The Orah Fund beats COVID raising over $100,000

June 30, 2020 by  

Every six months, The Orah Fund allocates much-needed money to Australian Jewish charities. Read more

The Jewish Story Explained #1: Biblical Patriarchs & Matriarchs

The Jewish Story Explained is a “you never got info like this at Hebrew religious classes” trip through the past 3,000 years of the Jewish experience. Read more

Jul-05 8:00 pm Zoom: Zoom with Zeddy

June 30, 2020 by  

Zeddy Lawrence is the editor of the Australian Jewish News, a position that sees him balancing reporting about the community whilst also reporting to it. Read more

Zoom with Zeddy

Zeddy Lawrence is the editor of the Australian Jewish News, a position that sees him balancing reporting about the community whilst also reporting to it. Read more

Advice for NSW rabbis

June 30, 2020 by  

Members of the Rabbinical Council of NSW participated in a zoom meeting with Rav Osher Weiss, one of the world’s leading rabbis.

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Netanyahu: Applying Israeli law in Judea and Samaria will advance peace

June 30, 2020 by  

In an address on Sunday night to the Christians United for Israel Virtual Summit 2020, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the Palestinians “not to lose another opportunity, not to waste another century trying to destroy Israel.” Read more

Qassem Soleimani’s daughter weds Hezbollah chief’s cousin

June 30, 2020 by  

Zeinab Soleimani, the 17-year-old daughter of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in January by U.S. forces, just married Riza Safi al-Din, the son of a senior Hezbollah leader. The couple was wed over the weekend. Read more

Explaining Israel’s security establishment

We who argue for Israeli victory watched with dismay as Qatar’s government threatened Israel with ending its financial donations to Gaza, insinuating that Hamas will resume its incendiary balloons attacks. Read more

$76,000 granted to three NSW Jewish organisations

June 30, 2020 by  

Dr Marjorie O’Neill, State Labor Member for Coogee has awarded significant funding to three Jewish organisations in her electorate of Coogee through the State Government Community Building Partnership Program. Read more

The World’s Best Film to premiere at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival and Revelation Perth International Film Festival

June 29, 2020 by  

But is this really the world’s best film? Read more

Back to the past

June 29, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Jewish Museum will reopen its doors on Wednesday following its COVID shutdown. Read more

What are the main beliefs of Judaism?

June 29, 2020 by  

Ask the rabbi. Read more

Goodonya, Matty!

June 29, 2020 by  

Former national rugby league player and current television sports personality Matthew (Matty) Johns and Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff met for a cup of coffee today in the aftermath of the photo-shopping of an image of Hitler on television during a recent rugby league match. Read more

Israel extends COVID-19 travel restrictions until Aug. 1

June 29, 2020 by  

The Israel Airports Authority has informed all airlines that the COVID-19 restrictions for passengers entering the country are being extended for an additional month. Read more

Yarzheit for Yoni

June 29, 2020 by  

The Netanyahu family has marked 44 years since Lt.-Col. Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu fell [on the 6th of the Hebrew month of Tammuz, i.e. Sunday] while leading the soldiers of the IDF General Staff Reconnaissance Unit during Operation Yonatan to free the hostages in Entebbe, Uganda. Read more

UN official calls for ‘menu of countermeasures’ to Israel’s sovereignty bid

June 29, 2020 by  

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Michael Lynk has urged the European Union to take real and drastic steps against Israel if Jerusalem moves forward with its plans to extend its sovereignty over the Jordan Valley, and parts of Judea and Samaria, and called upon the European body to “develop a menu of countermeasures.” Read more

Jewish People reclaiming sovereignty in biblical heartland after 3000 years

June 29, 2020 by  

The United Nations is disgracefully trying to prevent a miracle happening 100 years after the world first gave its historic imprimatur to an impossible dream becoming a possible reality:  The restoration of Jewish sovereignty in 1697km² of the Jewish People’s biblical heartland in Judea and Samaria (West Bank). Read more

Police seek man to assist them following antisemitic daubing in Melbourne

June 28, 2020 by  

South Melbourne police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was sprayed in Albert Park and Middle Park earlier this month. Read more

On the other hand

June 28, 2020 by  

After a confusing and frustrating term, thanks to the coronavirus students are finally enjoying their long summer break.  Read more

Jul-16 7 pm Zoom: Impacting Science from a Small Country – Q&A w Nobel Prize laureate

June 28, 2020 by  

Over the past two decades, eight Israeli scientists have won the Nobel Prize, an extraordinary achievement for a country of its size and population. Read more

Impacting Science from a Small Country – Q&A w Nobel Prize laureate

Over the past two decades, eight Israeli scientists have won the Nobel Prize, an extraordinary achievement for a country of its size and population. Read more

Jul-07 7:00 pm Zoom: Covid-19 – are we prepared for a 2nd wave?

June 28, 2020 by  

With the easing of the lockdown rules, concerns are being sounded about a possible second wave of Covid-19. The second wave of the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918-20 was particularly devastating, as was the second wave of the Swine Flu epidemic in 2009-10. So what can be done to avoid the second wave of Covid-19? Read more

Covid-19 – are we prepared for a 2nd wave?

With the easing of the lockdown rules, concerns are being sounded about a possible second wave of Covid-19. The second wave of the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918-20 was particularly devastating, as was the second wave of the Swine Flu epidemic in 2009-10. So what can be done to avoid the second wave of Covid-19? Read more

Starting tomorrow: Sharing the Jewish story with the YouTube generation

June 28, 2020 by  

YouTube is a jungle of informative, factual content joined by conspiracy theories and hateful screeds, too often railing against Jews and Israel. Read more

Jul-05 12 noon Zoom: Harry Potter in Yiddish – a Zoom presentation

June 28, 2020 by  

Gaelic to Mongolian, the magical world of Harry Potter has been translated into over 80 languages. But there was a notable exception… Read more

Harry Potter in Yiddish – a Zoom presentation

From Gaelic to Mongolian, the magical world of Harry Potter has been translated into over 80 languages. But there was a notable exception… Read more

Feintoooner

June 28, 2020 by  

This week’s cartoon:  Statues and Statutes of Socialist replacement theology Read more

Maccabi Victoria’s Hardship Relief Fund

Maccabi VIC recognises that the cost of payment of Sport registration fees could be impacted by the financial strain that COVID-19 experienced by some families. Read more

The Combat Anti-Semitism Movement’s global campaign

June 28, 2020 by  

With the Coronavirus crisis fueling an increase in anti-Semitism often directed at Israel, the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) has launched a global campaign enabling individuals and organizations across the world to highlight Israel’s outstanding contribution towards the international battle against COVID-19. Read more

Dutch railway company grants €5 million to Holocaust memorial centres without consultation

June 28, 2020 by  

The CEO of the state-owned Dutch railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen has met with representatives of the Dutch Jewish community for the first time – exactly one year after NS’s own commission issued its advisory report calling on NS to “consider, in consultation with the groups concerned, a collective expression of recognition” for the 102,000 Jewish Holocaust victims who perished during or after transport by NS – including 20,000 children. Read more

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