All posts tagged Dr Danny Lamm

Jewish Aussies reap honours

Jewish Australians have again figured strongly in today’s Australia Day Honours. Out of 895 awardees in this year’s national-day honours, 26 are Jewish – almost three per cent – while Jewish Australians make up only 0.4 per cent of the national population.

Turnbull welcomed by community

Communal leaders have congratulated Malcolm Turnbull on being returned as Prime Minister of Australia after more than a week of vote-counting by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Regev tapped as UK ambassador

AUSTRALIAN-born Mark Regev, a seasoned Israeli diplomat and the face of Israel on the world’s TV news bulletins, has reportedly been picked for the prestigious post of ambassador to the United Kingdom.

‘Deep concern’ over Iran nuclear deal

LOCAL communal leaders have joined the chorus of concern from Israel over the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

A Russian ‘revolution’ Down Under

THE first-ever Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) festival in Australia was held last weekend, with around 200 people descending on Lorne, Victoria for two days of Russian-Jewish culture, identity, learning […]

Get ready for Russian Limmud

LIMMUD FSU (former Soviet Union) – one of the biggest Russian-speaking Jewish events in the world – is coming to Melbourne next month.

Priest blasted over Israel slur

JEWISH community leaders have slammed comments by an Australian priest claiming Israel is trying to rid itself of its large Christian community.

Fulfilling our birthright

GANDEL Philanthropy has recommitted to underwriting the Australian component of Taglit-Birthright Israel, a global program sending Jewish youth for short study and orientation tours of Israel.

Remember the victims this Rosh Hashanah

WITH Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, Jews the world over are preparing to join with their families to celebrate the High Holy Days. Heralding the new year, they will gather round dining tables to recite kiddush, dip apple in honey and enjoy a festive meal. And then just a few days later, they will come together again to both start and break the annual Yom Kippur fast.

Russian coordinator sought

A RUSSIAN-speaking Jewish community coordinator is being sought in Sydney, a role which will focus on engaging young adults in Jewish and Zionist activity.