All posts tagged NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

Protest against steel contract condemned

NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Illawarra Gareth Ward has moved a Notice of Motion in Parliament this week condemning a protest against a local steel business that recently signed a contract with an Israeli defence company.

Neo-Nazi group’s assault

A BARRAGE of anti-Semitic attacks has ravaged NSW and Victoria, with community leaders and MPs voicing concern over an upsurge in hatred and bigotry.

Foley’s pledge on 20D

NSW Opposition leader Luke Foley began his guest address at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) plenum on February 20 in dramatic style, holding a poster produced and circulated by Antipodean Resistance as an example of how "weak, inadequate and broken" Section 20D of the NSW anti-discrimination Act is, before restating his promise to "fix it within 100 days" should Labor be elected to government in 2019.

Foley to face the people at JBOD plenum

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley will speak about his promise to overhaul the state's race-hate legislation at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum next week.

Local concern over Shoah law

"CONCERN" and "disappointment" is the early reaction by members of the Australian Jewish community to controversial legislation passed by the Polish Parliament last week which would make it a criminal offence to publicly suggest the Polish nation was complicit in crimes committed against Jews during the Holocaust.

Mourning community stalwart Andrew Casey

Tributes have flooded in for community stalwart Andrew Casey, who died suddenly at the age of 64 last week. Casey came to Australia as a refugee, was a journalist, media adviser, political activist, trade unionist and proud Jew.

Tributes for a Christian champion for Israel

Tributes have flowed in from members of the Jewish community for Celebration Shalom founder Audrey Hodges-Bunting, who passed away last week in the Gold Coast at the age of 91.

Survivor leaves lasting legacy

WITH the passing of Sophie Caplan on January 19, the Sydney Jewish community has lost another precious Holocaust survivor, living historian and pillar of the community.

Anti-Semitism strikes again

POLICE are appealing for information after a swarm of swastikas were spray-painted onto several vehicles in St Ives earlier this month.

KA-CK conflict heats up

COMMUNITY Kashrut (CK) has been slammed by its opposition, the Kashrut Authority (KA), but endorsed by a top kashrut agency in Israel, which the KA itself approves of.