IN what was described by one panellist as “monumental”, an Orthodox rabbi, a Reform rabbi, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activists came together last Sunday to discuss the place of LGBTI Jews in the Jewish community.
THE power of the written word to explore and reflect on the tragedy of the Holocaust and its ongoing legacy runs through Lily Brett’s veins.
JOHN Kaye, the only Jewish member of the NSW Legislative Council, died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 60 on Monday.
A TEAM of four year 7 students at Bialik College have won joint first place in the middle school division of the first ever Technion Jewish Day School Challenge.
MEMBERS of the community young and old will have the opportunity to commemorate Yom Hazikaron and celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut through a variety of different events as world Jewry marks Israel’s 68th anniversary of independence.
THROUGHOUT May and June, internationally renowned Orthodox Jewish feminist Dr Elana Maryles Sztokman will be touring Australia as part of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s (NCJWA) 2016 National Scholar-in-Residence Program.
THE Joint Australia has swung into action after the devastating earthquake in Ecuador that has killed at least 650 people and injured more than 16,000.
SYDNEYSIDERS will be able to celebrate 68 years since the creation of the State of Israel at the Zionist Council of NSW’s (ZCNSW) Yom Ha’atzmaut 2016 community concert and carnival in May.
THIS year’s Yom Hashoah commemoration will be themed “The Holocaust: Europe and Beyond”, looking at stories from Russia to Shanghai to North Africa.
THE University of Sydney has received a $35 million gift from the Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation, the largest donation to the university since it was founded in 1850.