Nazi group’s poster declaring “Jewish Poison” defaces MP’s office

February 28, 2018 by  

The window of the Bega office of Federal Labor MP Mike Kelly has been the target of unknown people who are circulating poster printed by Nazi group Antipodean Resistance. Read more

Photos from the UIA NSW Major Donors function

February 28, 2018 by  

Did you attend UIA NSW Major Donors function?   A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

February 28, 2018 by  

It takes a classy actress to play a Hollywood legend.  In this biopic, Annette Bening throws herself into the role of fifties movie star Gloria Grahame.

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Back to school

February 28, 2018 by  

Professor Alan Dershowitz spoke to students from Jewish Day schools at a Moriah College. Read more

UIA YL function

February 28, 2018 by  

Did you attend Sydney’s UIA Young Leadership function?   A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Malka Leifer’s case goes on…and on and on and on

February 28, 2018 by  

The 54-yr-old former principal of Melbourne’s Adass Yisroel facing extradition from Israel to Australia where she is wanted on 74 charges of child sexual abuse appeared in court in Petah Tikvah where her case was delayed yet again. Read more

The embassy will move . . . and the world won’t end

February 28, 2018 by  

Maybe it wasn’t such a big deal after all…writes Jonathan S. Tobin. Read more

Purim

February 28, 2018 by  

Purim, one of Judaism’s more colorful and popular holidays, is celebrated this year between sunset on today, 28 February, and sunset on Thursday, 1 March. Read more

Top Israeli journalist to address UIA events across the country

February 28, 2018 by  

J-Wire talks to Israeli television and print journalist Alon Ben-David, the keynote speaker at  United Israel Appeal (UIA) events in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Read more

Jewish groups protest Palestinian BDS leader Omar Barghouti’s invitation to speak at E.U. Parliament;

February 27, 2018 by  

Jewish groups protested against the invitation of Omar Barghouti, leader and co-founder of the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement, to address a conference next week at the European Parliament in Brussels. Read more

Judge, attorney purportedly discovered colluding in case against Netanyahu

February 27, 2018 by  

A leaked text conversation between the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court judge overseeing an investigation against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the attorney representing investigators has sent shockwaves through the country, showing that the two colluded to extend the remands of suspects in the case, even planning how the judge would react in court. Read more

A politicised coup by the Israel police?

Ever since Benjamin Netanyahu was elected to lead Likud, and particularly after he became prime minister, the mainstream media has ceaselessly sought to besmirch him and his family. No other democratic leader has been continuously vilified to such an extent…writes Martin Sherman  (Mida via JNS) . Read more

Former Israeli and U.S. top diplomats express admiration, caution on embassy move

February 27, 2018 by  

After much speculation over when U.S. President Donald Trump would make good on his campaign promise, the United States announced on Feb. 23 that it will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May…writes Israel Kasnett/JNS. Read more

Interfaith women’s conference

February 27, 2018 by  

The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia has held its annual women’s interfaith residential conference. Read more

The Little Mermaid splashes down at Mount Scopus

February 27, 2018 by  

Dive into the irresistible world below the waves, when Disney’s The Little Mermaid floats onto the Scopus stage.  Read more

WJC calls for dialogue and reconciliation with Poland

February 27, 2018 by  

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder published an open letter in The New York Times on Monday urging Polish leaders to resume dialogue with Jewish representatives aimed at reconciliation amid the “firestorm of ill-will” that has erupted in recent weeks over a proposed new Polish law to criminalise holding the Polish nation responsible for, or complicit in, the Holocaust. Read more

A good BIG IDEA

February 27, 2018 by  

The BIG IDEA Gap Year is a program  for a year of intensive hi-tech training, social impact, and a one-of-a-kind Startup Nation experience Israel. Read more

Dershowitz’s lesson for Sydney UIA

February 26, 2018 by  

NSW United Israel Appeal has hosted two separate evening functions in celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary featuring  keynote and international guest speaker Alan Dershowitz. Read more

The Anti-Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

February 26, 2018 by  

Any book about Israel is never going to please everyone. Also depending where in the world one lives will depend how this book is viewed. Not that long ago we witnessed an argument in Melbourne about which organisations with an Israeli focus were allowed or precluded from joining the JCCV. Read more

#NeverAgain

February 26, 2018 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel Synagogue had a special lesson for Barmitzvah boy N following the Parkland killings. Read more

Mar-08 to Mar-28 Sydney: Courage to Care exhibition

February 26, 2018 by  

Holocaust survivors host guided tours. Read more

The story of the Tattooist of Auschwitz

February 26, 2018 by  

March of the Living Australia in partnership with Courage to Care Victoria and the Jewish Holocaust Centre hosted an event marking the recent release of the already best-selling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz.

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M by Montefiore – new independent apartments

February 26, 2018 by  

Montefiore President David Freeman has announced the official sales launch of M by Montefiore, a new development at Randwick that will comprise 79 luxury independent living apartments. Read more

Feintooner

February 26, 2018 by  

A Purim cartoon… Read more

Perth Hebrew Congregation welcomes new rabbi

February 26, 2018 by  

Rabbi Daniel Lieberman has led his first service in Perth, just three days after his appointment took effect. Read more

Carlo Goldstein, a conducting rarity

February 25, 2018 by  

Brought to Australia to conduct the John Bell production of Carmen in the Sydney Opera House, Carlo Goldstein’s very name raises a smile. And when he tells his story, he emerges as a rarity in the world of classical music performance…writes Fraser Beath McEwing. Read more

Abbas dumps Trump, embraces United Nations

February 25, 2018 by  

PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas signed his own suicide note after another blistering attack on America in the United Nations Security Council on 20 February…writes David Singer. Read more

1 out of every 11 people on earth reached in World Jewish Congress’ We Remember campaign

February 25, 2018 by  

More than 650 million people from 155 countries, or 1 out every 11 people on Earth, were reached in the World Jewish Congress’ 2018 We Remember campaign launched ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, according to data compiled in three independent evaluations. Read more

Fabulously frocked

February 25, 2018 by  

Aleph Melbourne, together with the entire Jewish contingent participated n the 2018 Midsumma Pride March, have  received the “Most Fabulous” award.

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World music “Hello Tut Tut” band’s clarinetist Josh Gluck

February 25, 2018 by  

Josh Gluck plays clarinet in the world music dance band “Hello Tut Tut”.He speaks to Henry Greener about the origin, style and members of the Band, who have just completed recording their Album, which will be Launched at the Gasometer Hotel in Collingwood on March 9 . Read more

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