Newsflash: 12 hour truce

July 26, 2014 by  

Media reports have flagged a 12-hour humanitarian truce between the IDF and Hamas scheduled to start at 2PM today AEST. Read more

What Netanyahu told his cabinet

July 25, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister bejamin Netanyahu yesterday briefed his cabinet in Jerusalem… Read more

Israel’s Protection and Hamas’ Exploitation of Civilians in Operation Protective Edge

July 25, 2014 by  

J-Wire publishes the official Israeli Government background to Operation Protective Edge following the United Nations Human Rights Council decision to establish an investigation in to the violation of human rights in Gaza. Read more

Farewell President Peres

July 25, 2014 by  

Shimon Peres has addressed the Knesset at the end of his presidency. Read more

Adult Learning for the Wondering Jew

July 24, 2014 by  

As the alarming events in Israel continue to unfold, take the opportunity to get a deeper understanding of the issues by enroling in the Melton Scholars Course Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict to enhance your understanding of the complex history of the State of Israel. Read more

Australian and Israeli flags set on fire in Melbourne

July 24, 2014 by  

A group of pro-Palestinian students set fire to an Australian flag and Israeli flag outside the DFAT offices in Melbourne’s Lonsdale St yesterday leading to arrests. Read more

Israel under investigation

July 24, 2014 by  

The United Nations Human Rights Council has established an independent, international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Read more

New Principal for Kadimah

July 24, 2014 by  

Auckland’s Kadimah School has appointed Kerry Jenner  as its new Principal. Read more

Anti-Semitism around the world

July 23, 2014 by  

Anti-Defamation Chairman Dr Dvir Abramovich has expressed ADC’s concern about rising levels of anti-semitism around the world, a view backed up by the World Jewish congress. Read more

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs update

July 23, 2014 by  

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs praised the conclusions of the European Union Foreign Affairs Council (22 July) in regard to Operation Protective Edge. Read more

Facts and figures…Civilian assistance to Gaza

July 23, 2014 by  

Facts and figures from the Israeli Ministry of Defense… Read more

UNRWA finds more rockets in a second school

July 23, 2014 by  

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has discovered yet again rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. Read more

Anatomy of Protective Edge

July 23, 2014 by  

The Israeli Embassy in Wellingotn, New Zealand says that the current operation in Gaza is not of Israel’s choosing. Read more

Rally in Perth

July 23, 2014 by  

The Friends of Israel, in conjunction with Bridges for Peace and the State Zionist Council have held a peaceful rally, attended by over 1,000 people in the Murray Street Mall in Perth central city in support of Israel. Read more

Meeting Ban Ki-Moon

July 23, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Read more

Ask the Rabbi…invites Rabbi Raymond Apple

July 22, 2014 by  

INCOME TAX & “FIDDLING THE BOOKS”

Q. Is there any halachic reason why I can’t “fiddle the books” when it comes to paying my income tax? Read more

Netanyahu talks to the media

July 22, 2014 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has continued a series of interviews in the international media. He was interviewed on Sky Arabic, Fox and NBC stating that Hamas will not let injured Gaza Palestinians access Israel field hospital. Read more

Peres Visits Bereaved Families

July 22, 2014 by  

President Shimon Peres has personally visited the families of IDF soldiers killed in Gaza. Read more

Prestigious award for Goldman Travel

July 22, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Tom Goldman became Maccabi World Union vice-president…and his eponymous travel company also scored winning the prestigious Best Corporate Travel Agency in the National Travel Industry Awards. Read more

JNF Australia provides respite

July 22, 2014 by  

Twenty families from Shlomit, a community situated near the border with the Gaza Strip, left for a weekend of peaceful activities in natural surroundings at KKL-JNF’s Field and Forest Center at Lavie, far from the terrors of the rocket fire they have been enduring. This respite weekend was made possible thanks to donations from KKL-JNF’s Friends in Australia. Read more

Free Tehilim app

July 22, 2014 by  

Due to the crisis situation in Israel, RustyBrick is making their Tehilim/Psalms app available for free for users to download to their mobile devices. Read more

Antisemitism flies high again at Sydney rally

July 21, 2014 by  

Sunday’s anti-Israel rally in Sydney attracted a somewhat smaller crowd than last week’s, but the flags, placards and sentiments were much the same. Read more

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

Melbourne community holds outdoor rally

July 21, 2014 by  

Thousands of Melbourne’s Jewish community members braved the cold yesterday morning to show their solidarity with 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

Support for Israel in Sydney

July 21, 2014 by  

Over 1500 people gathered at Central Synagogue on Sunday to show solidarity with Israel. 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

Jewish Writers’ Festival in Sydney next month

July 21, 2014 by  

Books are just the beginning at this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers Festival 21-24 August which features film, theatre, television, ideas and much more. 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

MH17: B’nai B’rith extends condolences

July 20, 2014 by  

The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission and B’nai B’rith Australia-NZ have extended their deepest condolences and sympathies to the families and friends of the 29 Australians killed on flight MH17. Read more

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