TV duo receive two Logies nominations

March 24, 2015 by  

Sydney-based Mint Pictures, run by Dan Goldberg and Adam Kay, has received two nominations for the Logies.

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At sea with the COA

March 24, 2015 by  

Sydney’s COA has taken to the water for a Senior’s Week Cruise on Sydney Harbour. Read more

Pesach recipes: a link to the past

March 24, 2015 by  

Does memory have a taste? Anyone who has tried to replicate their favourite family dishes without a recipe will tell you it does. Read more

Women Taking Action to Stop Domestic Violence

March 24, 2015 by  

Being proactive in tackling sexual assault and domestic violence is the focus of this year’s Status of Women Program run by National Council of Jewish Women (NCJWA) NSW. Read more

Red Rattler apologises

March 23, 2015 by  

A Sydney theatre which refused to offer its facilities to a Jewish group saying that the organisation “does not support colonialism/Zionism” has apologised to the applicant. Read more

Preparing for ANZAC

March 23, 2015 by  

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Victor Dominello has met with representatives of the NSW Association of Jewish Ex-Service Men and Women at the Great Synagogue in Sydney. Read more

A visit to Wolper

March 23, 2015 by  

Ahead of this weekend’s NSW State election, Liberal MP Gabrielle Upton took time out to tour Sydney’s Wolper Jewish Hospital. Read more

Meeting and eating

March 23, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) have celebrated Harmony Day by co-hosting a Jewish – Muslim Friendship Dinner.  Read more

Malcolm Fraser: Community messages

March 23, 2015 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry and The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council have issued statements following the death of former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. Read more

Vindictive Obama punishing Israel for re-electing Netanyahu

March 23, 2015 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stunning election victory surprised the nation and shocked the media “experts” who were already writing his obituaries…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Sydney theatre rejects Jewish production

March 22, 2015 by  

A Sydney theatre has refused to rent its premises to a Jewish group on the grounds that their policy “does not support colonialism/Zionism”. Read more

The Malcolm Fraser I knew

March 22, 2015 by  

Isi Leibler knew the late Malcolm Fraser well. He tells J-Wire about Australia’s 22nd Prime Minister…a man whose passionate support for Israel was to take a reverse turn… Read more

Hakoah: Differences resolved

March 22, 2015 by  

The incumbent board of Sydney’s Hakoah Club will hold its AGM on Tuesday free of any threat to its immediate future. Read more

Malcolm Fraser: A Beacon of Light for the Jewish Community as Prime Minister

March 22, 2015 by  

In recent years, the late Honourable Malcolm Fraser’s harsh criticisms of Israeli government policies have created great controversy within the Jewish community. Read more

Upton honours community workers

March 20, 2015 by  

NSW State member for Vaucluse Gabrielle Upton has honoured four recipients in the local area who have made outstanding contributions to their local community or to services for seniors as part of 2015 NSW Seniors Week Celebrations. Read more

America honours Perth care home

March 20, 2015 by  

Perth’s Maurice Zeffert Home has been presented with an Award of Excellence in the USA. Read more

Award for Cremorne

March 20, 2015 by  

Sydney’s Cremorne Synagogue has been awarded the prestigious Supportive Employer Award for 2015 for support to Rabbi Yossi Friedman,  NSW RAAF chaplain. Read more

Danby walks out of parliament

March 20, 2015 by  

During yesterday’s  Question Time, the Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s  slur linking Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to Nazi Dr Goebbels, prompted Federal Labor MP Michael Danby  to walk out of Parliament. Read more

Polls apart…writes Michael Kuttner

March 20, 2015 by  

I woke up Wednesday morning to what at first seemed to be unidentified noise. Read more

Apr-09 4:00am SBS1-TV: Elusive Justice

March 20, 2015 by  

At the end of World War Two, the Allies pledged to prosecute and punish the architects of genocide. Read more

Hakoah AGM: Three positions up for election

March 20, 2015 by  

A move to change the number of positions available for election on Sydney’s Hakoah Club board at next week’s AGM has failed in the Supreme Court. Read more

Respecting the Challah…writes Rabbi Michoel Gourarie

When we make the Friday night Kiddush the two Challot are covered. One of the reasons for this practice is about the treatment of the Challah. Read more

NSW Maccabi follows Lowy and backs Hakoah board

March 20, 2015 by  

NSW Maccabi has emailed its members asking them to back the incumbent Hakoah Club board at the upcoming AGM…following the stance taken by the Lowy family. Read more

Jones addresses AIPAC

March 20, 2015 by  

Jeremy Jones, Director of International and of Community Affairs for  the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), has addressed the 2015 Policy Conference of The America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), in Washington.

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Shir Madness heading for Melbourne

March 20, 2015 by  

The Jewish Music Festival Shir Madness has become a diary date for Sydneysiders since 2010. In 2015, it will also take place in Melbourne. Read more

Maccabi selections for the JCC Games

March 20, 2015 by  

Maccabi Australia congratulates the following athletes on their selection to represent Australia at the upcoming JCC Games being held in Dallas and Miami in July this year. Read more

Food for the soul

March 20, 2015 by  

The FoodFaith initiative was launched this week in Sydney with religious leaders breaking bread with academics and sustainability groups to discuss the latest food sustainability issues and strategies. Read more

Big Eyes – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

March 20, 2015 by  

It’s a really big lie that is the heart of this latest outing from veteran director Tim Burton.

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JCA not involved “in any way”

March 20, 2015 by  

JCA  president Stephen Chipkin has written to J-Wire to dispel rumours that the community organisation is involved in “the current dispute” with the board of the Hakoah Club. Read more

Sydney University Disruption: B’nai B’rith has its say

March 19, 2015 by  

The president of B’nai B’rith NSW has written to Sydney University in the wake of the protest which disrupted a lecture being delivered by Colonel Richard Kemp. Read more

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