All posts tagged Rabbi Chaim Ingram

Rabbinate reform urged

IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .

Jewish roof bodies: ‘Legalise SSM’

COMMUNAL roof bodies have urged the government to legalise same-sex marriage in the wake of the postal survey which showed 61.6 per cent of respondents supported marriage equality.

Yay or nay?

WITH the legality of the postal survey into same-sex marriage currently being considered by the High Court, communal leaders on both sides of the debate have been sharing their thoughts with The AJN.

New Jewish burial ground

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) together with Woronora Memorial Park, administered by the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trusts (SMCT) in NSW, have announced the consecration of a new Jewish burial area within Woronora Memorial Park, Sutherland.

Taking the helm of the Sydney rabbinate

NEW president of the Rabbinical Council of NSW (RCNSW) Rabbi Eli Cohen hopes to strengthen the RCNSW itself by uniting the rabbinate.

Special training for NSW rabbis

SHUL presidents and rabbis came together on Tuesday night to improve the protection of children at synagogues across Sydney.

PM’s rabbinical appointment

IN the first meeting of its kind, a delegation from the Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia (ORA) held talks with the Prime Minister in Canberra this week. During the get […]

Rabbi Kluwgant at ORA helm

RABBI Meir Shlomo Kluwgant has taken the mantle of Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia (ORA) president after the peak Orthodox rabbinical body’s elections on Sunday went uncontested.

NSW rabbis clash with leaders over 18C

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and Rabbinical Council of NSW (RCNSW) are at odds over the federal government’s proposed changes to racial discrimination laws.

Community pledges full cooperation with abuse commission

JEWISH community leaders have welcomed this week’s federal government announcement of a Royal Commission into sexual abuse of children at religious institutions, schools, sporting organisations, and scouting and guides groups.