Triathletes in World Championships

September 23, 2014 by  

The World Masters Triathlon championships were held recently in Canada and three Australian Maccabi Master Triathletes competed in the championships. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from the ECAJ

September 22, 2014 by  

President of The Executive Council of Australian Jewry Robert Goot has sent a special Rosh Hashanah greeting to J-Wire readers… Read more

Key makes it three

September 22, 2014 by  

John Key has been re-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand and will serve his country as its leader for the third consecutive time. Read more

New CEO for the AICC

September 22, 2014 by  

Charles Nightingale has been appointed CEO of the NSW office of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce. Read more

In Bloom…a movie review from Roz Tarszisz

September 22, 2014 by  

Everyday life is tough in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1992. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from the ZFA

September 22, 2014 by  

Dr Danny Lamm, president of the Zionist Federation of Australia, sends a Rosh Hashanah message… Read more

Answering August’s Questions….from Dr Ron Weiser

September 22, 2014 by  

Well, we are thee weeks or so into this truce and the answer to the first of our questions from August is self evident. Read more

AUJS says no to discrimination

September 22, 2014 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has hit out at a letter in support of discrimination signed by Australian academics. Read more

Syria Hysteria Dooms Obama’s Plan To Destroy ISIL…writes David Singer

September 22, 2014 by  

President Obama’s failed policies in Iraq, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, Egypt and the West Bank do not bode well for the success of the President’s current plans to end the threat to world peace posed by the meteoric rise of both the Islamic State in Syria and the Levant (ISIL) and the Al-Nusrah Front (ANF). Read more

Mazel Tov Jessica!

September 22, 2014 by  

Minister for Sport and Recreation and Minister Assisting the Premier on Western Sydney Stuart Ayres has congratulated Penrith’s Jessica Fox following her historic double victory at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Maryland, USA. Read more

Art exhibition equates animal farming with the Holocaust

September 19, 2014 by  

An art exhibition opens this weekend featuring works depicting animals herded in concentration camps awaiting slaughter. Read more

Commitment to Change…writes Rabbi Michoel Gourarie

September 19, 2014 by  

In a few days we will enter into the first Jewish month of the year- Tishrei. This season  is a time of spirituality and strong Jewish experience. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from Kevin Andrews

September 19, 2014 by  

The Australian Federal Minister for Social Services has sent greetings for Rosh Hashanah… Read more

The choice between evil and evil…writes Emily Gian

September 19, 2014 by  

A story published in the Associated Press last week in which a Hamas spokesperson confirmed that Hamas fires rockets from residential and heavily built-up areas barely created a ripple around the world. Read more

Thessaloniki Association joins JCCV in remembering 50,000

September 19, 2014 by  

The Thessaloniki Association and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) came together recently in the Victorian Parliament, to remember the 50,000 Jews of Thessaloniki deported by the Nazis to death camps destined to never return.  Read more

I Accept Who You Are, Not What You Do writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

September 19, 2014 by  

‘Accept me the way I am.’ The new pseudo-psychological ‘mantra’ that can excuse any kind of impoliteness and insensitivity. No worries. Just go right ahead. Be boorish, self-centred, and downright rude. Read more

Sweeteners may not be so sweet after all

September 19, 2014 by  

Israel’s Weizmann Institute has released findings showing that sugar substitutes may produce more harm than good. Read more

Yeshiva-Beth Rivkah helps with the school fees

September 19, 2014 by  

Melbourne’s Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges have launched YBRCAPS, an innovative revamp to their fee structure that makes school fees both more affordable and more accessible. Read more

Jewish community in support of Christian community

September 19, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Jewish community has voiced support to the Maronite community in the city’s west whose church was targeted with death threats from a passing car flying the Islamic State flag. Read more

Pope gets honey cake ahead of Rosh Hashanah

September 19, 2014 by  

Pope Francis has received a delegation of 40 international Jewish leaders at his residence in Rome ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins next week. Read more

Boycott bigots…writes Michael Kuttner

September 19, 2014 by  

A common thread binds those who advocate boycotting Israeli made products and companies. Read more

5774: The year in review

September 19, 2014 by  

As Rosh Hashanah approaches and the Jewish calendar turns to 5775, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories from the past year. Read more

Looted Treasures or Hidden Assets

September 18, 2014 by  

Engaging in issues pertaining to economic aspects of the Holocaust is never an easy task. Read more

A Rosh Hashanah message from Bill Shorten

September 18, 2014 by  

The Leader of the Australian Opposition Bill Shorten has sent a Rosh Hashanah message to J-Wire readers… Read more

Online hate to be countered

September 18, 2014 by  

The Australian  Government will introduce new measures and legislation to deal with online hate.

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A New Year’s message from Ambassador Livne

September 18, 2014 by  

Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand sends his message for Rosh Hashanah. Read more

Shabbat project update

September 18, 2014 by  

Rabbi Moshe Kahn, Executive Member of the Rabbinical Council of  Victoria , has presented an update of the Shabbat Project to its members. Read more

Gas chambers found at Sobibor

September 18, 2014 by  

Archeologists have discovered the gas chambers at the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland. Read more

Hough and plenty of pough from the Sydney Symphony

September 18, 2014 by  

While you couldn’t call last night’s SSO concert of Dvorak and Bruckner easy listening, there were rewards aplenty if you were prepared to engage with the music, writes Fraser Beath McEwing. Read more

A Rosh Hashanah message from the Prime Minister

September 17, 2014 by  

Australian Prime Minister has sent Rosh Hashanah greetings to the country’s Jewish community. Read more

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