All posts tagged Vic Alhadeff

New protections against religious discrimination

UNDER the federal government’s draft Religious Discrimination Act released last week, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff could have argued his exclusion from a multicultural Labor event in August 2018 was discrimination on religious grounds.

‘Compassion trumps politics’

"AN attack on one faith is an attack on us all," NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff said at a presentation in Christchurch last week, where he delivered a cheque for almost $70,000 to the city's mayor.

‘An attack on one faith is an attack on us all’

PRIMO Levi was an Italian chemist who was arrested by the Nazis along with thousands of other Italian Jews – including my grandparents - and deported to the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust, writes Vic Alhadeff.

Breaking bread – Australia at its best

IT was Australia at its best. On a recent Friday night in Sydney, leaders of the NSW Young Nationals, Young Greens, Young Liberals and Young Labor walked into The Great Synagogue, writes Vic Alhadeff.

McKay meets with NSW Jewish community leaders

NEWLY elected NSW Opposition Leader Jodi McKay has formally met with the NSW Jewish communal leadership.

Worldwide Jewish communities raise over $1 million for Christchurch

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies chief executive Vic Alhadeff will this month present a $71,000 cheque to families of the victims of the Christchurch attacks. Over $1 million in total

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.