All posts tagged Ernie Friedlander

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.

Child survivors teach life lessons

WHILE there are many thought-provoking portrayals of the Shoah, Last Witnesses, a documentary set to screen on ABC TV's Compass program this weekend, sets itself apart from other Holocaust films with its moving message that bears strong relevance to youth today.

Young achievers recognised

GIDON Goodman – the determined Sydney teenager who successfully campaigned to the NSW government to introduce a fairer hospital parking fee system – was among the big winners at last week’s Jewish Changemaker Awards ceremony in Sydney.

Top award for Moving Forward Together

A volunteer organisation chaired by Holocaust survivor Ernie Friedlander has won the top prize – the Stepan Kerkyasharian Harmony Award Medal – at the 2017 Premier’s Harmony Dinner.

Awards celebrate future leaders

They are young, energetic and brimming with leadership potential, but most of all the 50 nominees and nine winners in the 2016 Jewish Changemaker Awards, held at Sydney’s Emanuel School on July 31, share a commitment of giving their time to help others.

Recognising change makers

IF you know someone in the Jewish community who is making the world a better place, applications are now open for the B’nai Brith and JNF Jewish Changemaker Awards 2016.

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.

Celebrating change makers

B’NAI B’rith and JNF are again calling for nominations for their annual Jewish Change Makers Youth & Young Adult Achievement awards, in which they recognise the efforts of young people […]

Recognition for the changemakers

YOUNG adults from across Australia who are helping to make the world a better place were recognised at B’nai B’rith’s Jewish Changemaker Awards on Sunday night. Sydney’s Liron Smith, who […]

Awards for achievers

FROM volunteering for the needy to achieving professional success, Jewish young adults from around Australia will have the opportunity to be recognised for their efforts with the opening of nominations for the B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Anti-Defamation Unit Jewish Youth and Young Adult Achievement Awards.