Jewish Journal

Dan Goldberg

  • Mother and daughter wave Israeli flag on trek to the top of Everest

    May 29, 2008 | 3:33 pm

    The first mother-daughter team to reach the summit of Mount Everest waved an Israeli flag on their way to the top.

    Cheryl Bart and her daughter Nikki of Sydney arrived atop the world's highest mountain in the wee hours of May 24, Nepal time.

    "I am at the top of the world," Cheryl...

  • Mom and daughter climb ev’ry mountain

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    For Cheryl and Nikki Bart, ain't no mountain high enough.

    Seven years after their first adventure in Nepal, the Barts are heading back to Katmandu this week in an attempt to become the first mother-daughter team to conquer Everest.

    If they manage to reach the roof of the world, the...

  • Aussie Jews play key role in apology to aborigines

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    In what could be described as Australia's Yom Kippur, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd last week expressed the one word his predecessors refused to utter to indigenous Australians: Sorry.

    Rudd's Labor Party wrested power from John Howard's Liberals last November on a platform that included...

  • Chabad seeks ‘members of the tribe’ in Australian outback

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The idea of hunting for Jews in the Australian outback may sound as ridiculous as combing the streets of Jerusalem for Aborigines.

    But when two Chabad emissaries set out this summer to find landsmen in the desolate outback, they were not disappointed.

    In fact, had history turned out...

  • Wound still festers 10 years after Maccabiah Games bridge tragedy

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A decade after four Australians perished in the 1997 Maccabiah bridge disaster, those most affected by the incident say they've gradually learned to accept what happened.

    Except for one festering wound.

    As memorial services were held in Israel and Australia last weekend to remember...