Honi Soit tags the Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies department closure at the University of Sydney

October 8, 2021 by  
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The Sydney University students’ paper Honi Soit has reported “a leaked list of enrolment numbers for units in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) reveals that up to 250 undergraduate subjects and over 240 postgraduate subjects are in danger from the University’s latest Draft Change Proposal (DCP)”. Read more

Sydney rabbi tells Boys Town Jerusalem students: let’s help each other

October 23, 2018 by  
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During his recent stay in Israel, the rabbi of Sydney’s Australia’s Mizrachi congregation made his first visit to a high school in Israel, Boys Town Jerusalem, where he won the hearts of its youngest students. Read more

Speaking for Bill

March 16, 2017 by  
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Last week I read with shock about cartoonist Bill Leak’s sudden death from a heart attack at the age of 61. When I read he is being attacked as a racist and a bigot, even after his passing, I felt I wanted to speak out…writes Suzanne Rutland. Read more

Protecting the memory of the Holocaust

November 15, 2016 by  
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The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has held a conference in Romania attended by Australian experts. Read more

Rutland and Lipski’s book wins the Prime Minister’s Literary Award

November 9, 2016 by  
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Let My People Go: The untold story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959–89 has been awarded a joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award  for History. Read more

Malcolm Fraser: A Beacon of Light for the Jewish Community as Prime Minister

March 22, 2015 by  
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In recent years, the late Honourable Malcolm Fraser’s harsh criticisms of Israeli government policies have created great controversy within the Jewish community. Read more

Living side by side…

February 3, 2015 by  
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In 2001, Polish-American historian Jan T. Gross published a controversial monograph entitled Neighbours in which he described the destruction of the Jewish community in the Polish city of Jedwabne at the hands of the local Polish population. Read more