UPJ offers workshop to respond to heightened antisemitism

June 22, 2021 by  

After discerning a high level of urgency to respond to heightened levels of antisemitism and ways to effectively engage when confronted by anti-Zionist and anti-Israel voices, the Union for Progressive Judaism has held an online workshop. Read more

NSW Plenum to focus on non-Jewish genocides

April 18, 2021 by  

The Armenian, Assyrian and Greek genocides, which resulted in the loss of over 1.5 million lives, will be the focus of next week’s NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum. Read more

Multiculturalism NSW launches five year plan

March 5, 2021 by  

The Multiculturalism NSW Strategic Plan for 2021-2025 has been launched at NSW Parliament House.
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History repeats itself

March 11, 2020 by  

In 1995 The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies celebrated its 50th anniversary in the NSW parliament and this year the House’s Legislative Council will be the venue once again as the Board celebrates its 75th. Read more

NSWJBD slams 10 daily news site for publishing racist story

June 27, 2019 by  

News site “10 daily” has published a story highlighting a chain email blaming “white Aussies” for the problems emanating from an apartment building in Mascot experiencing serious cracks and instability. Read more

Reclaiming Jewish-Greek history

December 7, 2018 by  

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff presented a paper on “The Jews of Rhodes” at a conference at Sydney’s Macquarie University on “Reclaiming Greece as a Field of Studies, Teaching and Research”. Read more

John Howard addresses a Liberal Party shabbat dinner

July 18, 2018 by  

Former Australian prime minister John Howard was the keynote speaker at a unique Liberal Party Shabbat dinner hosted by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Women of Diversity Dinner 2018

July 10, 2018 by  

The Women of Diversity Dinner is Sydney’s premier event for women from diverse backgrounds. Read more

NSW Opposition Leader to speak at the NSWJBD plenum

February 14, 2018 by  

If Luke Foley is elected Premier of New South Wales on March 23 next year, the state’s race-hate legislation will be overhauled. Read more

National Police Remembrance Day

September 29, 2017 by  

The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff represented the Jewish community at today’s touching National Police Remembrance commemoration in Sydney. Read more

Multicultural tour of Jewish Sydney

August 23, 2017 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ inaugural Bus Tour of Jewish Sydney gave a historic, demographic and geographic overview of the community. Read more

NSW Labor president to address plenum

May 11, 2016 by  

NSW Labor president Mark Lennon will address the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum next week. Read more

Holocaust commemoration in cathedral

May 11, 2016 by  

The NSW Council of Christians and Jews has held a Holocaust commemoration at  Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral. Read more

Journalists’ visit to Israel an invaluable experience

December 9, 2015 by  

Four leading Australian journalists have reported their impressions of a recent visit to Israel under the auspices of The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Remembering Jews expelled from Arab countries

December 4, 2015 by  

The World Jewish Congress has co-sponsored an event at the United Nations in New York, organised by Israel’s Permanent Mission to the UN, to commemorate the expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab countries and Iran in the wake of Israel’s independence in 1948…a similar event was held in Sydney. Read more

Addressing NSW’s hate laws

September 18, 2015 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies is working closely with NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton on the need to amend the state’s hate-speech legislation. Read more

Alhadeff and Jones discuss Hizb ut-Tahrir

September 17, 2015 by  

The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies’ CEO Vic Alhadeff has spoken on air with Sydney radio station 2GB’s Alan Jones about Hizb ut-Tahrir a group which has accused Jews “of corrupting the world”. Read more

Paul Sheehan for NSWJBD AGM

August 12, 2015 by  

Columnist and senior Sydney Morning Herald writer Paul Sheehan will be the keynote speaker at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ 2015 Annual General Meeting next Tuesday evening. Read more

Australian military expert to address NSWJBD plenum

Retired Australian Major-General Jim Molan, a member of a multi-national group of former military experts which defended the actions of the Israel Defence Force in its war against Hamas last year, will address the NSWJBD plenum later this month.  Read more

New NSW program for up and coming politicians

June 30, 2015 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies  has announced its new Berger Fellowship program designed to strengthen ties between the Jewish community and future political leaders. Read more

Outrage at anti-Semitic attacks on Frydenberg

June 29, 2015 by  

There has been strong reaction both within the Jewish community and without to a tirade of anti-Semitic tweets against federal Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Read more

Anti-semitism hits the mailboxes – again

June 17, 2015 by  

Homes in the Sydney suburbs of Bondi and Dover Heights have been targeted by an anti-Semitic group distributing leaflets stating that “to learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise”. Read more

The Jewish approach to Organ Donation

June 9, 2015 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies June plenum will discuss the Beth Din’s position on organ donation. Read more

Seasons of Peace

December 21, 2014 by  

Over 100 people came together as religious leaders celebrated Chanukah and Christmas at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Dismay at flyers distributed in Sydney

August 26, 2014 by  

Homes in the Sydney suburbs of Double Bay and Bondi have been targeted in a campaign to spread racial hatred against Jews. Read more

New President at the Board

August 21, 2014 by  

Jeremy Spinak has replaced Yair Miller as the president of the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

NSWJBD/Honest Reporting Israel Mission Day 6

December 2, 2013 by  

Day 6 of our Mission saw us off in the bus to Honest Reporting Headquarters – Jerusalem Israel, where Simon Plosker, Managing Editor, gave us a crash course in ‘Understanding Media Bias’. Read more

Journos report back

November 27, 2013 by  

The journalists who participated in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ recent Journalists Mission to Israel will address a public meeting in Sydney next week. Read more

NSWJBD/Honest Reporting Israel Mission Day 5

November 27, 2013 by  

The NSWJBD joint mission to Israel with Honest Reporting has a Canadian member. Alan Perlmutter from London, Canada files the report on Day 5… Read more

NSWJBD/Honest Reporting Israel Mission Day 4

November 26, 2013 by  

Today was a day for true ‘honest reporting’…writes Diane  Shteinman Read more

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