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Harkov to headline Limmud-Oz

THE Jerusalem Post’s senior Knesset reporter, Lahav Harkov, will present a behind-the-scenes presentation about Israeli politics in Sydney and Melbourne next month.

Upstanders show support

Stand Up raised $380,801 in only 24 hours last week. The Jewish social justice organisation raised the money as part of its ‘Be an upstander, not a bystander’ campaign.

Justice for Malki: Put killer in jail

PRESSURE is mounting on Jordan to extradite convicted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, who killed 15-year-old Australian Malki Roth and 14 others.

New Australian ambassador meets community

AUSTRALIA’S next ambassador to Israel, Chris Cannan, began preparations for his new role this week when he met with representatives of the community.

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Save Adelaide graves

JEWISH graves in Adelaide that are about to expire could be reused unless family members or friends of the deceased contact the Centennial Park Jewish Cemetery. Council of Orthodox Synagogues

Advocating for the true Israel

“ISRAEL is in two different yet parallel battlefields – one is the need to protect our borders physically but at the same time we must protect Israel’s right to exist as a country for the Jewish people,” Israeli advocate and guest of the Zionist Council of New South Wales (ZCNSW) Aaron Taub said.

Government announces community grants

CAULFIELD Hebrew Congregation (CHC) received a $250,000 cheque from the Victorian State Government at their Yom Ha’atzmaut breakfast before 400 attendees at The Palladium at Crown on Sunday.

An honorary doctorate

PROFESSOR Paul Zimmet received an honorary doctorate from the University of Adelaide last week, almost exactly 75 years to the day that his father graduated in medicine from the same university.

Taking the helm of BJE

SARA Ratner has been appointed the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE).

Sydney’s new Jewish cemetery?

As it stands, the Jewish community will exhaust the remaining grave sites at Rookwood Cemetery in only six years, but the Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Trust (RGCRT) has announced it is hoping to purchase land in Mulgoa.