All posts tagged Joshua Levi

ABC’S McNeill to return to Australia

ABC’s controversial Israel correspondent Sophie McNeill is set to move back to Australia to join Four Corners next year.

Australia won’t move embassy to Jerusalem

Australia will not follow the lead of the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem. "Our policy position remains precisely where it has been for many years," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said this week.

NSW government snub over 20D

Jewish communal leaders are furious that after a lengthy campaign supported by a coalition of faith and ethnic groups, the NSW government is not making expected changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act, despite an admission from former attorney-general Gabrielle Upton that the legislation as it currently stands is not working as intended.

‘Golden’ Sami farewelled

TRIBUTES have been paid to film director, producer, actress, singer and songwriter Samantha Rebillet, who died tragically at the age of 45 last week.

Pollies mark partition anniversary

ISRAEL is "a beacon of democracy in a very troubled neighbourhood", Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) partition resolution which led to the establishment of the country.

$20 millie-on donation

LONG-TIME communal philanthropist Millie Phillips has been hailed by Israeli educators after donating almost $20 million to the Tel Aviv University (TAU) to help it attract leading researchers from across the globe, house international students and reward those who display Jewish pride.

Sofer urges unity

IN an unprecedented move, Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer has urged communal organisations to consult with the embassy before releasing public statements on issues concerning the Jewish State.

Taking the helm of RCANZ

RABBI Moshe Gutnick this week took over from Rabbi Yaakov Glasman as the top rabbi in Australia. “I have accepted the nomination of my colleagues to become president of Rabbinic

Humanitarian award for Moss

Dr Tom Moss was presented with the Dennis Clifford Humanitarian Award in front of 1000 people, including NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Opposition Leader Luke Foley, at Jewish House's gala dinner on Tuesday night.

Consolidating, building

CHABAD North Shore will be debt free next year after a huge deal to sell one of its St Ives properties.