Bibi addresses the U.N.

September 30, 2014 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has addressed the United Nations… Read more

Hebrew University at work on the reef

September 30, 2014 by  

An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario that could damage the reef framework and endanger the entire coral ecosystem. Read more

Rare find now on show

September 30, 2014 by  

Visiting or living in Israel? A rare cache of Byzantine-era antiquities discovered in 2013, including the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence, are on public display for the first time in a focused exhibition at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Read more

Remembering Babi Yar

September 29, 2014 by  

On September 29 and 30, 1941, 33,771 Jews perished at the Babi Yar ravine near Kiev at the hands of the Germans…yesterday they were remembered  in Australia and a new memorial was unveiled in Sydney. Read more

Mossad in search of recruits

September 28, 2014 by  

Israel’s secret intelligence service Mossad has launched a new website (in a variety of languages) in order to – inter alia – recruit candidates to its ranks. Read more

More hate mail for Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

September 28, 2014 by  

Virulently anti-Semitic leaflets have yet again made an appearance in letter-boxes in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs…raising the ore of local Federal Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Read more

Community Relations Commission facing changes?

September 28, 2014 by  

NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson has raised serious concerns about the future of multicultural harmony in NSW – following reports of a restructure and watering down of the role of the Community Relations Commission. Read more

Funding withdrawn from Mt Sinai

September 28, 2014 by  

State Labor Member for Heffron and Shadow Minister, Ron Hoenig has today expressed his outrage at the Federal Liberal Government cutting the school counsellor from Sydney’s Mount Sinai College, in the wake of the recent anti-Semitic attack of Jewish school students on a school bus. Read more

Board slams knife-wielding intruder at Islamic school

September 28, 2014 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies has condemned an incident at Al-Faisal College which saw young children take cover beneath their desks while a knife-wielding intruder allegedly threatened staff and students on the College campus. Read more

New Year message from President Rivlin

September 28, 2014 by  

Reuven Rivlin, the president of Israel, sends his message for the Jewish New Year… Read more

Recognition for the NCJWA’s Melbourne branch

September 28, 2014 by  

The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s Victorian section has yet again been recognised by the Victorian Multicultural Commission for its commitment to enriching the multicultural fabric of Victoria through the delivery of its programs and in particular its Caring Mums program. Read more

Victor Dominello says Shana Tova

September 27, 2014 by  

Victor Dominello, NSW State Minister for Citizenship and Communities, sends New Year greetings…

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A New Year’s Message from John Robertson

September 27, 2014 by  

Leader of the Opposition in the NSW Parliament John Robertson has sent a New Year’s message to the community… Read more

Moriah Foundation hosts CBA chief

September 24, 2014 by  

Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia was the keynote speaker at the annual cocktail evening hosted by Sydney’s Moriah Foundation. Read more

Open your hearts and roll up your sleeves

September 24, 2014 by  

Baking Challah will be an integral part of next month’s Shabbat Project. Read more

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

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