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IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .
JEREMY Spinak was one of the most influential and highly respected communal leaders in Sydney, but last Thursday morning at the age of 36 he succumbed to a rare form of cancer.
JEREMY Spinak upstaged Premier Gladys Berejiklian at an emotional NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday night.
UNDER new laws to be introduced in the NSW Parliament, any individual who incites or threatens violence against the Jewish community could face three years in prison.
NSW Opposition leader Luke Foley began his guest address at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) plenum on February 20 in dramatic style, holding a poster produced and circulated by Antipodean Resistance as an example of how "weak, inadequate and broken" Section 20D of the NSW anti-discrimination Act is, before restating his promise to "fix it within 100 days" should Labor be elected to government in 2019.
Tributes have flooded in for community stalwart Andrew Casey, who died suddenly at the age of 64 last week. Casey came to Australia as a refugee, was a journalist, media adviser, political activist, trade unionist and proud Jew.
The first two same-sex Jewish weddings in Australia to be solemnised by a rabbi will take place next year, as Jewish community leaders applauded the legalisation of same-sex marriage, while high-profile gay Jewish Australians expressed joy at the landmark change.
TWENTY-two people under the age of 35 have been elected as NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) general franchise deputies.
AFTER four years in the role, outgoing Israeli ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel told the NSW Jewish community's leaders how sad he is to be heading home.
THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) almost unanimously passed a motion supporting same-sex marriage on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.