All posts tagged Sydney


Call of the wild

TEN years ago Israeli-born Ofer Levy, who had settled in Australia only two years earlier, decided to turn his love for photography into his profession. That decision has paid off with a busy photography business, a string of awards for […]
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WWI veteran honoured

A SPORTING oval on the University of Technology, Sydney campus at Lindfield is set to be named in honour of Jewish Victoria Cross (VC) recipient Leonard Keysor.

Charges laid after anti-Semitic attack in Bondi

THREE men were charged after five Jewish people were attacked in an anti-Semitic incident on Friday night. Four men, aged 66, 48, 39 and 27, along with a 62-year-old woman, were allegedly verbally abused by a group of 8 men […]


Festival time for authors

LEADING Israeli and Australian authors will come together when the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival (SJWF) holds a special one-day session on September 1. While the SJWF is a biennial event and the next major festival is scheduled for 2014, festival […]


Sydney’s cracking Carnival wraps up

AFTER a memorable week of exciting social and sporting activities, the 31st Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival came to a close in Sydney on Tuesday, with organisers and participants heaping praise on the biggest sporting and social event on the Jewish calendar.


Counting down the days

WITH less than a week to go until the 31st Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival hits the shores of Sydney, hundreds of Jewish participants around Australia and New Zealand are in final preparation for the grand event.


Centre stage over summer

THE spectacular stage production War Horse has its Australian premiere at the State Theatre, Melbourne Arts Centre, on New Year’s Eve before touring to Sydney in March. Since opening in London in 2007, the production by the National Theatre of […]


Swimming for a good cause

THE Maccabi National Swimathon continued over the weekend in Sydney and Perth, with more than $85,000 raised so far for the Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS), and the Australian team heading to next year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.


Carnival countdown begins

WITH just over one month to go until the 2013 Maccabi Junior Carnival kicks off in Sydney, carnival manager Danny Hochberg said his team is on track to produce the best one yet.


Island set for film festival

FROM the quiet NSW country town of Dungog to the hustle and bustle of Sydney, Allanah Zitserman has brought her talents as a producer, film distributor and screenwriter to the fore in a dramatic new film festival. The inaugural Cockatoo […]