A community unites

THOUSANDS of people descended upon Selwyn Street, Elsternwick on Sunday to enjoy the In One Voice street festival, a celebration of Jewish culture.

Healing hands for Syrian kids

Syrian children injured in the bloody civil war tearing apart Israel's northern neighbour have found healing, caring hands in northern Israel, as they undergo treatment at the Ziv Hospital in Tzfat.

‘He was committed to mankind’

A DEDICATED doctor on the world stage, Professor David Cooper saved countless lives through his research into HIV, but sadly lost his own life to a short illness last Sunday.

ABC doco tells of pilgrimage to Poland

Australian musician Fay Sussman embarked on a moving pilgrimage to Poland, which has been recorded in a captivating documentary called Fay's Journey, set to screen on ABC's Compass program on March 24 at 6pm.

Former teacher charged with abuse

Former Emanuel School teacher Paul Benjamin will face court in May on child sex charges stemming from alleged incidents in the early 2000s.

Laffa goes with CK

COMMUNITY Kashrut (CK) has dealt a blow to the Kashrut Authority (KA) by providing a hechsher to Laffa Bar, the first new fleishig kosher restaurant in Sydney in 10 years.

Israel in campus spotlight

WHILE Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) events are set to be held at universities across Australia in the coming days, the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) is preparing to launch its own campaign next month, Reclaim the "Z" Word, to encourage respectful debate about Zionism.

Women unite for common cause

Headlining the United Israel Appeal (UIA) NSW Women's Division events was Israeli ambassador to Ethiopia Belaynesh Zevadia – the first Ethiopian olah to become an ambassador representing Israel – who shared a message of perseverance with her audience on Sunday evening at the Four Seasons Hotel and on Monday at Watsons Bay's Dunbar House.

‘The Green Prince’ captivates crowd

MORE than 600 women came together last week to attend the United Israel Appeal (UIA) Women's Division Brunch at the International of Brighton. 

Synagogues speak out

A NUMBER of Sydney synagogues are joining more than 100 shules worldwide for this week's Infertility Awareness Shabbat to enhance understanding and facilitate empathy for those struggling to have a family.