Union for Progressive Judaism
September 20, 2018, 12:01 am
RECENTLY the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his first major speech to the party faithful in Albury, on the Murray River. One biblically literate commentator labelled it "The Sermon on the Murray". He likened the PM's remarks to a sermon because it sought to bring about national healing after the damaging blood-lettings and acrimonious manoeuvrings that have plagued politics in Australia for several weeks.
December 17, 2017, 12:00 am
The first two same-sex Jewish weddings in Australia to be solemnised by a rabbi will take place next year, as Jewish community leaders applauded the legalisation of same-sex marriage, while high-profile gay Jewish Australians expressed joy at the landmark change.
June 5, 2015, 12:00 am
July 3, 2014, 12:00 am
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has written personally to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express Australia’s sympathy and sorrow in the wake of the brutal slayings of the three Israeli teens abducted last month near Hebron.