All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

New cemetery gets green light

MORE than 70 per cent of the current Sydney Jewish community is expected to be buried in Sydney’s newest cemetery in Varroville.

Rabbi’s visit to Torres Strait Island

IT'S difficult – make that impossible – to find kosher food on Thursday Island. But that didn't stop Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel from paying a visit there last week.

DFAT alumni lash Israel

AN open letter from a group of former diplomats urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to support the US Middle East peace plan betrays "a clear bias and an alarming lack of understanding" about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says.

Aussie nurse saves life on El Al flight

IT'S not the usual way to get a business class upgrade. But then, it's not every day you're called upon to keep an ailing fellow passenger alive.

NSW Labor leader pays tribute to Jewish community

NEWLY elected NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay has acknowledged the Jewish community’s “enormous contribution” to the state and says she is looking forward to meeting the communal leadership.

Mount Sinai College unveils new campus

"THIS is architecture that says 'come in and meet the family'," Mount Sinai College president Anthony Berman said on Sunday at the official opening of the school's rebuilt campus.

Lending Headspace in Israel a helping hand

WITH the opening of Headspace's second centre in Israel imminent, the Australian who took the model to the Holy Land says the ultimate vision is a "nation-wide network" of centres.

MDA medicycle in honour of Spinak

A MEDICYCLE donated by Magen David Adom NSW in honour of late former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) president Jeremy Spinak will fulfil one of his final wishes, his family say.

ECAJ calls for apology over headline

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged a complaint with SBS for running a story entitled "Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque".

Rifi: ‘No room for politics’

THE prominent Muslim doctor targeted in a campaign of intimidation for his involvement in a humanitarian charity that brings Israelis and Palestinians together to help sick Palestinian children says his support of the organisation is now "much stronger than it has ever been".