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Jewish Journal

Henry Benjamin

  • Call of the Kiwi

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Jews in distress are being encouraged to seek out a trouble-free environment way, way down under -- in New Zealand.

    With Jewish communities in Argentina and South Africa seen as potential pools of immigrants, the Orthodox community in Auckland and the local B'nai B'rith both have...

  • Koala Makes Aliyah

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Ben-Gurion Airport welcomed a new Israeli, and a rather furry one at that.

    Didgee, a koala, made aliyah from Melbourne, Australia, but he won't be the only Aussie in his new home. Cindy and Mindy, two cute koala girls who made aliyah from the Melbourne Zoo in February, already...

  • Prez by Day, Punk by Night

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Lawyer, lecturer, punk rocker --and executive president of an Orthodox synagogue.

    Welcome to the world of Bram Presser, 26, the Melbourne, Australia-based lead singer of Yidcore, a Jewish punk rock group that specializes in Jewish and Hebrew songs.

    As executive president of...