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South Head in voluntary administration, rabbi terminated

SOUTH Head Synagogue’s board has appointed a voluntary administrator, Rabbi Benzion Milecki’s contract has been terminated and three members have loaned the shul $500,000 to ensure the bank can’t sell the property.

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national

MONA founder sorry for ‘sloppy’ Auschwitz comment

FOUNDER of MONA, David Walsh, has apologised for a blog post in which he called people who visit the Auschwitz concentration camp “creepy f***s”.

Store owner sorry for ‘No Israelis’

Feldman takes Triguboff to court

Sydney remembers the six million

sport

Maccabi wins opener

MACCABI rugby club’s first grade team got their 2017 Jeffrey Cup season off to the best possible start at their home ground, Lyne Park, last Saturday, thrashing Lane Cove 48-0.

Junior swimmers shine on national stage

JEWISH swimmers from Victoria and New South Wales performed strongly at the National Age Swimming Championships in Brisbane last week.

international

British government won’t apologise for Balfour

The British government has rejected a Palestinian request to apologise for the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which led in part to the creation of Israel.

Trump vows to combat Holocaust denial

Donald Trump pledged to combat anti-Semitism and Holocaust denialism, and to defend Israel in a speech marking the national days of Holocaust remembrance.

arts

Israeli chef sizzles on SBS

ISRAELI chef Roy Ner has eaten at Michelin-starred restaurants in Milan and had white truffles costing $8000, but his favourite place in the world to eat is the Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.

Playing up the Wagner debate

‘You Will Not Play Wagner’ is set in Tel Aviv, where Ya’akov, a young Israeli upstart played by Benedict Wall, causes a storm by selecting to perform Wagner in the finals of an international competition for conductors.

competitions

Win tickets to Les Misérables

CLOC Musical Theatre proudly presents a new production of the beloved music theatre classic Les Misérables.

galleries

opinion

Rozana offers vision of peace

The Middle East is littered with well-intentioned proposals to end the long-running dispute between Israel and the Palestinians.

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