Oct-02 Sydney: AFASI on the Fallout from Durban & the U.N. Vote for Palestine

September 12, 2011 by  

Australians for A Secure Israel have invited Jeremy Jones and Ron Weiser to discuss these “in the news” topics. Read more

Harry Oscar Triguboff Institute Launched in Jerusalem

September 12, 2011 by  

Meriton chief Harry Triguboff has inaugurated the Harry Oscar Triguboff Institute in Jerusalem…a project to aid the authentication of immigrants’ religious status. Read more

Israel Reflects

September 12, 2011 by  

This week memorials and tributes to those who perished on the morning of September 11 2001 have dominated the Israeli media…writes Raffe Gold. Read more

9/11 remembered in Sydney

September 11, 2011 by  

The doleful tones of the shofar blown by Sydney’s Great Synagogue’s Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence resonated throughout the majestic St Mary’s Cathedral today…invoking the memories of that fatal day ten years ago when the horrors of 9/11 shocked the world. Read more

Shalom Gamarada to Award Aboriginal Art Centre

September 11, 2011 by  

A  new art prize will be awarded at the Shalom Gamarada art exhibition to an Aboriginal art centre in a move designed to provide better support for Aboriginal communities. Read more

Oct-02 10:00 p.m. ABC1-TV: Compass The Crown Heights Riots

September 11, 2011 by  

When seven-year-old black boy Gavin Cato was accidently run over and killed by an ultra orthodox Jewish driver in New York in 1991, what followed would shatter two families and divide an entire community. Read more

9/11: Rebuilding Faith – a Program by Rachael Kohn

September 11, 2011 by  

The 9/11 attacks prompted a major critique against Islamism in particular and against ‘fundamentalist’ religion in general, and kick-started an international atheist movement….Listen to ABC Radio National this evening at 6:05 p.m. Read more

Yes We Can

September 11, 2011 by  

Sydney’s The Jewish House has launched its annual drive to collect food for the needy with a record 25 Coles Supermarkets participating across Sydney…and has introduced a new parter, the al-Ghazzali Centre.  Read more

Looking Back or Moving Forward

September 9, 2011 by  

A Q&A Session with Rabbi Michoel Gourarie. Read more

ACT and the Gay Community

September 9, 2011 by  

The ACT Jewish Community’s (ACTJC) Board of Management has passed a motion unanimously in relation to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community. Read more

Danby Dines at Ronald Lauder’s

September 9, 2011 by  

Last night at dinner in New York at the home of the late Estee Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder hosted a dinner of leading UN Permanent representatives including Russia, the EU, Germany, Italy, France and Poland with 10 MPs from Canada, US, Australia, Britain, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, Israel and Brazil. Read more

9/11 Brings Religions Together

September 9, 2011 by  

APRO is an umbrella group representing most religions throughout Australia. APRO has issued a statement on the 10th anniversary of 9/11…the day the twin towers in New York were attacked by terrorists.

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Look Who’s Writing a movie on Judah Maccabee

September 9, 2011 by  

With a history of anti-Semitic outbursts in his wake, Australian movie star Mel Gibson has embarked on a new project…co-writing a movie on the life of Jewish historical hero Judah Maccabee. Read more

Introducing Maccabi NSW’s new Mega Camp

September 9, 2011 by  

Mega Camp is a new concept from Maccabi aiming to bring together all it’s sports under one roof while keeping kids entertained during their school holidays. Read more

Award for NZ Aged Cared Home

September 9, 2011 by  

Shalom Court Rest Home won the  New Zealand Aged Care Association “Excellence in Care Award for Community Connections” at the NZ Aged Care Associations’ National conference.

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Palestine: New Zealand waits for the fine print

September 9, 2011 by  

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Murray McCully has met with the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Minister two weeks out from the U.N. statehood vote. Read more

A Parliamentary Tribute to Sabina Van Der Linden-Wolanski

September 8, 2011 by  

Luke Foley, Leader of the Opposition in the NSW Legislative Council has paid a tribute to Sydney Jewish icon Sabina Van Der Linden-Wolanski who passed away in June. Read more

Federal Judge Lunches at Chabad

September 8, 2011 by  

It was a legal lunchtime for Federal Justice Mordy Bromberg when he visited the Chabad of Melbourne CBD for lunch this week… Read more

The Depraved United Nations

September 8, 2011 by  

On September 20, the vast majority of the 192 member countries of the United Nations will probably “recognize” a Palestinian state…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Fred Nile on BDS

September 8, 2011 by  

The Christian Democratic Party’s Reverend Fred Nile has addressed the NSW Parliament on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. Read more

Read Weiser then Read Margo

September 8, 2011 by  

Knowing you cannot keep a good debater down, J-Wire asked NIFAu President Robin Margo if he had a response to the article by Ron Weiser published below. He did…. Read more

NIFAu and the Jewish State – Ron Weiser’s take

September 8, 2011 by  

Anyone who has followed the recent debate with the New Israel Fund would be aware of my constant call for NIF to recognise Israel as the “Jewish State” which at the same time should be both “democratic and secure”…writes Ron Weiser. Read more

Empire Day – Book Review

September 8, 2011 by  

Alan Gold reviews the latest offering from best-selling author Diane Armstrong….. Read more

NGO-Monitor v NIF: Here we go again

September 7, 2011 by  

The Jerusalem-based NGO-Monitor has published a press release detailing a WikiLeaks cable divulging a controversial statement made by the New Israel Fund’s associate director in Israel to U.S. embassy officials. Read more

Cooking in Harmony

September 7, 2011 by  

Schoolchildren from Jewish dayschool Mount Sinai College donned aprons along with children from Muslim dayschool Arkana College to cook up a feast of traditional  Jewish and Muslim dishes to eat together with overproduction distributed to the needy. Read more

Palestine – Will the UN Endorse Ethnic Cleansing?

September 7, 2011 by  

Two of the many intriguing matters facing the United Nations in dealing with any proposal to seek recognition of a Palestinian Arab State along the 1967 lines – are:

  1. Who will make such application on behalf of the Palestinian Arabs?
  2. What conditions will the United Nations demand to ensure that up to 500,000 Jews living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem will not ultimately face arbitrary expulsion as a result of its decision?…writes David Singer. Read more

New Partnerships for Jewish Care

September 7, 2011 by  

Jewish Care has announced the engagement of three major providers for the supply of cleaning, linen and food services across all Melbourne Jewish Care facilities. Read more

Danby in New York ahead of Palestinian U.N. Vote

September 7, 2011 by  

Federal Labor member Michael Danby will participate in talks with other Jewish lawmakers from around the world to discuss the repercussions this month’s vote for Palestinian statehood could have on Israel…and the world-wide Jewish community. Read more

Yeshivah Sexual Abuse – man arrested

September 6, 2011 by  

A man has been arrested in connection with the child abuse investigation relating to the Melbourne Yeshivah. Read more

Sep-15 Sydney: United Nations Vote for a Palestinian State

September 5, 2011 by  

A community event organised by the Zionist Council of NSW featuring key speakers Israeli Ambassador Yuval Rotem, ZCNSW Honorary Life President Ron Weiser and  international speaker Neil Lazarus… Read more

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