All posts tagged Joshua Levi

Josh Hashanah

WHEN Malcolm Turnbull addressed the media on Thursday afternoon last week, the thought of becoming deputy leader of the Liberal Party hadn’t even crossed Josh Frydenberg’s mind.

Why Melbourne should follow Sydney’s lead

The lack of structural communal leadership in Melbourne is a major stumbling block to reducing the cost of Jewish education.

Burns to replace Danby

BEING officially endorsed by Labor's national executive on Tuesday as the party's candidate for Macnamara, the new name of Michael Danby's seat of Melbourne Ports, was "an extremely proud moment" for Josh Burns.

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