All posts tagged Sydney

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

Arise Sir Frank

SHOAH survivor turned tycoon Sir Frank Lowy expressed his pride this week at receiving a prestigious royal honour.

Segal unlocks Middle East puzzle

WITH a topic as complex and rapidly changing as ‘The New Middle East and Why it Matters’, leading geopolitics and terrorism expert Hagai Segal began by saying, “I could talk about this for the next seven hours.”

Festival full of laughs

MORE than 300 local and international comedians will perform in this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival, which gets under way at venues around Sydney on April 24.

High hopes for medical cannabis

Experts from Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Germany, Netherlands and Canada gathered in Sydney last week for a three-day forum to discuss the regulation and administration of medical cannabis.

Making Sydney a smart city

TEL Aviv is a smart city in more ways than one. Largely thanks to the efforts of Tel Aviv Global CEO Hila Oren, residents are enjoying improved innovation, nightlife, connectivity through their own personalised “digital card” and free Wi-Fi all over the city.

Music’s highs and lows

After following her Sephardi roots to Israel to shoot the video clip for her new single, London-based Australian singer-songwriter Anita Lester talks to Yael Brender about her musical journey.

Dancing onto the big screen

AUSTRALIAN actress Dena Kaplan basked in the excitement of the red carpet premiere of the film Dance Academy held in Sydney on the weekend.

Sydney’s Yeshiva College improves its policies

YESHIVA College, Bondi, has changed its policies after concerns were raised at the Royal Commission that there is a gatekeeper for child sexual abuse allegations.

Israel’s finest in Oz

One of the largest Israeli business delegations to ever set foot on Australian soil arrived in Sydney on Tuesday, featuring companies making revolutionary advances in the water, energy and cyber industries.