All posts tagged New Zealand Jewish Council

‘Compassion trumps politics’

“AN attack on one faith is an attack on us all,” NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff said at a presentation in Christchurch last week, where he delivered a cheque for almost $70,000 to the city’s mayor.

Worldwide Jewish communities raise over $1 million for Christchurch

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies chief executive Vic Alhadeff will this month present a $71,000 cheque to families of the victims of the Christchurch attacks. Over $1 million in total

A slight sense of unease over admirable Ardern

COMMENT Despite New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemning the Christchurch massacre and showing strong support for the Muslim community, she has remained quiet this week after a prominent Muslim […]

‘Our hearts cry out. We are all the children of Abraham’

WHEN a gunman opened fire on Muslim men, women and children in prayer in Christchurch on March 15, killing 50, it had a monumental impact on the whole of New Zealand, the full extent of which still remains to be seen.

NZ Jewry – A small but proud community

IN the last two years, the New Zealand Jewish community has faced significant challenges, especially its government’s co-sponsorship of UN Security Council resolution 2334, and the singer Lorde cancelling her […]