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So far Anna Stern has created 12 blog entries.

Esther Safran Foer in conversation with Andrew Jakubowicz

Esther Safran Foer grew up in a home where the past was too terrible to speak of. The child of parents who were each the sole survivors of their respective families, for Esther the Holocaust

Netflix co-founder, Marc Randolph

With over 180 million subscribers, Netflix is one of the world’s most iconic companies. Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix, Marc Randolph is an inspiring public speaker, entrepreneur and now author. Marc spoke to Ariel

Diane Armstrong in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

On Monday April 13 2020, Diane Armstrong, a 2019 guest to the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, joined Michaela Kalowski for a conversation over Zoom. Diane discussed her writing process, research for her upcoming book,

Rabbi Dr Ariel Burger in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

On Sunday April 5 2020, Rabbi Dr Ariel Burger, a 2019 guest to the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, joined Michaela Kalowski for a conversation over Zoom. What transpired was an hour of community building,

Never Forget

Written by Shalom's Rimma Dinkin who is currently in Vienna attending Limmud FSU. As a group of around 70 participants, led by Chaim Chesler, we attended a special service and tour of Mauthaussen. This year

Hunters

I’m halfway through Hunters and I’m still not sure how I feel about the show. Set in the late 1970s, it follows a team of no-nonsense nazi hunters who begin to unravel a network of

Jewish Podcast Club – The Recap!

Our first Jewish Podcast Club Meet Up took place on a balmy summer evening under fairy lights in the Shalom courtyard. We got to know each other, talked about our favourite bits of the episodes we'd

What to Watch: Oscars Edition

What to Watch: Oscars Edition This is an opinion piece written by our guest writer, Shoshana Gottlieb. What did you watch? What did you skip? Comment below! Don’t know what to watch before the Oscars?

Not Your Bubby’s Borscht Belt

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock: Netflix’s biggest shtick is comedy specials. They’re coming in thick, fast and funny, and to be perfectly honest, the sheer range alone can be daunting. Don’t

Your weekly binge! 10 Sep 2019

Our recap of the best tv, movies and docos to watch this week! Norman #IsraeliThriller Norman Oppenheimer, a financial schemer living in NY, tries to be everyone’s friend. He then befriends a future Israeli prime