All posts tagged VAJEX

Remembrance at refurbished memorial

The Victorian Association of Jewish Ex and Servicemen and Women was involved in three events to commemorate Remembrance Day 2016.

A monumental error

A CLARIFICATION will be inscribed on a Jewish community plaque honouring fallen Jewish Diggers after a glaring error in the inscription was pointed out.

Honouring our Anzacs

SENIOR military figure Peter Meehan chronicled the heroism of Australian soldiers during World War I in a passionate, sometimes emotional address to an Anzac Day commemoration service held by the Victorian Association of Jewish Ex & Servicemen and Women (VAJEX).

Jews on the front line

A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia highlights the profound impact of World War I on the Jewish soldiers caught up in it, and on the fledgling community back home.

Ex-diggers wage interstate battle

A TURF war raging between two Jewish ex-service personnel organisations is a far cry from the military sacrifices these veterans have dedicated themselves to honouring, and the rift is threatening their viability.