March of the Living to focus on Greek Holocaust victims; Israeli, Polish top leaders not expected

May 2, 2019 by  
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Ahead of the annual International March of the Living beginning on Thursday, no senior Israeli and Polish officials are expected to be on the trip amid tensions between Jerusalem and Warsaw. Read more

Memories of Mandela

July 19, 2018 by  
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I returned to South Africa a week before the 1994 elections — the first time in that country’s troubled history every adult would have the right to vote. Irrespective of race….writes Vic Alhadeff. Read more

Greens MP told to go back to history books and apologises for Holocaust photo posted on Facebook

June 29, 2018 by  
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A post depicting images of children Holocaust prisoners next to an image purported to be of incarcerated refugee children being detained in the USA has been removed from the Facebook belonging to Ballina NSW Greens MP Tamara Smith. Read more

NSW anti-hate legislation passed in to law

June 22, 2018 by  
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The Crimes Amendment (Publicly Threatening and Inciting Violence) Bill 2018  is now law. 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

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

Jewish studies in non-Jewish schools

March 24, 2017 by  
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The Christian Democratic Party has hosted a meeting at NSW Parliament House to highlight the importance of retaining Special Religious Education in the public school system. 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

Special Religious Education Celebration at the NSW Parliament

November 16, 2016 by  
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The 2017 Special Religious Education event celebrating the potential for religious teaching to unite, rather than divide, communities within NSW was addressed by the CEO of The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. 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

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

Nile questions premier’s representative on failure of hate laws

September 22, 2015 by  
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In the NSW parliament The Rev Fred Nile has asked Duncan Gay representing the Premier about Sheik Ismail al-Wahwah of threatening “the ember of jihad against the Jews” continuing to burn. Read more

Alhadeff and Jones discuss Hizb ut-Tahrir

September 17, 2015 by  
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The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies’ CEO Vic Alhadeff has spoken on air with Sydney radio station 2GB’s Alan Jones about Hizb ut-Tahrir a group which has accused Jews “of corrupting the world”. 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

Bus hate youth tours the Sydney Jewish Museum

January 21, 2015 by  
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A youth who was a member of a group who boarded a bus transporting Jewish schoolchildren and verbally abused them has toured the Holocaust section of the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Remembering the vote

December 4, 2014 by  
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Worlds and generations apart they assembled at the 10th Anniversary of NCJWA ‘Celebrating Israel’ event recently at Council House in Sydney’s Woollahra, to share their personal accounts of ‘The Vote’ by UN General Assembly of Resolution 181 on 29 November 1947. Read more

Volunteers urgently needed to find Michelle

October 26, 2014 by  
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Over 500 members of the Sydney Jewish community have been mobilised in the search to find missing 11-yr-old Michelle Levy. Read more

Haifa Day remembered

October 3, 2014 by  
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Haifa Day marking the liberation of the Israeli city from the Ottoman Empire 1918 by the Indian army has been commemorated in Sydney.  Read more

Alhadeff resigns from CRC

July 27, 2014 by  
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CEO of  The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies Vic Alhadeff has resigned from his position as Chair of the NSW Community Relations Commission.

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Cop this Vic Alhadeff

May 13, 2014 by  
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A group of prominent community identities is taking part in a unique experience and learn what it is like to be a police officer. Read more

Why it’s important to have your say on proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act… writes Vic Alhadeff

April 29, 2014 by  
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Australians who care about the social cohesion of our society have until Wednesday to make our voices heard before the deadline for submissions on the proposal to amend section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. Read more

No green light for hate speech

April 14, 2014 by  
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The NSW Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Communities has said that Victor Dominello, the Liberal Minister for the portfolio, had “disappointed” the Harmony Dinner held in Sydney by failing tp speak out against the proposed moves by the Federal Liberal government to water down the Racial Discrimination Act. Read more

Vic’s first message

January 22, 2014 by  
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Vic Alhadeff has recently assumed the position oc Chair of the Community Relations Commission of NSW and has used Australia Day as a platform from which to deliver his firste message…to the entire multicultural community of New South Wales… Read more

Alhadeff appointed Chair of the Community Relations Commission

December 17, 2013 by  
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CEO of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Vic Alhadeff has been appointed the new Community Relations Commission’s Chair. Read more

Heading to the Hill

November 20, 2013 by  
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies will undertake its first-ever bridge-building visit to Broken Hill next week. Read more

Strong Jewish connection to NSW award

August 22, 2013 by  
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NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has conferred the inaugural NSW Human Rights Award on Andrew Penfold, founder of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. Read more

Multicultural Q&A

July 5, 2013 by  
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The NSW Government’s Ministerial Consultative Committees’ Winter Symposium, which allowed leaders of multicultural communities access to leading government, broadcasting and sports figures, was hosted last night by the Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello. Read more

NSW Community Leaders and the Racial Vilification Law

April 8, 2013 by  
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Plenum goes to Shul

January 29, 2013 by  
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The first-ever NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum to be held at Southern Sydney Synagogue will be held there next month in honour of the synagogue’s 70th anniversary. Read more

Wallenberg to be honoured in NSW Parliament

August 29, 2012 by  
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Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg – credited with saving 100,000 Jews during the Holocaust – will be formally honoured at a ceremony in NSW Parliament House next week. Read more