All posts tagged NEFESH

‘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.

Shule renovation ready by Rosh

EXCITEMENT is building in the Yeshiva School community as the finishing touches are applied to a new synagogue in the adjacent Harry Triguboff Centre at Flood Street in Bondi, which opened just in time for Rosh Hashanah.

Synagogues speak out

A NUMBER of Sydney synagogues are joining more than 100 shules worldwide for this week's Infertility Awareness Shabbat to enhance understanding and facilitate empathy for those struggling to have a family.

Building a community hub

Bondi could soon see a Hakoah Club-style venue available again to the community after Nefesh received the go-ahead to develop its Roscoe Street site.

Rabbis of three hues on ‘blacklist’

THREE Australian rabbis – from mainstream Orthodox, Chabad and Progressive shules – are baffled to be on an Israeli Chief Rabbinate “blacklist” of 160 rabbis worldwide.

Tributes flow for beloved rabbi

Chabad communities in Sydney and the US are mourning the loss of influential Rabbi Mendel Itkin, who died from ill health last week, aged 61.

So you think you can shmooze

NEFESH launched its building campaign with the help of a memorable guest last Wednesday, presenting Paula Abdul in a talk-show style interview in which she spoke candidly about her Jewish identity.