All posts tagged Shane Desiatnik

Top award for Moving Forward Together

A volunteer organisation chaired by Holocaust survivor Ernie Friedlander has won the top prize – the Stepan Kerkyasharian Harmony Award Medal – at the 2017 Premier’s Harmony Dinner.

Gidon’s win for the people

After half a year of determined campaigning for a fairer hospital parking fee system, Sydney year 9 student Gidon Goodman’s beaming smile on Monday said it all.

Turnbull opens new Shoah exhibition

A clearly moved Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull battled at times to control his emotions when delivering a stirring keynote speech at the official launch of the Sydney Jewish Museum’s new permanent Holocaust exhibition on Sunday.


Mixed netball makes its mark

The fifth season of Maccabi Social Mixed Netball got underway on March 20 on a high note, with more than 200 young adults and 22 teams doing battle in 11 games.

Museum unveils new Shoah exhibition

The first guided school and visitor tours of Sydney Jewish Museum’s (SJM) new world-class permanent Holocaust exhibition were held last week, ahead of its much-anticipated official opening ceremony on Sunday, March 19.

Eyeless in Gaza premieres

It was a full house at the Randwick Ritz Cinema on March 2 for the Sydney premiere of the documentary Eyeless in Gaza, followed by a Q&A session featuring producer Robert Magid.

Breakthrough for history education

In a welcome move, key areas of study recommended by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies – including the rise of Nazism – have been incorporated into the new HSC syllabuses, released late last month by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

Grand final glory for Hakoah futsal

HAKOAH Eastern Suburbs achieved double success at the Futsal NSW Premier League 2 grand finals last Saturday at Valentine Sports Park.

‘Never fear supporting Israel’: Harper

One of the Jewish State’s most loyal friends abroad, former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper, received a standing ovation at the United Israel Appeal’s (UIA) 2017 campaign gala event at Sydney’s Darling Harbour Theatre on Monday – before he even spoke.

Israel’s finest in Oz

One of the largest Israeli business delegations to ever set foot on Australian soil arrived in Sydney on Tuesday, featuring companies making revolutionary advances in the water, energy and cyber industries.