All posts tagged Vic Alhadeff

The fraught situation confronting Germany and German Jewry

THE cry was as jarring and intrusive as it was unexpected. Huddled against a bracing Frankfurt autumn morning, the delegation of Jewish leaders from centres as diverse as Novosibirsk, Siberia,

‘A beautiful, unique young man of untold value’

JEREMY Spinak was one of the most influential and highly respected communal leaders in Sydney, but last Thursday morning at the age of 36 he succumbed to a rare form of cancer.

Rocket damage shocks Aussie journos

Participants of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies' 2018 Journalists' Mission to Israel returned home last month mesmerised by Shabbat in Jerusalem and shocked by seeing rocket damage in Beersheba.

Foley sorry after Vic barred

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley personally apologised because a Jewish community leader was barred entry to the launch of the Labor Union Multicultural Action Committee on Monday night.

Students suspended

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) has taken decisive action against students who dressed as Nazi guards, Jewish concentration camp prisoners and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members at a post-exam party last month.

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‘Appalling’ speaker

THE appearance of a prominent Israel boycott activist at the NSW Labor conference this weekend has been labelled "appalling".

CSU investigating student party

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) is investigating a post-exam party where students dressed as Nazi guards, Jewish concentration camp prisoners and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members.

Incitement legislation set to become law in NSW

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman paid tribute to the Jewish community on Tuesday as the state government's new incitement legislation passed the Legislative Assembly.

‘A sad loss for the community’

COMMUNAL identity Betty Wilkenfeld, who passed away on Sunday aged 87, has been remembered as "a highly respected stalwart of the community".

‘A line in the sand’

UNDER new laws to be introduced in the NSW Parliament, any individual who incites or threatens violence against the Jewish community could face three years in prison.