11-07 Sorry to Report.
Jack Katz passed away on December 5, 2011, suddenly, although battling leukemia for many years. We all send our sincere condolences to his wife Marlene, his daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren. Burial will be on December 7 at MCK, Browns Rd. Springvale, Vic.
Looking for a Betar historian!
11-06 Raffi Lehrer has just obtained a quantity of old Betar materials. He has requested help in finding a volunteer to become the keeper of these publications for posterity. If anyone would like to fulfill that role, please contact Raffi directly and send me a note so I can publicise your role
Vernon Kronenberg and Harry Stuart re-find each other after over 50 years. The site was the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) convention in Washington, DC on August 13-19, 2011. See the mandatory photo here!.
11-04 Want to see yourself 50 years ago?
Peter Revelman has had some old slides scanned and if you were in Melbourne during a Kenes or at a party or a camp, you might be there! And the meeting with Menachem Begin is documented! See the photos here.
11-03 The ACT BETAR REUNION:
was Held at Vernon Kronenberg's home on Saturday 12 February, 2011. See the photos here.
11-02 Theo and Anat Balberyszski visit Melbourne:
Photos taken on February 2, 2011 - thanks to Aaron for forwarding; Eve and Shosh for the photography. See the photos here.
11-01 BETAR REUNIONS
Two reunions took place this month on opposite sides of the world... Henry & Ros Ben Ezra in Sydney and Avraham & Raymonde Appel and Henry Burstyner in Israel. See Sydney photos from Lizzie Kornhaber and Israel photos from Hedva Sheiner.