All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

‘No intent’ to disrespect victims

THE director of a eyewear company that filmed a promotional video at a concentration camp has told The AJN that it was never his intent to cause offence.

Panel approves new Bondi shule

AFTER 12 years of frustration, Sydney's Russian-speaking Jewish community is in celebration after Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe's (FREE) long-planned synagogue and community centre finally got the green light last week.

Accident inspires Harkham to help Myanmar kids

After receiving a knee transplant from a 13-year-old car accident victim, Richie Harkham decided to honour the boy’s memory by building a school in Myanmar in his name.

A tapestry of pictures and stories

PHOTOGRAPHER Nadine Saacks is a familiar face around the Sydney community as she captures weddings and social events from behind the camera.

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‘Appalling’ speaker

THE appearance of a prominent Israel boycott activist at the NSW Labor conference this weekend has been labelled "appalling".

Stalwart Nadel turns 100

Not everyone gets personal letters from the Israeli President and the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defence Forces for their 100th birthday. But then Julius Nadel, who celebrated his centennial milestone on June 8, has certainly lived an extraordinary life.

CSU investigating student party

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) is investigating a post-exam party where students dressed as Nazi guards, Jewish concentration camp prisoners and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members.

‘Voice of truth, honesty’

THE United Nations General Assembly has "disgraced itself by siding with terrorists" after it passed a one-sided resolution last week condemning Israel for defending its Gaza border, Executive Council of Australian Jewry president Anton Block said.

Incitement legislation set to become law in NSW

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman paid tribute to the Jewish community on Tuesday as the state government's new incitement legislation passed the Legislative Assembly.

Troubling Times

NEW South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley has disassociated himself from articles in the Australian Muslim Times (AMUST) that veer into anti-Semitic territory after an advertisement he placed wishing the Muslim community Eid Mubarak appeared in the same edition.