Promotion for Secord

September 24, 2014 by  

The Deputy chair of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel Walt Secord has been promoted to NSW Shadow Minister for Health. Read more

A video Rosh Hashanah message from Bibi Netanyahu

September 24, 2014 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has sent a message on video to world wide Jewry… Read more

Rosh Hashanah message from ORA

September 24, 2014 by  

The Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia (ORA) has sent the Australian and New Zealand Jewish communities a message for the Jewish New Year. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from the JCCV

September 23, 2014 by  

Nina Bassat, president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria sends her message for Rosh Hashanah… Read more

Our Big Kitchen up there with the Best

September 23, 2014 by  

At a packed function of about 800 people at Sydney’s Dalton House,  Our Big Kitchen has been inducted  into the Hall of Fame in recognition of its Community Service by Restaurant and Catering Australia. Read more

L’Shana Tova from Mike Baird

September 23, 2014 by  

The Premier of New South Wales has a Rosh Hashanah message for the Jewish community… Read more

L’Shana Tova from Malcolm Turnbull

September 23, 2014 by  

Federal MP for Wentworth Malcom Turnbull send greetings for the Jewish  New Year.. Read more

Triathletes in World Championships

September 23, 2014 by  

The World Masters Triathlon championships were held recently in Canada and three Australian Maccabi Master Triathletes competed in the championships. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from the ECAJ

September 22, 2014 by  

President of The Executive Council of Australian Jewry Robert Goot has sent a special Rosh Hashanah greeting to J-Wire readers… Read more

Key makes it three

September 22, 2014 by  

John Key has been re-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand and will serve his country as its leader for the third consecutive time. Read more

New CEO for the AICC

September 22, 2014 by  

Charles Nightingale has been appointed CEO of the NSW office of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from the ZFA

September 22, 2014 by  

Dr Danny Lamm, president of the Zionist Federation of Australia, sends a Rosh Hashanah message… Read more

AUJS says no to discrimination

September 22, 2014 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has hit out at a letter in support of discrimination signed by Australian academics. Read more

Mazel Tov Jessica!

September 22, 2014 by  

Minister for Sport and Recreation and Minister Assisting the Premier on Western Sydney Stuart Ayres has congratulated Penrith’s Jessica Fox following her historic double victory at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Maryland, USA. Read more

Art exhibition equates animal farming with the Holocaust

September 19, 2014 by  

An art exhibition opens this weekend featuring works depicting animals herded in concentration camps awaiting slaughter. Read more

Rosh Hashanah greetings from Kevin Andrews

September 19, 2014 by  

The Australian Federal Minister for Social Services has sent greetings for Rosh Hashanah… Read more

Thessaloniki Association joins JCCV in remembering 50,000

September 19, 2014 by  

The Thessaloniki Association and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) came together recently in the Victorian Parliament, to remember the 50,000 Jews of Thessaloniki deported by the Nazis to death camps destined to never return.  Read more

Yeshiva-Beth Rivkah helps with the school fees

September 19, 2014 by  

Melbourne’s Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges have launched YBRCAPS, an innovative revamp to their fee structure that makes school fees both more affordable and more accessible. Read more

Jewish community in support of Christian community

September 19, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Jewish community has voiced support to the Maronite community in the city’s west whose church was targeted with death threats from a passing car flying the Islamic State flag. Read more

Pope gets honey cake ahead of Rosh Hashanah

September 19, 2014 by  

Pope Francis has received a delegation of 40 international Jewish leaders at his residence in Rome ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins next week. Read more

5774: The year in review

September 19, 2014 by  

As Rosh Hashanah approaches and the Jewish calendar turns to 5775, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories from the past year. Read more

A Rosh Hashanah message from Bill Shorten

September 18, 2014 by  

The Leader of the Australian Opposition Bill Shorten has sent a Rosh Hashanah message to J-Wire readers… Read more

Online hate to be countered

September 18, 2014 by  

The Australian  Government will introduce new measures and legislation to deal with online hate.

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A New Year’s message from Ambassador Livne

September 18, 2014 by  

Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand sends his message for Rosh Hashanah. Read more

Shabbat project update

September 18, 2014 by  

Rabbi Moshe Kahn, Executive Member of the Rabbinical Council of  Victoria , has presented an update of the Shabbat Project to its members. Read more

Gas chambers found at Sobibor

September 18, 2014 by  

Archeologists have discovered the gas chambers at the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland. Read more

A Rosh Hashanah message from the Prime Minister

September 17, 2014 by  

Australian Prime Minister has sent Rosh Hashanah greetings to the country’s Jewish community. Read more

A Rosh Hashanah Message

September 17, 2014 by  

A Rosh Hashanah message from Rabbi Mordechai Gutnick, president of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria. Read more

Two-tiered graves an option for Sydney’s Jewish community

September 17, 2014 by  

Jewish married couples in Sydney are to be given the option to be buried one above the other in the same grave. Read more

Human Rights awards nominations extended

September 15, 2014 by  

Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs has extended the closing date for nominations for the 2014 Australian Human Rights Awards until Friday 26 September.
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