SBS Yiddish report with Alex Dafner ;"Nazi swastika, dubbed on the walls of the Jewish AJAX sports club’s building & more news.....Despite a Covid-19 case at Melbourne’s Mt-Scopus College, the biggest Jewish school in Australia, the school’s students and teachers were deemed safe enough to return to in-classroom learning together with all other schools in Victoria.
Victoria Police is investigating an ugly racist and antisemitic incident of graffiti abuse and a Nazi swastika, dubbed on the walls of the Jewish AJAX sports club’s building in the grounds of the Albert Park recreational grounds.
Jewish leaders in Australia are confident that the Government’s feasibility study into a proposed Australia - Israel Free Trade Agreement, will be positive and lead to implementation, despite 15 of 28 submissions regarding the deal were against it and even condemned the Jewish State for what they believe is the negative treatment of Palestinians.
The Australian Census 2021 will be held on the 10th August and Jewish leaders and organisations have urged members of the Australian Jewish community to write down their religion as Jewish, so as to accurately identify the size of the community and assist with accurate planning and ability obtain the due benefits befitting its size in the future.
Rabbi Marcus Solomon has been appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and is believed to be the first orthodox rabbi to ever be appointed as a Supreme Court judge anywhere in Australia.
Jewish Australian Olympian Jessica Fox has won a gold and a bronze medal in the canoe slalom competitions and thanks to her bright personality and charm has been one of the Australian media’s favourites among the Olympians competing at the Tokyo Olympics.