Wolper grant recipients

June 30, 2016 by  

Sydney’s Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation has announced its next round of grant recipients. Read more

150 Changemakers from 29 countries in Jerusalem

June 30, 2016 by  

One hundred-fifty of the Jewish world’s leading young changemakers from 29 countries convened in Jerusalem this week for intensive networking, skill-building and ideation at the 2016 ROI Summit, ROI Community’s flagship program. Read more

Palestine – European Union Acclaims Abbas Whilst Flogging Farage

June 30, 2016 by  

Brexit proponent Nigel Farage has been branded a liar by the European Parliament (EUP) – but PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas can lie compulsively without the slightest EUP remonstration or rebuke…writes David Singer. Read more

The Xenophon team

June 30, 2016 by  

With the Nick Xenophon Team likely to gain a number of Senate seats, and possibly a couple of lower house seats, at the looming election, and thus possibly holding or sharing the balance of power in one or both Houses, the Australia/Israel Review (AIR) examined the Senator’s record on Israel, and found much that concerns it. Read more

A resoundingly satisfying performance…an SSO music review

Staying in familiar territory, but with more ear-challenges than the last APT Mater Series concert, the SSO loaded up its heavy artillery for a resoundingly satisfying performance last night, writes Fraser Beath McEwing. Read more

Jewish Men’s Shed in Perth

June 29, 2016 by  

A Men’s Shed has been established within Perth’s Jewish community…a club environment where men get together, learn skills and work on general community projects. Read more

The Ideation Project

June 29, 2016 by  

Sydney’s The Shalom Institute is now accepting applications for its second year of its ground-breaking innovation program, The Ideation Project. Read more

Tracing Herzl

June 29, 2016 by  

Zionist Federation of Australia president Dr Danny Lamm and Immediate Past President Ron Weiser have visited the hotel which was home to Theodore Herzl in 1895 in Paris. Read more

For the body as well as the soul: Yom Limmud Sydney 2016

June 29, 2016 by  

Caring for your body as well as your brain, Yom Limmud Sydney will cover all the bases this year. Read more

A message for U.N.

June 29, 2016 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a public statement before beginning his meeting in Jerusalem with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Read more

Can ‘open source jihad’ be stopped? Israeli conference searches for solutions

It was Oct. 27, 2015, shortly after 10 a.m. Two terrorists from the Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber boarded an Egged bus in the East Talpiot area. One was armed with a gun, the other with a knife…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS.org. Read more

Poisoned minds…writes Emily Gian

June 29, 2016 by  

There is a scene in the movie, “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan”, in which the Sacha Baron Cohen character finds himself deep inside redneck territory in an American country and western lounge bar. Read more

World Jewry outraged at Istanbul attack

June 29, 2016 by  

World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder has expressed shock and outrage at yesterday’s terror attacks at Istanbul Airport. Read more

Herzog’s intolerable deceit

June 29, 2016 by  

Zionist Union Chairman MK Isaac Herzog is the scion of one of Israel’s most distinguished families…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Israeli embassy hosts Australian start-up competition

June 28, 2016 by  

The Embassy of Israel in Australia in collaboration with the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Start-up Aus and OurCrowd, will host “Start Tel Aviv 2016″…a competition for innovative start-ups in the fields of ICT and includes mobile applications, web technologies, and cyber security. Read more

80 young Aussies to head for Israel trip

June 28, 2016 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia  is to send 80 young Australians on a 10-day trip to Israel. Read more

Ban Ki-moon meets President Rivlin

June 28, 2016 by  

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been welcomed by President Reuven welcomed for a working meeting at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem.  Read more

Israel and Turkey restore ties after six-year rift

June 28, 2016 by  

Israel and Turkey have agreed to normalise ties after a six-year rift in their diplomatic relationship. Read more

U.K.’s historic ‘Brexit’ vote leaves Israel pondering policy and trade implications

In a historic referendum, the United Kingdom voted to leave the 28-nation European Union (EU), sending shockwaves throughout Europe and the international community…writes Alex Traiman/JNS.org. Read more

Greens candidate talks about her decision not to attend Zionism Victoria co-hosted debate

Steph Hodgins-May, The Greens candidate for Melbourne Ports has created controversy by deciding not to attend a Candidates Debate because she claims she had not been advised it was being c-hosted by Zionism Victoria…she speaks to Henry Greener about her decision and The Greens policies. Read more

Henry Greener checks out the Sex Party and the Independent candidate for Melbourne Ports

June 28, 2016 by  

Dr Meredith Doig, The Sex Party Senate Candidate and Peter Holland, an Independent candidate for Melbourne Ports speak to Henry Greener at the Pre-Polling Booth at Betty Day Community Centre. Read more

Meet Tim Wilson

June 28, 2016 by  

Tim Wilson, Liberal Candidate for Goldstein speaks to Henry Greener about his past as Human Rights Commissioner, his present as running for a very safe Liberal Seat and his future as a pro-active Member of Parliament. Read more

Governor sleeps out

June 28, 2016 by  

Governor of Victoria Linda Dessau has joined other members of Melbourne’s Jewish community in participating in the Vinnies’ CEO Sleepout. Read more

Political scorecard

June 27, 2016 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has asked the Coalition, the Australian Labor Party, the Australian Greens, the Jacqui Lambie Network and the Nick Xenophon Team to answer specific questions of concern to the Australian Jewish community ahead of the July 2 election…a republished story in the interest of those wanting full information for tomorrow’s election. Read more

This is not how we roll

June 27, 2016 by  

This month when I opened a copy of the Wairarapa Times-Age, a New Zealander wearing a Neo Nazi uniform stared back at me…writes Dame Susan Devoy. Read more

Helen Mirren meets theatre students at the Hebrew Uni in Jerusalem

June 27, 2016 by  

Dame Helen Mirren, one of the world’s best-known and most respected actresses, has met with Arab and Jewish theatre students at The Billy Crystal Program for Peace Through the Performing Arts, at the Department of Theatre Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read more

Should you watch TV on Shabbat?…ask the Rabbi

June 27, 2016 by  

Rabbi Raymond answers a question about watching TV on Shabbat…and writes on suicide. Read more

Misleading ‘map of lies’ billboard returns to Auckland CBD

June 26, 2016 by  

A misleading billboard known as the “map of lies” supported by the Palestinian Human Rights Campaign (PHRC) is back on display again after being previously removed by Advantage Media for the misleading nature of the maps. Read more

Chief Rabbi’s son takes up Melbourne post

June 26, 2016 by  

Rabbi Danny Mirvis has been appointed Senior Rabbi at Melbourne’s Mizrachi Organisation. Read more

OBK feeds the CEO sleepout

June 26, 2016 by  

Over 350 CEOs who participated in this year’s sleep-out in Sydney organised by the St Vincent de Paul Society were fed by Our Big Kitchen. Read more

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