All posts tagged NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

Spotlight on the ‘forgotten refugees’

“In NSW, we are no longer the forgotten Jews”, former AUJS NSW president Hila Tsor – of Libyan and Iraqi heritage – declared at the third annual recognition ceremony of the plight of Jews from Arab lands and Iran, attended by more than 380 people on November 30 at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park.

Parliament lights up Chanukah

More than 100 people, including Jewish communal leaders, politicians and representatives from other faith communities, attended the NSW Parliament pre-Chanukah celebration last week.

Injection of youth for JBOD

TWENTY-two people under the age of 35 have been elected as NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) general franchise deputies.

Ehrlich’s tremendous legacy

Tributes have flowed in for communal stalwart Professor Frederick Ehrlich, who passed away on November 2, aged 85.

Sydney remembers horrors of Kristallnacht

A chilling projected photograph of Berlin's Fasenstrasse Synagogue – burnt during Kristallnacht on November 9 and 10, 1938 – formed a powerful backdrop during Peter Nash's address at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' Kristallnacht commemoration service at the Sydney Jewish Museum last week.

Johnny Baker ‘gone far too soon’

THE community is mourning the untimely passing of Johnny Baker, whose forthright voice has been interwoven with Australian Jewish projects for decades.

L’hitraot Shmuel Ben-Shmuel

AFTER four years in the role, outgoing Israeli ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel told the NSW Jewish community's leaders how sad he is to be heading home.

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.