All posts tagged Joshua Levi

Four families donate $10 mil to Sydney Jewish Museum

THE generosity of four Sydney families is helping ensure the future of the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM).

First Jew to win Bathurst 1000

Betty Klimenko, the daughter of Westfield co-founder John Saunders, became the first Jew to win Australia's most famous car race on Sunday.

Judge finds for Triguboff

HARRY Triguboff had a huge win in the NSW Supreme Court this week when Justice Rowan Darke ruled that members of the Feldman family did not establish their "rights of possession or occupation" to Triguboff's property on Flood Street.

Presenter suspended pending mediation

ABE Schwarz was officially suspended from J-AIR, the Jewish community radio station, on Sunday because he didn't consent to an agreement that explained his duties as a J-AIR presenter.

Danby remains defiant

FEDERAL MP Michael Danby said this week he was shocked at the attacks levelled against him for using his communications allowance to place advertisements in The AJN, highlighting the unbalanced coverage of Israel by the ABC's Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill.

Bring Back Leifer

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met with child sexual abuse survivor Dassi Erlich last Friday to discuss the stalled extradition proceedings against former Adass Israel principal Malka Leifer.

JCCV backs same sex marriage

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hasvoted to support same-sex marriage and called on the Federal Government to eliminate discrimination against same-sex couples.

J-Air presenter barred

J-AIR presenter Abe Schwarz was prevented from going on air last Sunday night because, according to station management, he breached the station's guidelines and wasn't responding to emails or phone calls.

Rabbi sorry for comments at LGBTI forum

RABBI Shimon Cowen, director of the Institute for Judaism and Civilisation, has issued an apology for a comment he made at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV)'s LGBTI Mental Health Forum last Monday night, in which he seemed to compare homosexuality with paedophilia, incest and theft.

JBOD says yes, Beth Din says no

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) almost unanimously passed a motion supporting same-sex marriage on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.