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Educating the Educators

Educating the Educators

Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:51 pm

A huge turn out to the recently  Zionist Federation of Australia’s (ZFA) 10th Biennial Educators’ Conference in Melbourne.  Read more

800 nominations received for next year’s Maccabiah Game

800 nominations received for next year’s Maccabiah Game

Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:31 pm

Momentum is building towards Australia’s 2017 Maccabiah Games campaign, with over 800 nominations received by Maccabi Australia from athletes and officials hoping to be on the plane to Israel next year. Read more

Wallenberg DVD: 10 giveaways

Wallenberg DVD: 10 giveaways

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm

J-Wire  have 10 DVDs of “Wallenberg – A Hero’s Story” to give away to readers.

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Reflections by a Jewish Corrective Services Chaplain

Reflections by a Jewish Corrective Services Chaplain

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 11:44 am

Rabbi Danny Yaffe has become the Jewish chaplain for NSW’s Corrective Services. He told J-Wire of his first day.

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Holocaust exhibition in Queensland

Holocaust exhibition in Queensland

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 6:59 am

Shadows of Shoah had its international debut in Brisbane this week with members of federal, state and local governments joining the Jewish community and invited guests to see the artistic and moving exhibition. Read more

Israel’s Paralympian sailors head to Rio

Israel’s Paralympian sailors head to Rio

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 6:20 pm

Israel’s sailing team spoke ahead of their departure for Rio…and ask the Jewish world to like its Facebook page. Read more

An app for Melbourne’s eruv

An app for Melbourne’s eruv

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Melbourne’s community have have launched the Melbourne Eruv smartphone app for Android and Apple iOS operating systems, which can be found in each app store simply by searching for ‘Melbourne Eruv’. Read more

UIA to launch art exhibition

UIA to launch art exhibition

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:34 pm

Keren Hayesod-UIA NSW is to hold its inaugural art exhibition, Israel NOW, in the iconic Rocks precinct. Read more

Sydney’s Shabbat Project Set To Take New Heights

Sydney’s Shabbat Project Set To Take New Heights

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:20 pm

The Shabbat Project returns in 2016 and continues its amazing growth. The Shabbat Project will be later this year due to Adar II and will be observed on the Shabbat of the 11th & 12th November 2016. Read more

Israeli defence minister: Israel won’t allow Hamas to arm itself

Israeli defence minister: Israel won’t allow Hamas to arm itself

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 12:46 pm

A day after the Israel Defence Forces bombed a number of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack on the southern Israeli town of Sderot, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned that the Jewish state cannot allow the Hamas terror group to arm itself. Read more

Best of the Best Award for OBK Founder

Best of the Best Award for OBK Founder

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9:06 am

It was a perfect day to enjoy the winter sun at Sydney’s Bondi Beach as politicians, past and present, business leaders and representatives from a wide cross-section of the community including Dame Marie Bashir, former Governor of NSW and Phillip Ruddock, ex Federal MP, gathered to honour Rabbi Dr Dovid Slavin of Our Big Kitchen (OBK). Read more

The Jewish International Film Festival screening 70 movies in 2016

The Jewish International Film Festival screening 70 movies in 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 12:28 pm

Presenting over 70 exceptional international premiere features and documentaries, the Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland from late October, and tours to Canberra for the first time in the festival’s history. Read more

Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival:  The line-up is complete

Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival: The line-up is complete

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm

Following last year’s smash hit Melbourne debut, SHIR MADNESS (The Jewish Music Festival) returns to Sydney and its Bondi Pavilion home this year. Read more

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800 nominations received for next year’s Maccabiah Game

800 nominations received for next year’s Maccabiah Game

Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:31 pm

Momentum is building towards Australia’s 2017 Maccabiah Games campaign, with over 800 nominations received by Maccabi Australia from athletes and officials hoping to be on the plane to Israel next year. Read more

Maccabiah team interest tops 500

Maccabiah team interest tops 500

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

Over 500 Jewish athletes and officials from across Australia have officially registered their interest to wear green and gold at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2017. Read more

Two-time champions

Two-time champions

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 3:12 pm

Moriah College’s First Xl Football team has made history by winning the NSWCIS Football Cup for the 2nd year in a row. Read more

Play soccer for Australia in Israel

Play soccer for Australia in Israel

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm

With football fever bursting in Australia, Maccabi is also in the act with Maccabiah Games trials about to commence for our up and coming talent with hopes of representing their country at the Maccabiah in Israel in 2017. Read more

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In wake of World Vision scandal, aid groups lax with security…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS.org

In wake of World Vision scandal, aid groups lax with security…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS.org

World Vision and other foreign aid organisations that have funnelled millions of dollars to the terror group Hamas are directly responsible for the murder of scores of Israeli Jews, an Israeli legal expert contends. Read more

Black holes…writes Michael Kuttner

Black holes…writes Michael Kuttner

The current conventional understanding of these phenomena is that nothing can escape being sucked into the seemingly mysterious holes in space. Read more

Why is this mission different from all other missions?…asks Nathan Shafir

Why is this mission different from all other missions?…asks Nathan Shafir

In June 2015, I started planning a United Israel Appeal Melbourne mission to Israel. I knew it would take a long time to put together.  I also knew that the people I was targeting, those in their 50s and 60s, like me, need to plan in advance.  We scheduled the mission for June 2016 and I began organising the intricate details of the trip. Read more

Je Suis Burkini…writes Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence

Je Suis Burkini…writes Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence

I was appalled to see reports of French policemen patrolling beaches and fining women for wearing a burkini.  Read more

Palestine – Russia Following France On Diplomatic Journey To Nowhere

Palestine – Russia Following France On Diplomatic Journey To Nowhere

The media has gone into overdrive after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited President Abbas and Prime Minister Netanyahu to Moscow for direct talks. Read more

Exposing the criminal society and the culture of death…writes Isi Leibler

Exposing the criminal society and the culture of death…writes Isi Leibler

We are losing the battle in the war of ideas for the simple reason that we are continuously on the defensive while those seeking our destruction actively and relentlessly demonise us. Read more

Henry Greener interviews…

Henry Greener interviews…

This week, Hentry Green talks with Naomi Rubenstein, Erez Feinberg and Fem Belling…. Read more

Will Temple Mount tensions yet again strain Israeli-Jordanian relations?…asks Sean Savage/JNS.org

Will Temple Mount tensions yet again strain Israeli-Jordanian relations?…asks Sean Savage/JNS.org

Jordan’s King Abdullah II vowed to fight against repeated violations and attacks carried out by Israel and extremist groups on the Temple Mount complex, according to an interview in the Jordanian daily Ad-Dustour last week. Read more

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Jewish Care and The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence Enhance Responsiveness to the Jewish Community

Jewish Care and The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence Enhance Responsiveness to the Jewish Community

Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:33 pm

Jewish Care Victoria and The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence (JTAFV) have reached an agreement regarding the JTAFV’s telephone support line. Read more

Fascinating Insights on Modern Israel Discussed at Zionism Victoria’s Book Launch and Panel

Fascinating Insights on Modern Israel Discussed at Zionism Victoria’s Book Launch and Panel

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:16 pm

Zionism Victoria have hosted the Australian launch of Rabbi Dov Lipman’s book, An ‘American’ MK, Behind the Scenes in the 19th Knesset, followed by an engaging panel on modern Israel. Read more

United to Support Israel in Australia and Overseas

United to Support Israel in Australia and Overseas

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 11:03 am

Zionism Victoria has hosted an international and national delegation of members of Christians for Israel (C4I) for an inaugural meeting with the leaders of the Victorian Zionist and Jewish community. Read more

A Yazidi woman tells her story

A Yazidi woman tells her story

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 9:11 pm

Nadia Murad Basee Taha is a Yazidi woman from northern Iraq who was captured by Daesh (or ISIS) in mid-2014 will tell a seminar at Sydney University how she escaped. Read more

Residents art exhibition

Residents art exhibition

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Residents, relatives and staff of Sydney’s Montefiore Home Randwick Campus to celebrate the work of three resident artists, June Lotzof, Audrey Goldberg, and the late Dr Zelman Freeman. Read more

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Emanuel student wins top place in the cyber scene

Emanuel student wins top place in the cyber scene

Emanuel School’s Zane Voloshin, Year 10, has won Interrelate’s NSW Film Festival for High Schools competition for his short film entitled b.u.!.!.y.  Read more

Hop aboard the Kangarusski Taglit-Birthright Bus!

Hop aboard the Kangarusski Taglit-Birthright Bus!

Birthright trips are a regular occurrence in Australia. The Zionist Federation of Australia provides the opportunity for Jewish young adults to visit Israel in the summer or winter and explore the country as well as their Jewish identity and heritage. Read more

Diller Teen Fellowship registration

Diller Teen Fellowship registration

The Zionist Federation of Australia has announced that registration for the second cohort of the Diller Teen Fellowship is now open. Read more

80 young Aussies to head for Israel trip

80 young Aussies to head for Israel trip

The Zionist Federation of Australia  is to send 80 young Australians on a 10-day trip to Israel. Read more

Two-time champions

Two-time champions

Moriah College’s First Xl Football team has made history by winning the NSWCIS Football Cup for the 2nd year in a row. Read more

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