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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.
THE Governor of Victoria visited Israel this week, and told The AJN that she was wowed by the "energy and optimism" she encountered.
Victorian Governor Linda Dessau and her husband Anthony Howard extended the hospitality of Government House to Melbourne's Shoah survivors last Thursday, with guides and staff from the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) invited to a morning tea.
PREMIER Daniel Andrews has told an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) luncheon that the Victorian Government's Trade and Investment Office in Tel Aviv will be "a permanent testament to the partnership we share".
"LOOK at the picture of Thalia … and our dog, Benji. Just enjoying the simple things in life. Does it remind you of someone?" asked Tony Hakin as he referred to the photo of his daughter, Thalia, hand outstretched upon the family dog with her younger sister in tow. The image beamed across the screens of Melbourne's Royal Exhibition building this week. It has been one year since the Hakin family was rocked by the Bourke Street tragedy, when the 10-year-old Beth Rivkah student was tragically killed in the car rampage on January 20, 2017.
PROFESSOR Paul Zimmet has been announced as the 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year at the state awards ceremony held at Government House this evening (Thursday). Zimmet is an
Jewish Australians figured strongly in this year’s Australia Day Honours across many endeavours, accounting for more than four per cent of all recipients.
SENIOR politicians, members of the judiciary and communal leaders gathered at Melbourne Hebrew Congregation (MHC) on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the appointment of former judge of the Family Court Linda Dessau as Governor of Victoria.
COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the inauguration of Linda Dessau as the 29th Governor of Victoria, the first woman and the first member of the Jewish community to represent the crown in the state in the role’s 160-year history.
LINDA Dessau, soon to be Victoria’s first female governor, has another “first” in her bio – she is the first member of the Jewish community to take on the Vice-Regal […]