All posts tagged Michael Misrachi

Festival to write home about

AN annual and much-anticipated tradition for book lovers, the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival inspires audiences through its dynamic program comprising provocative but respectful conversation, innovative ideas, and heart-tugging tales of survival. Sophie Deutsch takes a look at some of the main events on offer in this year’s festival.

Shalom… and farewell

HE has big shoes to fill, but Rabbi Alon Meltzer (pictured) says he’s up for the challenge after he was appointed as the new programming director of Shalom and as the next rabbi of Or Chadash.

Shalom and farewell Michael

THERE were mixed emotions at Shalom as programming director Michael Misrachi, who has been with the organisation for eight years, announced that he and his family will be making aliyah.

Festival time for authors

Leading Australian authors will join key international writers at this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival, being held from August 27-28 to celebrate the quality of Jewish writing.

Writers shine at festival

The Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival attracted an impressive line-up of international writers and Australian authors at panel discussions and lectures for the event held at Bondi Junction.

Writers in the spotlight

Leading overseas writers will join a strong line-up of local authors at this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, being held later this month to celebrate the richness and diversity of Jewish writing.

A wonderful day of learning at Yom Limmud

FROM tackling anti-Semitism through music to what makes Bibi Netanyahu tick: these were some of the topics at this year’s Yom Limmud festival last Sunday.

Reclaiming human rights for the right

MANY Israelis complain that human rights advocacy has become synonymous with criticising their country. Yoaz Hendel decided to take action. Just over a year ago, he set up Blue and

Festival time for authors

LEADING Israeli and Australian authors will come together when the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival (SJWF) holds a special one-day session on September 1. While the SJWF is a biennial event […]

Slezak at Limmud-Oz was ‘storm in a teacup’

DESPITE the controversy that preceded this year’s Limmud-Oz, the event passed without incident over the long weekend and has been hailed as “the biggest ever, attracting 1200 participants including over 200 presenters”.