All posts tagged NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

Israel ‘captured my heart and my mind’

EIGHT senior journalists, editors and producers shared their thoughts on Monday night on an intensive week-long study mission they’d recently been on to Israel and the West Bank.

JCCV backs same sex marriage

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hasvoted to support same-sex marriage and called on the Federal Government to eliminate discrimination against same-sex couples.

SBS Hebrew program safe

JEWISH programming will continue on SBS Radio after a major review of foreign-language services by the broadcaster.

School apologises for students’ Nazi ‘prank’

STUDENTS at Sydney's Shore school will be addressed on leadership and racism by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) after an image surfaced of the school's deputy headmaster with a group of students making a salute alongside a Nazi flag.

JBOD says yes, Beth Din says no

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) almost unanimously passed a motion supporting same-sex marriage on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.

Youth influx to JBOD

THREE people under the age of 35 were elected to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies executive at the organisation's annual general meeting last week.

‘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”.