All posts tagged NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

Students suspended

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) has taken decisive action against students who dressed as Nazi guards, Jewish concentration camp prisoners and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members at a post-exam party last month.

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‘Appalling’ speaker

THE appearance of a prominent Israel boycott activist at the NSW Labor conference this weekend has been labelled "appalling".

CSU investigating student party

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) is investigating a post-exam party where students dressed as Nazi guards, Jewish concentration camp prisoners and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members.

‘A sad loss for the community’

COMMUNAL identity Betty Wilkenfeld, who passed away on Sunday aged 87, has been remembered as "a highly respected stalwart of the community".

‘A line in the sand’

UNDER new laws to be introduced in the NSW Parliament, any individual who incites or threatens violence against the Jewish community could face three years in prison.

‘Wonderfully generous benefactor’

TRIBUTES have flowed for communal philanthropist Susan Wakil, who passed away earlier this week aged 85.

JCCV chief resigns

AFTER more than five years at the helm of the Victorian Jewish community's roof body, David Marlow is calling it a day, citing frustration with a lack of funding for important projects as the reason he's stepping down next month as executive director.

New Jewish section at Rookwood

THE availability of land for Jewish burial in Metropolitan Sydney is fast running out, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff warned on Tuesday as Rabbi Yehoram Ulman consecrated a new Jewish section at Rookwood Cemetery.

Davidson MP lauds community

During a private members statement on April 11 at NSW Parliament House, Davidson MP Jonathan O'Dea, whose electorate takes in the northern Sydney suburb of St Ives, praised the work done by Jewish organisations in the wider community.

Rebuilding, remembering lives

EMOTIONS ran high at UNSW's Clancy Auditorium as 800 people heard how Holocaust survivors built new homes and thrived in postwar Australia at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' Yom Hashoah commemorative event on Sunday.