Federal MPs Dave Sharma and Josh Burns will represent Australia on a newly established Inter-Parliamentary Task Force on combating online antisemitism together with bipartisan representatives from Israel, the UK, USA and Canada. Announcing his resignation last Thursday, Caulfield Hebrew Congregation’s senior rabbi Ralph Genende will remain in his role for 12 months, while a successor is sought. Menzies’ relationship with the Jewish community provides valuable insights into how Australia evolved in the post-war years to become a more open and culturally vibrant society. The issue surrounding the Gaza strip is one of difference. Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz on Monday night announced that Israel’s Institute for Biological Research would begin testing a coronavirus vaccine on humans at the end of the month. Pittsburgh congregations mark 2 years since shooting, Tel Aviv square lights up with 25,000 candles for Rabin. I want to… Search the BFI National Archive collections. “You had the unusual situation of the Foreign Press Association issuing a statement at the end of the conflict condemning Hamas for … essentially trying to vet what independent journalists were trying to report. The federal government has announced $2.5 million for the further development of the Adelaide Holocaust Museum, which is set to open next month, just weeks after rolling out $3.5 million to build a Holocaust museum in Brisbane. ‘This week is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and what a blessing we bring to this new year, a blessing of friendship, a blessing of hope, a blessing of peace’. Trump dodges condemnation of white supremacists, takes aim at left instead, ECAJ: ‘Proud to count Kitching as a friend’. Melbourne’s David Klein, his wife and five sons have all had COVID-19. by Noah Beck AIJAC - Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, UAE ambassador: ‘It’s time for new approaches’. Companies that are listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and are seeking to list their shares in Australia as well will now find it easier to do so, as the ASX now sees Tel Aviv as an “acceptable home exchange”. Rabbis, worshipers pray for Trump’s recovery. Fearing violent retribution from Hamas, journalists engaged in collective self-censorship, he told Magid. Future learning and skills – giving everyone the opportunity to build a lifelong relationship with film. Israel's Iron Dome defense system is no silver bullet: "10 percent [of] rockets...could hit you," notes Tal Inbar, head of the Space Research Center at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies in Herzliya. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday revealed a secret arms depot belonging to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah near Beirut’s International Airport. NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Mick Willing gave the keynote address at a police remembrance service at Central Synagogue last Friday. Ayman Al Aloul describes his imprisonment and torture by Hamas after he refused to stop writing about Gaza's extreme poverty, and Hamas' failed economic policies. Four local Jewish leaders share their reflections on RBG and her legacy. Izzat Salah Abdulhadi, the head of the Palestinian delegation to Australia, visited the ACT Jewish Community Centre last Friday. Eyeless in Gaza was first published in 1936 and said to be the most auto-biographical of all Huxley's works. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Picture the Day: A Career Retrospective 1981-2016 - Eyeless in Gaza on AllMusic UK probe finds Labour guilty of antisemitic discrimination, British-Iranian dual citizen, held in Tehran, faces court on new sedition charge, US seeks ending of Sudan sanctions over Darfur, citing human rights improvements, In Texas, Jewish Republicans step in against lawsuit seeking to reject 127,000 drive-through votes, GoFundMe blocks BDS group from withdrawing funds on its platform, Suspected Gaza drone crashes in Israeli field – IDF, Video shows two men stealing pants from victim they call ‘Jew’ in Vienna, Opposition leader accuses Netanyahu of alienating Democrats for personal gain, Guardian cartoon of Starmer with Corbyn’s head on platter labelled ‘repellent’, Iran says it’ll focus on actions of next US administration, not who wins, Delayed US election results not a sign of a broken or corrupted system, Rise in new Israeli COVID-19 cases sparks concern, Temple Mount protests criticized as COVID-19 spreads among Israel’s Arabs, Stores boarded up in Washington, DC, in anticipation of election violence, Motor malfunction forces IDF chief’s helicopter to make emergency landing, COVID-19 antibodies vanish fast. Israel’s coronavirus case count passes 150,000, Video shows packed service at Chabad’s HQ in Brooklyn on Saturday night. Argentine 12th seed Diego Schwartzman defeated US Open champion and third seed Dominic Thiem in a five-hour epic on Tuesday to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals. No active cases among Jewish Care Vic residents. Executive Council of Australian Jewry executive director Peter Wertheim and United Israel Appeal NSW CEO Yair Miller were also panellists. Vic Alhadeff to step down from Board of Deputies. Benjamin Netanyahu and Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Wednesday, days after a Kremlin diplomat said Moscow could sell an ultra-advanced air defence system to Iran. Roxy Jacenko has been dubbed Sydney’s public relations queen. “We’ve shown it already [at premieres] in LA, New York, London and Copenhagen, we are distributing it through university campuses around the world through various organisations and we hope to present it to journalism schools. ASX eases terms for dual listing of Israel tech firms. Prime Minister Scott Morrison: ‘The traditions and practices of these High Holy Days have been disrupted, so their essence is more important than ever’. We remained in our homes, but when we saw the bombs pouring on us, we miraculously got out...Five of my brothers' sons were killed, and the houses destroyed. Photo: James Alcock, Voice of the Australian Jewish community since 1895, Get The AJN Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories, Labour guilty of antisemitic discrimination. As "Eyeless in Gaza" highlights, the kind of journalism that covered the 2014 war in Gaza distorted the truth, abetted a terrorist group, and strengthened the party most responsible for Gaza's misery and ongoing hostilities with Israel. David and Miriam last week shared their story in a Zoom call with the UAE consulate in Melbourne. [Because of] Syrian...bombing and starvation policies, there are now 18,000.". In a new tell-all memoir, OzHarvest charity queen and internationally renowned leader Ronni Kahn reveals how she found her true calling. The Ark Centre’s Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann blew the shofar for AFL and Essendon legend Kevin Sheedy and explained the nuts and bolts behind the Jewish New Year. Magid said he was inspired to produce the film because he and his wife, Ruth, felt strongly that the media was implying “that Israel was enjoying the war, or was callously fighting a war, rather than what we know is the case”. Melbourne’s David Klein, his wife Miriam and five sons have all had COVID-19. ", The sullied moral image of Israel that emerged from the media's biased coverage sparked public outrage and anti-Semitism. Eating apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish tradition to symbolise the sweet start of a New Year. I think they're basically interested ... in the actions of Jews. Find out about international touring programmes, Find out more about the BFI National Archive, Discover how BFI NETWORK is supporting new and emerging filmmakers, Get help as a new filmmaker and find out about NETWORK, Find out about booking film programmes internationally, Courses, training and conferences for teachers. But when asked why UNRWA failed to condemn Egypt's security-motivated destruction of thousands of homes along the Gaza border, he says only, "we are not mandated to work in Egypt. Thursday, September 10 is R U OK? UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesperson Chris Gunness acknowledges a double standard by the media and Arab governments' in terms of attention given to the plight of Palestinians in Syria versus Gaza. "If you say that Hamas is anti-Semitic, if you quote their charter, if you look too closely at exactly what their goals are, and who they are, then it would disrupt the narrative, according to which Israel is an aggressor, and the Palestinians are passive victims who have reasonable goals," Friedman says. He tells The AJN: ‘People should not bury their heads in the sand.’, Hizb ut-Tahrir leader: Jews ‘will cry blood’. "160,000 Palestinians lived in Yarmouk prior to 2011. Get The AJN Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories ‘The government’s response to the pandemic will be at the forefront of every voter’s mind, but for Jewish community members, community-related issues will still have relevance’. The resulting global condemnation of Israel for Gazan deaths only encourages Hamas to jeopardize civilians in the next round of violence. At the Western Wall on Monday, a special prayer was made for the recovery of US President Donald Trump, who has fallen ill with the coronavirus.