All posts tagged Rabbi James Kennard

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

MOUNT Scopus College’s dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.

Netanyahu’s deal with the devil

Kahanism, with all its despicable racism and hatred, has resurfaced from the gutters of Israeli politics into the mainstream of pre-election debate.

25 hours of tech-free bliss

As the power of technology to communicate and inform is equalled by its capacity to distract and disrupt, only an obligation to fully switch off allows me to truly switch on.

‘Tikkun olam’ is simply not enough for Jewish identity

We need a Jewish identity that includes the wisdom of Jewish learning and the beauty of Jewish practice, that sees the world and our place in it through a Jewish lens.

Learning a valuable lesson from IKEA

Why the Netanya branch of flatpack furniture giant IKEA, which has its own shule, is a metaphor for the Jewish State.

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.

Schools pioneer mourned

ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.

Principals shed light on teacher’s arrest

Victoria Police is working with Bialik College to identify students who may have been photographed by a former teacher who has been charged with making child pornography.

Bialik College tops state

Bialik College’s remarkable VCE results have earned the school first place in Victoria for 2016 based on median, and percentage of study, scores over 40.

Danby slams Hadassah, denies boycott call

People have told Hadassah they will not be attending its oration with Tim Costello next week in response to federal MP Michael Danby’s attack on the organisation for hosting the World Vision Australia CEO as a guest speaker.