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NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Bridge building tour.

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies charted new territory last week when it expanded its bridge-building work to the far-western Outback town of Broken Hill and to the State’s second city, Newcastle, for the first time in about 20 years. The Board annually conducts comprehensive outreach programmes to centres throughout …

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Media release – Racism is Not Free Speech

MEDIA RELEASE from the ECAJ – Executive Council of Australian Jewry.   Submitted by Peter Wertheim AM – Executive Director   Racism is Not Free Speech Statement from 24 Victorian community organisations regarding the foreshadowed changes to Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act.   5 December 2013 We have …

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Naftali Bennett speaks to Sydney

A public meeting is being hosted jointly by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, NSW United Israel Appeal, Zionist Council of NSW and Central Synagogue. Leading journalist and commentator Paul Sheehan will interview Israeli Minister Naftali Bennett at a public meeting at Central Synagogue on Sunday night. Sheehan, a columnist …

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Sydney Goes Gold for Chanukah

J-Junction, Hagshama, UIA YL & Studio Central, end the year with a bang!! On Sunday, 1st December, over 300 young Jewish adults came together in style, to celebrate the end of the year Chanukah at the annual legendary ‘GOLD PARTY’ The Gold Party held at this year’s sponsor – The …

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Chanukah Glow Yoga for Young Adults

Chanukah, festival of light… Chanukah – celebrates the triumph of light over darkness… So what better way to celebrate Chanukah than Glowing with the flow! Apologies  if pictures are flattened. WordPress glitch.  Please refresh page Hagshama, ZFA Israel Programs, Baraka Art, Hillel, AUJS and UIA YL celebrate this Chanukah with …

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Report back: Journalist’s Mission to Israel

Note: If images are flattened please click refresh. A public meeting will be held in The Saunders Hall, Central  Synagogue, next Wednesday December 4 at 7.30pm. The journalists who participated in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’  recent Journalists Mission to Israel will address a public meeting. The journalists – …

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MACCABI’S LATEST INITIATIVE

We’re pleased to introduce our latest programme to the Maccabi NSW stable – ‘MacSem’, a course to inspire and help our next generation of leaders. We’ve got some sensational guests lined up for the programme, which we’re excited to release in the coming weeks. Details are in the flyer below. Click …

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ECAJ: MEDIA RELEASE – Racism is NOT FREE SPEECH

21 November 2013 We have read with growing concern that the Federal government has plans to remove or water down the protections against racial vilification which presently extend to Australians of all backgrounds under the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA). This would be a step backwards for Australia. We oppose absolutely …

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Yom Hazikaron Commemoration 2014

  Community event:.  The Zionist Council of Victoria invites  bereaved families to participate in the 2014 Yom Hazikaron Commemoration  5 November 2013 On Sunday evening, 4 May 2014, the community will gather for Melbourne’s annual Yom Hazikaron commemoration at the Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Clayton Campus. During this solemn …

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Hagshama Sydney: Hebrew Cafe – Press Release

Hebrew Café – brought to you by Hagshama, ZFA Israel Programs & Aliyah Skinny Dip Café at Bondi Beach was packed with young adults from all over Sydney, who came to learn & practice their Hebrew over a warm cup of coffee. Volunteering teachers Hagar Shelly (on the left) and …

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Attack on Jewish group in Bondi

This is an excellent article incorporating everything known about the attack in Bondi. The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) strongly condemns the attack on five members of Sydney’s Jewish community in Bondi, in what appears to have been one of the most severe acts of racist violence against the …

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National Israeli Culture Competition Winner Announced!

    National Israeli Culture Competition Winner Announced! Over 200 entries from across Australia   October 24, 2013   The National Israeli Culture Photography Competition invited participants to submit photos related to Israeli Culture. The popular competition received over 200 entries from across Australia. The initiative, run by Hagshama Sydney, …

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