Glowing Yoga

December 16, 2013 by  

Hagshama together with Hillel, AUJS, UIA YL & ZFA Israel Programs participated in Chanukah Glow Yoga. Read more

Basketballers do well

December 16, 2013 by  

Melbourne’s Bialik College Under 17 Boys Basketball Team has competed in the Australian Schools Basketball Championship. Read more

Amnesty Australia permitting ugly anti-Semitic comments on its Facebook page

December 16, 2013 by  

Amnesty International Australia has been accused of allowing its Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/AmnestyOz/posts/10153527406600632 to be used as a medium for grossly racist and bigoted posted comments. Read more

Palestine – European Union Embroiled In Financial Scandal…writes David Singer

December 15, 2013 by  

The European Union (EU) has become embroiled in a financial scandal of massive proportions in relation to the financial assistance given by it to the Palestinian Authority (PA) since 1994. Read more

Paul Arber’s body officially identified

December 13, 2013 by  

Hamilton Police working to formally identify a body recovered from the Waikato River yesterday morning say the person has been positively identified. Read more

Of Mice and Men

December 13, 2013 by  

Dr Ron Weiser writes on Iran and Nelson Mandela… Read more

Sydney Farewell for Madiba

December 13, 2013 by  

South Africans in Sydney will hold a ceremony this weekend to honour and remember Nelson Mandela. Read more

Walt Secord moves up the line

December 13, 2013 by  

NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair, Walt Secord has been appointed Shadow Minister for Roads and Shadow Minister for the North Coast in the NSW parliamentary opposition…effectively a significant promotion. Read more

End of year activities

December 13, 2013 by  

To celebrate the end of the year, the Bialik Mazkirut (Year 12 leadership team) organised ‘Yom Chagiga’; a celebration day for students in Years 2-5 on Tuesday 10 December. Read more

Jerry Lewis awarded an AM

December 13, 2013 by  

Jewish movie industry icon Jerry Lewis has been awarded the Order of Australia. Read more

Search for Paul Arber: Body found in river

December 12, 2013 by  

As investigators work to formally identify the body of a man recovered from the Waikato River in Hamilton this morning, colleagues are taking steps to ensure a group of teenage rowers, who discovered the body, get all the support they need. Read more

A Scottish woman worked in Budapest and died in Auschwitz

December 12, 2013 by  

An intriguing and inspiring story of a Scottish woman who died in Auschwitz because of dedication to her work at a Jewish girls’ home and school in Budapest was unfolded at a meeting in Wellington’s Myers Hall this week, sponsored by the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand. Read more

Sound advice for Innovators

December 12, 2013 by  

The Eden Project has hosted its end of year celebration, ‘Dinner with David’ at The White House in Melbourne’s  St. Kilda. Read more

Chanukah enhances Chinese-Jewish relations

December 12, 2013 by  

Over fifty community, business and political leaders from the Victorian Jewish and Chinese dined together over Chanukah to help build closer ties between the communities.  Read more

Something for almost everybody…an SSO concert review

December 12, 2013 by  

Haydn, Brahms and Britten covered most musical tastes at the SSO Master Series concert last night, writes Fraser Beath McEwing. Read more

Madrichim in training

December 12, 2013 by  

The Zionist Youth Council in conjunction with the ZCNSW has run an educational seminar and training day for the madrichim from all the youth movements in NSW – Habonim Dror, Hineni, Nezter, Bnei Akiva and Betar.   Read more

Special day for special people

December 12, 2013 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care has marked the International Day of People with a Disability at the Bentleigh McKinnon Youth Centre…sanctioned by the United Nations, this day promotes an understanding of people with a disability and encourages support for their dignity, rights and wellbeing. Read more

The anguish of a missing son

December 11, 2013 by  

A worry, likely only appreciated by those who have faced similar situations, is how the parents of  missing Melbourne man Paul Alber describe their feelings today. Read more

Victorian political leader visits the Negev

December 11, 2013 by  

The Leader of the Labor Opposition party in Victoria has visited the Western Negev in Israel. Read more

A successful signing

December 11, 2013 by  

 Sydney’s Rabbi Chaim Ingram has successfully  launched his book “Fragments of the Hammer… Discoveries in the Weekly Sidra”. Read more

Obama’s Munich Reverberates but Israel is no Czechoslovakia…writes Isi Leibler

December 11, 2013 by  

Now that we have absorbed the shock of Obama’s capitulation to the Iranians, it is time to face hard realities and plan for the future. Read more

Common Sense is not so Common…writes Michael Kuttner (and Voltaire)

December 11, 2013 by  

The above quote by Voltaire is manifest on a daily basis especially when it concerns Israel. This week has proved no exception and therefore I would like to share with you a few of the latest examples to demonstrate as if any proof was really needed that the sky is the limit for all those who think they know it all. Read more

Bedouin settlement, are we missing the point?…asks Ari Briggs

December 11, 2013 by  

Recently a day of rage in Israel was initiated to protest the Begin Plan, the Government’s proposal to accommodate Bedouin settlement in the Negev. Read more

New principal for King David

December 11, 2013 by  

Marc Light has been appointed as Principal of Melbourne’s The King David School. Read more

Targeted for harassment…writes Barbara Miller

December 11, 2013 by  

‘We’re so pleased with the outcome, for all our people,’ said Dr Atkinson, an academic. ‘Especially for the younger people coming through, who really shouldn’t have to deal with that continual stuff to have to justify their identity.’1 Read more

Credentials presented

December 10, 2013 by  

J-Wire has received an image of Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel presenting his credentials to Governor-General Quentin Bryce in Government House in Canberra last week. Read more

Bennett charms Sydney

December 10, 2013 by  

Israel’s Minister for the Economy Naftali Bennett has charmed a luncheon meeting attended by high profile members of Sydney’s business community. Read more

The search for Paul Arber

December 10, 2013 by  

New Zealand police in Hamilton are awaiting the arrival of a helicopter from Auckland to assist them in the search for missing Melbourne man Paul Arber. Read more

Habayit: Melbourne home of Hebrew and Israeli culture

December 10, 2013 by  

“Habayit’s” ‘Chanukat Habayit’ (house warming)has been  held at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre welcoming families from the Israeli and local Jewish Communities to celebrate the new centre for Hebrew and Israeli culture in Melbourne. Read more

Attorney-General meets community leaders on Racial Discrimination Act revision

December 10, 2013 by  

Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has held two meetings with representatives from various ethnic communities regarding the reviews of Section C of the Racial Discrimination Act. Read more

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