National

All change at GBH and FKI

MOUNT Scopus Memorial College has announced a significant change to its lower primary campuses, and the creation of a dedicated Discovery Centre for year 3.

NCJWA conference celebrates women

OVER 80 members of the community descended on the Caulfield Park Pavilion to discuss issues at the forefront for women at the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) national conference earlier this month.

Friendship Bakery’s $200,000 grant

A CAFE providing meaningful employment for young adults with a disability will soon be operational after the Friendship Bakery won the NSW government $200,000 My Community Project grant in the Vaucluse electorate last week.

‘The last thing you should boycott’

TEL Aviv University's (TAU's) dean of life sciences, Professor Abdussalam Azem, has a message for those who call for boycotts against Israeli universities.

Ambassador casts his vote

ISRAELI election fever has made its way to Australia with early voting taking place in Canberra ahead of the September 17 ballot.

Uni of South Australia speaker condemned

THE Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has condemned a decision to pick Dr Salman Abu Sitta, a Palestinian academic who has likened Israel's treatment of Palestinians to the Holocaust, to give this year's Edward Said Memorial Lecture at the University of South Australia.

Time to ask R U OK?

THE vision of R U OK? Day, which falls today (Thursday) is a world where everyone is connected and protected from suicide.

Sporting stalwart mourned

AJAX footy players wore black armbands during last Sunday's semi-final win in a touching tribute to club legend – and AJAX cricket, Maccabi Victoria and Maccabi Australia stalwart – Ben Sternfeld, who passed away last week, aged 89.

Shkedy shares his insights

FORMER head of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) and erstwhile CEO of El Al, Elyezer Shkedy, strives to live life according to some powerful maxims.

AUJS announces 2020 executive

NEXT year's Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) national chairperson, Joshua Kirsh, says he is looking forward to bringing the organisation's attention "back to our membership".