Aug-07 Sydney: Concert at Chabad Double Bay

July 31, 2010 by  

Come and listen to Rabbi Yanky Berger perform with his band…and feel the spirit of Jerusalem’s old city Read more

Is This Relationship For Me? from Rabbi Gourarie

Uncertainty in relationships is very common. Read more

Happy birthday, Shtiebl

July 30, 2010 by  

Sydney’s Shtiebl Shul in Bellveue Hill turns ten tomorrow. Read more

Reconnecting Angela

July 30, 2010 by  

For Ange Takats, next month’s Shir Madness will provide a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with her Jewish roots. Read more

Aug-17 11:15p.m. SBS2-TV: The Wedding Song

July 30, 2010 by  

Follows two young women, one Muslim and one a Sephardic Jew, in German-occupied Tunis. Read more

Aug-15 9:30 p.m. SBS1-TV: Fateless

July 30, 2010 by  

Tonight’s European Cinema is the hypnotic story of a young Jewish boy sent to a concentration camp. Read more

Aug-16 00:15 a.m. SBS1-TV : Campfire – Movie from Israel

July 30, 2010 by  

A story of one woman’s personal battle for acceptance, but also a portrait of a political movement that has forever affected millions of lives in the Middle East. Read more

Sydney Hospital offering Jewish facilities

July 30, 2010 by  

Sydney’s Prince of Wales Private hospital has released a list of its services on offer to Jewish patients. Read more

Israel and Australia share happy spot – New Zealand beats them both

July 30, 2010 by  

155 countries have been surveyed by researchers at the Gallup World Poll to find the world’s happiest countries…New Zealand came sixth with Israel and Australia sharing eight place. Read more

New guidelines for inter-faith dialogue

July 30, 2010 by  

Newly-published Guidelines for conducting interfaith dialogue will greatly benefit the Jewish and larger communities. Read more

Newhouse behind Indigenous Initiative

July 29, 2010 by  

A chance meeting between George Newhouse and Warren Mundine in 2008 saw the two men initiate a drive to assist Australia’s Indigenous people establish themselves in the workplace…and in busineeses of their own. Read more

Australian tourists visiting Israel up 45%

July 29, 2010 by  

Israeli Ministry of Tourism figures released today reveal that 15,811 Australians visited Israel in the first six months of 2010. Read more

Aug-!5 Melbourne: Three top Israeli advocacy experts

July 29, 2010 by  

“Can We Trust What We Hear and Read?” – “Words and Images Shape World Opinion – is Israel Alone?’ – “Using Appropriate Tools when Discussing Israel”. Read more

World Court judge to be quizzed on his Holocaust experiences

July 28, 2010 by  

The life of the renowned world court Judge Thomas Buergenthal is the subject of the next International Bar Association (IBA) interactive webcast tonight at 9:30 p.m…and readers can submit questions Read more

Smorgon donation changes a young man’s life

July 28, 2010 by  

Guy Slome’s new recumbent bicycle is more than just a novelty…it is a new lease on life.   Read more

Rabbi running for JewishCare

July 28, 2010 by  

A special minyan will be held at Sydney’s the Great Synagogue preceding the start of the famed City to Surf race…after which the officiating rabbi will join the runners in the race to Bondi. Read more

Bishop: No UN abstentions if Liberals gain power

July 28, 2010 by  

Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has reaffirmed the Liberal Party’s commitment to Israel and to the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Aug-16 Sydney: Pipes and Ottolenghi in discussion

July 28, 2010 by  

AIJAC present Daniel Pipes and Dr Emanuele Ottolenghi discussing “Europe and the USA: Middle East Visions and Delusions” Read more

Plastiki reaches Sydney

July 27, 2010 by  

British environmentalist David de Rothschild received a tumultous welcome when he reached Sydney yesterday aboard his catamaran “Plastiki” whose hull is made from 12,500 plastic bottles. Read more

18-year-old hosts blood donor party

July 26, 2010 by  

Five minutes after he turned 18, Mordy Slavin contacted the Gift of Life Foundation, volunteering to donate blood. Read more

New Zealand Shechita heading to Court

July 25, 2010 by  

New Zealand’s Jewish community has exhausted all mediatory opportunities in its bid to keep Shechita legal…the matter is now heading to Court. Read more

….and here is how one British Jew responded to a boycott call in the UK

July 25, 2010 by  

Gerald Oberman lives in Brighton. He sent the following e-mail to the Methodist Church in the UK…. Read more

The Australian Council of Churches suggests Israeli boycott

July 25, 2010 by  

The National Council of Churches in Australia has asked its members to consider boycotting Israeli goods made in the Occupied Territories…and received an immediate response from The Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Read more

Cotler impresses NGOs

July 23, 2010 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies hosted a lunchtime meeting in Sydney at which Canadian Jurist Professor Irwin Cotler addressed leading NGOs and trade unionists…and tells them  the Holocaust began with words. Read more

The Arrogance of Claims Conference Leaders

July 22, 2010 by  

At the annual meeting of the Claims Conference in New York last week, there was discussion of my recent column concerning the fraudulent misappropriation of over $7 million of Holocaust funds. Whilst I was strongly criticized and accused of “ill intentions”, not a single factual remark incorporated in my column could be refuted.

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Wentworth candidates address Board of Deputies plenum

July 21, 2010 by  

The three major candidates contesting the seat of Wentworth in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, addressed the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies plenum last night…J-Wire filmed the event. Read more

Abbott reaffirms Coalition support for Israel

July 20, 2010 by  

The man who would be Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has reaffirmed the coalition’s support for Israel… Read more

Australian Jew remembered at new WW1 cemetery

July 20, 2010 by  

Prince Charles has dedicated a new military cemetery at Fromelles in France believed to be the final resting place of Edward Samuel. Read more

New face at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria

July 19, 2010 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has announced the employment of Jo Silver as its new Project Manager.  Read more

Newest Oldest Member

July 18, 2010 by  

Joseph Hayat is approaching his 100th birthday and has become the newest member of the Victorian Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women. Read more

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