COVID-19 vaccinations underway at Montefiore Residential Care

March 31, 2021 by  

The first Montefiore residents received their COVID-19 vaccinations at the Hunters Hill campus in Sydney today.
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NSW committee recommends tightening-up laws against religious discrimination

March 31, 2021 by  

The NSW Joint Select Committee has today released its report examining the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020 (the Bill). Read more

World-renowned Israeli chef Shalom Kadosh in critical condition after assault

March 31, 2021 by  

World-renowned Israeli chef Shalom Kadosh remains in critical condition on Monday, after being assaulted last week during an attempted robbery in Jerusalem. Read more

Israeli gymnast Linoy Ashram wins two gold medals at world championship

March 31, 2021 by  

Israeli gymnast Linoy Ashram won two gold medals and one bronze in the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup this weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. Read more

An ALP government to recognise Palestine as a state

March 31, 2021 by  

The ALP conference has approved an amendment tabled by Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong which will see an Australian government headed by Labor recognising a state of Palestine. Read more

From Australia’s Jewish past: Some interesting facts relating to the Goldfields and Immigration

March 31, 2021 by  

One of the problems faced by the early Jewish gold-mining community was gender imbalance. Read more

On the other hand

March 31, 2021 by  

As predicted Israel will be in a state of limbo as our politicians scramble to cobble together a workable and stable coalition following the latest inconclusive elections. Read more

Sydney: New CEO for The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies

March 30, 2021 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer – Darren Bark, currently a Senior Executive with the NSW Government. Read more

When can Israel expect its 5th round of elections in two years?

March 30, 2021 by  

President Reuven Rivlin will commence consultations next Monday with all parties elected to the Knesset and will then continue to talk with candidates recommended by the parties to be entrusted with the task of forming a government. Read more

Feintooner

March 30, 2021 by  

This week’s cartoon: Two’s company, Three’s a crowd Read more

Melbourne: A new president for JCCV

March 30, 2021 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has confirmed Executive member Daniel Aghion as the new JCCV President in a unanimous vote of support at last week’s Executive meeting. Read more

More thoughts about Pesach?

March 30, 2021 by  

Ask the rabbi. Read more

Secord: Nazi graffiti attack in Sydney’s north

March 30, 2021 by  

NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair and Shadow Treasurer Walt Secord has labelled a Nazi graffiti attack in Sydney’s north – as a “crude, planned and deliberate” act of hatred. Read more

The next stage of the Israeli elections announced

March 30, 2021 by  

President Rivlin will start consultations next Monday with all parties elected to the Knesset and will then continue to talk with candidates recommended by the parties to be entrusted with the task of forming a government. Read more

Pesach greetings from NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian

March 30, 2021 by  

The NSW Premier has sent a Pesach message to the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Violetta dies, but La Traviata will live forever: an opera review by Victor Grynberg

March 30, 2021 by  

Two of the most popular operas of all time are Giacomo Puccini’s LA BOHEME and Giuseppe Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA. Read more

A Pesach message from Dr Geoff Lee

March 30, 2021 by  

Dr Geoff Lee is the NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education and Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans. Read more

Wanted: a partner for Jean Kittson

March 30, 2021 by  

Acclaimed producer Adam Liberman and Emanuel Synagogue invite expressions of interest for professional actors to audition for a dramatised reading of the play Two Sisters, to co-star with celebrated actress and comedian Jean Kittson. Read more

Employment Sydney: Southern Sydney Synagogue – Rabbi

March 29, 2021 by  

Southern Sydney Synagogue seeks the services of an orthodox rabbi. Read more

A Pesach message from Alex Hawke

March 26, 2021 by  

Alex Hawke is the Australian Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs. Read more

Israeli matzah tower breaks Guinness World Record

March 26, 2021 by  

Residents of the Azrieli Palace assisted-living facility in Modi’in broke a world record this week by building a matzah and chocolate spread tower 5.4 meters (17.7 feet) high. Read more

Netanyahu, opponents have no clear path to governing majority, official election results show

March 26, 2021 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents have no clear path towards a Knesset majority, Israeli election results show, indicating that the country’s political gridlock will continue. Read more

Freedom

March 26, 2021 by  

The New York Review of Books has recently devoted a lot of space to a review of “The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King” by Peniel E. Joseph. Read more

A Pesach message from Scott Morrison..and a video with Josh Frydenberg

March 26, 2021 by  

Passover is an old story –– a timeless story –– that has inspired generations of Jewish people around the world. Read more

End Netanyahu-hatred – start advancing Israel’s national interest

March 26, 2021 by  

It is surely time for Netanyahu-haters – Naftali Bennet and Avigdor Liberman – to end their feuds with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by joining a national right-wing coalition Government – headed by Netanyahu – to advance Israel’s national interest in Judea and Samaria – with the backing of a comfortable parliamentary majority. Read more

From slavery to sovereignty

March 26, 2021 by  

As we sit around the Seder table this year it will be an ideal opportunity to reflect on the real reason we are celebrating. Read more

Unforgettable Passover memories from prominent figures

March 26, 2021 by  

Passover begins tomorrow night and the National Library of Israel has launched the “Passover Memories” project to share personal memories from a number of prominent figures who celebrated the holiday under “normal” and not-so-normal circumstances. Read more

NSW Flood Appeal

The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies and B’nai B’rith have joined forces to raise funds to assist the victims of the recent flooding in NSW. Read more

Apr-15 7:55pm SBS-World Movies: Abe

March 26, 2021 by  

Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.

Apr-16 1:55am Viceland-TV: Hate Thy Neighbour

March 26, 2021 by  

Comedian Jamali Maddix goes eating, drinking, relaxing and partying with groups spreading hate across the world in an attempt to figure out what perpetuates their prejudice. Read more

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