SBS Yiddish report with Alex Dafner: Intensive campaign to urge Jewish community to get vaccinated
SBS YIDDISH SEGMENT: 08.08.2021
CAF: In today’s Yiddish segment Alex Dafner reports on:-
Jewish doctors, health workers and community leaders have joined the Australian Jewish News in an intensive campaign to urge members of the Australian Jewish community to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as fast as possible and to dispel the misinformation about the dangers and fear of vaccination.
Jewish community leaders have found it difficult to accept the apology issued by prominent lawyer and Greens Party candidate Julian Burnside re his comparison of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians to that of the Nazi Regime’s, because of his repeat of the comparison in an email printed in The Australian newspaper.
A new report about the staggering, rising cost of fees in private Jewish schools in Victoria has produced some sobering projections re the decline in numbers, should such fees continue to rise in the next decade or two and it proposed a number of options for discussion, as an alternative to the current status quo.
Two young Sydney Jewish entrepreneurs are on the verge of selling their highly successful After Pay financing company, for a staggering $39b to the giant US Square company, potentially the biggest corporate sale in Australia’s history.