Review of Adam Richard Gaypocalypse @ Melbourne Town Hall Backstage Room @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014.

Review of Jim Henson Company’s Henson’s Alternative Puppet Up!: Uncensored @ Princess Theatre @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014.

Review of Fiona O’Loughlin My Brilliant Career @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014.

Review of The Umbilical Brothers – KiDShow (Not Suitable for Children) @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014.

Yo, Adrian! – Some of Australia’s top comedians banded together to raise fund for MICF technical director, Adrian Cherubin who suffered a stroke during this year’s festival.

Review of Josh Thomas Douchebag @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013.

Festivals:

The hits and misses of White Night Melbourne 22/02/2014.

A Day on the Green featuring Hunters & Collectors, You Am I, Something For Kate and British India.

St Kilda Festival (Festival Sunday) 2013

White Night Melbourne – 23/02/2013.

Soundwave Festival Melbourne 2013.

Music:

Review of Janelle Monae + Kimbra: Golden Electric Tour @ Forum Theatre 17/05/14).

Review of 2Cellos @ Forum Theatre 16/05/2014.

Review of Tinpan Orange ‘s The Remix EP (2014).

Review of Thirty Seconds to Mars @ Hisense Arena 28/03/2014.

Review of Local lads The Cat Empire celebrating their 1000th show @ Federation Square 21/03/2014.

Review of Josh Pyke and Thelma Plum @ Melbourne Zoo Twilight 28/02/2014.

Review of Bruno Mars’ Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014 gig @ Rod Laver Arena 04/02/2014.

Review of local lad Dan Sultan @ Corner Hotel 02/03/2014.

Review of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band ft. Hunters & Collectors and Dan Sultan @ AAMI Park 15/02/2014.

Review of Snoop Dogg @ Palace Theatre Melbourne 22/01/2014.

Review of The Roots @ Festival Hall 28/12/2013.

Review of Bon Jovi’s Because We Can tour @ Etihad Stadium 08/12/2013.

Review of Roscoe James Irwin’s Wasted.

Review of Paul McCartney’s New.

Review of Joan Jett’s Unvarnished.

Review of Pearl Jam’s Lightning bolt.

Review of Jude Perl @ Pure Pop Records 15/09/2013.

Review of the The Cat Empire Steal The Light Tour @ Forum Theatre 12/09/2013.

Review of Jude Perl’s 3am EP single, Girls & Boys.

Review of Shelley Segal & Adam Levy @ Bennetts Lane Jazz Club 26/07/2013.

Review of The Cat Empire’s Brighter Than Gold single.

Review of Fleetwood Mac’s 2013 EP Extended Play.

Review of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Wrecking Ball Tour @ Rod Laver Arena 26/03/2013.

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of Down Under. Review of Colin Hay’s 2012 three-track EP re-release of the Australian classic.

Review of The Living End’s Retrospective Tour self-titled album show @ The Corner Hotel 21/12/12.

Review of The Living End’s Retrospective Tour Roll On show @ The Corner Hotel 16/12/12.

Review of Elton John and His Band @ Rod Laver Arena 18/11/2012.

Review of Flight of the Conchords @ Rod Laver Arena 15/07/2012.

Review of Carl Cox @ Billboard The Venue 18/03/2011.

Review of Shelley Segal’s An Atheist Album launch @ PJ O’Brien’s 17/04/2012.

Review of Kimbra’s debut release, Vows.

Review of AC/DC @ Etihad Stadium 13/02/2011.

Letter to the editor of inpress about the late announcement’s of BDO line-up, as compared to other major summer festival artist announcements.

Review of Green Day @ Rod Laver Arena 16/12/2009.

Review of Children’s Collide’s Theory of Everything.

Review of John Butler Trio’s These Are The Days: The Making of April Uprising DVD.

Review of John Butler Trio @ Festival Hall 17/09/2010.

Review of The Key of Sea album launch @ Prince Bandroom 11/11/2010.

Review of Premodernsits EP (re)launch @ Pony 23/10/2010.

Review of the Beatles White Album concert @ Hamer Hall 03/08/2009 featuring Josh Pyke, The Living End’s Chris Cheney, Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson and You Am I’s Tim Rogers.

Review of Little Birdy @ Old Melbourne Gaol 14/10/2009.

Review of Lightspeed Champion’s Life is Sweet: Nice to Meet You.

Review of Midnight Juggernauts @ Forum Theatre 19/08/2010.

Bob Dylan @ Rod Laver Arena 20/04/2011.

Review of Idan Raichel’s MASA event concert.

Gig information for Red Band NYE ’12 gig, published in The Jerusalem Post’s Billboard magazine.

Exhibitions:

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk @ National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Melbourne.

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition @ ACMI

Designing 007: 50 years of Bond Style @ Melbourne Museum

Ever wondered what life is like for the visually impaired? While in Israel I visited a museum where you go on a tour in total darkness led by a visually impaired guide. This is what I wrote about my experience.

Insight into AC/DC exhibition @ Hamer Hall 2009/2010.

News stories:

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – January

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – February

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – March

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – April

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – May

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – June

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – July

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – August

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – September

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – October

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – November

Ham and High’s top stories for 2015 – December

Golders Green Synagogue in London celebrates 100 years with the release of a book documenting the synagogue’s history

Thameslink fare increase blasted by rail users group

Ellie Runs for Alzheimer’s as mother, Michelle, battles the disease.

Short news story published in Warwick Daily News about the wet start to winter.

Short news story published in Warwick Daily News about the weekly pig and calf sale market – where ‘antiques’ and livestock collide.

Short news story published in Warwick Daily News about Warwick Salvation Army’s Biggest Morning Tea event.

Short news story published in Warwick Daily News about getting yourself tested for bowel cancer.

News story on Guvera; companies pay for your music downloads.

News story on the rise of jazz music in Melbourne.

News story on Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 event On Music…

News story on Spaniards Trafalgar Square celebration after Spain won the Soccer World Cup in 2010.

News story published in The Jerusalem Post on the Toda Israel Festival: showcasing the talents of people who have emigrated to Israel.

News story published in The Jerusalem Post about the process to apply for a US visa.

News story published in The Jerusalem Post on ‘College for All’: an organisation which provides educational classes to nurture gifted children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Israel.

Travel:

Australia Day 2016: 9 best books on Australia

My adventure with my British friend across the Aussie outback! Featuring hikes around Uluru and Kings Canyon, a visit to the Olgas, a sunset camel ride, a spectacular viewing of planets and stars through a telescope and an encounter with some creepy crawlies… Alice Springs, including a reptile centre visit, a tour of the Royal Flying Doctor headquarters, gawking at the empty Todd River and checking out or native animals at the Desert Park

The Jewish guide to Italy

First glimpse of Israel

My very first Yom Kippur fast

Conclusion to my very first Yom Kippur fast

Jerusalem isn’t just for the Jews – how people of the Jewish faith, Muslims and Christians coexist in Israel.

Features:

My experience volunteering in the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal phone rooms for 6 years

Feature about Jews and non-Jews assisting each other to survive the Holocaust and why these individuals should be honoured.

Wild Fest 2013: Twenty four rock and roll bands performing in a mini festival at The Brunswick Hotel to raise funds for Wildlife Victoria.

The effects of movie piracy on the Australian film industry.

Feature on The Cat Empire’s Harry Angus.

Insight into Globe Cafe: Monash University’s International Student program featuring social events and assistance with adapting to life in Australia.

Feature on Dutch Righteous Among the Nations individual, Pieternella ‘Nell’ Van Rangelrooy, who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Explores the reasons why gentiles helped save Jews during World War II and explains why these individuals should be honoured.

Reconnecting people from the past with a story – how a story I wrote about a Holocaust had people contacting me about the individuals in the story and their connections to them.

Film:

Review of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby (2013).

Review of David Michod’s Animal Kingdom (2010).

Jewish Film Club: Canadian/US based Jewish film subscription-based service.

Theatre:

Review of Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz @ Regent Theatre Melbourne.

Review of local non-profit performance company Post-Opera Company’s Theatre Faure Project: Fragments of Our Heart @ Gasworks Theatre Albert Park 20/06/2014.

Review of Let’s Get It On: The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye ft. Jude Perl, Bert Labonte and The Funk City Band.

Review of the locally made production of Grease @ Her Majesty’s Theatre 2014.

Review of  Black Arm Band and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra @ Princess Theatre 31/11/2013.

Review of King Kong @ Regent Theatre 14/11/2013.

Review of Green Day’s American Idiot NY Broadway musical.

News story on Daniel Schartzman’s Happy Hour Theatre production – based on his high school reunion with fellow New York’s prestigious High School of the Performing Arts alumni.

Interviews:

Interview with Let’s Get It On – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye’s Bert LaBonte.

Interview with Melbourne band Humans As Animals.

Interview with non-profit Post-Opera Company’s artistic director Bernard Leon.

Interview with local singer/songwriter Shelley Segal.

Interview with Animal Kingdom’s James Frecheville.

Interview with Forum Rechavia’s Yasmin Goldschmidt and Ailon Goldstein.

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