All posts tagged Shane Desiatnik

By-election candidates back new Monash bill

A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member’s bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth ­by-election.

Rosen enjoys rapid NFL rise

He's only 21, but quarterback Josh Rosen has already shown tremendous poise, confidence and ability in his first NFL matches for the Arizona Cardinals.

Compelling program for Capital Appeal

THE Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) - established 25 years ago and visited by more than 27,000 students each year - is on a mission to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive for future generations, and it needs your help.

Shule renovation ready by Rosh

EXCITEMENT is building in the Yeshiva School community as the finishing touches are applied to a new synagogue in the adjacent Harry Triguboff Centre at Flood Street in Bondi, which opened just in time for Rosh Hashanah.

Yates raises the Bar-celona

Leora Yates won a gold medal for Australia at the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation's Masters World Championships late last month.

Youth ‘HEAR’ from Holocaust survivors

Eighty young adults attended the launch event of for Youth HEAR (Holocaust Education And Remembrance) at the Sydney Jewish Museum last month.

Trophy time for Maccabi’s awesome Amigos

The Maccabi Hakoah Amigos came back from behind against Waverley to win the Easts Football Association boys' U13 division 3 premiership on August 25.

Blumberg earns pro debut at Charlton

Ryan Blumberg had a dream start to his second season for Charlton Athletic U23s, playing in the senior team's EFL Cup match against MK Dons on August 14.

Bipartisan support for Indigenous scholarships

The statistics alone for the Shalom Gamarada Indigenous Residential Scholarship Program are worth celebrating - 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates since 2009, including 23 doctors.

Honouring our fallen Diggers

JEWISH history was made in our nation's capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.