New Jerusalem, Down Under: The search for a Jewish homeland in Australia

January 17, 2021 by  

Adam Rovner will detail the cultural context and legacy of proposals to create mass settlements of Jewish refugees in Australia before, during, and after the Nazi era. Read more

NIF to host event with foreign policy luminaries on the Middle East

January 15, 2021 by  

Less than two weeks after President Joe Biden takes office NIF Australia is hosting seasoned American Middle East negotiator, and NIF board member, Aaron David Miller and former Knesset member Ksenia Svetlova to discuss America’s Middle East policy shift under the new administration. Read more

Peter Freedman donates $5 million to the Sydney Festival

January 14, 2021 by  

Founder and Chairman of RØDE microphones Peter Freedman has made a record-breaking $5 million donation to the Sydney Festival as part of a renewed commitment as the principal philanthropic partner of the event. Read more

Chametz being allowed in Israel’s hospitals

January 13, 2021 by  

We reported that Israel’s High Court has ruled Israeli hospitals cannot ban Chametz being brought into their establishments. Is this fair? We asked the rabbi. Read more

A diplomatic introduction

January 12, 2021 by  

In Wellington, Ran Yaakoby has settled in as Israel’s ambassador-elect to New Zealand. Read more

800 residential units approved for Judea Samaria

January 12, 2021 by  

Within just over a week before President-Elect JoeBiden’s inauguration, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has authorized the construction of hundreds of housing units in Judea and Samaria to be advanced. Read more

New Hope Party launches local campaign teams across Israel

January 11, 2021 by  

New Hope Party yesterday launched its nationwide local campaign teams ahead of the upcoming elections for the 24th Knesset. Read more

PM Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein welcome shipment of Pfizer anti-Coronavirus vaccines at BGI Airport

January 11, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, yesterday welcomed a shipment of Pfizer anti-corona virus vaccines at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Read more

Netanyahu gets injection number two

January 10, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have received the second dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine. Read more

Never again is Now

January 8, 2021 by  

The documentary ‘Never Again Is Now’ about the rising global antisemitism recently became available worldwide in English, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese on YouTube. Read more

Triguboff Switch Centre hosts the first Quiet Voice program for deaf and hard of hearing members of the Bedouin Community

January 7, 2021 by  

16 women have completed the first Quiet Voice program for deaf and hard of hearing members of the Negev Bedouin community. Read more

Suspect held on the killing of Esther Horgan

January 5, 2021 by  

A 40-yr-old man who has served sentences for terrorist activities has been detained in Israel as a suspect for the brutal fatal attack on Esther Horgan. Read more

AUJS nets three world awards

January 4, 2021 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has won awards in three categories at the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Congress for 2020, in individual and group categories. Read more

Israel delivers Iron Dome system to the U.S. Army

January 3, 2021 by  

The Israel Missile Defence Organization delivered the second of two Iron Dome Defence System batteries to the U.S. Army over the weekend. Read more

Israel vaccination number 1,000,000

January 3, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have met the 1,000,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated. Read more

An award for Beverley’s company

January 3, 2021 by  

Beverley Honig’s Greenville Developments has been named Global Startup of the Year in the 17th annual Stevie® Award. Read more

Yitzhak Shamir’s granddaughter joins “New Hope”

January 3, 2021 by  

The granddaughter of former Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir has joins the “New Hope” party ahead of this year’s elections. Read more

Mount Scopus excels in VCE results

December 31, 2020 by  

Despite the tremendous challenges of 2020, the graduating class of Mount Scopus has achieved truly excellent VCE results. Read more

Bialik tops the state in the VCE

December 31, 2020 by  

Melbourne’s Bialik students have achieved First in the State in the Victorian Certificate of Education, the third time over the last five years. Read more

The Pollards arrive in Israel

December 30, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, early this morning welcomed Jonathan and Esther Pollard on their arrival in Israel. Read more

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein Meet the 500,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated

December 30, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein yesterday visited the Clalit Health Services anti-coronavirus vaccination facility at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem and met the 500,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated. Read more

JCCV now under new management

December 30, 2020 by  

The short-lived presidency of Dr Andre Oboler of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria is now over,  a month before its planned date at end of January. Read more

Israeli security forces arrest suspect in Esther Horgen murder

December 25, 2020 by  

Israeli security forces have apprehended a suspect in the murder on Sunday of Esther Horgen, 52, in a forest near her home in Tal Menashe. Read more

Israel’s Genesis Prize awarded to Sharansky

December 25, 2020 by  

President of Israel Reuven Rivlin hosted the 2020 Genesis Prize ceremony, awarded to Natan Sharansky. Sharansky, a former Prisoner of Zion, human rights activist and politician was chosen to receive the prize for his service over many years to the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Read more

Dr Andre Oboler’s short-lived presidency

December 24, 2020 by  

One month after being elected president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Dr Andre Oboler has announced his resignation from the role, effective 29 January 2021. Read more

Be careful whom you type to

December 23, 2020 by  

Online users are more likely to reveal private information based on how website forms are structured to elicit data, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have determined. Read more

Brian Sherman made Governor Emeritus of The Australian Museum

December 22, 2020 by  

State Liberal MP for Vaucluse Gabrielle Upton addressed the Brian Sherman Dedication Dinner held at The Australian Museum. Read more

LeDor VaDor: The Great Synagogue launches CD

December 21, 2020 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue is known for its beautiful choral services, sung by its cantor and choir and now has produced a CD. Read more

President Rivlin vaccinated

December 21, 2020 by  

President Reuven Rivlin has visited Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center and was vaccinated against coronavirus. Read more

Sydney HSC results

December 21, 2020 by  

Despite a tumultuous and challenging year, Emanuel School’s Year 12 students’ focus and determination have converged to deliver outstanding results. Read more

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