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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.

Melbourne and Sydney set for Mitzvah Day

Jewish Australians are gearing up to cook, collect, and come together for a variety of worthy causes in celebration of Mitzvah Day on Sunday, November 27.

Jewish comedy smorgasbord

The Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival returned as a one-night variety show that combined comedy, cabaret, storytelling and songs in a smorgasbord of entertainment.

Standing up for a better world

A book celebrating the contributions of some of the most outstanding Jewish Australian humanitarians, philanthropists and social justice activists was launched last week at the Jewish Museum of Australia (JMA).