Danon to UK’s Parliament: ‘Corbyn an anti-Semite who wants to return Britain to darker periods’

October 10, 2018 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon was hosted by the United Kingdom’s Parliament on Tuesday. Read more

Rivlin visits bereaved families

October 10, 2018 by  

Shortly before departing on an official visit to Denmark, President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin yesterday paid condolence calls on the families of Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel ז”ל  and Ziv Hajbi ז”ל who were murdered in the terrorist attack at the Barkan industrial area on Monday. Read more

First of two terror victims laid to rest in emotional funeral

October 9, 2018 by  

Hundreds of people arrived in Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel on Sunday night to pay their last respects to Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, one of two victims of a terror attack at the Barkan Industrial Park in Samaria earlier that day. Read more

World-class pianist and UIA success story to visit Australia

October 9, 2018 by  

UIA is to host world-class pianist Israel-based Victor Stanislavsky for events in Melbourne and Sydney in November 2018. Read more

New Race Discrimination Commissioner

October 8, 2018 by  

Victorian commercial property lawyer Chin Leong Tan has been appointed as the new Race Discrimination Commissioner.  Read more

Haifa Day centenary dinner in Melbourne 

October 8, 2018 by  

Eighty Jewish and Indian community leaders from across Victoria broke bread over dinner at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Jewish – Indian Communities Dinner on Sunday night.  Read more

Superstars of Australian music feature in festival

October 8, 2018 by  

SHIR MADNESS returned to Sydney with the brightest of stars to bring light and joy to a rainy  Sunday.   Read more

Cinema for the Soul

October 8, 2018 by  

Cinema for the Soul is bringing the Jewish community together to support couples who are struggling with infertility. Read more

Barkan: Two Israelis shot dead – the timeline

October 8, 2018 by  

A man and a woman were shot dead Sunday morning in a terrorist attack at the Barkan Industrial Zone, close to the town of Ariel in northern Samaria. Read more

A chat with Tim Murray

October 7, 2018 by  

Staring at history directly in the face did not deter Labor candidate for Wentworth Tim Murray from putting his best foot forward in an attempt to ruffle Liberals’ feathers as they work to retain the seat which they have held continuously since its inception in 1948. Read more

Wentworth candidates in forum

October 7, 2018 by  

Three of the candidates in the Wentworth by-election will appear in a moderated forum at the The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies plenum. Read more

Merkel at Yad Vashem” Holocaust was “a crime that has no equal”

October 5, 2018 by  

The Holocaust was a crime that “has no equal” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday morning as she visited the Yad Vashem -World Holocaust Remembrance Centre.

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Merkel: ‘All Iranian forces must leave Syria’

October 5, 2018 by  

All Iranian forces must leave Syria, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Read more

Sydney counts down to 2018 Shabbat Project

October 5, 2018 by  

Now the high holy days have been and gone, momentum is building for the Shabbat Project in Sydney now three weeks away on 26th– 27th October. Read more

Jewish House to offer more affordable rental units in Sydney’s east for people doing it tough

October 5, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has today announced the expansion of their crisis accommodation properties with the opening of eight self-contained, affordable units available for long-term rent to people in need, and an additional eight short-term rapid rehousing rooms for people in immediate crisis.   Read more

Israel sends emergency aid to an Indonesia grappling in wake of earthquake, tsunami

October 5, 2018 by  

Despite the fact that Indonesia refuses to conduct diplomatic relations with Israel, the Jewish state has sent water purifiers to the earthquake and tsunami-devastated country, and is preparing a delegation of aid workers to touch down in the coming days. Read more

Bolton clarifies at briefing: Palestine ‘is not a state’

October 4, 2018 by  

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that Palestine “is not a state,” but a “so-called state.” Read more

IAEA rejects Israel’s claim that Iran has hidden atomic facility, defers to US

October 4, 2018 by  

The International Atomic Energy Agency rebuffed Israel’s claim that Iran is employing a hidden atomic warehouse, resisting pressure to inspect the alleged facility. Read more

Israeli documentary about controversial soccer fan club nabs Emmy

October 4, 2018 by  

“Forever Pure”, an Israeli documentary about the controversial Beitar Jerusalem’s hardcore fan club, known as La Familia, won an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Politics & Government Documentary category on Monday night. Read more

Netanyahu to be questioned by police tomorrow

October 4, 2018 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to be questioned in his residence in Jerusalem by the Lahav 433 serious crimes unit for the 12th time on Friday, Israeli media reported Tuesday night. Read more

WJC presents UN program with petition signed by more than 22,000 condemning Hamas’ environmental crimes

October 4, 2018 by  

World Jewish Congress CEO and Executive Vice President Robert Singer has presented a petition signed by more than 22,000 people worldwide to Deputy Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Jamal Ahmad, condemning Hamas for causing severe environmental damage to southern Israel.
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Rabbi officiates at rain prayer service

October 4, 2018 by  

At a multi-faith prayer service in Canberra officiated by Rabbi Shmueli Feldman, seven religious leaders offered their own rain prayer/supplication/ritual in support of our Australian farmers suffering from a dreadful drought. Read more

US begins implementation of 10-year $38B defence aid plan for Israel

October 3, 2018 by  

The U.S. State Department has announced that an MOU signed in 2016 between the United States and Israel, to provide $38 billion in defence financing to Israel has become officially operational. Read more

ADC slams Malaysian leader

October 3, 2018 by  

The Anti-Defamation Commission has condemned Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad for describing Jews as “hook-nosed” and blaming Israel for creating the troubles in the Middle East. Read more

Real Madrid’s invite to Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi

October 3, 2018 by  

World Jewish Congress CEO and Executive Vice President Robert Singer sent a letter Sunday to Florentino Pérez, President of Real Madrid, and José Ángel Sánchez, CEO of Real Madrid, to voice concern over the football club’s invitation to Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, who advocates violence against the State of Israel, to be an honored guest at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium over the weekend. Read more

IDF pays tribute to Charles Aznavour

October 3, 2018 by  

In a Twitter post the IDF wrote of Aznavour “His music and strong bond with Israel and the Jewish people touched the lives of many”. Read more

Minister calls for Olympic suspension of Jibril Rajoub

October 3, 2018 by  

The day before the convening of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Buenos Aires, Israel’s Minster of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Gilad Erdan sent a letter to Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, calling for the suspension of Jibril Rajoub from the IOC.

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Netanyahu talks with Nikki Haley

September 30, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley in New York where he had been attending  the UN General Assembly. Read more

Maori community celebrates the Feast of the Tabernacles in Jerusalem

September 28, 2018 by  

Israel marked the annual Feast of the Tabernacles (Sukkot) holiday with a march of support through Jerusalem. Read more

The Choice Foundation launched at JewishCare

September 28, 2018 by  

The Choice Foundation was started by husband and wife team Taryn and Andrew Boyarsky and with board members in the Sydney community who see the need to provide support, assistance, and choices for those with disability. Read more

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