“Aryan” number plate subject of complaint

August 31, 2010 by  

Lisa Thompson’s relationship with her boyfriend Andrew Ryan has been and gone…but she wants to hold on to her car number plate “ARYAN1”. Read more

Big week for Michelle

August 31, 2010 by  

Last week Michelle Rojas-Tal spoke to more than 1,500 people across the Melbourne community and thousands more via mainstream and Jewish media at 20 different forums. Read more

Shalit demonstration touches Melbourne’s CBD

August 30, 2010 by  

More than 300 people demonstrated in Melbourne’s CBD creating public awareness of the plight of Israeli IDF soldier Gilad Shalit who turned 24 on the weekend…during his fifth year in captivity in Gaza…as ‘guest’ of Hamas. Read more

VAJEX President’s email hacked

August 30, 2010 by  

Ben Hirsh, the president of VAJEX, emailed J-Wire today pleading for help after he had been held up at gunpoint in London and had had all his papers and cash stolen. Read more

Aug-30 Melbourne: Protest against Gilad Shalit’s captivity

August 29, 2010 by  

Join the protest at the GPO in Melbourne’s Bourke St..,Gilad turned 24 on Saturday during his fifth year in captivity. Read more

Melbourne protests against Shalit’s captivity

August 29, 2010 by  

A group of Melbourne students has organised a protest to raise public awareness of the plight of Gilad Shalit who turned 24 yesterday. The IDF soldier is in his fifth year of captivity. Read more

Catholic School apologises for Hitler prize

August 28, 2010 by  

A Catholic primary school in the inner-city are a of Perth awarded a prize to a pupil who characterised  Adolph Hitler for a book-week dress-up day. Read more

Say it – Your weekly message from Rabbi Gourarie

August 27, 2010 by  

A woman once complained to a marriage counsellor that her husband never says that he loves her. Read more

Writers’ Festival packing them in

August 27, 2010 by  

The Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival has been a huge success.   Read more

Special guest for MAIGS Board Meeting

August 27, 2010 by  

The Maccabi Australia International Games board meeting this week was privileged to receive counsel from Eyal Tiberger, Director-General of Maccabi World Union. Read more

A Shule is Born

August 27, 2010 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Chabad will hold its first service in its new complex in St Ives this evening…a complex destined to be a jewel in the crown of the city’s North Shore community. Read more

Big week at Emanuel

August 27, 2010 by  

Fathers and grandfathers converged on Sydney’s Emanuel Scool this morning for a special Fathers’ Day breakfast…with gifts from underdeveloped countries. Read more

Interfaith at work

August 26, 2010 by  

Sydney’s The Jewish House has joined forces with the Rev Bill Crew’s Exodus Foundation to collect and distribute food for the needy…irrespective of faith, colour or creed. Read more

The Age bias slammed by Jewish community

August 25, 2010 by  

Jewish Community Council of Victoria President John Searle and Zionist Council of Victoria President Dr Danny Lamm have again strongly criticised Melbourne broadsheet The Age for its ongoing anti-Israel bias over a number of years. Read more

Not a happy birthday for Gilad

August 25, 2010 by  

On Saturday, Gilad Shalit will reach his 24th birthday, during his 5th year spent in captivity believed to be somewhere in Gaza. Read more

Foreign Minister Smith supports latest M-E peace initiative

August 24, 2010 by  

Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said today that Australia warmly welcomes the decision by Israel and the Palestinians to re-launch direct peace negotiations. Read more

Danby retains his seat with an increased majority

August 24, 2010 by  

Michael Danby MP has retained his seat in Parliament with an increased majority. Read more

The Palestine Quartet – Out of Time and Out of Tune

August 24, 2010 by  

The Quartet – America, Russia, The European Union and the United Nations – continues to miss the beat  in attempting to revive its artificially orchestrated two-state solution – the creation of a new Arab state between Israel, Egypt and Jordan for the first time ever in recorded history. Read more

Aug-30 Sydney: Protecting our children

August 23, 2010 by  

The Jewish Alliance Against Family Violence and JewishCare present a discussion as to what can be done to protect our children. Read more

Frydenberg – first ever Jewish Liberal in the House of Representatives

August 23, 2010 by  

Josh Frydenberg, the newly elected Member of Parliament for the Melbourne seat of Kooyong, is the first ever Jewish Liberal politician to represent his constituency in the House of Representatives. Read more

Adam Kellerman – NSW Maccabi Sportsman of the Year

There are people who squander their talent. There are those who don’t take advantage of every opportunity that life presents. Read more

Banking on Jewish Care

August 23, 2010 by  

With the start of a new financial year, Jewish Care Victoria and the ANZ encourage Port Phillip, Glen Eira and Kingston community members to spring clean their finances and boost their savings. Read more

Frydenberg wins Kooyong – three Jewish Members of Parliament

August 21, 2010 by  

Josh Frydenberg has become the first Jewish Liberal Member of Federal Parliament since 1991. Read more

Deal with Boycott arguments – listen to Michelle

August 20, 2010 by  

By popular demand, Michelle Rojas-Tal will be speaking in Melbourne at a very special function next week… Read more

A Different View: Your weekly message from Rabbi Gourarie

August 20, 2010 by  

Recently, to get some much needed exercise I began playing tennis, which I haven’t done for some time. While I am enjoying it immensely I sometimes forget some of the rules and have to be reminded of how exactly the game is played. Read more

Israeli Embassy releases BBC video

August 20, 2010 by  

The Israeli Embassy in Canberra today released video of the Gaza Flotilla Incident broadcast by the BBC. Watch it here…. Read more

Aug-25 Melbourne: Ethical Shopping

August 20, 2010 by  

A forum designed for women – strategies and ideas to combat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Read more

Goot to present plan to combat assault on Israel’s legitimacy

August 20, 2010 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry president Robert Goot will fly to Israel at the end of the month to present his Action Plan to combat the Assault on Israel’s Legitimacy to the World Jewish Congress. Read more

David and Goliath – Israel and the Media

August 20, 2010 by  

Three of Israel’s foremost advocacy experts packed the Beth Weizmann auditorium  to capacity recently for a panel discussion on Israel and the Media. Read more

JCCV denounces Australian Jewish Democratic Society boycott decision

August 19, 2010 by  

Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) President John Searle has strongly denounced The Australian Jewish Democratic Society’s (AJDS) recent decision that some boycotts of Israel may be justified…and clarifies the link between the organisations. Read more

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