All posts tagged Rabbi Levi Wolff

‘It’s about who is a Jew’

NINE Sydney rabbis have joined forces to back Moriah College’s policy of only accepting students who are Jewish according to Orthodox halachah.

Sydney rabbis back Moriah

NINE Sydney rabbis have joined forces to back Moriah College’s policy of only accepting students who are Jewish according to orthodox halacha. It follows the school clarifying its policy earlier

Howard in good spirits at Central

Former Australian prime minister John Howard enjoyed a genuinely warm reception as special guest at a Shabbat service and dinner at Central Shule on March 16, receiving a standing ovation as a proven friend of Israel.

PM joins ‘mishpocha’ for Chanukah

A staunch friend of the Jewish community and a personal friend to so many within it, Malcolm Turnbull attended his first Jewish function as Prime Minister, when he lit the chanukiah at Central Synagogue on Monday.

Lighting up Capital Hill

A CHANUKIAH hasn’t been lit in Federal Parliament since 1988 when Bob Hawke was prime minister. But that all changed on Tuesday when political rivals Josh Frydenberg and Michael Danby co-hosted a Chanukah party under the auspices of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), with the support of the ACT Jewish Community and Chabad ACT.

Community urged to dig deep for Nepal

THE Australian Jewish community has mobilised behind the victims and survivors of Nepal’s deadly earthquake, which has so far recorded a death toll of close to 5000 people, many more […]

Honouring a Japanese hero

HAD Chiune Sugihara not issued visas – against his government’s wishes – to Lithuanian Jews fleeing the Nazis, Central Synagogue would not have Rabbi Levi Wolff, JCA’s CEO would not […]

Chief Rabbi arriving this week

CHIEF Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth Ephraim Mirvis is set to arrive in Australia this week for his first visit Down Under since assuming the role just […]

Former chief rabbi in Oz

FORMER Sephardi chief rabbi of Israel Rabbi Shlomo Amar visited Australia this month as a guest of the Sydney Beth Din, officially launching a Central Marriage Authorisation Registry in Sydney, while furthering progress on this matter in Melbourne.

Abbott: We are all Israeli

FEDERAL Opposition Leader Tony Abbott gave a strong endorsement of Israel’s right to defend itself during a speech at the Central Synagogue last Friday night.