Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Prayer of Hope for All

Shimon Peres’ life was so powerfully anchored in Jewish values and this land and state he loved with every fiber of his being. But his life was also intertwined with people all over the world, as exemplified by the scores of world leaders gathered on Friday to pay their respects. How fitting that, as we laid the former Israeli president to his eternal rest on Friday in Jerusalem, his two sons, Chemi and Yoni, and his daughter, Prof. Tsvia Walden, recited the traditional words of Kaddish together with a very important addition. The last line of the Kaddish is the [...]

2017-07-27T11:05:20+10:00September 29th, 2016|Past News|

High Court Scolds Government for not Upholding Western Wall Deal

A Monday hearing on a 2013 petition against the Western Wall Heritage Foundation and the Prime Minister’s Office served as a forum for the High Court of Justice to scold the government for not upholding its deals, according to attorney Yizhar Hess, head of Israel’s Masorti (Conservative) Movement. […]

2017-08-09T18:57:53+10:00September 13th, 2016|Past News|

Rabbi John Levi Retires from School Council

After almost four decades of service, Rabbi John Levi has retired from the Council of The King David School (KDS) in Melbourne. In the 1970s a group of visionaries dreamed of opening a progressive Jewish school in Melbourne. That dream became a reality in 1978 when 45 students attended the first year of KDS. […]

2017-08-09T19:10:34+10:00September 6th, 2016|Past News|
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