The Dream House opens in Haifa

May 28, 2009 by  

Wizo Australia has opened a new boarding school compound in Haifa for underprivileged children. Read more

ECAJ says Adelaide Institute is in contempt of Court

May 28, 2009 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has asked the Federal Court to initiate contempt of court proceedings against the anti-Semitic, Holocaust-denying Adelaide Institute. Read more

Jewish community attacks Australian racism

May 28, 2009 by  

The Jewish community has called on all Australians to speak out and stop racial attacks.

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BRW Trifecta

May 27, 2009 by  

High profile members of the community have taken out the three top spots in the BRW Rich 200 list released on Wednesday. Read more

Shalom Institute funds Aboriginal medical students

May 27, 2009 by  

Sydney’s Shalom Institute is funding Aboriginal medical students through the exhibition and sale of Aboriginal art..with ten indigenous students currently in residence in Shalom College. Read more

The Rebbe of Dushinsky visits Chabad Yeshiva in Sydney

May 27, 2009 by  

The Rebbe of Dushinsky, who heads the ‘Beis Zvi Yosef’ institutes in Israel, visited the Chabad shul and the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Center in Sydney, Australia. Read more

23-year-old takes the reins at The Monthly

May 26, 2009 by  

Ben Naparstek has taken over the editorship of The Monthly, one of Australia’s most respected magazines. Read more

Ken Judge says sorry for Hitler gas gaffe

May 26, 2009 by  

AFL commentator Ken Judge has apologised on air for describing his colleague’s girth as being “bigger than Hitler’s last gas bill.” Read more

South African comedy show heading to Sydney

May 26, 2009 by  

Illana Klevansky, a 2006 nominee for West Australian Citizen of the Year, will bring her one-woman comedy show “Kugel” to Sydney at the end of August. Read more

Deputy Prime Minister to lead huge delegation to Israel

May 26, 2009 by  

Julia Gillard will visit Israel next month along with politicians from both major parties, journalists and representatives from the worlds of business and technology. Read more

Chabad welcomes the Trugmans to Melbourne

May 25, 2009 by  

Rabbi Avraham Arieh and Rachel Trugman have been involved in Jewish education for thirty years. Read more

J-Junction scores engagement number 5

May 24, 2009 by  

J-Junction, a national Jewish match-making service, has announced its fifth successful engagement. Read more

Hitler’s gas bill shocks ABC radio audience

May 24, 2009 by  

An ABC sports radio commentator has angered listeners with an on-air wisecrack invoking the Holocaust. Read more

New dramatic kosher venue for Sydney

May 23, 2009 by  

Plans are well under way in the construction of a dramatic new function room to be built at Sydney’s Kesser Torah School. Read more

Israeli Embassy to re-open in Wellington

May 21, 2009 by  

The Israeli Embassy in Canberra is to relinquish its responsibilty for diplomatic relations with New Zealand. Read more

Israel’s High Court backs Progressive Judiasm

May 21, 2009 by  

In a landmark decision, the High Court of Israel has levelled the Government funding programs for Orthodox and Progressive Jewry…and raising the possibility of Australian Progressive Jews planning a wedding ceremony in the Holy Land. Read more

Jimmy Barnes meets Rabbi Lau

May 20, 2009 by  

Spotted chatting in Sydney’s Hakoah Club’s Kosher dining room…pop singer Jimmy Barnes and Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv. Read more

Sydney Yeshiva Centre completes Ramban project

May 20, 2009 by  

Tuesday marked the end of a worldwide project to study the Ramban works, with Sydney being the first to finish. Read more

Sydney Yeshiva first in the world to complete Ramban Project

May 20, 2009 by  

[nggallery id=6]Tuesday evening marked the First Siyum HaRambam in the world  held inthe Yeshiva Center – Chabad Headquarters in NSW, Sydney, Australia. Read more

AUJS at controversial play

May 19, 2009 by  

Stefan Oberman, president of AUJS Victoria, attended the performance of the controversial play “Seven Jewish Children” in the State Library of Victoria last night. Read more

Foreign Minister speaks to the Australian Jewish Community

May 19, 2009 by  

Foreign Minister Stephen Smith addressed the Executive Council of Australian Jewry in Melbourne today…re-affirming Australia’s commitment to Israel. J-Wire reproduces the full speech Read more

YouTube Racist ordered to stay away from Jewish facilities

May 19, 2009 by  

Brendon O’Connell, a Perth man who uploaded anti-Semitic video on to the YouTube site has been charged with conduct likely to incite animosity or racist harassment. Read more

J-Junction v Jewish Junction: the Shidduch Wars

May 19, 2009 by  

Fairfax has introduced Jewish Junction to its vastly popular R.S.V.P. dating web site…no great leap in name from the already existing J-Junction. Read more

$16 million irregularity at Speciality Fashion Group

May 18, 2009 by  

A senior employee of clothing retailer the Speciality Fashion Group has been suspended from duties as the company investigates  irregularities reported to be around $16 million. Read more

Jewish House suicide prevention meeting

The Jewish House, Lifeline and the Wolper Hospital worked in conjunction to present an evening of education on Suicide prevention at the Hakoah Club on Wednesday 13 May, 2009. Read more

Aussie Jewish Bikies in Holocaust ride

May 15, 2009 by  

Aussie Jewish bikies will join more than 200 other two-wheeled members of the faith on a ride today from Savannah, Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina and back…to fund a Holocaust library. Read more

Lag B’omer at the Cheder Chabad

May 15, 2009 by  

Yeshiva Cheder Chabad, Sydney Australia had a Lag B’omer Tzivos Hashem Rally, Lag B’omer Parade and picnic for all the students, playgroup till high school. Read more

Perth anti-Semite charged over YouTube videos

May 13, 2009 by  

Perth police have charged a man in relation to the posting of anti-Semitic videos on YouTube. Read more

Three months in jail for Toben

May 13, 2009 by  

Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben was sentenced to three months in prison today for failing to remove Holocaust denying material from his Adelaide Institute web site. Read more

Auspicious first meeting for new President

May 13, 2009 by  

Rabbi Yosef Feldman will attend his first meeting as President of the Rabbinical Council of NSW next week in the presence of Rabbi Lau, former Chief Rabbi of Israel. Read more

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