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Of course some (such as John Key) are included in the definition “Jewish community” even though he is not of the Jewish religion.I’m not Jewish myself, but my father’s family are of Jewish descent (but not religion), fleeing Hitler in 1938.My experience as a Jew in New Zealand has been overwhelmingly good.Growing up in New Zealand, I experienced very little antisemitism. We are a not-for-profit Jewish introductions service, for singles aged 23 to 50 years.We have taken the age old practice of matchmaking and modernised it, making it accessible to Jewish singles Australia-wide, regardless of religious affiliation. We are discreet and confidential – only you, your matchmaker and the people you are introduced to, know of your membership with j-junction.Asman, having just returned from leading her 10th cruise tour of Alaska for Jewish singles in their 30s 40s and 50s, seems to have travel in her blood, and a palpable excitement for sharing her passion.
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So have two chief justices, six Auckland mayors, the country’s first female lawyer, Ethel Benjamin, and first woman doctor, Emily Siedeberg, who enrolled at Otago University in 1891 with the consent of dean John Scott who told her to give “no encouragement for frivolity”.“Punching well above their weight” was the late writer Michael King’s observation about the Jewish community in New Zealand.
Art historian Len Bell, co-editor of a handsome, richly illustrated new history of Jews in New Zealand, firmly agrees.
When Asman approached the JCC’s then-director of singles’ programming, Bill Cartiff, about the idea, however, he was leery at best.
“Bill said, ‘I can’t even get people to pay in advance for a dinner.Being Jewish in New Zealand hasn’t been much of a bad thing. Since the Second World War many have found a home here and raised families who raised families.