All posts tagged Habonim Dror

Pollies splash the cash

IT smells like election season, with members from both sides of politics pledging hundreds of thousands of dollars to Jewish communal projects and organisations over the past few days.

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Thirteen Jewish communal organisations have backed a statement regarding the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, condemning the Australian government's lack of compassion and decency as "shameful".

Bishop: No mission in Jerusalem

Just weeks after promising to look into the prospect of establishing an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has ruled out the possibility.

Biran rings bell on inequality

ISRAELI Labour Party MK Michal Biran raised the issues of rising inequality and the unresolved Israeli–Palestinian conflict as key challenges facing Israel today.

Picnickers say no to intolerance

A Jewish-led picnic celebrating cultural diversity was hailed in the Victorian Parliament last week as “a powerful show of unity."

Visiting Israeli snubbed

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders distanced themselves from Israeli former MK Moshe Feiglin, who was in Australia this week.

Habo’s 75th birthday

CELEBRATIONS are underway across Australia and the world for Habonim Dror’s 75th anniversary, with festivities to kick off in Melbourne this Sunday, October 18 at the iconic Habo House in Elsternwick.

Rabin commemorated

WHEN the life and achievements of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin were celebrated on Tuesday night, it was the youth of the Sydney Jewish community leading the commemorations.

Shnatties soar off to Israel

IT WAS an emotional scene at airports in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth last Sunday, as families, madrichim and friends bade farewell to the 140 participants of the 2013 Shnat programs.