All posts tagged Sophie Deutsch
THE blissful and exhilarating phase of early romance naturally lends itself to poetic songwriting, but Israeli-born Australian singer-songwriter Lior has always sought to reflect the realities of love and relationships.
Speaking at Limmud Oz across four sessions this weekend, MaNishtana, who grew up in an African American Chabad family, intends to share with his audiences "the learning and growth that can happen when we bring (some of) the rest of Judaism to the Jewish conversation".
VOLUNTEERS are the lifeblood of Shalom's Limmud Oz, prompting festival co-chair Donny Janks to remark, "They're not just the oil that keeps the machine running, they're the whole machine."
More than 1700 people packed the Hordern Pavilion for JCA’s major campaign event featuring French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy and entrepreneur Andrew Kuper.
As cameras go behind the scenes to document the intriguing lives of some well-known Jewish figures, this year’s Sydney Film Festival, which runs from June 5-16, also celebrates Jewish talent in filmmaking.
RE-ELECTED MP for Berowra Julian Leeser despaired that the recent federal election campaign was "singularly the dirtiest and nastiest election I can remember".
Through waves of persecution, expulsion and forced conversion, the Jewish people remain defiant against all odds. Simon Schama addressed the Sydney Writers’ Festival and spoke to Sophie Deutsch about his book, The Story of the Jews: Belonging earlier this month.
ISRAELI ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer announced unequivocally at Israel's 71st Independence Day celebration on Tuesday evening that the Jewish community of NSW is one of the best, if not the best, community he has worked with during his 39 years in the foreign ministry.
CONTINUING her success at last year’s Archibald Prize, Sydney-based artist Karyn Zamel has again achieved recognition as a finalist – this time, for an impressive character study of herself.
TUESDAY night’s Yom Hazikaron commemorations in Sydney and Melbourne struck a particularly emotional chord, following the loss of four Israeli lives over the weekend as a result of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza.