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Lisa Sarzin (left) mentors GO Foundation scholar and Wadi Wadi woman, Natalie Abraham.

A common meeting ground

NAIDOC Week is marked from July 7-14, a time when we celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Lisa Sarzin, Mark Leibler and Gary Samowitz share the special relationships they have fostered with Indigenous Australians.

On board with Gennarosity Abroad

This July, two Sydney filmmakers will be creating a powerful documentary chronicling the journey of Genna Radnan and the wide-reaching impact her charity, Gennarosity Abroad, is having on the ground in Kenya.

Standing down from Stand Up

After almost 10 years at the helm, Stand Up CEO Gary Samowitz has announced he is stepping down from the position.

Standing up for social justice

DISCUSSION and debate abounded as Stand Up presented its Social Justice Summit last weekend.

Young adults say ‘Yesh’ to Israel

The third group of young adults to participate in the Zionist Council of NSW's Yesh program returned from Israel last month after a memorable two-week, in-depth immersive experience.

All Abilities wins Aus Day award

MACCABI Victoria All Abilities has been recognised as the Community Group of the Year by Glen Eira Council at their Australia Day Breakfast Awards.

A marvellous Mitzvah Day

"Phenomenal" and "an outstanding success" were just some of the words used by organisers to describe Mitzvah Day held on Sunday.

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Thirteen Jewish communal organisations have backed a statement regarding the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, condemning the Australian government's lack of compassion and decency as "shameful".

Honouring our humanitarians

SYDNEY’S George Newhouse and Nicole Mekler have been recognised for their outstanding humanitarian work, taking out Stand Up’s Ron Castan Humanitarian Award and Young Humanitarian Award respectively last month.

Melbourne’s latest crop of leaders

TWELVE months of hard work has paid off for the 2016 graduates of the Diller Teen Fellows program.