IN 1913, a Jewish economics student Charles C. Moskowitz established Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), the Jewish fraternity that has now expanded to Sydney.
A book celebrating the contributions of some of the most outstanding Jewish Australian humanitarians, philanthropists and social justice activists was launched last week at the Jewish Museum of Australia (JMA).
Rabbi Elton said he felt heartened by feedback from the Abraham Conference and what was said by panel members from three faiths.
Australian Norman Rosenbaum flew to New York to commemorate a sombre anniversary last week, 25 years since the murder of his younger brother Yankel in the Crown Heights riots of 1991.
FOR Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon, the man who could be Israel’s next prime minister, visiting Australia has become something of a tradition.
The University of Sydney says it is “extremely concerned” following an alleged incident in which a student was interrupted mid-way through an assessed class presentation after they started talking about the link between modern anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activism.
The NSW branch of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) will have a new chief executive officer from September 5, two years since current CEO Charles Nightingale was appointed.
Holocaust survivor Leon Milch needed some convincing to set foot again in his childhood shtetl of Podhajce.
It took eight painful years for Jewish Iraqi refugee, Perth resident Marvin Cohen, to complete a book giving testimony of his family’s tragic persecution in Iraq under ruthless dictator Saddam Hussein, and his own remarkable survival story.
Chabad of RARA (Regional and Rural Australia) will enlist Charidy.com to carry out a 24-hour campaign (from 2pm on August 22) in which they are seeking to raise $250,000 to continue and improve their services.