Jews and Sport (V): Jewish Balls

Jews and Sport (V): Jewish Balls

Simon Biesheuvel was an esteemed South African psychologist. Achievement, he maintained, was never a matter of race but one of bent or aptitude. Yes, but he should have added that one isn’t born with bent — it is something you are nurtured to, and socialised in,...
Jewish music festival comes to Sydney for one day

Jewish music festival comes to Sydney for one day

The Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival is coming to Sydney’s Bondi this Sunday, promising an eclectic range of performers both local and international. Now alternating biennially between Sydney and Melbourne, Shir Madness is the only large- scale Jewish Music Festival...
Israeli Film Festival launches inaugural competition

Israeli Film Festival launches inaugural competition

The Australian Israel Cultural Exchange (AICE) Israeli Film Festival is launching a brand new initiative in 2016 for Israeli films and documentaries. This year’s event will award $25,000, one of the more generous prizes on the Australia film landscape, to “the film or...