Gay Abandon?

The media have been giving plenty of oxygen to comments made by Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi, who suggested that Perth become more “gay friendly”.  Today’s West Australian newspaper included a well worded response from a community member identifying herself in her letter to the editor as Jewish, and going on …

Colin Barnett unveils ministry

Premier-elect Colin Barnett has unveiled an expanded 17 member cabinet featuring three Nationals MPs and plans to split three government departments. Colin Barnett: Premier; State Development Kim Hames: Deputy Premier; Health; Indigenous Affairs Norman Moore: Mines and Petroleum; Fisheries; Electoral Affairs; Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council Brendon …

State Election

At the risk of being identified as socially destitute, welcome to Jewgle Perth’s State Election coverage. I’ve been observing several media concurrently for the past two hours.  The ABC television coverage has been by far the worst, with grumpy and confused presenters calling a Liberal victory througout the night.  At …

World Vision International

Perth Jewish Organisations and individuals considering supporting World Vision’s slick campaigns should read the following from the NGO Monitor Website: World Vision International Website: www.wvi.org Founded in 1950, World Vision International describes itself as a Christian relief and development organization; “a global partnership conducting child-focused emergency relief, sustainable community development …

What would you say?

When great leaders visit Australia, and in particular engage in diplomatic formalities with the Jewish community, care is taken to ensure that protocal and sensitivities are not disturbed.  It is important that the Jewish community engages in its Civic responsibilities and that the reputation of the community is upheld.  This week two …