All posts tagged UNSW

Russian speakers flock to festival

THE UNSW Roundhouse Centre turned Russian on October 14, as more than 250 Russian-speaking Sydney Jews enjoyed food, music, art and seminars at the Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) Australia festival.

Pulver appointed key Indigenous leadership role

SHE cites co-founding the Shalom Gamarada Scholarship Program for Aboriginal students at UNSW as one of her proudest achievements, and currently serves as Western Sydney University's Pro Vice-Chancellor of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership, but Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver will soon return to where everything started for her - the University of Sydney (USYD) - to begin an important new role.

Bipartisan support for Indigenous scholarships

The statistics alone for the Shalom Gamarada Indigenous Residential Scholarship Program are worth celebrating - 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates since 2009, including 23 doctors.

Yom Limmud set for Sydney

Across one immersive day of thought-provoking sessions set for Sunday, June 17 in Sydney, Yom Limmud will celebrate Jewish identity, raise difficult questions and provoke stimulating discussion.

Commemorations will shine a spotlight on survivors’ new lives in Australia

"REBUILDING Lives" is the powerful theme for this year's NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' (JBOD) Yom Hashoah commemorative events.

Sydney remembers the six million

“THE single most important thing that the Jewish community does is remember the victims of the Holocaust,” said NSW Jewish Board of Deputies president Jeremy Spinak at the Yom Hashoah communal commemoration.

Jewish fraternity opens its doors

IN 1913, a Jewish economics student Charles C. Moskowitz established Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), the Jewish fraternity that has now expanded to Sydney.

A day of learning in Sydney

Israeli-Palestinian relations, the glass ceiling of Jewish community leadership and what exactly is going on with Donald Trump are just some of the 18 topics that will stimulate discussions at Limmud-Oz Sydney on July 3.