Antisemitism returns to gain mainstream traction

The Weekend Australian November 16, 2019 By Brad Norington, Associate Editor, The Australian Mingled with the passion and fury of the British election campaign as Boris Johnson fights to save not only Brexit but his own job as Prime Minister is another issue provoking almost as much rage. Insidious, offensive as ever, oppressive to those on the … Continue reading Antisemitism returns to gain mainstream traction

Age-old hatred of Jews re-emerges out of left field

By Peter Kurti November 14, 2019 Anti-Semitism, the ancient hatred­ of Jews, is on the rise in Australia. Anti-Semitic incidents occur more frequently in schools and offices, and on our streets. On one Monday this month alone, the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies received reports of three such incidents. But anti-Semitism is also creeping into … Continue reading Age-old hatred of Jews re-emerges out of left field

Holocaust erasure from schools should scare us all

The idea that our young people could grow up ignorant of state-sponsored genocide should cause every Australian to demand a rethink of our educational priorities, writes Peta Credlin. The Daily Telegraph November 9, 2019 The idea that our young people could grow up as experts in so-called climate change Armageddon but ignorant of the state-sponsored … Continue reading Holocaust erasure from schools should scare us all

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Vic Alhadeff ‘extremely concerned’ over rise of anti-Semitic bullying

Danielle Le Messurier The Daily Telegraph October 27, 2019 The state’s peak Jewish body says anti-Semetic incidents in Sydney schools have almost doubled in the past 12 months with some students reporting they’ve been told they “should have died in gas chambers.” Three students at an exclusive Sydney private college, who posed for photos with … Continue reading NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Vic Alhadeff ‘extremely concerned’ over rise of anti-Semitic bullying

Australia’s first detective honoured

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Vice-President David Ossip and CEO Vic Alhadeff represented the Board of Deputies at a moving ceremony to honour Australia’s first detective – Israel “Izzy” Chapman. With many senior police officers in attendance, the memorial service was held in the Jewish section at Rookwood Cemetery, where a memorial headstone was unveiled. … Continue reading Australia’s first detective honoured

A night to honour Jeremy Spinak

The community is invited to a special evening dedicated to the contribution and legacy of our past president Jeremy Spinak, who passed away last year aged 36. The recipient of the inaugural NSW Jewish Board of Deputies President’s Award will be announced and speakers will include participants of the Jeremy Spinak Young Leaders Program and a medical researcher. This will be … Continue reading A night to honour Jeremy Spinak