All posts tagged Mark Dapin
SYDNEY’S Jewish Remembrance Day service is always deeply moving, but it held even more resonance in its latest chapter at the Sydney Jewish Museum last Sunday – almost 100 years to the day since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I, and 95 years since General Sir John Monash officially opened the NSW Jewish War Memorial.
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.
The dramatic true story of Cyril Borsht's experiences as a Lancaster bomber pilot on dangerous missions over Nazi-occupied Europe is just one of hundreds included in Mark Dapin's landmark book Jewish Anzacs.
A section devoted to telling the stories of some of the almost 1600 Australian Jewish men and women who served in the Great War is being included in the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience, which will be on at Sydney’s International Convention Centre from April 15-27.
Jewish Anzacs, the most comprehensive book detailing the lives and remarkable stories of mateship, sacrifice and valour of Jews who served in the Australian military, hit bookshops across the country on April 1.
WITH the Centenary of Anzac fast approaching, the Australian Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) needs your help.
THE NSW Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (NAJEX) is set to present a set of medals of a Jewish World War II hero to the Sydney Jewish Museum.
A BOOK chronicling the history of Jews serving in Australia’s military is a step closer to becoming reality after popular Jewish author Mark Dapin officially signed on as author.
NOT long before he left England for good, Mark Dapin spent a significant amount of time with his grandfather and his grandfather’s last-surviving war buddies, “just drinking”. The stories they […]
BRITISH author Howard Jacobson, who won last year’s £50,000 ($A76,500) Man Booker Prize for fiction with The Finkler Question, will be one of the international guests at the Sydney Writers’ […]