Commemorations and celebrations with the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Shanghai Ghetto

Over 200 members of the Jewish and Chinese communities, Chinese diplomats, members of NSW Parliament, mayors and local councillors, attended the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Shanghai Jewish Ghetto. Highlights included the personal testimonies of Professor Dan Yuan Tang and Mrs Gertie Jellenik and the recognition of all attendees who lived in Shanghai or are descended from those saved there. The event was co-hosted by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, The Chinese Australian Forum, the Australian Chinese Community Association and the Chinese Australian Services Society. Photos: Giselle Haber Photography.

Haifa Day

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and the Hindu Council of Australia held their second annual joint commemoration of Haifa Day. Over 100 members of Sydney’s Indian and Jewish community’s attended, including Jewish Australians of Indian background and residents of Haifa. The event has an historical focus and builds on the strong relationship between Jewish and Indian people both in India and locally.