How we feel about technology today matters for tomorrow

July 21, 2019 by  

If we took a surgeon from 100 years ago and placed them in an operating room today, it would be unlikely they would be able to do their job. Read more

A new rabbi for the ARK Centre

July 19, 2019 by  

Over 250 people including rabbis, members of State and Federal Parliaments, community leaders, ARK Centre members, donors and  friends and family have gathered to celebrate the induction of Rabbi Gabi and Rebbetzin Mushka Kaltmann as the ARK Centre Rabbi and Rebbetzin. Read more

Benefits of preparatory at Mount Sinai

July 17, 2019 by  

As a parent, your two biggest drivers are to protect and prepare.  Arguably, one of the biggest decisions you will need to make in preparing your child for their future is choosing the correct schooling for them. Read more

Political leaders across the spectrum condemn conversion therapy remarks by Minister of Education

July 15, 2019 by  

Israel’s newly-appointed Minister of Education Rafi Peretz came under harsh criticism by elements across the political spectrum on Sunday after he stated during a Saturday night interview that conversion therapy for gay people is a possibility and that he has provided such therapy to his students in the past. Read more

A US-Israeli defence treaty? A noble idea, but neither desirable nor practical.

July 12, 2019 by  

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) recently suggested that the United States should conclude a defence treaty with Israel. Read more

Globally collaborative universities are driving the solutions of the future

July 11, 2019 by  

In 1990, one of the most ambitious scientific endeavours the world has ever seen was launched…writes Michael Waxman-Lenz. Read more

E-cigarettes and school students

June 23, 2019 by  

The use of e-cigarettes is on the rise, particularly among high school students in Australia, and, given that the use of these devices is a relatively new phenomenon, Sydney’s Moriah College has provided students and parents with some relevant background information. Read more

A chat with new UJEB president Gabi Crafti

May 21, 2019 by  

Becci Krispin sat down with the new UJEB President Gabi Crafti to hear about her role and her thoughts on Jewish education in Melbourne. Read more

The Hawke Years, 1983-1991

May 17, 2019 by  

The man who defeated Fraser in the March 1983 election was already well known for supporting Israel and other “Jewish” causes such as Soviet Jewry. Read more

Moshe Fiszman passed away aged 97 

May 16, 2019 by  

Holocaust survivor Moshe Fiszman has passed away in Melbourne.

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AIJAC asks the tough questions

April 24, 2019 by  

Ahead of the 18th May election, the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council asked the Coalition and the ALP questions which may impact on the Jewish vote. Read more

Old City Jerusalem now largest accessible historic site in world

March 28, 2019 by  

The Old City of Jerusalem just became the largest accessible historic city in the world. Read more

Celebrating 25 years of Stand Up’s Impact

February 24, 2019 by  

Social justice organisation Stand Up, started out 25 years ago as an Australian Jewish community idea to raise money for international disasters, has today grown into so much more. Read more

The birth of the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour

February 13, 2019 by  

Noa Bloch writes: In August 1941, in reprisal for a prisoner successfully escaping Auschwitz, the Nazis indiscriminately selected ten prisoners to be starved to death. Read more

Bishop joins push to retain religious education in NSW schools

February 8, 2019 by  

Bishop Brian Mascord of Wollongong has expressed strong opposition to the push from the NSW Teachers Federation to have religion classes removed from public schools. Read more

Saving a historic building

February 3, 2019 by  

In the quiet Israeli university town of Rehovot, a name which means  “wide expanses” in Hebrew, an historic building with important Australian and Jewish links, is in danger of falling into disrepair. Read more

Nothing Left has nothing left

January 22, 2019 by  

Michael Burd has been a highly visible advocate for Israel and conservative values for many years and is one half of the Nothing Left program on Melbourne’s J-Air which is now in recess after 5yrs of community radio. What makes him tick? Why was the plug pulled? Read more

Jerusalem…and its university

January 22, 2019 by  

Jerusalem, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, was a fitting home to Australian students who took part in the Mishpatim program in Israeli and International Law last month…writes Mandy Blumenthal. Read more

Aubrey Krawitz: Fundraiser and people raiser extraordinaire

January 11, 2019 by  

As 2018 drew to a close, the Sydney community lost one of its most charismatic and dynamic personalities…writes Peter Wise. Read more

JNF Tour: Day 10 and the end of the journey

January 11, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF Tour: Day 9

January 11, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF Tour: Day 8

January 9, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

Readers Letters: Courage to Care shares its shock

January 9, 2019 by  

The rally in St Kilda last Saturday 5 January by extremist individuals espousing white supremacist views has shocked us all. Courage to Care condemns all actions targeting people based on their ethnicity or religion, and under no circumstances can the Nazi salute or the open display of Nazi symbols be tolerated or linked to sensible democratic debate. Read more

JNF Tour: Day 7

January 9, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF Tour: Day 6

January 7, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF on Tour: Day 5

January 7, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF on tour: Day 4

January 6, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

Jeremy Spinak was a unifier

January 4, 2019 by  

Jeremy Spinak was a unifier. The last thing he would have wanted is to use his funeral as a launching pad for communal arguments. He is in the world of truth and we are thankfully in the world of rectification…writes Yankel Koncepolski. Read more

JNF on tour: Day 3

January 4, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

JNF on tour: Day 2

January 3, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

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