All posts tagged history

St Kilda’s street of dreams

For more than 150 years, Jews have been part of Acland Street’s colourful history, which are featured in a new book on the St Kilda street by historian Judith Buckrich

Breakthrough for history education

In a welcome move, key areas of study recommended by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies – including the rise of Nazism – have been incorporated into the new HSC syllabuses, released late last month by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

People of the text

PROPHETESS Deborah, King Rehoboam, Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook – they are grand Jewish characters plucked at random from Jewish history. Were they to meet in some ahistorical space,

Second Temple artifacts uncovered in Jerusalem

ARTIFACTS from the Second Temple period were found in Jerusalem.

From Western Wall to the Great Wall …

CHINA has been a haven for Jewish refugees escaping both the terrors of Russian pogroms in the early 20th century and the rise of Nazism a few decades later. During […]