ZIONISM Victoria’s 77th Annual Assembly last Tuesday night saw a changing of the guard, as Sharene Hambur was elected as the organisation’s first female president since the 1980s, and reportedly its first with an active background in Progressive Judaism.
Jonathan Pollard was released Friday from the federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, after serving 30 years of a life sentence behind bars for conspiracy to commit espionage without intent to harm the United States.
STUDENTS from Bass High School in Western Sydney visited Masada College last week as part of Together for Humanity’s inter-school program.
MAURICE Cohen’s family was expelled from Cairo in 1957. “We were expelled with nothing – we left with little possessions, no money, no nothing.”
JERUSALEM — Three people were killed in a shooting attack in the West Bank, including an American yeshiva student, hours after two Jewish men were stabbed to death in Tel Aviv at
AUSTRALIA’S fifth annual Mitzvah Day was once again a huge success, with hundreds of people coming together on Sunday to carry out a variety of good deeds for the betterment of the local community and beyond.
COUNSELLOR Greg Yee will be the keynote speaker at JewishCare’s White Ribbon Day breakfast next Wednesday.
TRIBUTES have poured in this week for former NSW Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women (NAJEX) president Warwick Abadee, who passed away on Sunday aged 80.
Archibald Prize-winning artist Judy Cassab, who died earlier this month in Sydney aged 95, was loved by her family, friends and members of the art world for her lifetime of painting.