All posts tagged WIZO

WIZO’s place in the heart

AT WIZO Victoria’s annual luncheon, Israel-based, South African-born activist and journalist Rolene Marks noted the international women’s Zionist organisation’s wide impact in this, its 99th year. Marks, who is visiting

Tackling apartheid claims

A WIZO activist renowned for fighting the claim that Israel is an apartheid state is in Australia this week.

Make-A-Wish making it possible

The Make-A-Wish Shared Appeal makes wishes come true for children battling life-threatening conditions in Australia and Israel. All donations are shared equally between both countries.

WIZO campaign in full bloom

From skiing sweetheart to poker princess, Molly Bloom's intriguing memoir about her tumultuous career trajectory was recently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. Bloom will present as keynote speaker at WIZO's gala event this month.

‘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 marvellous Mitzvah Day

"Phenomenal" and "an outstanding success" were just some of the words used by organisers to describe Mitzvah Day held on Sunday.

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

Recipes from the heart

Telling the story of the Jewish community through recipes has been the driving force behind the Monday Morning Cooking Club, which has just launched its latest cookbook. Danny Gocs reports. […]

Appeals for fire-ravaged Israel

Australian Jewry is being urged to dig deep to help with the recovery and rebuilding effort in Israel following the devastating fires.

Ya’alon in Australia

FOR Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon, the man who could be Israel’s next prime minister, visiting Australia has become something of a tradition.