Monthly Archives: January 2021

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On behalf of ARZA Australia I bring you a warm and meaningful message from the Chairman of the WZO remembering the Holocaust. Helen Shardey ARZA AUSTRALIA PRESIDENT Office of the Chairman Wed 27th January 2021 Dear friends, Today the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It took over 60 years after World War II ended for the nations of the world to stop for a moment, remember and acknowledge the systematic genocide. Six million of our people were slaughtered just because they were Jews. Countless words have been written about that dark period of history, [...]

2021-01-30T13:13:49+11:00January 30th, 2021|News|

Malka Leifer on plane from Israel

In August 2020 in the name of ARZA Australia I lodged a formal complaint with the Office of the Australian Attorney General about the ongoing drawn out process to extradite Malka Leifer from Israel to Australia to face accusations of child abuse.I also expressed concern about the recommendation to appoint Yaakov Litzman as the Minister for Health, given the accusation that as Assistant to the Israeli Minister for Health, it was claimed that he helped Malka Leifer evade justice.I acknowledged that Israel, like Australia, is a democracy and recognises the presumption of innocence before the law, but also that no [...]

2021-01-27T11:04:39+11:00January 27th, 2021|News|

Our world has been turned upside down

At this time of year, during the Australian summer, we look forward to holidays, some lazy days on the beach, New Year's Eve parties and the December celebration of Chanukah. But the Summer of 2020 will not be remembered for all these things that we usually look forward to, not because we are not a fun-loving people, but because our world has been turned upside down. The Covid 19 pandemic put a stop to most celebrations person to person, most holidays either overseas or even in Australia in interstate holiday destinations, and for many the time of gift giving [...]

2021-01-15T09:53:36+11:00January 15th, 2021|News|
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