All posts tagged Rabbi Zalman Kastel

$2.2m to teach understanding

THE federal government has committed $2.2 million to Together for Humanity to foster intercultural understanding in schools across Australia.

Bibi invites ScoMo to Israel

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison “emphasised the excellent relations” between Israel and the Australia when they spoke last Wednesday.

Sheikh meets rabbis

Sheikh Youssef Hassan, who made headlines after a video showed him saying Jews "have got only envy and hatred”, met with two rabbis to explain his actions.

Together For Humanity recognised

Together for Humanity has won the Community Peace Award from the Rotary Club of Australia, in recognition of the organisation’s work in challenging prejudice and promoting diversity.

A day of interfaith learning

MORE than 112 students and teachers from Muslim, Christian and Jewish schools, both state and private, attended Together For Humanity’s (TFH) inaugural Inclusive Communities Youth Summit at NSW Parliament House last week.

Students building bridges

STUDENTS from Bass High School in Western Sydney visited Masada College last week as part of Together for Humanity’s inter-school ­program.

A walk for peace

A JEWISH student walked for eight hours from the Yeshiva Centre in Bondi to the Lakemba Mosque on Sunday to deliver a message of peace and reconciliation.

St Ives to finally get its eruv

AFTER six years of planning and multiple disappointments, the North Shore eruv is finally on its way to being a reality.

Faiths pray for tolerance

WHILE the perpetrator of Monday’s siege in Sydney was an example of humanity at its worst, several interfaith prayer vigils held this week displayed humanity at its best.

Missing man found dead

BARRY Kodesh, who was reported missing on December 30, has been found dead in the Central Coast.