Shul in dire straits

March 1, 2017 by  

Sydney’s South Head Synagogue is in the throes of a financial crisis, and its congregants and board members are questioning the suitability of head Rabbi Benzion Milecki. Read more

Eyeless in Gaza Online Launch

March 1, 2017 by  

Producer Robert Magid recently returned to Australia from showing his film Eyeless in Gaza in Los Angeles and New York before its official Australian launch this month.

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New Chairman for AIJAC in NSW

March 1, 2017 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has named Paul Rubenstein as its new NSW Chairman. Read more

Community welcomes recommendation to no change decision to 18C

March 1, 2017 by  

Community organisations have welcomed the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights decision to  make no change to 18C of  the Racial Discrimination Act whose critics want changes. Read more

Israel carries out evictions in Ofra settlement

March 1, 2017 by  

Some 100 Israeli security officers arrived Tuesday in the Samaria community of Ofra to carry out the court-ordered eviction of nine homes that were illegally built on private Palestinian land. Read more

Sydney Jewish Museum bomb scare

February 28, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Jewish Museum was evacuated today following a threat of a bomb scare. Read more

UIA Gala event shines

February 28, 2017 by  

Over 1400 members of Sydney’s Jewish community packed the auditorium at Sydney’s International Convention Centre to hear a stellar group of speakers headed by former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper address the UIA 2017 NSW Gala Event. Read more

Bye Bye Bibi

February 26, 2017 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara have left Australia following a five-day visit to Sydney. Read more

New Holocaust exhibition for Sydney Jewish Museum

February 26, 2017 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum has opened its new permanent Holocaust exhibition, after over five years of community consultations, academic research, curation and creative development. Read more

Shabbat with Malcolm

February 24, 2017 by  

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy will host Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for a Shabbat meal following the Israeli’s Prime Minister’s meetings with Bill Shorten and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian. Read more

Antisemitism on parade

February 24, 2017 by  

An eclectic crowd of people gathered outside Sydney Town Hall on Thursday evening to protest the visit to Australia of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read more

Photo Gallery: Prime Minister’s lunch for Benjamin Netanyahu

February 24, 2017 by  

Did you attend the lunch for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Meet Ben Nitay – he has been big news in Australia this week

February 24, 2017 by  

28-yr-old economic consultant Ben Nitay has been questioned about the Israel-Palestine conflict…and his answers will surprise you. Read more

Netanyahu: joint statement with Malcolm Turnbull

February 24, 2017 by  

Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull and Benjamin Netanyahu have a joint statement following their talks in Sydney. Read more

A half hour on their own

February 24, 2017 by  

Sara Netanyahu and Lucy Turnbull took time out of their busy schedule accompanying husbands Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, to share a coffee in a kosher café in Sydney. Read more

Gift of Life desperately seeking donors

February 24, 2017 by  

At this very moment eight Jewish blood cancer patients including two babies are in desperate need of unrelated matching blood stem cell transfusions. Read more

Netanyahu: Meet the Cabinet

February 24, 2017 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attended a meeting with many members of Australian Prime Minister’s Cabinet at which he called for an increase on trade between Australia and Israel. Read more

Netanyahu: Bibi goes to Moriah

February 23, 2017 by  

Some of Australia’s youngest Jewish students were fortunate enough to witness history in the making, warmly welcoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Moriah College in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Read more

Connections to Indigenous Diggers of WWI

February 23, 2017 by  

The Australian Jewish community has connections to Indigenous communities that go back to pivotal events in WWI.

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Course at Melton in March

February 23, 2017 by  

In a series of articles, Melton teachers will discuss the fascinating courses they will be teaching in March. Read more

Qantas and EL AL announce codeshare agreement

February 23, 2017 by  

Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL. Read more

Netanyahu: meet the community

February 23, 2017 by  

Prime Benjamin Netanyahu had his audience drawn from the Jewish communities across Australia spellbound in Sydney’s Central Synagogue. Read more

Netanyahu: a lunch for business leaders “We love Australia”

February 23, 2017 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was joined by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Leader of Opposition Bill Shorten at a lunch attended by Australian and Israeli business people. Read more

Netanyahu: bilateral talks with Malcolm Turnbull

February 23, 2017 by  

The stop in Netanyahu’s busy schedule in Sydney was at Admiralty House in Kirribilli making the unusual journey to the Sydney residence of Australia’s Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove by boat. Read more

Netanyahu: Media conference

February 22, 2017 by  

Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull and Bibi Netanyahu faced the media at Sydney Kirribilli House following discussions held in private. Read more

World Class Line up for UIA Campaign

February 22, 2017 by  

Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, will headline an amazing line up of speakers for the UIA Campaign this year across Australia next week. Read more

1,800 years Hebrew inscriptions discovered

February 22, 2017 by  

An 1,800 year old limestone capital dating to the Roman period that is engraved with two Hebrew inscriptions was discovered during the course of restoration and conservation work being carried out in the ancient synagogue and neighbouring Beit Zinati visitor centre at Peqiʽin, in the Western Galilee. Read more

Anti-Semitism on the rise in the U.S.

February 22, 2017 by  

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has warned that anti-Semitism in the United States was on the rise and called on the authorities on all levels to take appropriate measures to combat it. Read more

Welcome Bibi

February 22, 2017 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in Australia. It is not his first visit to the land Down Under but it is his first time as Israel’s prime minister and the first visit a sitting Israeli prime minister since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. Read more

1,500,000 buttons

February 21, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s Bialik College has achieved its goal of collecting 1.5 million buttons each one representing a child murdered in the Holocaust…a plan devised almost ten years ago. Read more

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