Archive for February, 2012

Migron deal on verge of collaps

THE prospect of a resolution to one of the longest-running West Bank settlement sagas receded this week, after a compromise between the government and the residents of Migron seemed to

Purim party goes community-wide

PURIM, which will fall on March 7-8, will see Melbourne’s suburbs streaked with hamentashen shaped hats, glittering gowns and the resounding noise of the raashan. To accommodate the Jewish festivities, […]

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UIA strengthens ties

KEREN Hayesod-United Israel Appeal (UIA) will put on several fundraising events next month as part of its promise to deliver Diaspora Jews to Israel and strengthen Israeli society.

NSW lawmakers unite for Israel

PREMIER Barry O’Farrell was on hand, as was Israeli ambassador to Australia Yuval Rotem as the NSW Parliamentary Israeli Friendship Group was officially relaunched at Parliament House on Tuesday night.

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Curbing crime a mouse click away

EYEWITNESSES will be able to report hate crimes online as part of a landmark revamp of the Community Security Group (CSG).

Jewish Care sets sights on $5 million

JEWISH Care launched its annual appeal at a gala dinner at the Promenade Room at Caulfield Racecourse last week, with around 650 people turning out.

School bullying program sparks heated debate

A LEADING Australian rabbi has come under fire for attacking programs that aim to prevent gay children being bullied at school.

Breaking down the barriers

Interfaith dialogue is shaping the future for Australia’s young leaders.

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New Jewish radio streamed online

A NEW Jewish internet radio station has begun test programming and hopes to launch live content by the end of next month.

Iran to top Bibi-Barack talk

US President Barack Obama will address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual conference in March, the White House announced this week. His appearance before the country’s largest pro-Israel lobby […]