All posts tagged Moriah College

Dozens suspended

MORIAH suspended more than 40 students this week for using a staff member’s login to access the school’s staff wi-fi network.

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.

‘It’s about who is a Jew’

NINE Sydney rabbis have joined forces to back Moriah College's policy of only accepting students who are Jewish according to Orthodox halachah.

Sydney rabbis back Moriah

NINE Sydney rabbis have joined forces to back Moriah College’s policy of only accepting students who are Jewish according to orthodox halacha. It follows the school clarifying its policy earlier

Rabbinical reflections on ‘Who is a Jew’

An individual's decision to not convert, or to convert through non-orthodox means, cannot assuage the challenges that their children will face when prejudiced by the mainstream, self identifying Jews. Our decisions today have consequences tomorrow. Accepting, rather than abrogating, responsibility for those choices is something that could be instilled by our parents … or perhaps by a strong and competent educational institution.

Six Jewish students top their HSC courses

Six NSW Jewish students from five different schools are feeling on top of the world after finishing first in the state in a 2018 HSC subject.

Moriah’s new principal

RABBI Yehoshua Smukler is returning to Moriah College, where he previously held teaching and administrative roles, to take up the role of principal in ­mid-2019.

A Jew is a Jew?

SINCE Moriah’s inception it has always been a Modern Orthodox school that accepts students based on the halachic ruling of the Sydney Beth Din. For decades, that standard was in […]

Graduate’s son not welcome

A MORIAH College graduate is outraged that he can't send his own kids to the school because he married someone whose mother converted to Judaism through the Emanuel Synagogue.

From Beth Rivkah to Bondi

RABBI Yehoshua Smukler will leave Melbourne’s Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges next year to become the new principal of Moriah College, replacing the departing John Hamey. Rabbi Smukler will continue in his […]