All posts tagged JNF

Sharing memories of Ben-Gurion

Alon Ben-Gurion, grandson of Israel’s founding prime minister, was the keynote speaker at the Jewish National Fund (JNF) NSW AGM in Sydney late last month.

What lies behind the latest Hamas attacks?

It would appear that Israel is on the brink of full-scale war against Hamas again, writes Rebecca Davis. But, why now?

ORAH Project giving charities a boost

JEWISH charities are the big winners in the latest round of donations provided by the ORAH Project, an innovative investment fund established by Sydney's Carole and Russel Pillemer.

Israeli water experts visit

THREE of Israel's leading water experts will visit New South Wales and Queensland this month to tour drought-affected country areas.

Orator to look back 80 years

VISITING US scholar Professor Michael Berenbaum will discuss how the Holocaust is viewed in today's world when he delivers this year's Betty and Shmuel Rosenkranz Oration to commemorate Kristallnacht. Marking the 80th anniversary of the Nazi pogrom that shook German and Austrian Jewry to its foundations, Berenbaum will speak from his perspective as a Holocaust scholar, rabbi, writer and filmmaker.

Ehud Barak on…

’VISITING Australia for the JNF 2018 annual campaign, Ehud Barak, Israeli statesman and soldier, sat down with The AJN for a wide-ranging interview, during which the former PM declined to categorically rule out another tilt at Israel’s prime ministership.

Ehud Barak for JNF

FORMER Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak will be the keynote speaker at JNF Australia's annual dinner events in August and September.

‘We will never forget’

MORE than 600 members of the community turned out to pay their respects to Israel’s fallen soldiers and terror victims at a moving ceremony on Tuesday evening.

World chair drops in for Green Week

JNF Australia's biggest annual fundraising campaign – Green Week – was boosted in Sydney last week by the presence of four members of KKL-JNF's executive leadership team, including world chairperson Danny Atar.

Recognising Indigenous role

TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.