Filmmaker says “Never Forget”

May 5, 2016 by  

Filmmaker Adam Dostalek chronicled the March of the Living on film and today on Yom Hashoah the film has been released along with its maker’s feelings posted on Facebook on this emotion-charged day. Watch the film on J-Wire. Read more

Keeping them honest

May 5, 2016 by  

Israel-based Honest Reporting recently expanded their monitoring of the media to include Australia and New Zealand and have already highlighted their first case. Read more

Debunking the deniers

May 5, 2016 by  

A New Zealand father and son have published a book debunking Holocaust deniers’ theories. Read more

Waks calls for the elimination of the statute of limitations in the U.S.

May 5, 2016 by  

Advocate for victims of child sexual abuse Manny Waks has called for the elimination of the statute of limitations in the U.S. Read more

Holocaust remembered at Bergen-Belsen

May 5, 2016 by  

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Dr Dore Gold has addressed a Holocaust Memorial Service at Bergen-Belsen. Read more

Call for restitution

May 5, 2016 by  

Holocaust survivors are still waiting for governments across Europe to provide restitution of, or compensation for, property stolen during the Shoah. Read more

NSW Maccabi Awards

May 4, 2016 by  

Maccabi NSW has held its annual Jewish Sports Awards for achievements in 2015. Read more

Brownlee visits Israel…and the Golan Heights

May 4, 2016 by  

New Zealand’s Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has made his first visit to NZ Defence Force (NZDF) troops at South Camp in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Israel, and the Golan Heights. Read more

ADC says “never again”

May 4, 2016 by  

Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission reflects on Yom Hashoah—Holocaust  Memorial Day. Read more

Decision-making expert to visit Australia

May 3, 2016 by  

World decision-making expert Gary Klein will visit Australia next month to speak on how market disruption challenges established wisdom. Read more

New Zealand’s innovation mission to Israel

May 2, 2016 by  

An Innovation Mission to Israel  is expected to provide significant benefits for the New Zealand technology and innovation sector. Read more

Chinese government gives NSW politician rare permission to visit historic synagogue

May 2, 2016 by  

Deputy chair of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel and senior NSW Labor MP Walt Secord has visited the historic Ohel Rachel Synagogue in Shanghai. Read more

New Zealand farmers scammed by Facebook fraudsters

May 1, 2016 by  

A sheep farming couple in Te Kuiti were conned by scammers after trying to buy millions of dollars in Facebook shares. Read more

Yom Hashoah to feature March of the Living doc

April 30, 2016 by  

Award-winning producer Anthony Salamon and award-winning director Adam Dostalek will bring their socially significant short film, Never Forget: A March of the Living Story to the public this Yom Hashoah. Read more

B’nai B’rith slams UN Palestinian ambassador for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

April 30, 2016 by  

Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has denounced United Nations Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour for comparing the Jewish state to Nazi Germany. Read more

Portrait exhibition at The Great

April 30, 2016 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue will present thirty selected highlights from the collection of historical and contemporary portrait paintings from its AM Rosenblum Museum. Read more

Model for Schindler ring on display in Melbourne

April 30, 2016 by  

A model used by Jewish workers to create a gold ring for Oskar Schindler  is to go on display in Melbourne. Read more

Muslim Care meets JewishCare

April 30, 2016 by  

In order to explore the different forms in which leadership presents itself in its various contexts, applications and societies, Muslim Care “Leading Together” youth program has met with Sydney’s JewishCare. Read more

Southwick calls for increase in school security support

April 28, 2016 by  

Liberal State MP David Southwick believes the Victorian State Budget 2016-17 appears to have set aside no security funding for Jewish schools or the Community Security Group (CSG). Read more

Top marks for education board

April 27, 2016 by  

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff has commended the NSW Board of Studies “on going to great lengths to accommodate the needs of Jewish students and minimise the impact of the clash between the exams and Jewish festivals”. Read more

Iran: A Labor Government will change Australia’s policy

April 27, 2016 by  

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References committee has heard that the U.S. has named 225 Iranian companies and/or individuals against which or whom sanctions remain…but the Australian number is only 91. Read more

Marching rabbi

April 26, 2016 by  

Joining the thousands of participants in Sydney’s ANZAC march was Maroubra rabbi Yossi Friedman. Read more

Australia’s Maccabiah delegation could top Rio numbers

April 25, 2016 by  

The Australian delegation to the 2017 Maccabiah in Israel could top 500 according to organisers. Read more

ANZAC Day in Jerusalem

April 25, 2016 by  

At the Commonwealth War Cemetery on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem the annual commemorative service has been held to honour servicemen and women from Australia and New Zealand who died serving their countries during the first and second world wars. Read more

B’nai B’rith salutes ANZACs

April 25, 2016 by  

Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has saluted the Australians and New Zealanders who lost their lives fighting for their countries. Read more

A place for Gays and Lesbians in Jewish society

April 25, 2016 by  

The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia  NSW will hold a forum next month to discuss issues impacting on gay members of Sydney society. Read more

Pesach message from Bill Shorten

April 22, 2016 by  

The Leader of the Opposition in Australia has sent a Peach message to the Jewish community. Read more

New Zealand Race Relations Commissioner slams antisemitic Facebook posts

April 22, 2016 by  

New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has slammed antisemitic Facebook posts made following a politician’s visit to Auckland’s Jewish Community Centre. Read more

Pesach in Sydney

April 22, 2016 by  

NSW Liberal politician David Clarke has once again bought the chometz from Sydney Yeshiva’s Rabbi Pinchus Feldman…and a 12-yr-old boy has delivered a siyum. Read more

Happy birthday Your Majesty

April 21, 2016 by  

Israel’s ninth President Shimon Peres has wished Queen Elizabeth II a happy birthday through a video message on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Read more

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