All posts tagged Australian Jewish Historical Society

National Jewish war memorial to open in August

THE dedication ceremony of the new Australian Jewish War Memorial in Canberra will be held on Sunday, August 12 to coincide with the commemoration of the Centenary of General Sir John Monash’s knighthood, the ACT Jewish Community’s secretary Dr Merrilyn Sernack has announced.

Survivor leaves lasting legacy

WITH the passing of Sophie Caplan on January 19, the Sydney Jewish community has lost another precious Holocaust survivor, living historian and pillar of the community.

A monumental error

A CLARIFICATION will be inscribed on a Jewish community plaque honouring fallen Jewish Diggers after a glaring error in the inscription was pointed out.

Do you know these Diggers?

WITH the Centenary of Anzac fast approaching, the Australian Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) needs your help.

KDS students’ Anzac honour

KING David School (KDS) student Rafael Ungar has been chosen as one of 80 Victorian students to travel to Turkey next year for the centenary of the Australian Gallipoli landings on Anzac Day.

Dapin signs on for Jewish military history book

A BOOK chronicling the history of Jews serving in Australia’s military is a step closer to becoming reality after popular Jewish author Mark Dapin officially signed on as author.

Costumes add colour to Outback shul centenary

MORE than 250 visitors from Sydney and Melbourne recently marked the centenary of the Broken Hill Synagogue, swelling the far western NSW town’s population for three days.