All posts tagged Philip Dalidakis

Challenger praises Andrews’ record

TWO Labor ministers — one them Victoria’s Deputy Premier — were on hand to launch the campaign of Caulfield’s ALP candidate Sorina Grasso.

Pollies splash the cash

IT smells like election season, with members from both sides of politics pledging hundreds of thousands of dollars to Jewish communal projects and organisations over the past few days.

A Blue-and-white new year

BLUE sky and white clouds matched the colours of Israel's flag as it was hoisted on a community flagpole at St Kilda Town Hall on Monday morning – believed to be the first time the Israeli banner has flown on an Australian municipal flagpole.

A Torah’s odyssey

What do a fragile Torah scroll, a bar mitzvah boy and a government minister have in common? As Peter Kohn discovered, they are entwined in an epic tale of upheaval and renewal.

Launching CyberGym in Australia

A TRAINING site for combating cyber-attacks was officially opened by Victorian Trade and Investment Minister Philip Dalidakis last Friday, in the presence of senior Israeli cyber-security experts.

‘Yemini does not represent us’

VICTORIAN and federal Jewish leaders have made it clear that a bid by extreme right-winger Avi Yemini to run for State Parliament at next year's election does not have any kind of official endorsement from Australia's Jewish community.

TBI lands $200,000 security grant

AFTER announcing a $200,000 grant towards a landmark security overhaul at Temple Beth Israel (TBI) in St Kilda, Premier Daniel Andrews said he sees his government as “a partner in this very significant security upgrade”.

The real threat facing us

OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the "State of Palestine" has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor's foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.

Government announces community grants

CAULFIELD Hebrew Congregation (CHC) received a $250,000 cheque from the Victorian State Government at their Yom Ha’atzmaut breakfast before 400 attendees at The Palladium at Crown on Sunday.

Dalidakis takes on grandees

Victoria's Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade has hit out at fellow Labor members who have called for Australia to recognise a Palestinian state.