April 30th, 2019

Text of keynote address to Yom Hashoah commemoration 2019 by Dr Brendan Nelson AO

The following speech has been published by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. MEMORIES AND MEMORIALS Yom Hashoah Commemoration  Address to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Dr Brendan Nelson AO Director, the Australian War…

November 28th, 2016

Response to the motion on Palestinian children – Michael Danby MP

On Monday Parliament heard two emotional speeches about alleged Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian children. Neither of them mentioned the vast upsurge in terrorism against innocent civilians in Israel which were the…

September 12th, 2016

The Shoah: Education & Memory

Address to Sydney Jewish Museum Reading of the Names 11 September 2016 When the awful truth about the Nazi death camps was first publicised in newsreels and photographs at the end…

November 2nd, 2015

Australian Citizenship Ceremony Speech

     Speech delivered at Australian Citizenship Ceremony, Waverley Council area, Sydney, New South Wales 31st October 2015   by Alex Ryvchin, Public Affairs Director, Executive Council of Australian Jewry Firstly, I’d…

September 22nd, 2015

Antisemitism and Torah, dealing with hate

The following is a speech delivered by Julie Nathan on erev Shabbat 11 September 2015, before Rosh Hashanah, on her work in the community. Julie’s speech was published in J-Wire and…

September 30th, 2014

Babi Yar Memorial Event – Opening Address

28th September 2014 Text of speech delivered by Alex Ryvchin, Public Affairs Director, at the memorial event and monument unveiling in honour of the victims of the Babi Yar Massacre, held on…