All posts tagged Rebecca Davis

First bar mitzvah in Townsville

LAST month, Barnabas Sarnyai achieved more than a milestone. Not only did the 13-year-old perform his bar mitzvah – he was the first to do so, ever, in the northern

Tikkun olam in action

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) has returned to Melbourne for a second year.

Marching against abuse

Ten Jewish communal organisations joined in the Walk Against Family Violence in Melbourne as part of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and White Ribbon Day.

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Australia

The 2017 Report on Anti-Semitism in Australia released by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry reveals a 10 per cent rise in anti-Semitic incidents reported nationally.

Band rocks ARIA nods

Indie rock group Gang of Youths - led by Jewish frontman David Le'aupepe - has dominated the 2017 ARIA nominee list, up for awards in eight categories this year.

A marvellous Mitzvah Day

"Phenomenal" and "an outstanding success" were just some of the words used by organisers to describe Mitzvah Day held on Sunday.

Fauda star wows crowds

FAUDA star Tsahi Halevi held the audience enthralled as he reflected on his life and his role in the Israeli political thriller when he spoke at the Hamerkaz Centre last week.

Chief Rabbi Lau tours Australia

Israel's top rabbi has a message for young Australian Jews: be proud of your religion, study your heritage, and marry someone Jewish - he advised while visiting Sydney and Melbourne.

Elwood’s l’chaim to 60 years

CONVIVIALITY abounded as more than 220 people gathered to attend the Elwood Shule gala dinner last Sunday evening. Held at St Kilda Town Hall, synagogue leaders and members came together to honour the past, present and future, celebrating 60 years of the iconic shule at Dickens Street.

Zimmet awarded 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year

PROFESSOR Paul Zimmet has been announced as the 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year at the state awards ceremony held at Government House this evening (Thursday). Zimmet is an […]