A COMMUNAL Chanukah celebration is due to be held at Caulfield Racecourse to replace Chanukah in the Park, which was cancelled last week “because of the security situation” despite advice from the Community Security Group (CSG) that the function “could have taken place, safely, with appropriate security measures in place”.
NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas has called on everyone to attend Chanukah events this year.
CHANNEL 7 has compared a terrorist who stabbed an innocent 70-year-old man with someone “having an argument with their mother” prior to a car accident.
RESIDENTS of Shepparton gained insights into a bygone chapter of north-eastern Victoria when Jewish fruit growers settled in the area, as a plaque commemorating the former Shepparton synagogue was unveiled recently.
ZIONISM Victoria’s 77th Annual Assembly last Tuesday night saw a changing of the guard, as Sharene Hambur was elected as the organisation’s first female president since the 1980s, and reportedly its first with an active background in Progressive Judaism.
STUDENTS from Bass High School in Western Sydney visited Masada College last week as part of Together for Humanity’s inter-school program.
MAURICE Cohen’s family was expelled from Cairo in 1957. “We were expelled with nothing – we left with little possessions, no money, no nothing.”
AUSTRALIA’S fifth annual Mitzvah Day was once again a huge success, with hundreds of people coming together on Sunday to carry out a variety of good deeds for the betterment of the local community and beyond.
COUNSELLOR Greg Yee will be the keynote speaker at JewishCare’s White Ribbon Day breakfast next Wednesday.