More than 800 people are set to attend an “extraordinary” communal Kabbalat Shabbat as part of the Shabbat Project on Bondi Beach before sundown on November 11.
People have told Hadassah they will not be attending its oration with Tim Costello next week in response to federal MP Michael Danby’s attack on the organisation for hosting the World Vision Australia CEO as a guest speaker.
Jewish community radio station J-AIR’s battle to obtain a stronger radio signal has gone all the way to federal Parliament.
Former Sydneysider Ben Pasternak has been named in Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016 list, joining the likes of Sasha and Malia Obama, Jaden Smith and the youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.
NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner will reflect on her family’s military experiences when she addresses the NAJEX Remembrance Day commemoration next month.
A Victorian man who claims Israel was behind the two World Wars and Islamic State has lost his appeal to have his firearms licence reinstated.
A claim made in NSW Parliament last week by Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council, Shaoquett Moselmane, that no Jews in pre-State Israel were “ever harmed” by Palestinians, has outraged political and communal leaders.
Renowned philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have received the 2016 Premier’s Award for Harmony as part of Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence.
Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM), a global not-for-profit movement originating in Israel aimed at changing the lives of people living with disabilities, is coming to Australia for the first time this November.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy led MPs from both major parties last week in signing a condolence book organised by Zionism Victoria that will be sent to the family of Shimon Peres.