All posts tagged Vic Alhadeff

TAFE acts after Jewish student told to ‘burn’

A JEWISH TAFE student was left too scared to go to class after enduring two years of antisemitic bullying.

Government commits $200k to JBOD

THE Morrison government has committed more than $200,000 in funding to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD), it was announced on Wednesday.

Australia through the lens of Godwin’s Law

IN 1990, American lawyer Mike Godwin embarked on an ambitious project. He had become frustrated at gratuitous Nazi comparisons being tossed around in public debate, trivialising Hitler and the Holocaust and offending survivors of the genocide, writes Vic Alhadeff.

Outrage over Labor MP’s appointment

LABOR MP Shaoquett Moselmane, who described some Israel supporters as a "political lobby group that is cancerous, malicious and seeks to deny, misinform and scaremonger", has been appointed as assistant president of the NSW Legislative Council.

Coalition’s CCTV pledge

THE Coalition will invest $143,000 in enhanced CCTV at Bondi Beach to fight back against a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti if re-elected next month.

Building Greens relationship

THE NSW Greens will host representatives from the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) at a lunch at NSW Parliament House later this month.

Alhadeff makes case for new cemetery

A NEW cemetery at Varroville in Sydney's south west is "the only viable option" to avoid the Jewish community from running out of burial space in five years.

JBOD: Standing by our fundraising campaign

Whether or not Muslims had united for Pittsburgh Synagogue, raising funds for Christchurch was the right thing to do, writes NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff.

JBOD launches Christchurch crowdfunding campaign

THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.