All posts tagged Julian Leeser

Denouncing antisemitism in NSW parliament

ON the same day she was elected chair of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel, Upper House Liberal MP Natalie Ward made a stirring speech in Parliament denouncing antisemitism.

Leeser: ‘Dirtiest, nastiest election I can remember’

RE-ELECTED MP for Berowra Julian Leeser despaired that the recent federal election campaign was "singularly the dirtiest and nastiest election I can remember".

Coalition’s CCTV pledge

THE Coalition will invest $143,000 in enhanced CCTV at Bondi Beach to fight back against a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti if re-elected next month.

Suicide: shattering the stigma

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged between 15 and 44. Today is R U OK? Day, imploring us to begin conversations with those around us and provide support in order to prevent the silence that leads to these staggering statistics. So, let's talk. Rebecca Davis lifts the lid on suicide.

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.

Honouring our fallen Diggers

JEWISH history was made in our nation's capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.

Wolper Foundation grants bolster five projects

From supporting a suicide prevention strategy tailored to the Jewish community, to boosting services for Jewish senior citizens and people with multiple sclerosis, Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation grants will go a long way.

Julian Leeser, elected as the Member for Berowra

Leeser to deliver Human Rights address

Federal politician Julian Leeser will examine the singling out of Israel by the international community and the role of international human rights when delivering the 2018 B’nai B’rith Human Rights Address in Sydney on July 15.

Watershed strategy to save lives

TWENTY-ONE organisations have banded together to launch a landmark and inspiring Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy (JSPS).

PM, Premier honour The Great

"A BEACON of worship, dedication and intellectual faith in NSW's Jewish community," is how NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian poignantly described The Great Synagogue – often considered "the mother congregation of Australian Jewry" – at the shule's momentous 140th anniversary service.