All posts tagged Danny Hochberg

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.

Yom Hashoah: Memorials and memories

THIS year's theme for the Sydney Yom Hashoah commemoration is "Memorials and Memories". How do we keep history alive in our communities? asks Danny Hochberg.

Nelson to headline Sydney’s Yom Hashoah commemoration

AN injection of youth participation, a distinguished keynote speaker in Dr Brendan Nelson, and free events in three parts of Sydney that share the theme of Memorials and Memories will make for a powerful and diverse Yom Hashoah commemoration program commencing later this month.

Turning soccer into a political football

The power of football is a panacea to the many woes of the Middle East, and for that matter, the world. How fantastic if it could be part of the cure.

The world is afflicted by Jerusalem syndrome

Everyone's dreams will only be realised with a healthy dose of clarity. Israel exists. The Palestinians exist. A solution must try to meet as many of the aspirations as can be achieved, for both people.

Rebuilding, remembering lives

EMOTIONS ran high at UNSW's Clancy Auditorium as 800 people heard how Holocaust survivors built new homes and thrived in postwar Australia at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' Yom Hashoah commemorative event on Sunday.

Commemorations will shine a spotlight on survivors’ new lives in Australia

"REBUILDING Lives" is the powerful theme for this year's NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' (JBOD) Yom Hashoah commemorative events.

Local concern over Shoah law

"CONCERN" and "disappointment" is the early reaction by members of the Australian Jewish community to controversial legislation passed by the Polish Parliament last week which would make it a criminal offence to publicly suggest the Polish nation was complicit in crimes committed against Jews during the Holocaust.

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.

Six inducted into Hall of Fame

Olympian Emeric Santo, Wallabies five-eighth Rupert Rosenblum, former FFA board members Phil Wolanski and Brian Schwartz, Maccabi Australia past-president Phil Filler and karate world champion Danny Hakim will be inducted into the Maccabi NSW Hall of Fame later this year.