All posts tagged Evan Zlatkis

Moshe Ya’alon in Sydney this week. Photo: Noel Kessel.

Ya’alon in Australia

FOR Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon, the man who could be Israel’s next prime minister, visiting Australia has become something of a tradition. The former defence minister first visited in 2006, following his retirement as Chief of Staff of the IDF. He is now back in the country.

Sydney University vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence. Photo: Noel Kessel

Sydney Uni ‘concerned’ by student claims

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.

Ethnic community leaders gather at the launch of the Keep NSW Safe campaign. Photo: Noel Kessel

Communities rally for race-hate reform

In an unprecedented move, a coalition of ethnic organisations came together on Wednesday to urge the state government to fix its -“completely ineffective” race-hate legislation.

Gary and Sheila Esterman’s view of the Nice boulevard where 84 people were killed by a terrorist last week. Flowers have been left by family and friends of those killed.

Aussie couple witness Nice terrorist attack

Gary and Sheila Esterman watched on in horror from their hotel balcony as a terrorist used his truck to kill 84 people and injure hundreds more on Bastille Day in Nice.

JCA

A jump for JCA

JCA recorded significant increases in attendance and pledges during its 2016 campaign, which has been described as fresh, informal and engaging.

NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton with Vic Alhadeff (on left) and Jeremy Spinak.

Section 20D: ‘The time to act is now’

A coalition of community leaders are coming together to push for changes to Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act.

Megan Bernitz (right) helping a patient into an ambulance after last week’s terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. Photo: Moti Karelitz/Flash90.

‘I had this immense responsibility to help’ in Tel Aviv

An Australian woman currently living in Israel has spoken of her harrowing ordeal when she was caught up in the terrorist attack in Tel Aviv last week that left four people dead.

Community mourns Orlando

Community mourns Orlando victims

Australian Jewry has expressed its sadness and shock at the massacre carried out at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left 49 people dead and 53 injured.

NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton with Vic Alhadeff (on left) and Jeremy Spinak.

Labor pushes for tougher hate laws

The NSW Labor Opposition has introduced legislation to stop hate speech in NSW, and accused the state government of sitting on its hands instead of fixing the state’s “broken” anti-vilification laws.

Sherri Mandell will be guest speaker at Chabad North Shore's gala dinner on June 27.

A mother’s road to resilience

“Judaism teaches us that in the midst of struggle and pain, we can also find growth if we receive enough support and love". That's the message Israeli-American author Sherri Mandell will share at Chabad North Shore’s gala dinner later this month.