All posts tagged Rebecca Davis

JHC’s unprecedented pledge

THE Jewish Holocaust Centre Foundation (JHCF) this week received its largest ever pledge in support of the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC). 

‘A real mensch’: Australia’s oldest Jew mourned

THE Australian Jewish community lost a legend on Tuesday, with our oldest community member Leo Buchler passing away at 108 years of age. 

Rising to the FOJAM challenge

IT was just over 18 months ago when Lior Albeck-Ripka and Jesse Lubitz decided to take on the Festival of Jewish Arts and Music (FOJAM). Formerly known as Shir Madness, FOJAM will be taking it to a whole new level at the Melbourne Recital Centre on September 8, promising 135 artists on four stages over 12 hours. 

Aussie takes helm of Shoah Foundation

MELBOURNE'S Lee Liberman has been inaugurated as the new chair of the Board of Councillors to the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, making her the foundation's first chair to be based outside the United States. 

Clowning around for kids

FOR children who have been victims of physical assault, a subsequent assessment at hospital can feel traumatic and scary. 

A desert promise realised

IT was 1958 when former Israeli prime minister David Ben-Gurion shared his vision of settling Israel's Negev desert with philanthropist Marc Besen in Sde Boker. 

‘Deeply offensive to community’

A LARGE sign depicting a swastika inside a Star of David adjacent to the words, "Zionism is anti Jew and Gentile" erected at a property near the corner of Brickwood and Head streets in Brighton has been labelled "deplorable" by communal leaders. 

A space for women in the Jewish community

THE Victorian branch of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) has made a push to ensure that Jewish women are equally represented in positions of leadership and at events within the community. 

Body Hack slammed as ‘anything but balanced’

Jewish community leaders have expressed their "extreme concern" at the depiction of the situation in the Gaza Strip and the portrayal of Israel on Network Ten's Todd Sampson's Body Hack, which aired on Tuesday evening. 

Writing women into the past – and the future

"HISTORY is not the past — It is the record of what's left on the record."