22 January 2020 - 25 Tevet 5780 - כ"ה טבת ה' אלפים תש"פ
Keeping kosher aboard USS Frank Cable E-mail

Kathy and Stuart Chiron, members of Hong Kong’s United Jewish Community (UJC), had the opportunity to host Navy Afloat Recreation Specialist Heather Fiske for dinner on 17 July 2008 while the US Navy ship was in port.

Ms. Fiske, aka “Fun Boss”, ensures the crew of 1200 (15% women) aboard the USS Frank Cable (AS-40) have time to relax, unwind and have fun after long hours of hard work at their specialty: repairing and servicing submarines.

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Israel condemns terrorist attack on Indian Embassy E-mail

During Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Aaron Abramovich’s three-day visit to New Delhi, news came of an attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul.

Director General Ambramovich issued the following statement, “Israel condemns in the strongest terms the terrible act of terror against the Indian Embassy in Kabul, which caused so much loss of life to Indian diplomats and other innocent people.”

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AJWS fight against AIDS in Asia E-mail

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) has announced a commitment of US$2.4 million in grants for 2009 to support projects connected to the global fight against AIDS.

The targeted projects, a number of which are based in Asia, address the spread of HIV and the alarming rising death toll due to the AIDS virus.

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Carmel team celebrates first season Print E-mail

On 22 June, Maccabi HK Soccer held their end-of-season party and awards ceremony.

Maccabi HK had two teams competing at the final tournament, the Hong Kong Football Academy 4th Annual Tournament held at King George V School. The team made the quarter finals. Nir Horowitz walked away with the Maccabi HK team player of the tournament medal.

The team as a whole is confident that they will be hard to beat next year.

(Issue July/August 2008) 

First mother-daughter Everest team waves flag for Israel E-mail

Cheryl and Nikki Bart of Sydney, Australia, became the first mother-daughter team to reach Mount Everest’s summit and the first mother daughter team to reach the ‘seven summits’, the highest summits on each continent.

In order to complete the final 7th summit, the pair first arrived in Nepal towards the end of March and began final preparations for this incredible journey to the rooftop of the world.

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