2017 Sydney Law Service

January 26, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Law Service marks the beginning of the legal year and has taken place at The Great Synagogue every year since the 1950s and will take place on Feb-08. Read more

Melbourne’s largest synagogue proud of its Pride Tradition

January 25, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s largest synagogue Temple Beth Israel (TBI) is hosting a Friday night ‘Pride Shabbat’ service on Friday. Read more

Israel aids diabetes in a Pacific partership

January 25, 2017 by  

Ninety thousand blood glucose test strips, 25 One Touch meters, and 20 boxes of control solution have been donated by Insulin for Life Australia IFL Australia www.insulinforlife.org.au to 10 Pacific Island Nations, with the Embassy of Israel, Canberra covering the transport and handling costs. Read more

Trump and May must circumvent Security Council Resolution 2334…writes David Singer

January 25, 2017 by  

President Trump’s meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this coming Friday affords them a perfect opportunity to discuss reaffirming their countries commitments to the Jewish People made by America in 2004 and Great Britain in 1922 – which were seriously undermined when neither country vetoed Security Council Resolution 2334 on 23 December 2016. Read more

Young Australian Policy Shapers Visit Israel

January 25, 2017 by  

Three delegations of young government officials and political advisors from Australia have come to tour Israel in order to get to know the country and acquire a better understanding of the complexities of life in the country.
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In Israel, Yelling Out ‘Fire’ is Considered Free Speech

January 25, 2017 by  

Picture if you will, a member of the U.S. Congress getting caught smuggling cell phones, SIM cards and documents to the Black Liberation Army, Aryan Nation or some other domestic terrorist group. Would house arrest and suspension from Congress be an adequate punishment for what looks, walks and talks like an act of treason?   Read more

Australia Day Awards

January 25, 2017 by  

J-Wire has compiled a list of those members of Australia’s Jewish community named in tomorrow’s Australia Day awards. The detailed report will be published tonight at two minutes past midnight.

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Melbourne schools disappointed in not meeting Netanyahu

January 24, 2017 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be addressing either of two Jewish schools in spite of a their invitations when he visits Melbourne during his visit to Australia next month. Read more

Confronting the politicisation of the Holocaust…writes Ben Cohen/JNS.org

January 24, 2017 by  

About a month ago, I wrote in this column about a group of British animal rights activists who employed Nazi imagery in a vicious campaign against a kosher abattoir (slaughterhouse) in London. This, I said, was another example of the Holocaust being used as a stick with which to beat the Jews, by turning their own victimhood on its head. Read more

There are good people out there

January 24, 2017 by  

So angry this week. So angry. Self righteous American leftists. Self righteous Trump supporters. The Bourke Street monster. And a journo asks the female Premier of NSW why she hasn’t had kids. What is wrong with people? Read more

#WeRemember

January 23, 2017 by  

The Auschwitz Museum in Poland will join forces with the World Jewish Congress (WJC) this week to project thousands of photographs of people holding signs bearing the words “We Remember”, as part of the WJC’s global social media campaign to raise awareness of the Holocaust. Read more

Why do orthodox Jews always think they are right?…ask the rabbi

January 23, 2017 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple deals with questions on Judaism. Read more

Commemoration service for Thalia Hakin and all victims of the Bourke St car killing rampage

January 23, 2017 by  

Over 1000 people filled the Werdiger Family Hall in Melbourne’s St Kilda East last night to attend a memorial and prayer service following the death of 10-yr-ol Thalia Hakin and four others who lost their lives in Melbourne’s Bourke St car rampage on Friday. Read more

Thalia: Memorial service

January 22, 2017 by  

There will be a community memorial and prayer service tonight (Sunday night 22 January) following the death of 10-yr-old Thalia Hakin and four others in Melbourne’s CBD tragedy on Friday. Read more

Melbourne car killing: a father waits…

January 21, 2017 by  

The father of the 10-yr-old Melbourne girl killed in a rampage by a crazed driver in the city’s CBD is at the bedside of his wife and his nine-yr-old daughter critically injured in the attack. Read more

Breaking News – Jewish girl killed in horror incident

January 21, 2017 by  

A 10-yr-old Jewish girl has been reported as being among four people killed in inner city Melbourne yesterday when a car was deliberately driven at pedestrians in Bourke Street Mall.

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Paris helps to fuel Palestinian Arab delusions

January 20, 2017 by  

For over seventy years the delusionary myths about Israel and Jews manufactured by Arab political and religious leaders have led them from one disaster to another…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Breaking the Silence responds to Israeli TV report

January 20, 2017 by  

An official from Breaking the Silence (BtS), a left-wing NGO that publicises the testimonies of former Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military, was reportedly caught saying that he does not consider shooting IDF soldiers to be terrorism…BtS responds. Read more

Kosher Theatresports is back!

January 20, 2017 by  

The popular Jewish-themed impro comedy show based on the Australian and world-wide hit show, returns to Sydney’s Bondi Pavilion theatre on Sunday 19 February after a 4 year ‘shluff’. Read more

Melbourne’s 2017 Yom Hazikaron Commemoration – Invitation to Bereaved Families and Friends

January 19, 2017 by  

Have you friends and/or family who died on active service in the IDF or were victims of an act of terrorism? Read more

Jewish boy wanted to star in a new Steven Spielberg movie

January 19, 2017 by  

A Sydney casting company is throwing its net across the country to find a young boy to star in a new Steven Spielberg movie. Read more

Chanukah on The Ovation of the Seas

January 19, 2017 by  

Once again this Chanuka, it was my delight and privilege to be invited, together with my wife, by Royal Caribbean to be rabbi-in residence on a cruise voyage, this time on the new gigantic addition to its fleet, Ovation of the Seas…writes Rabbi Chaim Ingram. Read more

Israeli Prize laureate with a strong connection to Melbourne passes away.

January 19, 2017 by  

Israel Prize laureate Yosl Bergner who lived for eleven years in Melbourne, has passed away in Tel Aviv at the age of 96. Read more

UN Security Council Members Trash Quartet Roadmap and Two-State Solution

January 19, 2017 by  

Twelve of the fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council have apparently had a major rethink on the terms of Resolution 2334  which they approved 14-0 on 23 December 2016 with only America abstaining…writes David Singer. Read more

Palestinians claim they will cancel ‘recognition’ of Israel if US embassy moves

January 18, 2017 by  

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has promised to “cancel” the Palestinians’ “recognition” of Israel if President-elect Donald Trump goes forward with moving America’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read more

Official from anti-IDF group Breaking the Silence: shooting Israeli soldiers ‘not terrorism’

January 18, 2017 by  

An official from Breaking the Silence (BtS), a left-wing NGO that publicises the testimonies of former Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military, was reportedly caught saying that he does not consider shooting IDF soldiers to be terrorism. Read more

UN Resolution 2334: Death Knell for Israel’s Middle Class?

January 18, 2017 by  

Little noted in the media firestorm surrounding the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, commanding Israel to stop all settlement activity, is the potentially deadly ramifications for Israel’s struggling middle class. With one vote, the United Nations outlawed most Israelis’ only way out of living from paycheck to paycheck….writes Gidon Ben-Zvi. Read more

Bar-Ilan University study reveals manifestations of anti-Semitism in Australian public schools

January 18, 2017 by  

Jewish students in Australian public schools are exposed to anti-Semitic, racist bullying, according to the findings of a new study presented Monday at an international conference on anti-Semitism at Bar-Ilan University.    Read more

Netanyahu messed up but it is time to move forward

January 17, 2017 by  

Enough is enough. Since the beginning of his public life, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been subject to the most ferocious ongoing campaign of vilification endured by any politician in the democratic world…writes Isi Leibler.

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Who was Karoline Cohn? Did she know Anne Frank?

January 16, 2017 by  

Recent archeological digs at the site of the former Nazi extermination camp, Sobibór, have unearthed personal effects belonging to victims of the Holocaust. Read more

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