September 13, 2018, 12:05 pm
Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged between 15 and 44. Today is R U OK? Day, imploring us to begin conversations with those around us and provide support in order to prevent the silence that leads to these staggering statistics. So, let's talk. Rebecca Davis lifts the lid on suicide.
August 16, 2018, 11:20 am
JEWISH history was made in our nation's capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.
August 8, 2018, 2:56 pm
From supporting a suicide prevention strategy tailored to the Jewish community, to boosting services for Jewish senior citizens and people with multiple sclerosis, Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation grants will go a long way.
March 8, 2018, 12:01 am
"A BEACON of worship, dedication and intellectual faith in NSW's Jewish community," is how NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian poignantly described The Great Synagogue – often considered "the mother congregation of Australian Jewry" – at the shule's momentous 140th anniversary service.
October 26, 2017, 12:00 am
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will be joined by senior politicians, military personnel and communal leaders next Tuesday when they stand shoulder to shoulder with their Israeli counterparts in Beersheba to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landmark battle that saw the defeat of the Ottoman Turks and helped pave the way for the establishment of the Jewish State.
By Joshua Levi
August 22, 2017, 12:01 am
TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.
March 2, 2017, 12:00 am
Jewish community leaders have welcomed this week’s findings by Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA), which failed to reach a consensus on amending freedom-of-speech laws.
By Peter Kohn