Egyptian Embassy Hosts Capital Jewish Forum

April 16, 2010 by  

The Egyptian embassy has hosted a function a t which Ambassador Omar Metwally has addressed the Capital Jewish Forum in Canberra. Read more

Also in Jerusalem this week….

April 16, 2010 by  

Clive Kessler, Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales delivered a lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem this week. Read more

Lowy rekindles flame at Yad Vashem

April 15, 2010 by  

Shirley and Frank Lowy have visited Yad Vashem in Jerusalem at which the high-profile Australian businessman rekindled the eternal flame. Read more

Wednesdays with Eddie

April 14, 2010 by  

Eddie Jaku guides visitors around Sydney Jewish Museum’s Holocaust section every Wednesday but he turned up a day early this week…to celebrate his 90th birthday. Read more

Edinburgh Festival One-Man Show in Sydney

April 13, 2010 by  

Following a knock-out reception in Melbourne, Daniel Cainer has brought his one-man show “Jewish Chronicles” to Sydney. Read more

Yom HaShoah Melbourne

April 13, 2010 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s Yom Hashoa commemoration for 2010 attracted a very large audience, demonstrating the ongoing significance of the Holocaust for both Victorian Jewry and the larger community. Read more

Anne Frank Exhibition opens in Auckland

April 13, 2010 by  

Working to defeat anti-Semitism must be a cause for all people, not just Jewish people, said New Zealand’s minister for arts and culture in a strongly worded speech, at the Auckland opening of the Anne Frank travelling exhibition. Read more

Apr-18 Sydney: Yom Ha’azmaut

April 12, 2010 by  

Celebrate 100 years of Kibbitzim Read more

Apr-19 Sydney: Yom Hazikaron

April 12, 2010 by  

Join the community function… Read more

Until Mar-13, 2011 Melbourne: Theresienstadt: Drawn from the inside

April 12, 2010 by  

The concentration camp at Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia was a macabre mock-up of a real society, a triumph of duplicity, designed to lull its inmates and the world at large into believing that it was a benign resettlement program, where Jews would be the beneficiaries of the Nazis’ humane treatment. Read more

New Theresienstadt exhibition opens on Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 12, 2010 by  

The Jewish Museum of Australia has opened a new exhibition featuring the artwork of the inmates of the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Read more

Apr-28 SBS-One 00:45a.m. | Seeds of Summer

April 12, 2010 by  

A documentary from Israel. Read more

Apr-29 Melbourne: The Richard Pratt Memorial Lecture

April 12, 2010 by  

Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will speak on “Jews and the Muslim World – A Millennium’s Perspective”. Read more

Apr-22 Melbourne: Magen David Adom Humanitarian Aid Appeal

April 12, 2010 by  

CANCELLED –  SEE NEWS STORY:  The 80th anniversary of MDA. FUnction co-hosted by the Melbourne Hebrew Congegation. Read more

Rabbi to receive top award from Catholic university

April 12, 2010 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple will be awarded Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) highest honour this week, Doctor of the University, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Christian-Jewish understanding, interfaith co-operation and community engagement. Read more

Dubai assassination: Smith has report

April 11, 2010 by  

Foreign Minister Stephen Smith has received the Australian Federal Police report on the use of fake Australian passports being used in the Dubai assassination of Hamas leader Hahmoud al-Mabhouh. Read more

Sixteen Consuls attend the Yom HaShoah Voice of the Survivors in Sydney

April 11, 2010 by  

Sixteen Consuls, including representatives from Poland, Germany and Austria attended the Voice of the Survivors at the Jewish Museum in Sydney today.

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Israeli tourist charged following fatal car crash

April 9, 2010 by  

An Israeli woman has been charged following a car crash near Mossburn, New Zealand in which two English tourists were killed. Read more

Care Centres join forces

April 9, 2010 by  

Less than fifteen minutes into the first day of a new agreement sharing emergency services with Queensland, Rabbi Mendel Kestel received his first call for help. Read more

Sydney Professor to deliver lecture at the Hebrew University

April 9, 2010 by  

Clive Kessler, a professor of socialology at the University of New South Wales, will deliver a lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem next week. Read more

Apr-14 Jerusalem: Sydney professor delivering a lecture

April 9, 2010 by  

A lecture on ‘Political Islam in Southeast Asian Multiculturalism: The Malaysian Case’ by Prof. Clive S. Kessler of the University of New South Wales. Read more

Apr-12 ABC-TV1 12:20 p.m. | Children of a Lesser God

April 8, 2010 by  

A repeat of “The Australian Story” featuring Sydney woman Tara Winkler who runs an orphanage in Cambodia.

Children of a Lesser God – a must watch!

April 7, 2010 by  

Monday night was Pesach.  ABC-TV’s “Australian Story” featured Tara Winkler, a remarkable 24-yr-old from Sydney who runs an orphanage in Cambodia. Read more

Busy Holocaust schedule for Sydney

April 7, 2010 by  

Six Holocaust ceremonies will be held in Sydney on Sunday and Monday, organized by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ Holocaust Remembrance Committee. Read more

The importance of Yom Ha’azmaut and Yom Hazikaron

April 7, 2010 by  

Israel has entered the new decade with challenges on so many fronts. The geographical challenge remains – Israel is surrounded by traditional enemies who have one common motivation, the annihilation of the State of Israel. Read more

Can you help?

April 7, 2010 by  

An Israeli organisation wants to contact families of Jewish community members who immigrated from South Africa and who lost family members fighting with the IDF. Read more

In from the outer

April 7, 2010 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care and the Australian Jewish Psychologists’ Group have representatives on a Jewish Community Council of Victoria group to address mental health, depression and suicide within the Gay and Lesbian community. Read more

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry recognises new saint

April 4, 2010 by  

Robert Goot, the president of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, has congratulated Cardinal George Pell, head of the Catholic Church in Australia, on the decision to canonise Mary MacKillop…and pointed out a Jewish connection. Read more

Embassy not wanted in Wellington

April 4, 2010 by  

A pr0-Palestinan group in New Zealand has mounted a campaign against the opening of an Israeli Embassy in Wellington later this month. Read more

Rabbi Hazi – Take 2 – Don’t eat your cigarettes

April 1, 2010 by  

Rabbi Alon Hazi enjoys a cigarette and the news that the filters may contain elements derived from pigs does not phase him one bit. Read more

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