Roll on Maccabiah

May 27, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia has announced the upper management for the 20th Maccabiah Games to be held in Israel in 2017. Read more

Yeshiva still on the hook

May 27, 2015 by  
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Reports that Waverley Council is expecting to write off a $10,000 debt owed to it by the Yeshiva Centre have been rebutted by Mayor Sally Betts. Read more

Henry Greener interviews Gary Peer

Melbourne real estate icon Gary Peer is interviewed by the Shtick’s Henry Greener about his background, success and expansion as the housing market bubble inflates to breaking point…!!!? A video presentation. Read more

UIA Young Families launched in Sydney

May 20, 2015 by  
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Israel came to Sydney as UIA’s new division, Young Families, celebrated their launch event at the Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park on Yom Yerushalayim. Read more

94-yr-old Melbourne woman honoured by Holocaust Centre

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre has held a special function to honour Dutch-born Melbourne resident Constance Koster, who saved the lives of Jewish children during the Second World War. Read more

Andrew Blode appreciated

May 18, 2015 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria President Jennifer Huppert has presented Andrew Blode with a Certificate of Appreciation from the JCCV for his support, passion and leadership as Chair of the JCCV Child Protection Reference Group. Read more

Beth Weizmann’s security to be upgraded

May 11, 2015 by  
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The Victorian government has awarded a grant of $500,000 towards a security upgrade for Beth Weizmann, Melbourne’s central community facility. Read more

New president for Kadimah

May 8, 2015 by  
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The Kadimah, Jewish Cultural Centre and National Library, has elected its second female President in its 104 years’ history. Read more

Mountain or opportunity?

Rabbi Michoel Gourarie discussed relationship issues… Read more

Slezak turned down by Limmud-Oz

May 1, 2015 by  
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Associate Professor Dr Peter Slezak’s application to present at next month’s Limmd-Oz’s Festival of Jewish Ideas in Sydney has been rejected by the organisation’s board. Read more

Vibrant Balaclava

April 28, 2015 by  
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The Shtick’s Henry Greener was out and about at the recent Vibrant Balaclava Festival in Melbourne. Read more

Israeli and Jewish groups on frontline of Nepal earthquake relief efforts

April 28, 2015 by  
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After a devastating earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit the impoverished mountainous country of Nepal over the weekend, killing at least 3,800 people, Israeli and Jewish humanitarian and governmental organisations have assumed their traditional role on the frontline of relief efforts for a natural disaster. Read more

Harmless gossip?…asks Rabbi Michoel Gourarie

April 24, 2015 by  
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In this week’s Torah Portion we learn about the transgression of gossip (Lashon Horah) which is considered a serious transgression. Read more

It’s a matter of timing…writes Michael Kuttner

April 23, 2015 by  
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Life is full of surprises but some things are predictable and their timing can often determine whether the outcome is a success or a disaster. Read more

A community centre for Melbourne

April 21, 2015 by  
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The members of the Caulfield Hebrew Congregation have formally endorsed the master plan for a Jewish community centre in the heart of Caulfield. Read more

Dialogue and friendship core values for Abrahamic Council relaunch

April 16, 2015 by  
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The Christian and Jewish communities have expanded to included Muslims in an effort to foster dialogue and friendship. Read more

Yom Hashoah in Sydney

April 16, 2015 by  
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Over 1200 people packed Sydney’s City Recital Hall to commemorate the passing of 70 years since the end of WWII and the liberation from the Nazi concentration camps. Read more

Stand Up CEO selected for international leadership program

April 15, 2015 by  
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Gary Samowitz  has been chosen along with Jewish leaders from around the world to participate in an executive leadership program run by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation in Washington DC.

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Sydney filmmaker makes an ABC-TV Foreign Correspondent program on Palestinian footballers

April 14, 2015 by  
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I may as well have a Star of David tattooed onto my forehead…writes  Dan Goldberg. Read more

JCCV disclaims Reclaim Australia

April 7, 2015 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) condemns the Reclaim Australia rallies advocating and inciting religious intolerance which took place over the weekend. Read more

The Buchenwald Ball released on line

April 7, 2015 by  
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald, the makers of The Buchenwald Ball is being re-released on demand with all proceeds from downloads going towards a new documentary about Holocaust survivor…set in Melbourne’s Holocaust Museum. Read more

A Holocaust Pesach diary

April 6, 2015 by  
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Yad Vashem has published excerpts from a Melbourne woman’s diary chronicling her time in the Gabersdorf Labor Camp in the hope they can learn more about the women incarcerated there. Read more

Jews Killed Nobody … writes Gil Solomon

April 3, 2015 by  
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With anti-Semitism rampaging like a wildfire throughout the fertile grounds of Europe, be it Muslim initiated or otherwise, when a Holland-based Roman Catholic Church Association television station airs a video clip titled “Jews killed Jesus“, when a Sydney-based Anglican priest, in one of his sermons stated that “Jews killed Jesus” I say enough is enough. Read more

Ask the Rabbi about Pesach

March 29, 2015 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple writes about the ten plagues, chametz and the invisible Seder guest… Read more

Breaking the 18-minute rule…writes Rabbi Michoel Gourarie

March 26, 2015 by  
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In just over a week we will celebrate Passover, which begins with the Pesach Seder. One of the important Mitzvot of the Seder is the eating of Shmura Matzah. Read more

The Road to Realisation

March 25, 2015 by  
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More than 180 people attended at the AGM of Sydney’s Hakoah Club despite there being no election and were “walked through” the Hakoah proposal for the redevelopment plans of the White City site. Read more

Dear Malcolm, Dear Mark

March 24, 2015 by  
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Mark Leibler was the president of the Zionist Council of Victoria in 1983 when Malcolm Fraser lost the prime ministership to Bob Hawke… Read more

JNF Victoria has shared presidency

March 24, 2015 by  
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Michael Carp will become Co-President of JNF Victoria together with Simone Szalmuk-Singer, the current Victorian President. Read more

TV duo receive two Logies nominations

March 24, 2015 by  
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Sydney-based Mint Pictures, run by Dan Goldberg and Adam Kay, has received two nominations for the Logies.

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Meeting and eating

March 23, 2015 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) have celebrated Harmony Day by co-hosting a Jewish – Muslim Friendship Dinner.  Read more

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