All posts tagged NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

‘Chester not a communal leader’

JEWISH communal leaders have distanced themselves from 34-year-old Jaron Chester, (pictured) who has been charged with allegedly laundering money for an international drug and tobacco syndicate.

‘No basis for peace deal’

AUSTRALIA’S former ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma said in his first major address since returning to Australia that there may be no solution in the current climate to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

New hope for Bondi shule

WAVERLEY Council and the Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE) met yesterday morning (Wednesday) to try and move forward with a development application (DA) to build a shule in Bondi.

Hate site resurfaces

JEWISH organisations have condemned the Australian organisers of a website that Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) chair Dvir Abramovich described as “one of the worst anti-Semitic websites I have ever seen”.

Sydney Uni BDS forum under fire

JEWISH leaders have hit out at a “blatantly anti-Israel hate-fest” set to take place at the University of Sydney next week, with the university dissociating itself from the inaugural “BDS – Driving Global Justice for Palestine” conference.

Promise to see this film

A new film about the Armenian genocide of 1915-1923 will resonate deeply with Jews worldwide and impel us to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Armenian community.

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State govt reviewing report into 20D

COMMUNITY groups have reaffirmed their commitment to bringing about reform to the state’s race-hate legislation, vowing “we will not stop until change is made”.

Sydney remembers the six million

“THE single most important thing that the Jewish community does is remember the victims of the Holocaust,” said NSW Jewish Board of Deputies president Jeremy Spinak at the Yom Hashoah communal commemoration.

MP under fire over Bibi-bashing speech

LABOR MP Julia Finn has been slammed for her “ill-informed and deeply offensive” comments about Benjamin Netanyahu in Parliament earlier this month, in which she labelled the Israeli Prime Minister “an enemy of peace”.

Card and candles to honour Shoah victims

THOUSANDS of Jewish Sydneysiders will receive the tools to observe a more personalised and meaningful Yom Hashoah commemoration in their own homes thanks to the launch of the Zachor Project.