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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Allan Bermeister passes away

September 15, 2014 by  

Magen David Adom has lost one of its most stalwart supporters in the passing of former NSW president Allan Bermeister. Read more

AUJS needs you

September 15, 2014 by  

The Socialist Alternative is appealing a decision by Melbourne’s Monash University to deregister them…AUJS needs your name on a petition. Read more

NZ Jewry and Government superannuation

September 14, 2014 by  

New Zealand’s Jewish community has lashed out at political identities seeking to have NZ divest from investing superannuation funds in Israeli companies. Read more

Australia moves against ISIL

September 14, 2014 by  

The Australian  Government is preparing to contribute to an international coalition to counter the ISIL terrorist threat. Read more

Blessing for Victoria

September 14, 2014 by  

Senior members of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) Executive have blessed the State of Victoria ahead of Rosh Hashana. Read more

Fijian soldiers safe in Israel

September 14, 2014 by  

45 Fijian soldiers seized by Syrian rebels two weeks ago have been released and are now in Israel following their ordeal. Read more

Plibersek tells Israel to change its mind

September 12, 2014 by  

Australia’s Shadow Foreign Minister has told Israel to scrap its latest claim of West Bank Land. Read more

Israeli company launches Australian subsidiary

September 12, 2014 by  

Top Image Systems, Ltd, a leading Israeli ECM (Enterprise Content Management) and BPM (Business Process Management) solution and MIP (Mobile Imaging Platform) provider has announced the launch of TIS Australia. Read more

Disrupting terrorism

September 11, 2014 by  

The Australian Government is determined to detect and disrupt terrorism financing within its borders and to take action against people who provide support to terrorist organisations. Read more

A response to The New Zealand Herald

September 11, 2014 by  

An editorial published on Wednesday 5 September by The New Zealand Herald entitled “New Zealand must resist Israel’s push to control our foreign policy”, encapsulates everything that is wrong with much of the media today. Read more

Knoll on the CRC

September 10, 2014 by  

The NSW Government has announced the name of the Chair of the Community Relations Commission. Read more

Hakoah settles heritage issues

September 10, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Hakoah Club is progressing with its development application for sporting, social, cultural and community facilities at White City, following agreement on heritage issues. Read more

Israel’s campaign to restore tourism figures

September 10, 2014 by  

With figures of inbound tourists dropping over 30%, Israel’s Tourism Minister has announced marketing strategies to help reverse the trend. Read more

The threat of ISIS

September 9, 2014 by  

Members of NSW  State parliament and local government have  heard former US Ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, discuss the threat of ISIS and what the US and its allies, including those in the region, can do to halt its progress. Read more

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