Laura Porter, Author at David Werdiger
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Laura Porter

Yellow and Black Sabbath

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Ahead of the 2019 AFL Grand Final, David was interviewed in The Age about the challenge of observing the Jewish Sabbath when it “clashes” with the biggest day in sport, especially when his team Richmond will be playing. [The Age]. David also wrote about this two years ago when Richmond played in a grand final that fell on Yom Kippur.

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The other important Jewish population statistic

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After the Jewish Agency released their world Jewish population survey, David had written a piece for The Times of Israel. In this article, he speaks about the other important factor that needs to be considered in relation to the global Jewish population – its size relative to the the overall population of the country. He then discusses the possibilities and reasons for the variation in proportionate size of Jewish populations of particular countries.

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All of us have become judges

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A judge’s job is one of the most difficult, thus in a democracy the judiciary is separated from other Government branches. David writes for The Times of Israel, dissecting the scenario when the role of a judge came into question after trial and appeals that were live streamed. He talks of the contrast between the judicial decision that isn’t questioned and judgement by social media where there is a constant influx of self-appointed judges and…

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