All posts tagged John Gandel

‘The best prime minister Israel never had’

TZIPI Livni said she wished anti-Israel protesters outside Moriah College last Wednesday night were inside so she could explain to them how the IDF does its best to minimise civilian casualties.

If I were a rich man …

FIVE out of the top 10 wealthiest people in Australia are Jewish, according to this year's Financial Review Rich List.

Learning lessons of survival

Eleven Holocaust survivors movingly shared their testimonies at the inaugural Gandel Holocaust Education Conference, which was officially opened by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

Triguboff’s 85th birthday

JEWISH businessman and philanthropist Harry Triguboff was the honoured guest and 85-year-old "birthday boy" at Yeshiva's gala dinner, attended by 850 people at Sydney's International Convention Centre on February 27.

Holocaust organisations unite

A REGIONAL body to coordinate Holocaust commemorative and educational organisations in Australia, New Zealand and south east Asia, has been launched at a landmark conference.

Lieberman joins Joint

JOSEPH Lieberman, the first Jewish candidate for vice-president in American history, has agreed to serve as the International Patron of The Joint Australia, a post that was previously held by the revered Elie Wiesel.

Gandels’ multicultural honour

Renowned philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel have received the 2016 Premier’s Award for Harmony as part of Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence.

Standing up for a better world

A book celebrating the contributions of some of the most outstanding Jewish Australian humanitarians, philanthropists and social justice activists was launched last week at the Jewish Museum of Australia (JMA).

Anti-Semitism at post-war high

In Dan Mariaschin’s lifetime in America, anti-Semitism, “one of the world’s oldest and most destructive social pathologies”, has morphed from social bigotry among mid-20th century blue bloods telling Jewish applicants their hotels and schools were off limits, to terrorism in the Muslim world.

Harry’s number one

The three richest people in Australia have a combined wealth of more than $29 billion ... and they’re all Jewish.