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Calls to ban controversial singer

THERE are calls for a US singer who once gave a Nazi salute and shouted “white power” to be banned from performing in Australia.

‘Our prayers go out to you’

IN an unprecedented move, New Zealand's only Jewish school was closed on Monday while all shule services were cancelled over the weekend in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack.

JBOD launches Christchurch crowdfunding campaign

THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.

$2 million for Jewish community

THE horrors of Christchurch unfolded on a television screen at the Community Security Group (CSG) offices last Friday at the same time the NSW government was announcing $2 million in security funding for the Jewish community.

Veksler and Slavin win Bondi Women’s awards

Two Jewish women with a passion for making the world a better place were major winners at the 2019 International Women's Day Bondi Awards, held on March 8.

$55m funding boost for religious security

RELIGIOUS schools and places of worship will have access to $55 million in grants to increase security at their premises, following last week’s terrorist attack in New Zealand. Prime Minister Scott

Sydney to make Jewish LGBT+ history

Get ready to learn, discover, pray and, of course, party … because the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress is coming to Sydney from March 21-24 – and you are invited!

Terrorist kills Muslim worshippers in Christchurch

AUSTRALIA’S Jewish community has reacted in horror at news a terrorist shot and killed 40 people at two mosques in Christchurch.

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.

Celebrating Abby

Abby Stein is the first openly transgender woman raised in a Chassidic community. She shares her journey with Rebecca Davis.