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Rabbi Yehoram Ulman
January 24, 2020, 6:00 am
‘Looking at a terrorist eye to eye’
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was shot and wounded when a gunman stormed his synagogue in California nine months ago, has spoken exclusively to The AJN during his visit to Australia
May 23, 2019, 12:01 am
Why the president of RCANZ must stand down
THE leading rabbis of Australia have shown a lack of respect for the Australian legal system by ignoring a ruling of three courts and instead focusing on one dissenting opinion, writes Joshua Levi.
May 23, 2019, 12:00 am
Rabbi Gutnick to remain head of RCANZ
RABBI Moshe Gutnick is to remain president of the Rabbinic Council of Australia and New Zealand (RCANZ) despite the High Court rejecting an appeal application by the Sydney Beth Din (SBD), which he heads, to overturn contempt of court convictions against four of its members.
April 18, 2019, 1:15 pm
Construction begins on FREE shule
WITHIN two years, Sydney's Russian-speaking Jewish community will have a new permanent home.
March 28, 2019, 12:00 am
Sydney Beth Din to be investigated
THE Sydney Beth Din (SBD) has accused the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) of having a "history of effectively undermining the theological basis of Orthodoxy and halachah" after JBOD last week resolved to investigate it.
January 10, 2019, 4:25 pm
‘I had no choice but to take rabbis to court’
January 3, 2019, 12:01 am
Rabbinate reform urged
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” .
December 26, 2018, 11:31 am
Sydney Beth Din issues statement
July 6, 2018, 12:01 am
Panel approves new Bondi shule
AFTER 12 years of frustration, Sydney's Russian-speaking Jewish community is in celebration after Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe's (FREE) long-planned synagogue and community centre finally got the green light last week.
May 4, 2018, 12:01 am
New Jewish section at Rookwood
THE availability of land for Jewish burial in Metropolitan Sydney is fast running out, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) CEO Vic Alhadeff warned on Tuesday as Rabbi Yehoram Ulman consecrated a new Jewish section at Rookwood Cemetery.
April 5, 2018, 12:01 am
Beth Din appeals contempt ruling
THE rabbis of the Sydney Beth Din (SBD) have appealed a December Supreme Court ruling which found them in contempt of court and the associated penalty of $50,000 in fines plus court costs, expected to be more than $250,000, handed down last week.
October 27, 2017, 12:00 am
FREE lodges fresh DA
FRIENDS of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE) are confident they will be able to build a synagogue on Wellington Street, Bondi, after a new development application (DA) was lodged with Waverley Council.
August 21, 2017, 12:01 am
‘Chester not a communal leader’
JEWISH communal leaders have distanced themselves from 34-year-old Jaron Chester, (pictured) who has been charged with allegedly laundering money for an international drug and tobacco syndicate.
August 10, 2017, 12:01 am
New hope for Bondi shule
WAVERLEY Council and the Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE) met yesterday morning (Wednesday) to try and move forward with a development application (DA) to build a shule in Bondi.
August 9, 2017, 12:01 am
Bondi shule – setting the record straight
After 11 long years the Russian Jewish community in Bondi was frustrated by the lack of progress when it came to building their new synagogue.