NSW MP: antisemitism shows the worst of humanity

October 16, 2019 by  
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A NSW had ttold parliament antisemitism “shows the worst of humanity and has ruined lives and taken lives”. Read more

Sydney commemorates Yom Hashoah

April 30, 2019 by  
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This year’s theme for the Sydney Yom Hashoah Commemoration was “Memorials and Memories”. How do we keep history alive in our communities? Read more

Jeremy Spinak: a personal tribute from an old friend and colleague

November 21, 2018 by  
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The federal Liberal member for Berowra in NSW Julian Leeser pays tribute to Jeremy Spinak. Read more

$2.2 million government grant for NSW security

October 10, 2018 by  
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The Liberal candidate for Wentworth in the upcoming by-election Dave Sharma visited the Community Security Group where he announced the federal government’s $2.2 million grant for The Council for Jewish Community Security in NSW.  Read more

John Howard addresses a Liberal Party shabbat dinner

July 18, 2018 by  
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Former Australian prime minister John Howard was the keynote speaker at a unique Liberal Party Shabbat dinner hosted by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Women of Diversity Dinner 2018

July 10, 2018 by  
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The Women of Diversity Dinner is Sydney’s premier event for women from diverse backgrounds. Read more

Students politically incorrect party “indefensible”

June 17, 2018 by  
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Jewish community leaders have slammed post-exam partygoers who used a politically incorrect theme to dress us members of Klu Klux clan, Holocaust victims, a black-face person and a moustached Nazi in uniform. Read more

NSW Opposition Leader to speak at the NSWJBD plenum

February 14, 2018 by  
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If Luke Foley is elected Premier of New South Wales on March 23 next year, the state’s race-hate legislation will be overhauled. Read more

Indigenous speakers touch plenum hearts

November 22, 2017 by  
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Two indigenous descendants of World War I Battle of Beersheva fighters have addressed  The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies’ plenum on their participation in the centenary re-enactment in Israel. Read more

Descendants of Indigenous Light Horse

November 16, 2017 by  
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The Rona Tranby Trust Australian Light Horse Project supported 12 descendants of Indigenous WWI Australian Light Horse soldiers to travel to Beersheva to take part in the recent Centenary Commemoration ceremonies.  Read more

Deepavali Festival in Sydney

October 19, 2017 by  
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The Jewish community represented at a Deepavali festival at Parramatta Park in Sydney. Read more

Journalists report back

October 11, 2017 by  
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The eight journalists who participated in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ Journalists Mission to Israel addressed a packed community meeting this week. Read more

Hear what the journos have to say

October 4, 2017 by  
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Eight editors and journalists recently returned from the 2017 mission, and they will report on their experiences at a community meeting next Monday in Sydney. Read more

Journalists Report Back on their Mission to Israel

November 23, 2016 by  
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Senior journalists who participated in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ Mission to Israel shared their experiences. Read more

Frank questions…writes Dr Ron Weiser

February 26, 2016 by  
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Retired US Congressman Barney Frank, long time liberal Democrat and strong Obama supporter, repeated two interesting questions last week in Sydney that continually baffle observers of the Middle East. Read more

Swastika in the city

December 13, 2015 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies has been quick to react to a swastika drawn on the exterior wall of a Sydney hotel. Read more

Journalists’ report card

December 2, 2015 by  
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Journalists who participated in this year’s NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ annual Journalists Study Mission to Israel will report to the community at a public meeting in Sydney next week. Read more

Racial vilification on the NSWJBD plenum agenda

October 7, 2015 by  
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NSW Attorney General Gabrielle Upton MP will discuss ’Racial vilification’ and the options for legislative reform when she addresses this month’s NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum.  Read more

Addressing NSW’s hate laws

September 18, 2015 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies is working closely with NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton on the need to amend the state’s hate-speech legislation. Read more

New NSW program for up and coming politicians

June 30, 2015 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies  has announced its new Berger Fellowship program designed to strengthen ties between the Jewish community and future political leaders. Read more

The Jewish approach to Organ Donation

June 9, 2015 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies June plenum will discuss the Beth Din’s position on organ donation. Read more

Yom Ha’azmaut celebrated in Sydney

May 8, 2015 by  
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More than 600 people have joined in a belated celebration of Israel’s 67th birthday in Sydney at which NSW Premier Mike Baird was guest of honour. Read more

Yom Hashoah in Sydney

April 16, 2015 by  
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Over 1200 people packed Sydney’s City Recital Hall to commemorate the passing of 70 years since the end of WWII and the liberation from the Nazi concentration camps. Read more

After the Royal Commission…

March 12, 2015 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies has established a Task Force on Child Protection that will focus on the welfare of children in communal institutional settings. Read more

Changing the world – one project at a time

March 12, 2015 by  
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A former Sydney Emanuel School student has taken on the challenge of tackling global poverty by promoting empowerment and autonomy for the women of Kenya. She will relate her remarkable story at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum next week. Read more

Passion8, the K-A and the KCI

March 5, 2015 by  
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In August 2013, Sydney caterer Passion 8 went into voluntary administration culminating ultimately, in liquidation, with unsecured debts in excess of $1,000,000, and owing the KA $73,981 Read more

OurCrowd MD to speak in Sydney

February 5, 2015 by  
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Sydney-born venture capitalist Dan Bennett has brought the start-up nation home to Australia. Read more

Kashrut in NSW

February 4, 2015 by  
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The Kashrut Commission of Inquiry established by The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies has released its recommendations. Read more

School bus terror attack: youth to tour Holocaust museum

January 16, 2015 by  
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  • A youth who was a member of a group which boarded and terrorised Jewish schoolchildren on a Sydney bus in August last year will be taken on a special tour of the Sydney Jewish Museum on Monday. Read more
  • Drop your guard

    December 11, 2014 by  
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    An emotional plea for Jews to no longer require armed guards at the gates of synagogues and Jewish schools was the topic of discussion at the Central Blue Mountains Rotary Club in the Blue Mountains town of Wentworth Falls. Read more

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