All posts tagged Gillian Triggs

Reflections on the Israel Folau case

ISRAEL Folau has dominated our headlines over the past weeks. And, like the State of Israel, he is likely to continue to attract attention, heat and passion for the foreseeable future, writes Rabbi Ralph Genende.

Worldwide women gather in OZ

REPRESENTING 16 different countries and five Australian states, passionate female Jewish leaders gathered at the International Council of Jewish Women (ICJW) Quadrennial Convention in Sydney last week, at which the organisation's first Australian president, Robyn Lenn, completed her four-year term of presidency.

Archibald win for Yvette

ONE of the first people to congratulate artist Yvette Coppersmith on winning the $100,000 Archibald Prize for her self-portrait last week was New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, who had knocked back the artist's request to sit for a portrait.

The lessons of Kristallnacht

THE Jewish community is “a canary in the mine” for the wider problem of racial discrimination in Australia, Australian Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs said at the communal