January 3, 2019, 12:01 am
IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .
October 26, 2015, 12:00 am
FIFTY years after Nostra Aetate, what does the future of interfaith dialogue between the next generation of Jews, Christians and other faith groups hold? That’s what the Great Synagogue’s Rabbi Dr Ben Elton will discuss in his keynote address marking 50 years of the landmark document this Wednesday, October 28.
By Evan Zlatkis
January 10, 2014, 12:00 am
AFTER almost a decade as senior rabbi of Sydney’s Great Synagogue, Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence (pictured) will find out later this month if he has been endorsed to succeed Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis as senior minister of London’s Finchley United (Kinloss) Synagogue.
July 18, 2011, 12:00 am
THE New South Wales Opposition has called on Premier Barry O’Farrell to clarify his exact position on shechita, following a report last week in The AJN in which the Premier’s office declined to offer explicit support for Jewish ritual slaughter.