All posts tagged Peter Kohn

A credit to the community

THE Australian Jewish community this week celebrates our latest crop of Queen’s Birthday honorees.

New era for Kehilat Nitzan

Excited about his third pulpit on as many continents, Rabbi Yonatan Sadoff, the new rabbi at Masorti (Conservative) congregation Kehilat Nitzan, aims to attract more young people to the shule.

Monash Uni honours for Weisler and Geminder

An Australian-born corporate executive has called on IT graduates to draw inspiration from his grandparents and father who escaped the Nazis.

Activist’s invite revoked

VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.

Security funding boost for Melbourne shules

Funding for security upgrades at Melbourne shules, Jewish schools and organisations will receive a boost of more than $350,000 from the federal government's Safer Communities Fund.

New Victorian funeral facility launched

Non-Orthodox Jewish families in Victoria have been given a wider choice of Jewish funerals with the launch of Tobin Brothers Jewish Funerals.

‘Don’t name seat for anti-Semite’

AN acclaimed scholar of the life of General Sir John Monash has attacked the naming of a federal electorate after an anti-Semitic historian who undermined Australia's greatest citizen officer.

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.

Beacon for world’s vulnerable

ISRAELI solar energy pioneer Yosef Abramowitz electrified his audience with his keynote address to Caulfield Shule's annual Yom Ha'atzmaut breakfast at the Palladium at Crown on Sunday.

Helping hand for veterans

AN organisation dedicated to looking after ex-service personnel in financial need has had strong Jewish involvement down the decades.