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Promotion for Josh

Promotion for Josh

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Melbourne Liberal MP Josh Frydenberg has been appointed Assistant Treasurer in the latest Federal cabinet shuffle. Read more

Moriah rates 6th independent school in NSW

Moriah rates 6th independent school in NSW

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 3:18 pm

Moriah principal says that the its students’ success in the HSC is the culmination of their own effort, diligence and perseverance, combined with many years of outstanding teaching, care and individual attention from their parents and staff at the College. Read more

Chanukah tales

Chanukah tales

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Sydney’s Young Adult Chabad have distributed hundreds of latkes and doughnuts in Martin Place.

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Scopus Shines

Scopus Shines

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:45 pm

2014 has been an outstanding year for Melbourne’s Year 12 Mount Scopus students. Read more

Calling all game-changers

Calling all game-changers

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:32 pm

B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Anti Defamation Unit and JNF Australia are calling for nominations for their annual National “Game Changers” Awards. Read more

Treasures of the Venice Ghetto

Treasures of the Venice Ghetto

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is exhibiting Judaica dating back as far as the 1600s hidden in Venice from the Nazis and discovered only a few years ago. Read more

Menorah at the Opera House

Menorah at the Opera House

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 11:13 am

Sydney’s CBD will light the Menorah outside Sydney Opera House on Monday. Read more

Seasons of Peace

Seasons of Peace

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 10:57 am

Over 100 people came together as religious leaders celebrated Chanukah and Christmas at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

A Canberra Chanukah

A Canberra Chanukah

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 10:00 am

For the first time ever, a menorah was lit in the ACT Parliament this week to celebrate the eight-day festival of Chanukah. Read more

Emanuel on the ascent

Emanuel on the ascent

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 7:13 am

Sydney’s Emanuel School ranked 18th in the State based on 2014 HSC top band results, is continuing its upward trajectory. Read more

Menorah in Martin Place

Menorah in Martin Place

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:06 pm

The Chanukah celebration organised in Sydney’s Martin Place , the scene of this week;s siege, was cancelled in respect to this who lost their lives…but the giant menorah has been erected and carries a message to all Australians. Read more

Chanukah on air

Chanukah on air

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:50 pm

Melbourne Jewish radio station J-AIR will broadcast Chanukah festivities directly from Glen Eira Park on Sunday. Read more

NSW Multicultural Community Medals nominations now open

NSW Multicultural Community Medals nominations now open

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Nominations for the 2015 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals are now open and tickets for the Premier’s Harmony Dinner are now on sale, Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello has announced today.  Read more

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Downton Abbey’s Jewish links

Downton Abbey’s Jewish links

It is the last word in Englishness, the soap opera to end all soap operas, everyone’s guilty pleasure. Read more

Academic claims Monis’s banner linked to Hizb ut-Tahrir

Academic claims Monis’s banner linked to Hizb ut-Tahrir

Last Monday morning when the Café Lindt siege began I tried, in vain, to get the media, especially the ABC to recognize, admit and state that that white-on-black “Shahadah banner” was the official banner/flag of Hizb ut-Tahrir. Read more

Can the Chanukah light vanquish global darkness?

Can the Chanukah light vanquish global darkness?

Never have we needed Chanukah, the Festival of Light, more than during a week when global news events have plunged the world into deep darkness…writes Rabbi Chaim Ingram. Read more

Archaeologists discover ancient entryway

Archaeologists discover ancient entryway

Archaeologists from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology have discovered a monumental entryway to the Herodian Hilltop Palace at the Herodium National Park. Read more

Islamic State – The Bogeyman Haunting The Lindt Chocolat Café

Islamic State – The Bogeyman Haunting The Lindt Chocolat Café

The joint press conference given by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on 16 December after the siege at the Lindt Chocolate café in Martin Place had finally ended – was particularly noteworthy for certain viewpoints expressed by Mr Abbott during that conference…writes David Singer. Read more

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Dec-10 for one year – Sydney:  Signs of Life

Dec-10 for one year – Sydney: Signs of Life

The Sydney Jewish Museum presents its collection of Family letters and postcards of the Holocaust

Dec-26   5:30pm   SBS1-TV:   Global Village – Cleaning Jerusalem

Dec-26 5:30pm SBS1-TV: Global Village – Cleaning Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s old town is at the heart of the conflict which opposes Israelis and Palestinians. Read more

Dec-29   5:30pm   SBS1-TV:   Global Village – Cleaning Jerusalem

Dec-29 5:30pm SBS1-TV: Global Village – Cleaning Jerusalem

 Jerusalem‟s old town is at the heart of the conflict which opposes Israelis and Palestinians.

A Holy City for the Jews, the Muslims and the Christians, each day it welcomes thousands of the faithful from the three monotheistic religions. Fortunately, day after day, the cleanliness of the city is maintained thanks to an army of rubbish collectors and street sweepers. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in French, Arabic & Hebrew) (Documentary) G CC

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Jan-04   5:30pm   SBS2-TV:   I Was Hitler’s Jewish Neighbour

Jan-04 5:30pm SBS2-TV: I Was Hitler’s Jewish Neighbour

For 10 years, Edgar Feuchtwanger lived in a luxury apartment in Munich. Hitler lived across the street. Read more

Jan-08   1:20am   SBS1-TV:   Movie: Sarah’s Key

Jan-08 1:20am SBS1-TV: Movie: Sarah’s Key

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv roundup in 1942, where 10,000 Jews were kept in a winter velodrome before being sent off to the concentration camps. Read more

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The good oil

The good oil

The traditional art of olive making has been taught to young primary school children as they learn more about Chanukah. Read more

BJE Boys lay tefillin at the Kotel

BJE Boys lay tefillin at the Kotel

NSW Board of Jewish Education boys on a visit to Israel at the Kotel. Read more

Bible quiz winner fifth in her family to score

Bible quiz winner fifth in her family to score

The Zionist Federation of Australia’s  Federal Bible Quiz took place took place recently in Melbourne with the winner joining three siblings who have won  the prize and a fourth who was runner-up. Read more

Sydney student to represent Australia in the Hague

Sydney student to represent Australia in the Hague

For Emanuel School student, Daniel Hellig-Smith, rubbing shoulders with diplomats and policy makers will soon be par for the course.  Read more

Mount Scopus meets Mount Scopus

Mount Scopus meets Mount Scopus

Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College students are visiting Israel, with nearly 90% of Year 10 students choosing to participate in the College’s optional Ulpan programs. Read more

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New Board for JewishCare

New Board for JewishCare

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:02 am

Sydney’s JewishCare has elected a new Board at its AGM. Read more

Gifted teacher

Gifted teacher

Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 10:55 am

Rachelle Lever recently attended a Special Religious Education Celebration event held at Parliament House in Sydney, where she was one of 12 recipients of an award recognising their outstanding contribution for excellence, innovation and creativity in the way they deliver SRE to their students.  Read more

New website for Jewish Care

New website for Jewish Care

Friday, November 14, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Melbourne’s Jewish Care has launched a new web site, Read more

Budding artists – in their golden years

Budding artists – in their golden years

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 10:39 am

Thirteen residents at Sydney’s Montefiore Home in Randwick entered their artworks to Moriah College’s Artbeat ’14 artshow. Read more

Rabin remembered

Rabin remembered

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 4:04 am

More than 200 people attended an event honouring  the life and memory of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Read more

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