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This week’s Summer Series episode is focusing on Jewish communities around Australia.
Title: KAN English News Flash - December 28, 2022 at 2PM (IST) - The latest bulletin from the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (*from 1:50 mins)
Description: Hospital fire in Bersheva leaves one dead, Netanyahu finalizes coalition deals and picks ministers ahead of Thursday's swearing in his new government.
Title: Jason Steinberg – banning the swastika in Queensland (*from 6:50 mins)
Description: Maurice Klein speaks with Jason Steinberg, President of Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies (QJBD), which made a submission to a Queensland Parliamentary inquiry into vilification and hate speech, which has resulted in legislation to be introduced that will criminalise the intentional display of symbols to promote hatred or cause fear such as the swastika. We also heard about activities of the Queensland Jewish community which is well spread out, and which has also experienced a malicious rise of antiSemitism.
Title: Melanie Greenfeld – The Menora Foundation, Perth (*from 21:10 mins)
Description: Morry Frenkel speaks with Melanie Greenfeld, President of The Menora Foundation in Perth (incorporating Jewish Care, WA) about the important work the foundation does to assist Perth’s Jewish community. Melanie describes the main areas of support offered – Household, Medical, Children and Life Planning – and the ways in which Menora works to help those in need. Further information and the link to a donation page can be found at https://menora.org.au/.
Title: Jeff Schneider – Jews in Tasmania; an update (*from 38:02 mins)
Description: Morry Frenkel speaks with Jeff Schneider, President of the Hobart Synagogue, the oldest Australian shule still in use. Jeff talks about the history of the 177-year-old synagogue and the local Jewish community that supported it. He also describes the extensive digital collection of archival documents that go back to 1828 and is accessible through the synagogues website at www.hobartsynagogue.org.
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