All posts tagged commemoration

Yom Hazikaron: ‘Because of them, we are alive’

TUESDAY night’s Yom Hazikaron commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne struck a particularly emotional chord, following the loss of four Israeli lives over the weekend as a result of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza.

Shoah survivors ‘inspire us’

ONE year after commencing his directorship of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson had one of the most meaningful experiences of his life.

Spirit of commemoration remains strong in Beersheba

This year's service to commemorate the great Anzac success in Beersheba 101 years ago could easily have felt like an anti-climax, bit it had renewed energy.

Buchenwald Boys’ message of vigilance remains strong

The Buchenwald Boys and their families came together in Melbourne on Sunday, April 8 to commemorate and celebrate the 73rd anniversary of their liberation.

Commemorating our combatants

MEMBERS of Australia's armed forces who have served in the line of duty and made the ultimate sacrifice were honoured at last Sunday's NSW Association of Jewish Service and Ex-Service Men & Women (NAJEX) Remembrance Day commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony.

Sydney to commemorate Kristallnacht

ORGANISERS of next Thursday night's Kristallnacht commemoration service at the Sydney Jewish Museum have secured a dynamic guest speaker lineup.

70 year Exodus commemoration in Haifa

RITA Migdal viewed a new documentary about the Exodus last month. Saddened and moved, she suggested her daughter Eva Migdal also watch the film. But when Eva attempted to find

Remembering Israel’s fallen

“Though Israel has had to fight many wars, from the very beginning it has sought peace,” Zionist Council of NSW president Richard Balkin said at the Yom Hazikaron commemoration for fallen soldiers and victims of terror at Moriah College on Sunday night (April 30).

Melbourne commemorates Yom Hashoah

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s (JCCV) annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration for 2017 was held on Sunday night with an estimated 1000 people in attendance.

Young athletes to remember Shoah victims

To commemorate Yom Hashoah, the Jewish Holocaust Centre is partnering with Maccabi Victoria to honour those who lost their lives to the Nazi genocide.