All posts tagged Shane Desiatnik
TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.
He's nursing an injured cheekbone, but Australia’s only Jewish player at Super Rugby level, David Horwitz, is in high spirits about his forthcoming move from the NSW Waratahs to the Melbourne Rebels.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics in Sydney last Thursday. Combining Australian and Israeli scientific know-how with the latest technology, the centre has the
INCREDIBLE biomedical breakthroughs – including growing beating heart tissue and engineering the world’s first muscle flap transplant with its own blood supply – have been achieved by Professor Shulamit Levenberg in her lab at Israel’s Technion since 2007.
Taking his mark for Australia in the men’s 400m heats at the World Athletics Championships in London on August 5 was a milestone moment in the context of Steven Solomon’s running career.
“One of the most profound experiences of my life” is how Sky News political contributor Peta Credlin described being part of a Rambam study tour of Israel early last month, organised by the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council.
In her final appearance at an Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships, Sydney's Jessica Fox bounced back from the heartbreak of missing a medal in the women’s single canoe by winning gold in the women’s single kayak on July 23.
Australia created netball history at the 2017 Maccabiah Games by becoming champions in both the open and junior competitions.
IT was an amazing triple treat for Australia in the men’s 40+ cycling time trial on July 9, with Alex Lehrer winning gold, Australian Maccabiah team captain Sean Bloch earning silver, and comeback king Josh Goldstat bagging bronze.
MORE than $200,000 was raised for Chabad North Shore at its annual gala dinner at Curzon Hall last week, headlined by Tony Abbott.