All posts tagged Joshua Levi

An undefeated champion

TRIBUTES from across the political divide have flowed for Michael Danby, who announced last week that after seven elections, 20 years and thousands of communal gatherings, he will be bowing out of politics at the next federal election.

Rabbi loses tenure appeal

FEARS that Sydney's South Head Synagogue may have to sell its shule have been allayed after the NSW Court of Appeal ruled that Rabbi Benzion Milecki's contract with the synagogue, as a company, did not include the Jewish legal principle of hazakah, life tenure.

Netta: Not a toy or a political football

Netta Barzilai not only defeated 42 other entrants at Eurovision 2018, she defeated global antipathy to Israel to win the competition. And the community rode a wave of emotions with her, cheering as she declared, "I love my country. Next time in Jerusalem".

Stalwart mourned

FRANK Wolf has been remembered as an astute businessman, an important communal figure, a generous donor and a humble and kind family man.

‘The justice principle’

NEW details of how Malka Leifer, the former principal of the Adass Israel School, allegedly sexually abused children have been revealed in the first part of an Australian Story investigation, titled The Justice Principle.

Gen17: Pesach unites us

SEDER celebrations on Friday and Saturday night will see more people across our community come together in a display of their Jewish identity, than any other occasion in the year, according to the findings of the Gen17 survey which were released in the past week.

Weet-Bix off the menu

FOR several decades Aussie kids have been Weet-Bix kids, but not anymore for families that keep a kosher home. Sanitarium, which makes the breakfast cereal, has informed the Kashrut Authority

Hearing delayed

ALLEGED child sexual abuser Malka Leifer will face an Israeli court next Tuesday night (Australian time) to determine if she is fit and proper to face extradition proceedings to Australia.

Greens MLC slams pro-Israel Christian group

The NSW Greens claim a function for the Christian Friends of Israeli Communities is funding "illegal Israeli settlements" and that the parliament should reconsider hosting the organisation.

Sisters elated as Leifer arrested in Israel

Nicole Meyer said she almost fell off her bed when someone from the Israeli Ministry of Justice called her on Monday night and told her Malka Leifer had been arrested.