All posts tagged Lesli Berger

JBOD launches Christchurch crowdfunding campaign

THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.

‘Another example of the legacy he leaves’

JEREMY Spinak's tireless work building bridges with diverse communities and spearheading the Keep NSW Safe campaign was posthumously recognised at the Premier's Harmony Dinner last week.

Election forums – ask the candidates

With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.

$2 million security pledge

STATE Labor has pledged $2 million for Jewish communal security should it win the NSW election, it was announced this week.

Moriah mourns Max

THE Moriah College family has lost a "revered friend and iconic educator" with the passing of Max Lemberg, college Rabbi Dr Aryeh Solomon said this week.

Rabbinate reform urged

IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .

‘A beautiful, unique young man of untold value’

JEREMY Spinak was one of the most influential and highly respected communal leaders in Sydney, but last Thursday morning at the age of 36 he succumbed to a rare form of cancer.

Community congratulates Daley

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has congratulated state Opposition Leader Michael Daley on his new role.

Religious streams unite for Pittsburgh

SYDNEY's Jewish community put religious differences aside at a pluralistic vigil for the victims and survivors of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre last Wednesday night.

Sydney shules show solidarity

AS Pittsburgh faces its darkest days following the worst antisemitic attack in American history, Jewish communities around Australia are paying heartfelt tributes to the victims, their loved ones and the broader Pittsburgh community.