All posts tagged David Knoll

New Jewish section at Rookwood

THE availability of land for Jewish burial in Metropolitan Sydney is fast running out, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff warned on Tuesday as Rabbi Yehoram Ulman consecrated a new Jewish section at Rookwood Cemetery.

Perth hosts UPJ conference

Delegates from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific converged on Perth for last week's Union for Progressive Judaism biennial conference.

Three faiths unite against hate

Rabbi Elton said he felt heartened by feedback from the Abraham Conference and what was said by panel members from three faiths.

New Jewish burial ground

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) together with Woronora Memorial Park, administered by the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trusts (SMCT) in NSW, have announced the consecration of a new Jewish burial area within Woronora Memorial Park, Sutherland.

‘Anti-Semitism threatens our social fabric’

THE resurgence of anti-Semitism was listed as one of the main challenges facing multicultural Australia at the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia conference in Sydney recently.

Cheaper burials for community

MARRIED couples who elect to be buried vertically in a single grave plot will pay 42 per cent less for their burials and gravesite under pricing just announced by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) and Northern and Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trusts.

Changemakers honoured

THE Cricket World Cup final didn’t stop more than 150 people attending B’nai B’rith and JNF’s Jewish Changemakers Awards at the B’nai B’rith Centre on Sunday, March 29.

Politicians call for restraint

SHADOW foreign affairs spokesperson Tanya Plibersek has condemned Hamas for rejecting the ceasefire deal with Israel, in contrast to her Labor colleague, Fremantle MP Melissa Parke, who this week accused Israel of committing war crimes.

Mayor to support cemetery expansion

RANDWICK Mayor Scott Nash has expressed support for the expansion of the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park in order to address a shortage of burial space.

Cemetery land turned down six years ago

A PARCEL of land that could accommodate up to 6000 graves at Rookwood Cemetery was rejected by the Jewish Cemetery Trust six years ago it has been revealed.