All posts tagged Mount Scopus Memorial College

Scopus move ‘should be for everyone’

LEADERS of several Jewish schools have called for more scrutiny on the land-swap proposal, spearheaded by a federal Labor government if elected, to move Mount Scopus College to Caulfield.

Josh Hashanah

WHEN Malcolm Turnbull addressed the media on Thursday afternoon last week, the thought of becoming deputy leader of the Liberal Party hadn't even crossed Josh Frydenberg's mind.

25 hours of tech-free bliss

As the power of technology to communicate and inform is equalled by its capacity to distract and disrupt, only an obligation to fully switch off allows me to truly switch on.

Jewish candidate for lord mayor

SALLY Warhaft, the only Jewish candidate in the election for lord mayor, hopes to become Melbourne's first ever female Jewish lord mayor.

‘Tikkun olam’ is simply not enough for Jewish identity

We need a Jewish identity that includes the wisdom of Jewish learning and the beauty of Jewish practice, that sees the world and our place in it through a Jewish lens.

Johnny Baker ‘gone far too soon’

THE community is mourning the untimely passing of Johnny Baker, whose forthright voice has been interwoven with Australian Jewish projects for decades.

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.

Schools pioneer mourned

ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.

Principals’ dismay at Bibi

THE principals of Bialik College and Mount Scopus Memorial College have expressed their “profound dismay” that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be addressing the community’s youth during his visit to Melbourne.

Top students recognised

JEWISH students shone bright at the Premier’s VCE Awards last Thursday, when a total of eight graduates from three schools were recognised for their dedication to their studies.