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Shehecheyanu starts Wellington council meeting

December 17, 2020 by  

The New Zealand capital city’s council meeting started off differently this week. [Read more]

A lot is in a name, actually

December 9, 2020 by  

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet;” so says an iconic line from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. While the sentiment that names are unimportant is enticing, the reality is that these star-crossed lovers’ names are deeply important. So, too, are the names we bestow on other things. [Read more]

Ambassador Gerberg to return to Wellington

June 14, 2017 by  

The diplomatic crisis between Israel and New Zealand following Wellington sponsorship of the UNSC  resolution 2344 is over…and Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand is to return to Wellington. [Read more]

Film agreement between NZ-Israel receives backlash by human rights campaigners

September 2, 2016 by  

A heated debate gives rise for human rights campaigners who are horrified by a recent film co-production agreement between New Zealand and Israel. [Read more]

New Zealand Jewish Council calls for success for Islam Awareness Week

August 22, 2016 by  

President of NZJC Stephen Goodman has sent a message to the Federation of Islamic Association of New Zealand at the beginning of the Islam Awareness Week. [Read more]

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