J-Wire http://www.jwire.com.au Jewish Online News from Australia, New Zealand and world-wide Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:11:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Rockets over Melbourne and Sydney campuses http://www.jwire.com.au/news/rockets-melbourne-sydney-campuses/44987 http://www.jwire.com.au/news/rockets-melbourne-sydney-campuses/44987#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:08:06 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44987 The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has launched a new campaign to put Israel in context for university students.

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Story confirmed http://www.jwire.com.au/news/story-confirmed/44984 http://www.jwire.com.au/news/story-confirmed/44984#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:25 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44984 A tweet from Gabriel Ebarbati, an Italian reporter in the Middle East.

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Descendants inherit the stories http://www.jwire.com.au/younger-minds/descendants-inherit-stories/44978 http://www.jwire.com.au/younger-minds/descendants-inherit-stories/44978#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:41:57 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44978 Young descendants of Holocaust survivors participated in an evening of poetry and story-telling.

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Hamas’ Violations of Ceasefires – A Chronology http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/hamas-violations-ceasefires-chronology/44975 http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/hamas-violations-ceasefires-chronology/44975#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:18:31 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44975 Israel is acting in Gaza in self-defense to hostilities initiated - and prolonged -by Hamas.

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Despite challenges, our diversity will always unite us http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/despite-challenges-diversity-will-always-unite-us/44973 http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/despite-challenges-diversity-will-always-unite-us/44973#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:54:23 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44973 It is easy to forget that NSW is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse places in the world.

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No Light at the End of Hamas’ Terror Tunnels http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/light-end-hamas-terror-tunnels/44970 http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/light-end-hamas-terror-tunnels/44970#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:09:12 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44970 “You have no idea how scary it is to realise we have no idea what is underneath us”.

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Roy wins a trip to Israel http://www.jwire.com.au/gossip/roy-wins-trip-israel/44966 http://www.jwire.com.au/gossip/roy-wins-trip-israel/44966#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:37:01 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44966 Roy Schloss was the lucky recipient of the Melbourne-based FBI Travel sponsored ticket to Israel.

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Apologies for cartoons…writes Rabbi James Kennard http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/apologies-cartoons-writes-rabbi-james-kennard/44964 http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/apologies-cartoons-writes-rabbi-james-kennard/44964#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:27:04 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44964 In December 2012, during a previous period of conflict between Israel and Hamas, Melbourne’s premier newspaper The Age published a cartoon by Michael Leunig.

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Young Board for Kehillat Masada http://www.jwire.com.au/gossip/young-board-kehillat-masada/44957 http://www.jwire.com.au/gossip/young-board-kehillat-masada/44957#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:03:39 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44957 The leadership team at Kehillat Masada Synagogue in St. Ives, Sydney, has undergone dynamic development. For the first time in its history the newly elected 12 person Board of Management includes five members under the age of forty and three women including a female vice President.

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Solomon out of Games http://www.jwire.com.au/news/solomon-games/44953 http://www.jwire.com.au/news/solomon-games/44953#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:57:36 +0000 http://www.jwire.com.au/?p=44953 Sydney track star Steve Solomon failed to finish his semi-final of the men's 400m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow due to a hamstring injury sustained during the race.

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