All posts tagged 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.

‘Another example of the legacy he leaves’

JEREMY Spinak's tireless work building bridges with diverse communities and spearheading the Keep NSW Safe campaign was posthumously recognised at the Premier's Harmony Dinner last week.

Standing up to the Eurovision boycott brigade

SBS is to be applauded for its principled stand. Eurovision is about music; keep politics out of it.

Vale Shula Endrey-Walder

THE community has paid tribute to Gift of Life Australia founder Shula Endrey-Walder, who passed away last Thursday aged 74. After founding Gift of Life Australia – which matches leukaemia

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.