All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

Construction begins on FREE shule

WITHIN two years, Sydney’s Russian-speaking Jewish community will have a new permanent home.

Antisemitic email targets Phelps

ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Building Greens relationship

THE NSW Greens will host representatives from the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) at a lunch at NSW Parliament House later this month.

WA Labor candidate quits over Israel comments

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten says Labor’s candidate for the WA seat of Curtin Melissa Parke did the “right thing” after withdrawing from the election contest over controversial comments she made about Israel.

Alhadeff makes case for new cemetery

A NEW cemetery at Varroville in Sydney's south west is "the only viable option" to avoid the Jewish community from running out of burial space in five years.

Australia, Israel sign ‘long-awaited’ tax treaty

A NEW tax treaty signed late last month between Australia and Israel will "definitely improve cross-border investment and trade opportunities", the head of banking and finance at one of Israel's most prominent law firms says.

Sharing memories of Ben-Gurion

Alon Ben-Gurion, grandson of Israel's founding prime minister, was the keynote speaker at the Jewish National Fund (JNF) NSW AGM in Sydney late last month.

Antisemitic hate by the numbers

MORE than twice as many antisemitic incidents were reported in NSW than Victoria in 2018, according to a new Community Security Group (CSG) analysis.

New Coogee MP Marjorie O’Neill lauds community

INCOMING Coogee MP Marjorie O'Neill told The AJN this week, "The Jewish community has welcomed me in with open arms."

Sydney Beth Din to be investigated

THE Sydney Beth Din (SBD) has accused the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) of having a "history of effectively undermining the theological basis of Orthodoxy and halachah" after JBOD last week resolved to investigate it.