All posts tagged Vic Alhadeff

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.

‘Wonderfully generous benefactor’

TRIBUTES have flowed for communal philanthropist Susan Wakil, who passed away earlier this week aged 85.

Indigenous heirs of Beersheba Charge honoured

Eleven Indigenous participants of the Rona Tranby Trust's Australian Light Horse Project, who participated in last October's re-enactment of the Battle of Beersheba centenary commemoration, were honoured at a reception at Sydney's Government House late last month.

Festival session a parody masquerading as debate

No-one suggests every political session at the SWF need comprise an equal number of protagonists advocating competing perspectives; but surely the integrity of the festival demands what on any objective analysis should be a reasonable measure of balance.

New Jewish section at Rookwood

THE availability of land for Jewish burial in Metropolitan Sydney is fast running out, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff warned on Tuesday as Rabbi Yehoram Ulman consecrated a new Jewish section at Rookwood Cemetery.