Jewish Care finalises arrangement with Melbourne’s CSG

June 20, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has formalised its ongoing partnership with Melbourne’s Community Security Group  via a Memorandum of Understanding. Read more

Melbourne Jewish Community Iftar dinner

June 20, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria  has co-hosted its first Iftar Dinner with the Islamic Council of Victoria. Read more

New film from Sydney couple

June 19, 2016 by  

Sydney-born, Los Angeles-based filmmaking couple Kane Senes and Hannah Barlow have finished production on their new film For Now, a feature-length “dramedy” the duo plans to submit to festivals later this year. Read more

What does the U.K.’s vote on EU membership mean for Jews and Israel?

Once controlling an empire spanning every continent, the United Kingdom has been undergoing an identity crisis in recent years…writes Sean Savage/ Read more

Meet Rachelli Arber…a Henry Greener video chat

Rachelli Arber, Project Co-ordinator of the Arava Australia Partnership, works for the Zionist Federation of Australia in its attempt to strengthen ties between our community and the extraordinary Arava region, in the once barren south of Israel. Read more

The sentence he deserved

June 18, 2016 by  

The president of the World Jewish Congress has welcomed the sentencing to five years’ imprisonment of a former Auschwitz guard. Read more

Where prejudice prevails

June 17, 2016 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum has hosted  a panel discussing ‘Divisions & Derisions, When Prejudice Prevails’. Read more

Seniors on the move

June 17, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is supporting 30 seniors in relocating from its Mark and Dina Munzer Community Residence (Munzer) in Caulfield to nearby Gary Smorgon House, or other homes, as part of a $180+ million aged care, disability and community services capital investment program. Read more

Step forward for Perth care

June 17, 2016 by  

A Day Therapy Centre and a Men’s Shed is being developed on the grounds of Maurice Zeffert Home to service Perth’s Jewish community.  Read more

The Power of Dance and Mr Gaga

June 17, 2016 by  

“I really believe in the power of dance to heal” says Ohad Naharin, artistic director and renowned choreographer of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company in the documentary Mr Gaga in which he features…writes Roz Tarszisz.

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UN Security Council Must Take Military Action Against Islamic State

June 17, 2016 by  

President Obama’s continuing refusal to co-sponsor a Security Council Resolution with Russia authorising the use of military force against Islamic State ensures that the horrendous murders in Orlando and Manganville this past week will be repeated with ever-increasing frequency anywhere and at any time…writes David Singer. Read more

Ramadan Roulette…writes Michael Kuttner

June 17, 2016 by  

Unlike its Russian namesake one can guarantee that every weapon is fully loaded and intended to be lethal. Read more

Conflicted Jewish voters contemplate Clinton and Trump…writes Alina Dain Sharon/

With former secretary of state Hillary Clinton declaring herself the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee on June 8 and that party’s primary season now complete, the prospect of Clinton competing against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is all but assured. But what does this likely matchup mean for American voters, and more specifically for Jewish voters? Read more

Two-time champions

June 16, 2016 by  

Moriah College’s First Xl Football team has made history by winning the NSWCIS Football Cup for the 2nd year in a row. Read more

Election billboards daubed with Nazi slogans

June 16, 2016 by  

Federal election signage for the Liberal Party in the Victorian seat of Dunkley has been defaced with Nazi slogans. Read more

Truly inclusive

June 16, 2016 by  

Australia Post Multicultural Ambassador Ryan Kuperholz, organised an AFL footy clinic for his Jew Crew male and female teams to demonstrate multicultural inclusion and gender equality… Read more

Clergymen increase their understanding

June 15, 2016 by  

Nine clergymen and women from Australia and New Zealand recently returned from a study tour to Israel organised by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Rambam Israel Fellowship Program. Read more

Newt’s News

Newt’s News “All Shades of Judaism” segment goes from the extreme Haredi sect featured in “Strictly Jewish”, to the disgraced Adass School Principal Malka Leifer, to the Gay Pride Festival in Tel Aviv, ending with the Gesher Movement, trying to rally jewish support in the USA Read more

The Bible Doesn’t Say That – Yom Limmud Sydney speaker reveals all   

June 15, 2016 by  

Presenter Joel Hoffman specialises in bringing the Bible to life with fresh insights and interpretations for the 21st century..and will be a featured presenter at Yom Limmud. Read more

Victorian faith leaders show solidarity for the LGBTI movement

June 15, 2016 by  

Victorian multicultural faith leaders have come out in support of the LGBTI community. Read more

TBI’s new kitchen

Temple Beth Israel’s “Nourish” Program utilises their new kitchen to feed the needy and homeless as part of Father Bob Maguire’s food bus concept, recently started in Melbourne’s Alma Park, East St Kilda. Read more

Israel at the U.N.

June 15, 2016 by  

Israel has been elected to the presidency of a permanent UN committee for the first time. Read more

“The Era of the Quiet Jew is Over”

June 15, 2016 by  

The Ingeborg Center for Jerusalem Studies of Israel’s Bar-Ilan University has honored World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder with the prestigious Guardian of Zion Award for his efforts in the perpetuation and strengthening of Jerusalem. Read more

Why is God “He”?…ask the Rabbi

June 14, 2016 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple has an answer to this tricky question. Read more


June 13, 2016 by  

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has harshly condemned the vicious attack on an Orlando, Florida nightclub which left 50 people dead and dozens more wounded earlier in the evening, in the most severe hate crime in US history. Read more

An appeal to the sweet tooth and Mad Max…a music review

June 13, 2016 by  

After testing recent audiences’ resilience with the lunges and shocks of Messiaen, and then their staying power to see off Haydn’s Creation, last night’s concert opened a chocolate box full of favourite flavours, writes Fraser Beath McEwing. Read more

Queen’s birthday awards – Jewish recipients

June 13, 2016 by  

Art, business, care,  education, law, medicine, philanthropy  are among the fields involving this year’s Jewish recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Awards. J-Wire congratulates all of them…

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Max Brenner: “There’s blood in you chocolate”…writes Emily Gian

June 10, 2016 by  

“Max Brenner, come off it, there’s blood in your hot chocolate”.  Read more

World Jewish Congress condemns attack celebrations

June 10, 2016 by  

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned the terrorist attack on Wednesday night in Tel Aviv, in which four people were killed and more than a dozen injured. Read more

Israel and Diaspora Jewry – a Looming Crisis

June 10, 2016 by  

The Jewish world, both in Israel and the Diaspora, is undergoing dramatic demographic and ideological changes. Read more

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