All posts tagged Michelle Meyer

The national apology

WITH one sentence, emotion filled Parliament House in Canberra on Monday.
“Today the Australian government and this Parliament, on behalf of all Australians, unreservedly apologises to the victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

Tackling stigmas

MENTAL health issues in Israel, particularly among Charedi Jews, are a priority for Professor Yisrael "Rael" Strous (pictured), who is in Australia this month to raise awareness about a new mental health unit in Bnei Brak.

Protecting our children

A new program to help reduce the incidence of child sexual abuse is set to be introduced to Jewish schools and youth movements.

Thousands sign petition against Leifer decision

NEWS that former Adass Israel head teacher Malka Leifer will not be returning from Israel to face justice any time soon and will be freed from home detention has caused shock waves in Australia, prompting more than 3500 people so far to sign petitions protesting last week’s ruling by an Israeli court.

Hakoah peace deal

WHEN Frank Lowy talks, people listen.