Comedian Benji Lovitt has combined his observations on Israeli society with his lifelong involvement in Jewish education to create a hilarious narrative – and he is bringing it to Limmud Oz in Melbourne and Yom Limmud in Sydney.
A new partnership between the B’nai B’rith Centre and the Shalom Institute brings the two organisations into an agreement that will see the former move its operations from East Sydney to the Shalom Institute’s premises at the UNSW Kensington Campus.
Nazi slogans scrawled on a Liberal election campaign sign in Frankston last week have been condemned by the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC).
Tributes have flowed for Holocaust survivor, community volunteer and restaurateur Masha Zeleznikow, who died last Saturday, aged 89.
Israelis are credited for making the desert bloom, but the 3500 hardy residents of the Arava region are particularly good at it.
Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby quipped it was a cold night to venture to Beth Weizmann Community Centre for Wednesday’s candidates’ debate with Liberal challenger Owen Guest.
In 1981 former Moriah College student Sallie-Anne Huckstepp bravely went on national television and said that police officer Roger Rogerson was a murderer. She was murdered five years later. Last week, a jury agreed with Huckstepp for the first time, when Rogerson was found guilty of murdering Sydney man Jamie Gao.
With the statistics for Ashkenazi Jewish women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene alarmingly high, it is promising news for the community that a “holy grail” for breast cancer prevention in high-risk women is on the cards.
A coalition of community leaders are coming together to push for changes to Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act.
The five major parties that could decide the future of Australia after the election said they do not support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel and would fund security for Jewish schools and institutions if it was recommended by police or ASIO.