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  • Statement regarding reversal of recognition of West Jerusalem 19 Oct 2022
    The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies joins with the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) in expressing our extreme disappointment at the federal government’s decision to reverse its recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. We endorse the following statement by the ECAJ: We are extremely disappointed by the Government’s decision to withdraw Australia’s recognition of west ...
  • NSW Labor to ‘urgently review’ membership of Jay Tharappel 18 Oct 2022
    Stephen Rice The Australian October 18, 2022 NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns has ordered Labor’s head office to urgently review its decision to allow extreme left activist Jay Tharappel to join the party, following outrage from members and demands by Jewish groups to dump the controversial former Sydney University academic. The move comes after revelations by The Australian that ...
  • Nazi swastika graffiti at Rose Bay preschool shocks Jewish community 15 Oct 2022
    Brooke Rolfe news.com.au October 15, 2022 A cowardly vandal has painted a Nazi swastika outside a predominantly Jewish preschool in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Parents were left horrified after noticing the anti-semitic display at the front entrance to the Rose Bay school on Thursday. While the school isn’t entirely Jewish, a large proportion of its attendees are, the Jewish Board of ...
  • Neo-Nazi flyers in Bondi letterboxes 13 Oct 2022
    Carly Adno The Australian Jewish News October 13, 2022 DISTURBING flyers promoting a neo-Nazi group have been found in letterboxes around Bondi. A woman who reported the flyers to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies said her husband had taken the material to Bondi Beach Police Station. “This is of course a very Jewish neighbourhood with synagogues nearby,” she said, ...
  • Insight into Israel 7 Oct 2022
    AJN STAFF The Australian Jewish News October 7, 2022 The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBD) Susan and Isaac Wakil Israel Tour recently returned from a week in Israel. The delegation included a diverse group of young professional non-Jewish Australian leaders, from fields such as media, politics and government relations. Participants were given an insight into the complex geopolitical tensions ...
  • Call for ‘swift and heavy’ penalties 6 Oct 2022
    ABC News October 6, 2022   Representatives from the Jewish community say they hope action will be taken against more people filmed doing a fascist salute at the Australia Cup on Saturday night. Several fans of Sydney United 58 were accused of performing Nazi salutes and booing the Welcome to Country during the match against Macarthur FC. Football Australia has ...