- 2022 President’s Award 14 Nov 2022
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies President’s Award 2022
Nominations now open
To be awarded this year in honour of past president Robert Goot AO SC, to acknowledge an individual who has made an outstanding contribution towards:
Facilitating and promoting understanding, reconciliation, mutual respect, goodwill and tolerance between community, religious and ethnic groups in NSW;
Promoting a safe, inclusive and ...
- Nazi memorabilia sale outrages Jewish leaders 7 Nov 2022
November 7, 2022
An auction of Nazi memorabilia at a military antiques store in Western Australia has sparked outrage among the country’s Jewish leaders, who are calling for a nationally consistent approach to outlawing the display and trade of Nazi symbols.
A cache of ceremonial daggers embossed with Nazi swastikas and several SS officer caps ...
- Sydney United 58 FC sanctioned for Australia Cup Final fan behaviour 4 Nov 2022
Following discussions with the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, Football Australia has announced Sydney United 58 FC will undergo compulsory education and training to counter antisemitism, racism...
- Extreme left activist Jay Tharappel booted from Labor Party 1 Nov 2022
October 31, 2022
Extreme left activist Jay Tharappel, who once wore a jacket bearing slogans that declared “Curse on the Jews” and “Death to Israel”, has been thrown out of the Labor Party after The Australian revealed that the former Sydney University academic was granted party membership this year.
Revealing the expulsion, NSW Labor leader ...
- University unlawfully sacked lecturer over Nazi swastika incident, court finds 28 Oct 2022
The Sydney Morning Herald
October 28, 2022
The higher education union is calling for Sydney University to reinstate controversial lecturer Tim Anderson after a court found he was unlawfully sacked over comments about Israel and other matters – including superimposing the Nazi swastika on the Israeli flag in a lecture slide.
Federal Court Justice Thomas Thawley ruled ...
- NSWJBD recognised in Parliament 27 Oct 2022
The Australian Jewish News
October 27, 2022
A MOTION was passed in the NSW Parliament last week recognising the important work of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBD) in both the Jewish and broader community.
Introduced by Liberal Scott Farlow, the motion also acknowledged the contribution of recently retired NSW JBD president Lesli Berger.
Farlow, NSW Parliamentary ...