Victoria Parliamentary Friends of Israel condemn violence

July 21, 2014 by  

The Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Israel condemns the recent violence that has left many men, women, and children dead and injured in both Gaza and Israel. Read more

Update by Netanyahu

July 21, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  spoke at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv last night… Read more

Aug-09 11:05pm SBS1-TV: Movie – The Reluctant Infidel

July 21, 2014 by  

When London-based Islamic cab driver Muhmud Nasir discovers that he was actually born to Jewish parents, his life is thrown into turmoil. Read more

Coming to terms with 6,000,000

July 21, 2014 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has launched ‘6 Million Friends’, an innovative social media campaign designed to help people conceptualise the number of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. Read more

Claims conference plans for the future

July 21, 2014 by  

After extensive discussion among more than 60 representatives from its member organizations at the annual meeting of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), the Board of Directors voted on the long-term future direction of the organization that has, for over the past six decades, advocated on behalf of Jewish Holocaust victims and their heirs. Read more

My dearest Israel

July 20, 2014 by  

My dearest Israel,

Why do you weep so? There is no shame in shedding a tear for an enemy which you have to crush. We do this every Passover when we remember those Egyptians who died at the Red Sea. How may I comfort you? Your deep soul-searching shows that you have not lost the good inclination for you do not rejoice at the killing of your foes as does your enemy. Read more

Support from leslie

July 20, 2014 by  

I want to offer you my whole-hearted support in your ongoing conflict with your neighbours.

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Shame on all of us

July 17, 2014 by  

We in Australia, many of us immigrants or children of immigrants, enjoy a wonderful life. Read more

Australia condemns Hamas ceasefire refusal

July 17, 2014 by  

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has condemned Hamas’s rejection of a proposed ceasefire. Read more

Not a time for complacency

July 17, 2014 by  

Dear Jewish Communities and Israelis overseas,

This is not a time for complacency! We cannot afford it. Read more

A letter from Israel

July 17, 2014 by  

Melbourne-born Delilah Schwartz is in the IDF training as an officer…and writes from Israel. Read more

Jul-28 Sydney: Moth: Gen3

July 17, 2014 by  

True stories. Told live. Read more

Five Double Passes to give away

July 17, 2014 by  

J-Wire has five double passes on offer to Melbourne readers for French/Israeli movie “Rock the Casbah”. Read more

Statement from the Embassy of Israel in Australia

July 16, 2014 by  

On July 15th at 9am [Israel time], Israel accepted the Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire. Israel stopped its military action in the Gaza Strip in order to restore routine life to Israeli citizens having been subjected to constant rocket attacks by Hamas. Read more

Jul-24 Sydney: Do we still believe in a fair go for all?

July 15, 2014 by  

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has a long form vision for Australia. He is speaking at the North Shore Temple Emanuel. Read more

Winning on the Third Front…by Dvir Kahana

July 15, 2014 by  

Last week, the State of Israel began an extensive military operation designed to restore order and allow Israeli citizens to go back and live their lives in peace. Read more

Why Israel Has Been Forced to Go to War…writes Dennis MacEoin

July 13, 2014 by  

I want you to imagine this. An independent Scotland, fired up by new-found freedoms and ruled by President Robbie Burns II, bursts into ructions of tartan nationalism. Read more

Healing Garden in Jerusalem

June 27, 2014 by  

Hadassah Mt. Scopus has celebrated the inauguration of the Jack and Robert Smorgon Families’ Foundation Healing Garden Project in Jerusalem. Read more

Six days that changed the world…write Peter Wertheim and Alex Ryvchin

June 18, 2014 by  

It is one of those ironies of history that the controversy surrounding the federal government’s refusal to label any part of Jerusalem as “occupied” by Israel broke in the media on June 5, the anniversary of the start of the Six Day war in 1967.  Read more

Jewish Agency Chairman visits families

June 18, 2014 by  

Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky and Avital Sharansky today (Monday, June 16) visited the families of 19-year-old Eyal Yifrah and 16-year-old Gil-Ad Shaer, two of the three Israeli teens kidnapped by terrorists on Thursday evening and currently held. Read more

JCA Eastern Suburbs Communal event

June 12, 2014 by  

Wendy Harmer entertained the huge crowd at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney attending the JCA event…were you there? Check the pix… Read more

JCA Communal North Event with guest speaker Wendy Harmer at The Pavilion, Chatwood Concourse

June 12, 2014 by  

Were you at the JCA North Shore function in Sydney? Check the pix. Read more

Sydney’s JCA Major Donors Dinner

June 12, 2014 by  

Were you at the JCA Major Donors Dinner? Maybe your photo is in this gallery… Read more

JCA Major donors function

June 12, 2014 by  

Sydney’s JCA recently held their major donors brunch…check the photo gallery Read more

ECAJ on the A-G’s statement on East Jerusalem

June 6, 2014 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has defended the Federal government’s statement that “the description of East Jerusalem as ‘Occupied East Jerusalem’ is a
term freighted with pejorative implications, which is neither appropriate nor useful.” Read more

WJC praises investigative work

June 2, 2014 by  

The World Jewish Congress has welcomed the arrest of the suspected gunman in the May 24 shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels, which killed three people and gravely injured another. Read more

Diaspora in partnership with Israel to ensure continuity

June 2, 2014 by  

The Government of Israel has approved the Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative, which aims to help ensure the continuity of the Jewish people by strengthening young Jews’ Jewish identity and enhancing connections between world Jewry and the State of Israel. Read more

Jewish Holocaust Centre marks 30 years

June 1, 2014 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre has marked its 30th anniversary with a gala dinner. Read more

Trip to Israel for a Kiwi start up contender

May 29, 2014 by  

The Wellington City Council, Grow Wellington, Creative HQ, ATEED and Callaghan Innovation have joined hands with the Embassy of Israel in promoting the participation of a young,

talented and promising Kiwi  “Start-up ist” in the Tel Aviv Start-up seminar and the DLD Innovation Festival  which will take place from 13-19 September 2014 in Tel Aviv. Read more

Limmud sampler

May 29, 2014 by  

Stand-up comedy, first-hand stories from Bob Carr’s favourite lobby group the “falafel faction”, or a former Israeli intelligence official analysing jihadi groups? It’s a tough choice for the 12pm session at Yom Limmud. Read more

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