All posts tagged Rebecca Davis

Double naches from the Queen

FOR the first time in many years, a mother and son from the Australian Jewish community have doubled the naches – both receiving prestigious awards in the Queens Birthday Honours last weekend. 

Jewish students make the grade

NINE Jewish students were among the 293 top achievers of the state who gathered together for the VCE Premier's Awards on Monday. 

Jewish Care’s record $5m donation

JEWISH Care Victoria this week received what is believed to be the equal-largest donation in the history of the Victorian Jewish community.  Charles Holckner has given $5 million as part of

Learning lessons of survival

Eleven Holocaust survivors movingly shared their testimonies at the inaugural Gandel Holocaust Education Conference, which was officially opened by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

Just Josh

Treasurer, deputy Liberal leader and top Jew in the country Josh Frydenberg shares a more personal side of his life with Rebecca Davis.

Resilience in the face of adversity

Hope has been as fundamental to Israel's survival as our most sophisticated defence systems, writes Rebecca Davis.

Yom Hazikaron: ‘Because of them, we are alive’

TUESDAY night’s Yom Hazikaron commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne struck a particularly emotional chord, following the loss of four Israeli lives over the weekend as a result of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza.

A walk to remember

EACH year more than 10,000 people from around the world descend on Auschwitz to take part in March of the Living (MOTL). Coinciding with Yom Hashoah last week, together they took the three-kilometre walk to Birkenau – a silent tribute to all victims of the Holocaust. 

Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?

IT is an age-old debate, even more polarising than the Melbourne versus Sydney argument. Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?

Remembering a heroic Aussie

ALMOST 100 years ago Amichai Honig was born in Perth. While the young Jewish boy may have had humble beginnings, he would go on to become a valiant war hero whose descendants are committed to the preservation of his memory.