All posts tagged Peter Kohn

Family tree bears fruit

FOR Jeremy Arndt, 14, delving into his family’s past and learning about his forebears has been an educational adventure.

Rambam ‘a tree of life’

LAST month a partially-born baby was saved by world-leading treatment at Israel's Rambam Medical Centre. Doctors operated on the baby's obstructed airways while only its head had emerged from the womb. The birth then proceeded and the baby and its mother are doing fine.

Brisbane shule’s pages of history

BRISBANE Hebrew Congregation (BHC) has formally handed some rare historic artefacts relating to the early days of the shule to the Queensland State Library so they can be professionally preserved for posterity.

‘Reasons they hate us’

CONTROVERSIAL Israeli political analyst Professor Efraim Inbar gave nine reasons he believes antisemitism is rife, in an address to an Anti-Defamation Commission event at Beth Weizmann on Sunday.

Litzman meeting ‘deeply hurtful’

THE Israel–Australia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has apologised for setting up a meeting in Jerusalem between WA Deputy Premier and Health Minister Roger Cook and Israel's Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, who allegedly meddled in court proceedings to help accused child-sex abuser Malka Leifer.

What now for Scopus relocation?

THE election result has thrown a big question mark over a $5 million feasibility study into a site-sharing arrangement between Mount Scopus College and a redeveloped Caulfield Hospital at the hospital's Kooyong Road premises.

WIZO’s place in the heart

AT WIZO Victoria’s annual luncheon, Israel-based, South African-born activist and journalist Rolene Marks noted the international women’s Zionist organisation’s wide impact in this, its 99th year. Marks, who is visiting

Analyst says war an option

AHEAD of his return visit to Australia, Professor Efraim Inbar declared that in the absence of a Palestinian peace partner, "conflict management" is Israel's best hope for the foreseeable future.

Macnamara’s first MP

Labor's Josh Burns won the Melbourne seat of Macnamara, making him the newest Jewish Member of Parliament.

On his Mark

Speaking with Peter Kohn, Jewish ALP frontbencher Mark Dreyfus shares his visions for Australia and his hope of becoming a senior minister in a Shorten government.