All posts tagged Shalom

Oz remembered

ISRAEL and world Jewry have “lost a giant” with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

Messing with morals

In the upcoming production of The Man in the Attic, a German couple deceive a Jewish man who they are hiding into thinking that the Nazis have won the war. Incredibly, the play is based on a true story.

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Thirteen Jewish communal organisations have backed a statement regarding the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, condemning the Australian government's lack of compassion and decency as "shameful".

Shalom… and farewell

HE has big shoes to fill, but Rabbi Alon Meltzer (pictured) says he’s up for the challenge after he was appointed as the new programming director of Shalom and as the next rabbi of Or Chadash.

Shalom and farewell Michael

THERE were mixed emotions at Shalom as programming director Michael Misrachi, who has been with the organisation for eight years, announced that he and his family will be making aliyah.

Opposites tackle peace puzzle

TWO high profile Israeli guests from opposite sides of the political spectrum will tackle the question ‘One State or Two States?’

Festival full of laughs

MORE than 300 local and international comedians will perform in this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival, which gets under way at venues around Sydney on April 24.

Timely talk by Wallenberg author

Wallenberg biography author Ingrid Carlberg spoke about the significance of Sweden's official declaration of his death at a SJWF event in Sydney last week.

US election in spotlight at Limmud Fest

The divisive US election will be over just three weeks ahead of Limmud Fest, where American Rabbi Robert Kaplan will discuss its likely impact on Jews.

Get set for Limmud Fest

Kosher cocktails, Jewish yoga and acro balance are just some of the activities on offer during Limmud Fest from November 25 to 27.