All posts tagged Canberra

A sense of vindication and empowerment

Seven years after Manny Waks publicly revealed he was sexually abused at Yeshivah in Melbourne, he attended the National Apology with other victims this week.

Embassy’s Sultan-Dadon fondly farewell’s Australia

Australia's close relations with Israel will remain strong should Labor win the next federal election, outgoing deputy chief of mission at the Israeli Embassy Anat Sultan-Dadon believes.

Monash sculpture unveiled in Canberra

A sculpture commemorating the pivotal role of General Sir John Monash in World War I has been unveiled at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to mark the centenary of the landmark Battle of Hamel.

Bishop: No mission in Jerusalem

Just weeks after promising to look into the prospect of establishing an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has ruled out the possibility.

Shlichim arrive in Canberra

The ACT Jewish community has this month welcomed two shlichim from Israel, marking a first for the capital.

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World Vision aid claims are ‘tip of the iceberg’

The Australian government should wise up to the realities of Gaza and only restore funding to World Vision if it can track its money, say Israeli experts.

Zionist council for ACT

A CANBERRA-BASED ACT Zionist council is set to be established in order to formalise the local Jewish community’s ties with Israel.

Top movies in mini film festival

A JEWISH film festival featuring four acclaimed movies will be held in Canberra this week. The Jewish Film Foundation of Australia is staging the “You Don’t Have to be Jewish”

Preschool plans for Canberra community

FOR the first time, children in Canberra will soon be able to access full-time Jewish education.

A major mikvah milestone

CANBERRA’S first mikvah was “a perpetual milestone” according to Rabbi Yaakov Glasman, president of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria, as he led proceedings at the official opening of the Mikvah Chaya Mushka at Chabad of the ACT on Tuesday.