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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.
WITH Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, Jews the world over are preparing to join with their families to celebrate the High Holy Days. Heralding the new year, they will gather round dining tables to recite kiddush, dip apple in honey and enjoy a festive meal. And then just a few days later, they will come together again to both start and break the annual Yom Kippur fast.
A RUSSIAN-speaking Jewish community coordinator is being sought in Sydney, a role which will focus on engaging young adults in Jewish and Zionist activity.
A PRO-PALESTINIAN billboard in Melbourne that seemed to accuse Israel of apartheid has been removed.