JEWISH history was made in our nation’s capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.
Paralympian Matt Levy showed why he remains a force in world swimming last week, setting new PBs and winning medals at the 2018 Para Pan Pacs in Cairns.
Sydney’s Richard Basckin and Yonatan Freund ended the 2018 Australian karate season by winning medals at the national championships in the Sunshine Coast.
Thousands of Israeli Arabs, some waving Palestinian flags, gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square last Saturday evening to protest the recent passage of Israel’s nation-state bill enshrining the state’s Jewish character.
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has clashed with the Israeli Prime Minister as a row escalated over his presence at an event which included the honouring of a Palestinian suspected of involvement in the Munich Olympics massacre.
AN annual and much-anticipated tradition for book lovers, the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival inspires audiences through its dynamic program comprising provocative but respectful conversation, innovative ideas, and heart-tugging tales of survival. Sophie Deutsch takes a look at some of the main events on offer in this year’s festival.
From skiing sweetheart to poker princess, Molly Bloom’s intriguing memoir about her tumultuous career trajectory was recently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. Bloom will present as keynote speaker at WIZO’s gala event this month.
Just as the great transforming feature of Australian history since 1945 has been the immigration story, so it’s been for Australian Jewry.