VICTORIAN Education Minister and Deputy Premier James Merlino revealed that he has a picture from Jerusalem hanging on his kitchen wall when he visited a United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) classes at Glen Eira College on Friday.
MACCABI Australia has joined the likes of the Port Adelaide Football Club, NRL’s St George Illawarra Dragons and all teams in the National Basketball League by recently signing sporting apparel giant ISC as its official uniform supplier.
MORIAH College will next week launch Kesher Academy, a new platform for adult Jewish education, with an opening talk tackling intermarriage.
KESHET Australia’s bid to join the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is set to receive support from St Kilda Hebrew Congregation and several other organisations, The AJN learnt this week.
MARRICKVILLE Council, once maligned due to its attempt to join the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has lent its backing to the staging of a Jewish music festival in the area.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and the B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Unit will host “Generation Next” - an evening to examine the issues critical to understanding our youth, and by extension, the future of Australia’s Jewish community – next week.
MEMBERS of the Australian Jewish community have welcomed news that convicted spy Jonathan Pollard will be released on parole on November 20 after serving 30 years of a life sentence in the United States.
THE Australian Labor Party (ALP) has been condemned by communal leaders for passing a one-sided resolution that singles out Israeli settlement building as a “roadblock to peace” and states that if the next round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians fail it will discuss recognition of a Palestinian state.
ALMOST two years after a vicious anti-Semitic attack in Bondi a celebration with a Torah has been held at the site of the attack.