Chanukah tales

December 22, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Young Adult Chabad have distributed hundreds of latkes and doughnuts in Martin Place.

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Scopus Shines

December 21, 2014 by  

2014 has been an outstanding year for Melbourne’s Year 12 Mount Scopus students. Read more

Calling all game-changers

December 21, 2014 by  

B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Anti Defamation Unit and JNF Australia are calling for nominations for their annual National “Game Changers” Awards. Read more

Treasures of the Venice Ghetto

December 21, 2014 by  

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is exhibiting Judaica dating back as far as the 1600s hidden in Venice from the Nazis and discovered only a few years ago. Read more

Menorah at the Opera House

December 21, 2014 by  

Sydney’s CBD will light the Menorah outside Sydney Opera House on Monday. Read more

Seasons of Peace

December 21, 2014 by  

Over 100 people came together as religious leaders celebrated Chanukah and Christmas at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

A Canberra Chanukah

December 21, 2014 by  

For the first time ever, a menorah was lit in the ACT Parliament this week to celebrate the eight-day festival of Chanukah. Read more

Emanuel on the ascent

December 21, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School ranked 18th in the State based on 2014 HSC top band results, is continuing its upward trajectory. Read more

Menorah in Martin Place

December 19, 2014 by  

The Chanukah celebration organised in Sydney’s Martin Place , the scene of this week;s siege, was cancelled in respect to this who lost their lives…but the giant menorah has been erected and carries a message to all Australians. Read more

Chanukah on air

December 19, 2014 by  

Melbourne Jewish radio station J-AIR will broadcast Chanukah festivities directly from Glen Eira Park on Sunday. Read more

NSW Multicultural Community Medals nominations now open

December 19, 2014 by  

Nominations for the 2015 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals are now open and tickets for the Premier’s Harmony Dinner are now on sale, Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello has announced today.  Read more

Peace in Martin Place

December 19, 2014 by  

Rabbi Levi Wolff and Rabbi Zalman Kastel joined other religious leaders in Martin Place in an act of togetherness centering around Ken Johnson, the father of Tori Johnson who was brutally murdered during the Martin Place siege. Read more

Martin Place Chanukah cancelled

December 18, 2014 by  

For the first time in almost thirty years, a Menorah lighting ceremony in Sydney’s Martin Place planned for tonight will not take place. Read more

Dr Leibler I presume

December 18, 2014 by  

Mark Leibler, the senior partner of Melbourne law firm of Arnold Bloch Leibler has been awarded the University of Melbourne’s highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa, conferred  by the Deputy Chancellor, Ross McPherson. Read more

Israeli Business Club launched in Sydney

December 18, 2014 by  

IBC Sydney was launched recently in Sydney….a business club rub and for Israelis resident in Australia. Read more

Australia opts out of Geneva conference

December 18, 2014 by  

Australia boycotted a conference in Switzerland discussing the Fourth Geneva Convention and the situation in the Palestinian territories due to concerns about the conference’s anti-Israel bias. Read more

Claims Conference visits Jewish Care

December 18, 2014 by  

Senior Policy Analyst for the Claims Conference in New York, Dr Madeleine Tress has visited Melbourne meeting with Holocaust survivors and key community members. Read more

At the JNF wicket

December 18, 2014 by  

Legendary South African Test cricketer was guest of honour at a recent JNF breakfast. Read more

Chanukah 2014

December 17, 2014 by  

Chanukah celebrations… Read more

A letter from Malcolm

December 17, 2014 by  

Federal member for Wentworth and Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull sends this message at the beginning of Chanukah and in the shadow of the Martin Place siege. Read more

International conference on violence and abuse

December 17, 2014 by  

Board members of The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence, Inc represented Australia at the recent International Conference on “The Jewish Community Confronts Violence and Abuse” held in Jerusalem. Read more

The good oil

December 17, 2014 by  

The traditional art of olive making has been taught to young primary school children as they learn more about Chanukah. Read more

Waks welcome call to commission

December 17, 2014 by  

A public hearing will be held in Melbourne on February 2 to examine the response of Yeshivah Melbourne and Yeshiva Bondi to allegations of child sexual abuse. Read more

A Premier lights the Shammos

December 17, 2014 by  

The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has lit the Shammos of Melbourne’s Chabad of CBD menorah. Read more

Dear Tony…

December 17, 2014 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has written to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the wake of the Martin Place siege. Read more

A special Menorah lighting

December 17, 2014 by  

Israel’s President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin have hosted a Chanukah party for the children of ‘Rachashei Lev’ which seeks to improve the lives of children with cancer. Read more

Chanukah message from John Robertson

December 16, 2014 by  

The Leader of the Opposition in the NSW State Parliament John Robertson has sent a message for Chanukah. Read more

From five years ago

December 16, 2014 by  

ABC’s Religion broadcaster, Rachael Kohn, questioned how Sheik Haron has been allowed to proliferate his own brand of extremism for so long…in 2009. Read more

A Menorah in Martin Place

December 16, 2014 by  

A Sydney rabbi has placed a Menorah among the wreaths laid in Martin Place today. Read more

Martin Place – from Israel

December 16, 2014 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and its ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel have sent messages following the Martin Place siege. Read more

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