Pesach Message from the JCA

March 29, 2010 by  

David Balkin, President of the Jewish Communal Appeal sends a personal message for Pesach Read more

Pesach

March 29, 2010 by  

J-Wire will shut down from Monday evening and resume publishing on Wednesday evening in accordance with the Passover festival.

A Kosher Pesach for the underprivileged

March 28, 2010 by  

The Jewish House campaign to ask Coles’ shoppers to donate Kosher LePesach food for the poor has met with resounding success. Read more

J-Junction goes international

March 28, 2010 by  

Those searching for their life’s partner can now access a worldwide database thanks to a hookup between J-Junction and overseas Jewish dating services. Read more

An unbalanced Philip Adams on your ABC

March 28, 2010 by  

ABC’s Late Night Live has given air space to Shlomo Sand author of the controversial book ‘The Invention of the Jewish People’….with no attempt to balance the topic.

J-Wire adds equilibrium courtesy of The Times. Read more

On his way – our man In South Africa

March 26, 2010 by  

David Weiner will leave Australia today on a trip which will take him eventually to South Africa and the Soccer World Cup Read more

Vasin tells of kidney donation to brother

March 26, 2010 by  

The Jewish Shorts report told how Maccabi NSW CEO Mick Vasin donated one of his kidneys to save his brother’s life. Odile Faludi dives more deeply into the story… Read more

Hate law in Victoria – no prosecutions

March 26, 2010 by  

The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act was passed in Victoria in 2001….and not a single prosecution since. Read more

Posthumous awards for Polish mother and son

March 26, 2010 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria will present a Righteous Amongst the Nations Award to a Bunbury brother and sister whose father and grandmother  saved the life of one of their father’s schoolmates. Read more

Travelling Matzah Bakery

March 26, 2010 by  

The Traveling Matzah Bakery has toured Sydney extensively teaching the community the skills of matzah-making.  Read more

Margo appointed director of Sydney Alliance

March 26, 2010 by  

Robin Margo, president of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, has been appointed to the board of the Sydney Alliance. Read more

New Zealand group fundraising for PFLP

March 25, 2010 by  

The Workers Party of New Zealand has transferred funds to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Read more

La Trobe professor wins top maths award

March 25, 2010 by  

Professor Gilah Leder has become the first Australian to win the prestigious Felix Klein Medal. Read more

Stephen Smith on the passport issue

March 24, 2010 by  

The British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, has announced his decision to expel an Israeli diplomat. The ABC has interviewed Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister Stephen Smith on his reaction. Read more

IDF training helps save lives in Perth

March 24, 2010 by  

A former Israeli counter-terrorism soldier has been awarded Australia’s prestigious Bravery Medal for saving five people from a fire which destroyed a Perth shopping centre. Read more

Jewish Shorts in for the long haul

March 23, 2010 by  

The Jewish House presented its second Jewish Shorts at the Chauvel Cinema. Read more

Israeli Vietnamese dairy project using New Zealand livestock

March 23, 2010 by  

More than 1600 calves have arrived in Vietnam to kickstart a giant Israeli milk-production unit. Read more

Moriah student selected from 4000 for national debate

March 23, 2010 by  

Gregory Jacobson will debate legislative power and federalism at the 2010 National Schools Constitutional Convention. Read more

Apr-15 SBS1-TV 10:00 p.m. : Movie – The Wedding Song

March 23, 2010 by  

Follows two young women, one Muslim and one a Sephardic Jew, in German-occupied Tunis. Read more

Apr-16 SBS2-TV 7:30p.m. : Lost Worlds

March 23, 2010 by  

King Solomon’s Tablet of Stone. Read more

Apr-15 SBS2-TV 8:30 p.m.: The Two of Us

March 23, 2010 by  

Lucy Gershwin and Simon Tedeschi Read more

Matza class at the Emanuel School

March 23, 2010 by  

The Sydney Yeshiva travelling matzah factory has brought the experience of baking your own matza to Sydney children. Read more

Matzah for the Prime Minister

March 23, 2010 by  

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to celebrate Pesach…and its Jewish Prime Minister will have Shmurah matzah for the festival. Read more

Isla gets her man

March 22, 2010 by  

Australian actress Isla Fisher has married Sacha Baron Cohen in Paris. Read more

Two teachers – one suitcase

March 22, 2010 by  

Fumiko Ishioka told her amazing story of her search for the owner of a suitcase she received from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial to a Sydney audience last night…and met a Canberra teacher who has just finished teaching the project. Read more

Movie men shine at Byron festival

March 21, 2010 by  

Film producer Simon Ritch has taken out the award for the Best Short Film at the Byron Bay International Film Festival Read more

Apr-27 Sydney: Jewish House Business Lunch

March 20, 2010 by  

Inaugural business lunch at the Sofitel with Premier Kristina Keneally Read more

Apr-11 Sydney: Maccabi Tennis Fun Day

March 20, 2010 by  

The FUN DAY and OPEN DAY will be a true TENNIS EXTRAVAGANZA with plenty on offer for everyone. Read more

The Armenian community responds to Turkish Ambassador

March 19, 2010 by  

Earlier this week, the Turkish Ambassador Oguz Ozge addressed the Capital Jewish Forum in Canberra and spoke of the 1915 Armenian genocide. The Armenian community has responded to his remarks. Read more

Mar-21 Melbourne: Jewish Care Festival of Fun

March 19, 2010 by  

Volunteers Band Together to Create a Festival of Family Fun Read more

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