The judge's reasoning in the Women of the Wall case leans on understanding Judaism as a pluralistic and inclusive religion.
North Shore Temple Emanuel will host a conversation with David Gonski AC, business leader, philanthropist and author of The Gonski Report, on Thursday 23 May, 5-7pm. The event will provide a unique opportunity to hear from a community luminary how an educated country becomes a socially responsible one. To book your place, go to: www.beyondthebook.com.au.
Take a group of around 80 rabbis, cantors, singers, musicians and service leaders. Put them together for a weekend and what do you get? Beautiful music, of course! And that’s just what happened at the inaugural Hava Nashira Jewish Music Conference, held in April in Melbourne.
The Omri Mor Trio will perform on Sunday 2 June, 7pm, as part of VJs Jazz Series at North Shore Temple Emanuel. The trio will also appear at Blue Beat Double Bay on 3 June and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival on 6 June, at the Bennetts Lane Jazz Club.
The State of Israel is an unusual country. It doesn’t let us get married the way we want, and we cannot even divorce freely. Gilad Kariv, director of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, believes that it’s time to change the situation.