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JEWISH community leaders have slammed comments by an Australian priest claiming Israel is trying to rid itself of its large Christian community.
IN the wake of the deadly terror attacks that gripped Paris last week, when Islamic extremists rained death on innocents claiming 17 lives, the outpouring of anguish and shows of defiance from across the globe have been singular and visceral.
FORMER AJN editor Dan Goldberg this week described winning a Walkley Award with filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe for his documentary on child abuse in Melbourne’s Yeshivah community as a bittersweet career highlight.
IN her swansong appearance as president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) on Tuesday night, Victoria’s multicultural leaders paid tribute to Nina Bassat and welcomed incoming president Jennifer Huppert.
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 […]
THE Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and World Zionist Organisation this week honoured Philip Chester’s contribution to the Zionist movement and dedication to strengthening Australia’s ties with Israel by awarding him the prestigious Jerusalem Prize at its annual assembly.
TWO controversial reports, critical of Israel and decried as unbalanced and lacking context have been named as finalists in the 2014 Walkley Awards, which recognise excellence in Australian journalism.
THE Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is expanding its initiatives to engage the NSW Russian-speaking Jewish community with Israel, Zionism and Jewish identity, having recently hired a NSW coordinator, Sabina Avshalom, who will organise programs and activities for young adults.
GANDEL Philanthropy has recommitted to underwriting the Australian component of Taglit-Birthright Israel, a global program sending Jewish youth for short study and orientation tours of Israel.