All posts tagged Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

Markus proud of leaving his mark

PROFESSOR Andrew Markus said he will step down as director of Monash University’s Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) at the end of this year feeling proud of the vibrancy and scope of its programs, and excited about its future.

Gen17: Aus Jewry, the big questions

It is Passover, so it is traditional for Jews to ask questions and fortunately, for the Australian community, we've already done a lot of that for you as part of Gen17.

Figuring out the shortfall in the Census

WITH overall religious affiliation in Australia appearing to decline in the latest Census, a demographics expert has identified a lull in Jewish immigration waves and anomalies in the Census methodology as the factors behind a result that shows some 6000 fewer people identifying as Jewish in 2016 than in 2011.

Billion dollar donation

BUSINESSMAN Anthony Pratt has pledged to give away an unprecedented $1 billion to charity before he dies.

Talkin’ ’bout our generations

As a landmark snapshot of Australia’s Jewish community, Gen17 will be a critical resource for planning the future of Jewish Australia.

Still dancing, 70 years on

SEVENTY years since the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, approximately 200 people gathered to celebrate the contingent of survivors fondly known as the Buchenwald Boys.

Schooling alone won’t ensure continuity

THE widespread belief that Jewish day schooling is crucial to the formation of Jewish identity in adulthood has been challenged by the findings of a report released by the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC).