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February 18, 2021, 7:30 am
Phelps: ‘I look forward to that challenge’
The Jewish GP and councillor has announced her candidacy for Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney at the NSW Local Government Elections on September 4.
October 1, 2020, 2:41 pm
The Notorious RBG
When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on erev Rosh Hashanah, the outpouring of grief was global. Four local Jewish leaders share their reflections on RBG and her legacy.
November 1, 2019, 8:30 am
Gong for Kerryn Phelps
Former Wentworth MP Kerryn Phelps said she is 'honoured' to be named category winner in the field of public policy at the AFR Women of Influence Awards.
May 23, 2019, 12:00 am
Sharma: ‘I will always stand up for Israel’
NEW Wentworth Liberal MP Dave Sharma has pledged to "always stand up for Israel" and to be a "fervent combatant" of antisemitism and the anti-Israel boycott movement.
April 25, 2019, 12:00 am
Vote from next Monday
PRE-POLLING for the federal election opens on Monday, April 29, with the Australian Electoral Commission to release a list of voting locations later this week.
April 18, 2019, 12:00 am
Antisemitic email targets Phelps
ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.
March 18, 2019, 12:00 am
Sydney to make Jewish LGBT+ history
Get ready to learn, discover, pray and, of course, party … because the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress is coming to Sydney from March 21-24 – and you are invited!
March 8, 2019, 12:01 am
Phelps: Libs misquoted me
WENTWORTH MP Kerryn Phelps has accused the Liberal Party of misquoting her following a Sky News interview in which she discussed the location of Australia's embassy in Israel.
March 6, 2019, 3:19 pm
Election forums – ask the candidates
With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.
February 14, 2019, 12:01 am
‘A reminder of darker times’
Holocaust survivor Peter Halas, who is usually at Bondi Beach every morning, was interstate on Sunday when he received photographs of the swastikas daubed along the promenade.
November 8, 2018, 12:01 am
Religious streams unite for Pittsburgh
SYDNEY's Jewish community put religious differences aside at a pluralistic vigil for the victims and survivors of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre last Wednesday night.
October 26, 2018, 12:01 am
Sharma reflects on loss
DEFEATED Liberal candidate Dave Sharma says "it would be unfortunate" if the idea of moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is discredited because of the timing of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement last week.
October 25, 2018, 12:01 am
Phelps wins Wentworth
KERRYN Phelps has made history, becoming the first Jewish female in Australia's federal parliament after beating the Liberal Party's Dave Sharma in a close Wentworth by-election.
October 20, 2018, 8:23 pm
Phelps wins Wentworth
INDEPENDENT Jewish candidate Kerryn Phelps is headed for Canberra after achieving a convincing win in the Wentworth by-election.
October 19, 2018, 12:00 am
By-election candidates back new Monash bill
A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member's bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth by-election.