South Head closes its doors…for less than hour

June 30, 2017 by  

An ecstatic Rabbi Milecki has announced that it is business as usual in Sydney’s South Head Synagogue where a group of members have provided funds to satisfy the administrator that the synagogue is currently financially viable. Read more

Saying yes to Yesh

June 30, 2017 by  

The Zionist Council of NSW will farewell a group of 20 students heading to Israel to participate in the 2017 Yesh! Israel program next week. Read more

Federal Minister for Aged Care tours Montefiore Randwick Campus

June 30, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home Randwick has hosted a visit from the Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt. Read more

Returning Trade Unionists  praise Israel at AIJAC function

June 30, 2017 by  

Speaking at an AIJAC luncheon in Melbourne, prominent union organiser Diana Asmar from the Health Services Union Victoria noted how incredible she found it to see Jews and Arabs working together in Israeli hospitals to treat all citizens, without prejudice or favour. Read more

South Head congregation’s meeting wants to continue

June 30, 2017 by  

Around 100 members attended South Head Synagogue’s emergency meeting unanimously agreeing they want to see the shule continue. Read more

President Rivlin says all Jews have a special place in their hearts for the Kotel

June 30, 2017 by  

President Reuven Rivlin has published an open letter following a number of letters and messages received by the President’s Office on the issue of the recent tensions and disagreements surrounding the Western Wall. Read more

The WJC emphasises that peace between Palestinians and Israelis must be reached through a direct diplomatic process and cannot be imposed by external parties

June 30, 2017 by  

The World Jewish Congress has expressed its deep concern over a one-sided two-day forum being held by the United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People at the UN headquarters in New York, under the banner “Ending the Occupation.” Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

June 30, 2017 by  

Those relying on their local media for good news about Israel are bound to find that positive stories are few and far between. Read more

Junior Maccabi Carnival for Melbourne

June 30, 2017 by  

The 36th Maccabi Junior Carnival to be held in Melbourne, January 14-21, 2018 has launched across Australia. Read more

And then along came Yuja: a music review

What started out as a ‘special event’ SSO concert, then fell in a hole when the star attraction pulled out, finished up as a roaring success – thanks to a sexy Chinese girl pianist in a stunning, partly see-through evening dress…writes Fraser Beath McEwing Read more

Follow the money trail…writes Michael Kuttner

June 30, 2017 by  

Following the billions flowing into the bottomless coffers of our so-called “peace partners” and those organisations supporting them leads one with a lot of questions. Read more

Settlements Are the Only Issue for 60 Minutes

June 29, 2017 by  

Way back in 2009, HonestReporting critiqued a particularly biased TV report by Liam Bartlett on Australian Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes. The program effectively advocated the Palestinian position on the issue of Jewish settlements and Bartlett made it obvious what his agenda was…writes Simon Plosker/Honest Reporting. Read more

Nominate your Australian Human Rights Champion

June 29, 2017 by  

Australia is preparing to celebrate our human rights champions for 2017. Read more

Save Our Shule

June 29, 2017 by  

An EMERGENCY MEETING is to be held at Sydney’s South Head Synagogue this evening to discuss the Shule’s finances and to explore ways to keep the Shule open. Read more

New firewall developed at BGU to protect android phones from hardware security threat

June 29, 2017 by  

Cyber security researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed an innovative firewall program that adds a missing layer of security in the communication between Android cellphone components and the phone’s central processing unit. Read more

South Head: a member writes

June 29, 2017 by  

South Heads crisis is affecting the entire Jewish community of Sydney…writes Bernice Charif.

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South Head: former president writes

June 29, 2017 by  

Rabbi Milecki’s viewpoint has been well publicised through his articles, various letters in the AJN, his letters to the community, his family’s Facebook pages, and their ‘testimonial’ website. Read more

South Head to close its doors

June 29, 2017 by  

Members of Sydney’s South Head Synagogue have been told to collect all their personal effects including Talliths and prayers books by noon tomorrow [Friday] when the administrators will shut down the building. Read more

Demographer states Jewish figures for 2016 census “implausible”

June 28, 2017 by  

Demographer Dr David Graham has analysed the results for the 2016 Census for the JCA and has said figures for the current Jewish population in Australia are implausible.

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Gett forbidden by Australian constitution

June 28, 2017 by  

An ultra-orthodox Jewish man has failed in the NSW Family Court to force his wife to grant him a Jewish divorce known as a gett. Read more

Claims Conference honoured

June 28, 2017 by  

The Israeli Knesset has honoured the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) for contributions made to the Jewish State to support Holocaust survivors. Read more

Rabbi Milecki ready to mediate

June 28, 2017 by  

The Rabbinical Council of NSW is extremely concerned about the prospect of threatened closure of the South Head Synagogue in Sydney, the city’s second orthodox community.  Read more

Stressing the point

June 28, 2017 by  

More than 260 participants from 16 countries attended a two-day conference on post-traumatic stress (PTSD) in Jerusalem. Read more

South Head’s period of serenity

June 28, 2017 by  

Over the last six weeks we have noticed a beautiful calm serenity in shul on Friday night.

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Israeli actress Gal Gadot ranked most popular celebrity on social media

June 28, 2017 by  

Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors list. Read more

First rocket fired into Israel from Gaza since March

June 28, 2017 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) launched retaliatory airstrikes on two Hamas terror targets in Gaza yesterday [Tue], in response to the first rocket fired into Israeli territory since March. Read more

Western Wall: Jewish Agency takes action

June 28, 2017 by  

Following The Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors’ meetings in Jerusalem yesterday Chairman of the Executive Natan Sharansky briefed nearly 200 Jewish Agency shlichim(emissaries) posted around the world updating them on the recent developments  on the Government of Israel’s suspension of the Western Wall agreement and its approval of the conversion bill. Read more

Danby’s continues push for terrorist’s extradition

June 28, 2017 by  

Labor MP Michael Danby has placed a half page ad in The Australian today [Wednesday] calling on the Turnbull government to act on the extradition of a terrorist who murdered a 15-yr-old Australian girl in Jerusalem in 2001. Read more

Jun-29 Melbourne:

June 27, 2017 by  

AJHS Victoria  AGM Read more

 2017 B’nai Brith and JNF Game Changers – Jewish Youth & Young Adults Presentation

June 27, 2017 by  

The 2017 Game Changers have been announced at a function at Sydney’s B’nai B’rith Centre. Read more

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