Sydney remembers the six million

David Hurley addressing the commemoration. Photo: Katherine Griffiths.
MORE than 250 people attended a ceremony to commemorate the liberation of Auschwitz and the United Nations (UN) International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Sydney Jewish Museum late last month.
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Holocaust survivor Moshe Fiszman shared his testimony at UN Holocaust Remembrance Day. Photo: Peter Haskin

Melbourne remembers the six million

MORE than 450 members of the community joined parliamentarians and other dignitaries at Glen Eira Town Hall late last month to commemorate the victims of the Shoah.

Age editor Andrew Holden. Photo: Peter Haskin.

Age chief: Israeli deaths don’t sell papers

More than 100 members of the community, among them Peter Kohn, flocked to the JCCV plenum on Monday night as Age editor Andrew Holden sought to defend his paper’s coverage of Israel.

Marta Wise addresses the United Nations in New York.

Wise words at the UN

FORMER Melbourne resident Marta Wise was one of two Israeli Holocaust survivors to speak at the United Nations in New York last week as part of a ceremony held to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

An MDA staff member in Israel.

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MAGEN David Adom (MDA) NSW president Roland Nagel is asking the community to continue the strong support it has shown in years past this Red Sunday.

Dr Hilton Immerman. Photo: Ofer Levy.

Immerman to step down from Shalom

AFTER almost 30 years as chief executive of The Shalom Institute and Shalom College, Dr Hilton Immerman has announced he will retire at the end of the year.

Warren Mundine. Photo: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas.

Mundine: Israel trip ban would be ‘anti-Jewish’

FORMER Labor national president Warren Mundine has described a motion seeking to ban Labor MPs, officials and Young Labor members from accepting subsidised trips to Israel as “bizarre”, “disgusting” and “anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli”.

Julie Bishop with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran last year.

‘Fawning’ over Holocaust deniers

LABOR MP Michael Danby has stepped up his criticism of the government’s stance on Iran, after the country’s Supreme Leader uploaded a video that questioned whether the Holocaust took place.

The Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne.

Chabad HQ objects to Yeshivah restructure

THE educational arm of Chabad Headquarters in New York has written to the trustees of the Yeshivah Centre objecting to its proposed restructuring.

From left: Cr Serge Thomann, president of the Raoul Wallenberg Unit Jacqui Dinor-Corry, chairman of the Action Wallenberg Committee Phil Symons, Dr Avril Alba, and Professor Frank Vajda. Photo: Judi Schiff.

Commemorating Wallenberg

APPROXIMATELY 100 people attended the annual Raoul Wallenberg commemoration earlier this month, held by the Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith Victoria in conjunction with the City of Port Phillip.