HAWKISH Israeli politician Moshe Feiglin, whose Australian family made aliyah in the 1960s, is making his first visit to Australia this month.
MORE than 400 young Australians representing a multitude of faiths came together to engage in dialogue and celebrate multiculturalism at the inaugural Youth Parliament of the World’s Religions (Youth PoWR) last month.
DELEGATES from more than 40 countries attending the sixth annual Muslim Jewish Conference (MJC) in Berlin recently were exposed to unique interfaith experiences of Australia and the Asia/Pacific region, presented by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s (AIJAC) Jeremy Jones.
SOUTHERN Sydney Synagogue’s new minister and spiritual leader Tzuri Avila aims to build the “kind, vibrant” community, saying it is “full of potential”.
THE next Jewish child that is taken into foster care in New South Wales will not be placed with a Jewish family, it’s claimed.
AFTER just three years on Ku-ring-gai Council, Jewish Councillor David Ossip has been appointed deputy mayor with a vote of 7-3.
SIX ethnic organisations have added their voices to the call by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) for the state’s race-vilification legislation to be strengthened.
COMMUNAL leaders have strongly condemned a racist rant on a Sydney bus last week in which a woman identifying herself as Jewish and from Israel spewed abuse on a Chinese-Australian woman.
FORMER Victorian premier Ted Baillieu is backing a proposal that would require all religious leaders to register as a minister of religion with the government and agree to keep a code of conduct.