All posts tagged Sophie Deutsch

Committed to West Jerusalem as capital

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia’s continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Kurt’s march for Judaism

Unlocking a family secret that was buried generations ago sent Kurt Brown on an unexpected journey. Sophie Deutsch reports.

Breakfast with Julie Bishop

AUSTRALIA is one of a small handful of countries prepared to stand up and vote against one-sided antisemitic resolutions at the UN General Assembly, former foreign minister Julie Bishop said.

A slight sense of unease over admirable Ardern

COMMENT Despite New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemning the Christchurch massacre and showing strong support for the Muslim community, she has remained quiet this week after a prominent Muslim

Cooking with love

Irris Makler’s soon-to-be released cookbook, Just Add Love, will have you planning your next dinner party in no time. But the inspiring stories woven throughout make Makler’s work much more than your average cookbook.

Jewish actor shines in West Side Story

In the first musical to be performed on Sydney’s harbour stage, Jewish actor Rubin Matters stars as Diesel, second-in-command of the Jets gang in West Side Story.

JBOD launches Christchurch crowdfunding campaign

THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.

‘Inspiration to follow the kind of life that we have’

Nearly one year after Ilan Buchman and Oscar Shub married in Australia’s first official religious same-sex wedding, they spoke with Sophie Deutsch about the significance of tying the knot after 47 years together, and the inspiring example their enduring love has set for others.

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.

Women who wow

Today is International Women's Day. Rebecca Davis and Sophie Deutsch celebrate a few remarkable women of the community.