The real story of Purim

February 24, 2015 by  

We ask the rabbi to give us the background on Purim… Read more

Crowd-funding Daniel

February 24, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Bialik student Daniel Baise is only 14 years old and already taking entrepreneurship very seriously…inventing a new computer screen. Read more

Israel’s scandalous deficient response to anti-Semitic tsunami

February 24, 2015 by  

Successive Israeli governments have failed miserably to meet the challenge of global anti-Semitism, not providing the leadership demanded of a Jewish state in these turbulent times and leaving Diaspora Jews to their own devices…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Netanyahu Must Develop A Strong Spine

February 24, 2015 by  

Having once been a courageous Sayeret Matkal commando does not automatically mean one has the attributes to lead a nation…writes Gil Solomon. Read more

A dream deal with Iran

February 24, 2015 by  

Love, as the song goes, is in the air. If the latest media reports are accurate, the United States and the Iranian regime are rapidly closing in on a deal over the mullahs’ nuclear ambitions. Read more

Celebrate Purim Safely

February 24, 2015 by  

Talia Zimmerman writes on the importance of drinking safely on Purim…with tips and a tale. Read more

Counter-Terrorism measures upped

February 23, 2015 by  

The Government has released the Review of Australia’s Counter-Terrorism Machinery. Read more

The Great and Melton

February 23, 2015 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue will be the first city venue to host the popular Melton Course “Beyond Borders:  The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict” presented by Dr Michael Abrahams-Sprod from the University of Sydney.

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

February 23, 2015 by  

There are expectations that come with the follow-up to a successful movie. Read more

Islamist group suggests attacks on shopping malls

February 23, 2015 by  

Westfield have responded to a report that a Somalia-based insurgent group has posted a video on the internet suggesting attacks on shopping malls mentioning  “the 100 or so Jewish-owned Westfield shopping centres dotted around the Western world.” Read more

Triguboffs at dedication of an IDF meeting place

February 23, 2015 by  

Sydney’s Harry and Rhonda Triguboff are the patrons of a recently dedicated green meeting place in Raanana for lone soldiers who immigrated to Israel without their parents. Read more

Melton in Sydney

February 23, 2015 by  

2015 promises to be Melton’s most successful year yet since its move to the University of Sydney.  Read more

Award for Helene Gonski

February 23, 2015 by  

Sydney’s Montefiore Home has announced that volunteer Hélène Gonski recently won the 2015 Woollahra Council Senior Citizen of the Year Award. Read more

Heading for Dallas

February 22, 2015 by  

Eight young Maccabi NSW basketballers have been selected to compete at the JCC Maccabi Games in Dallas, Texas in August. Read more

Second Bite guaranteed

February 22, 2015 by  

Second Bite, an organisation which rescues supermarket food which has reached its use by date has joined Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen in a new initiative to get that food to those who need it. Read more

Eastern Boys – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

February 22, 2015 by  

At Paris’s Gare du Nord station, a group of boys – some teenagers, some younger – are hanging around, constantly moving and regrouping. There are at least dozen, fluidly crisscrossing the station.  Who are they? What are they up to? What language are they speaking? It’s certainly not French. Read more

On the road with NORA

February 22, 2015 by  

The New Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia is hitting the road with interim president Sydney-based Rabbi Selwyn Franklin preparing for visits to Melbourne and Perth. Read more

A president at play

February 22, 2015 by  

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has taken time out from his presidential duties to enjoy the winter wonderland of Jerusalem… Read more

Shir Madness

February 22, 2015 by  

The organisers of Sydney music festival Shir Madness provided top flight local entertainment to a packed Roundhouse at the University of New South Wales. Read more

The Source of Happiness…writes Rabbi Michoel Gourarie

February 20, 2015 by  

The festival of Purim is just under two weeks away. Read more

A letter from a Chabad Rabbi

February 20, 2015 by  

Rabbi Danny Yaffe is Chabad and lives in Sydney. He has written a letter to the Jewish community. Read more

Shuffling the deckchairs…writes Michael Kuttner

February 20, 2015 by  

Current events in Europe evoke memories of shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic as the superliner steamed its way towards its catastrophic fate. Read more

For victim Adele Biton, Palestinian rock-throwing is murder, not ‘resistance’

Parents in Israel are in mourning over the death of their child at the hands of Palestinian terrorists. Read more

The 2015 Israeli election video wars

February 20, 2015 by  

Forget pollsters. These days, to get a sense of an Israeli politician’s popularity among the electorate, the place to go is his or her Facebook and YouTube video portals. Read more

Kick the Ball and Kick the Bucket…writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

February 19, 2015 by  

I have often wondered why ball games are so popular, especially with children, sometimes with seals, and often with Tottenham Hotspur fans. Read more

Mardi Gras time

February 19, 2015 by  

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender group Dayenu marching in the Mardi Gras Parade. Read more

The United Jewish Education Board states its position

February 19, 2015 by  

The United Jewish Education Board has stated its position in the wake of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Read more

A ticket for your carer

February 19, 2015 by  

The Companion Card initiative allows those in need of a carer a free pass for their helper at a variety of events. Read more

European Union Illegal Building Activities Exposed

February 19, 2015 by  

International Director of  Regavim Ari Briggs will address the Sydney community next month on EU illegal projects in Israel. Read more

Dealing with online hate

February 18, 2015 by  

The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has become the first Australian organisation to join the ADL’s Working Group on Cyberhate which includes YouTube, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Twitter.   Read more

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