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THE Australian government announced on Sunday that the last four asylum-seeker children detained at Nauru will be resettled in the United States, vindicating the tireless efforts of refugee advocates including Jewish human rights lawyer and managing director of the National Justice Project (NJP), George Newhouse.
A chilling projected photograph of Berlin's Fasenstrasse Synagogue – burnt during Kristallnacht on November 9 and 10, 1938 – formed a powerful backdrop during Peter Nash's address at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' Kristallnacht commemoration service at the Sydney Jewish Museum last week.
ORGANISERS of next Thursday night's Kristallnacht commemoration service at the Sydney Jewish Museum have secured a dynamic guest speaker lineup.
SYDNEY’S George Newhouse and Nicole Mekler have been recognised for their outstanding humanitarian work, taking out Stand Up’s Ron Castan Humanitarian Award and Young Humanitarian Award respectively last month.
THE lawyer who extracted more than $800,000 in damages from the Anglican Church after a student at an Anglican school was abused, has offered to help Jewish victims of child abuse.
IT was perhaps inevitable in a national climate that has seen some commentators linking Muslim arrivals to terrorism, but Sydney solicitor George Newhouse is disappointed some fellow Jews have panned his campaign to help free a young asylum seeker from Christmas Island.