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YIDDISH and Hebrew programs on SBS radio will continue despite the government’s budget cuts.
WHEN Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis turned a sod of soil at the National Jewish Memorial Centre in Canberra last Tuesday, he was breaking ground in three ways. It was his first visit to the national capital as Chief Rabbi of […]
TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”.
THE number of anti-Semitic physical assaults trebled to 15 in the last year according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s (ECAJ’s) annual anti-Semitism report.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has stood shoulder to shoulder with senior representatives of Australia’s Greek community in condemning a planned visit this week by members of far-right Greek party Golden Dawn.
COMMUNAL leaders and politicians have blasted the inaugural patron of Labor Friends of Palestine, Bob Carr, who delivered a one-sided speech against Israel last week that accused the country of being on the road to “apartheid”.
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has distanced the ALP from a petition tabled in Parliament earlier this week, calling on the government to support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.
AS tributes flow for Gough Whitlam, Australia’s 21st prime minister, who died on Tuesday, aged 98, reflections from communal leaders have been mixed, some recalling a government that made positive and long overdue changes to Australian public life, with others […]