All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

‘A kick in the stomach of victims’

AN auction of Nazi memorabilia went ahead last weekend despite publicly aired concerns from the Jewish community.

Australia rejects biased resolutions

AUSTRALIA has stood firm in opposing six biased annual resolutions against Israel in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), including three on which it had previously abstained.

Grants boost for Sydney Jewish organisations

The Jewish community has received a $130,000 Chanukah present from the NSW government, with six organisations – predominantly in the Vaucluse electorate – successfully being awarded funding in this year's round of the Community Building Partnership program.

Supporting social change makers

SOME of Australia's top business and entrepreneurial minds will headline the judging panel at this year's third JCA Jumpstart annual pitch event on Wednesday, December 5.

‘A beautiful, unique young man of untold value’

JEREMY Spinak was one of the most influential and highly respected communal leaders in Sydney, but last Thursday morning at the age of 36 he succumbed to a rare form of cancer.

Community congratulates Daley

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has congratulated state Opposition Leader Michael Daley on his new role.

Religious streams unite for Pittsburgh

SYDNEY's Jewish community put religious differences aside at a pluralistic vigil for the victims and survivors of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre last Wednesday night.

Leibler refutes Rudd allegations

FORMER prime minister Kevin Rudd's account of a meeting with Jewish communal stalwart Mark Leibler during the 2010 passports affair is "completely false", the latter said last week.

Sharma reflects on loss

DEFEATED Liberal candidate Dave Sharma says "it would be unfortunate" if the idea of moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is discredited because of the timing of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement last week.

Phelps wins Wentworth

KERRYN Phelps has made history, becoming the first Jewish female in Australia's federal parliament after beating the Liberal Party's Dave Sharma in a close Wentworth by-election.