Chag Sameach

March 30, 2018 by  

We wish all our Jewish readers a joyous Pesach and  Seders. We will resume publishing from Sunday night. Read more

Kill or be killed: Terror is the sole tool of Hamas

After Israel buried another two young soldiers—Sgt. Netanel Kahalani, 20, and Capt. Ziv Deus, 21, who were killed on March 16 by a Palestinian terrorist after he rammed his car into a group of soldiers (two others were injured in the attack) along a road southwest of Jenin—Israeli troops on the border with Gaza blew up two more tunnels built with the intent of allowing terrorists to again enter the Jewish state. Read more

The Last Post sounded for Sergeant Albert Levy on the 100th anniversary of his death

March 30, 2018 by  

Every evening the Australian War Memorial in Canberra holds a Last Post Ceremony farewelling visitors with its moving Last Post Ceremony sharing the story behind one of the names on the Roll of Honour. Yesterday it remembered Sergeant Albert Levy and his service in the First World War. Read more

The ‘March of Return’ explains a lot

For some in the Palestinians’ international cheering squad, the March 30 “Land Day” demonstrations could be a long-hoped for turning point…writes Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS. Read more

WJC remembers Mirielle Knoll

March 30, 2018 by  

The World Jewish Congress held a memorial for Mireille Knoll, the Holocaust survivor murdered last week in Paris, at its headquarters in New York in the presence of French Consul General Anne-Claire Legendre. Read more

Time to reset your GPS…writes Michael Kuttner

March 30, 2018 by  

The annual commemoration of our ancestors’ exodus from Egypt could not be occurring at a more auspicious time. Read more

Frydenberg calls for an apology for Nazi slur on Dutton

March 29, 2018 by  

Senior cabinet minister Josh Frydenberg has called an apology on behalf of Home Minister Peter Dutton from high profile lawyer Julian Burnside who retweeted an image depicting Peter Dutton as a Nazi. Read more

Ryvchin at Yale

March 29, 2018 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry Co-CEO Alex Ryvchin was recently invited to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut to lecture on the anti-Israel movement and his new book, “The Anti-Israel Agenda – Inside the Political War on the Jewish State.” Read more

Use UNRWA’s financial crisis to end its shameful apartheid system

March 29, 2018 by  

UNRWA, the United Nations agency tasked with caring for Palestinian refugees and their descendants in perpetuity, is facing what it terms its worst financial crisis ever. Read more

Free trial for dementia support program

March 29, 2018 by  

Help at Home by Sydney’s Montefiore has five places available free of charge in a trial of COPE (Care of People with Dementia in their Environments), a program designed to support and empower people with dementia and their carers. Read more

Jewish Changemakers Awards partner with Embassy of Israel

March 29, 2018 by  

B’nai Brith, JNF Australia and the Embassy of Israel are calling for nominations for this year’s Jewish Changemakers Awards. Read more

New website for Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

March 29, 2018 by  

The Holocaust Centre has launched its new website. Read more

Pesach greeting from Malcolm Turnbull

March 29, 2018 by  

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sends a special message for Pesach. Read more

Yom Hashoah commemorations in Sydney

March 29, 2018 by  

‘Rebuilding Lives’ is the theme of this year’s Yom Hashoah commemorations, which begin next week on Sunday April 8. Read more

JCCV YAP thanks Yavneh students

March 29, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s Executive Director David Marlow has presented a certificate of appreciation to the Social Action Captains of Leibler Yavneh College. Read more

Dershowitz meets Carmel students

March 29, 2018 by  

Staff and students from the Year 11 and 12 Advanced Hebrew classes at Perth’s Carmel School recently attended this year’s Annual United Israel Appeals (UIA) dinner, which celebrated the 70th anniversary of the modern state of Israel. Read more

Gen17 launched

March 28, 2018 by  

The Gen17 Australian Jewish Community Survey has been launched in Melbourne following last week’s Sydney event. Read more

Shock and emotion follow barbaric murder of Holocaust survivor in Paris

March 28, 2018 by  

The umbrella representative body of French Jewish organizations, known as Crif, has called for a rally on Wednesday in Paris in memory of Mireille Knoll, an 85-year-old Jewish woman brutally killed in her apartment. Read more

Harmony Walk 2018

March 28, 2018 by  

The National Rugby League played a major role in this year’s Harmony Walk, a multiracial event organised by Moving Forward Together. Read more

‘No to Anti-Semitism’: Rally calls for Labour Party to investigate cases of anti-Jewish conduct

March 28, 2018 by  

They criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, whom British Jewish leaders have charged with enabling antisemitism in the party. Read more

Emanuel celebrates 35 years

March 28, 2018 by  

Emanuel School students and staff celebrated the Sydney school’s 35th anniversary at a special assembly, along with Rabbi Brian Fox, the School’s Founder, Mrs Dina Fox and other VIPs.  Read more

A Pesach message from Alan Tudge

March 28, 2018 by  

As Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, it is my pleasure to send my warmest greetings to Australia’s Jewish community on the celebration of Passover or Pesach this year. Read more

Henry Greener meets a kabbalist rapper

Victoria Hanna, Israeli singer and Kabbalist rapper speaks to Henry Greener about her Shtick, while she is touring Australia and New Zealand. Read more

Holocaust Museum and Education Centre to open in Adelaide

March 28, 2018 by  

A capital campaign to fund the establishment of the Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Steiner Education Centre has been launched. Read more

A doctorate for Robert Simons

March 27, 2018 by  

Robert Simons has guided the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through its last 26 years as its president, a role from which he retired recently and the university is to confer him with an honorary doctorate in June. Read more

British Jews rally in London to protest Labour Party’s antisemitism under the motto: ‘Enough is Enough’

March 27, 2018 by  

British Jews, who accuse Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of “siding with anti-Semites rather than with Jews,’’ have been called to rally on Monday in Parliament Square in London as Labour Parliament members meet inside. Read more

Israeli military gets set for the mammoth task of prepping for Passover

Despite its many round-the-clock security missions, the Israel Defence Forces believes that bringing the holiday spirit to its personnel is an imperative. Read more

French authorities arrest two suspects connected with Holocaust-survivor’s murder

March 27, 2018 by  

French police discovered the charred body of a Holocaust survivor covered with stab wounds after a fire broke out in her Paris apartment on Friday. The local Jewish community fears the murder was motivated by antisemitism, reported Israel Hayom. Read more

Trump’s Bolton-appointment signals curtains for Abbas and PLO

March 27, 2018 by  

President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser flags the possibility that the centrepiece of Trump’s eagerly-awaited “ultimate deal” could involve the subdivision of Judea and Samaria (“the West Bank”) and Gaza between Israel, Jordan and Egypt…writes David Singer. Read more

Special Bar Mitzvah celebration promises happier Pesach holiday for 120 orphans

March 27, 2018 by  

For 120 orphan boys, this Passover will be infused with an additional dose of unexpected joy as the result of an initiative of Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest running social services organisation, which provided the boys with a Bar Mitzvah celebration including gifts and a lavish ceremony. Read more

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