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Four-year-old attacked in Auckland

Four-year-old attacked in Auckland

Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:04 am

A four-year-old boy wearing a yarmulke and tzitzit was hit on the head while walking home from school with his mother in Mt Eden, Auckland. Read more

The Chief Rabbi visits Moriah

The Chief Rabbi visits Moriah

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 3:30 pm

After an overnight flight from Perth, the Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogues of the Commonwealth, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis went from Sydney airport directly to Moriah College in Queens Park to address high school students and to make presentations to the Jewish day school’s kindergarden class. Read more

Thessaloniki mayor to visit Melbourne Holocaust centre

Thessaloniki mayor to visit Melbourne Holocaust centre

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1:22 pm

Mayor Yiannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki in Greece, is set to visit Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust centre on Sunday, November 23. Read more

Miller appointed CEO of UIA [NSW]

Miller appointed CEO of UIA [NSW]

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:10 am

Former NSW Board of Deputies president  Yair Miller has been appointed CEO of the NSW branch of the United Israel Appeal. Read more

The First Signs of Chanukah

The First Signs of Chanukah

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:41 am

It may a little early to break out the dreidels, but Chanukah candles were lit yesterday at NSW Parliament House. Read more

Celebrating Israel and remembering the vote

Celebrating Israel and remembering the vote

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:43 pm

The  National Council of Jewish Women of Australia NSW, Hamoadon HaIsraeli, The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Zionist Council of NSW and Betar will host the10th Anniversary of NCJWA Celebrating Israel. Read more

NZ Candidate posts antisemitic image

NZ Candidate posts antisemitic image

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12:16 pm

Corie Haddock, the Labour Party candidate who stood against New Zealand Prime Minister John Key in the recent NZ election, has posted an antisemitic image on his Facebook page. Read more

Israel recognises Pole who saved Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto

Israel recognises Pole who saved Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11:53 am

The Israeli Embassy in Canberra has hosted a ceremony to honour the late Roman Talikowski, a Polish Catholic merchant who risked his life saving Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. Read more

Jerusalem Prize awarded to Philip Chester

Jerusalem Prize awarded to Philip Chester

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:35 am

Melbourne community icon Philip Chester has been awarded the prestigious Jerusalem Prize.

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“No war with Islam”…President Reuven Rivlin

“No war with Islam”…President Reuven Rivlin

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:15 am

Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin has told Israeli TV that “we have no war with Islam”. Read more

Har Nof: Australian ambassador donates blood

Har Nof: Australian ambassador donates blood

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:15 am

Australia’s ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma has donated blood to the hospital treating the victims of the Har Nof massacre…and has visited the wounded. Read more

The faces of grief

The faces of grief

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:22 am

Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin spoke at the funeral of Sergeant-Major Zida Saif who lost his life fighting the terrorists responsible for the Har Nof synagogue massacre. Read more

Jerusalem Synagogue attack: Australia/NZ speak

Jerusalem Synagogue attack: Australia/NZ speak

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Australian Jewish community identities have spoken out against the horrific massacre at the Har Nof synagogue in West Jerusalem…and a statement from Prime Minister Tony Abbott

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Palestine – Continuing Jew-hatred Must Extract A Heavy Price

Palestine – Continuing Jew-hatred Must Extract A Heavy Price

The slaughter of four Rabbis with axes, knives and guns whilst praying in a synagogue along with the serious wounding of six other Jews caught in this horrific blood bath – and the murder of a Druze police officer who went to their rescue – is the end result of endemic Jew-hatred…writes David Singer Read more

Don Pasquale…an opera review by Michelle Coleman

Don Pasquale…an opera review by Michelle Coleman

Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, in the tradition of opera buffa, is a comic masterpiece that is brought to life with wit and charm in Opera Australia’s 2014 Spring season. Read more

Take Your Pick

Take Your Pick

The carnage this week in a synagogue in Jerusalem when Arab terrorists shot and hacked to death worshippers during morning prayers, elicited four responses from media and politicians alike…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Another U.N. scandal

Another U.N. scandal

The latest release of a documentary by the Israel Resource News Agency exposes the ongoing scandal of how UNRWA, the organization established to deal with Palestinian Arab refugees, continues to not only perpetuate the problem but is itself the prime culprit in helping to foster hate and incitement against the Jewish State. Read more

Who’s blocking a two-state solution?

Who’s blocking a two-state solution?

Does Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas want peace with Israel?…asks Lawrence Grossman/JNS.org Read more

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Dec-03   1:50am   SBS1-TV:   Death Camp Treblinka

Dec-03 1:50am SBS1-TV: Death Camp Treblinka

The dark heart of the Nazi holocaust, Treblinka was an extermination camp where over 800,000 Polish Jews perished from 1942. Read more

Dec-07   Sydney:   Help save a life

Dec-07 Sydney: Help save a life

The Gift of Life in its never-ending search to find suitable stem cell donors welcomes potential donors to be tested at Sydney’s Masada College Read more

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

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JEMs says thank you

JEMs says thank you

JEMs (Jewish Education Matters) has held its fourth banquet and graduation ceremony and donated $1,800 to Kesser Torah College. Read more

Scopus hits the streets

Scopus hits the streets

As part of the Mount Scopus College Achshav program, Year 9 students have spent an eye-opening week at City Cite on Flinders Street. Read more

Middle East ambassador

Middle East ambassador

Sydney’s Emanuel School’s Alia Huberman has been selected as one of 10 students nationally to represent Australia as a Middle East Youth Ambassador. Read more

BJE Weekend Escape and Adventure

BJE Weekend Escape and Adventure

Sydney’s Board of Jewish Education has recently hosted a Weekend escape camp. Read more

Bible quiz winner

Bible quiz winner

Chaya Leah Kaltmann, a student at Leibler Yavneh College, has won the Victorian state finals of the 2014 Youth Bible Quiz. Read more

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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

A fair go at Moriah

A fair go at Moriah

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 3:52 am

Gift of Life volunteers and donors at Sydney’s Moriah College Fair have learned that a donation made at the same venue last year has proved positive and that a life-saving match had been found. Read more

The Monte Fete

The Monte Fete

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm

More than 1500 community members visited the Montefiore’s 91st Annual Fete held at the Hunters Hill campus. Read more

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