New community partnership provides Shabbat meals to those in need

March 6, 2018 by  

A recently launched partnership between Jewish Care Victoria and Our Village Kitchen is enabling families experiencing tough times to enjoy cooked Shabbat meals while providing adults living with a disability with meaningful opportunities to give back to their community. Read more

You can ask me anything

December 7, 2017 by  

Some topics of conversation are off limits…right?   Not in this video. Read more

Jewish Care’s 2017 AGM: Transforming for Future Generations

November 28, 2017 by  

Jewish Care’s 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on 22 November at Glen Eira Town Hall Auditorium, where the organisation’s achievements from the past financial year were highlighted. Read more

Melbourne’s Jewish Care doors open for those impacted by ongoing repercussions

November 15, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is pleased with the announcement today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics that 61.6 per cent of almost 13 million Australian voters have shown their support to changes in marriage laws that include equal rights for the LGBTI community. Read more

Generations of women look up

November 8, 2017 by  

Now in its 21st year, the Annual Generations of Women Brunch saw 260 women attend the The International Brighton and hear guest speaker Fiona Grinwald encourage them all to “look up”. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria announced as finalist for VicHealth Award

October 27, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care has been named a finalist in health promotion’s night of nights, the VicHealth Awards. Read more

Job Readiness training for the ultra-orthodox community

October 23, 2017 by  

In August 2017, Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Employment and Education Centre, in partnership with Adass Israel, ran the first of a series of workshops entitled ‘Tools and Techniques to Find Employment’. Read more

Hopes and fears – a video from Jewish Care

October 23, 2017 by  

‘Hopes and Fears’ shows a group of Holocaust survivors explaining what hopes and fears they have for future generations and the world they live in. Read more

Jewish Care receives Better Practice Commendation Award

August 21, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has been awarded the highly regarded Best Practice Commendation Award from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria Cares for its Carers

October 19, 2016 by  

During the National Carers Week Jewish Care Victoria is celebrating the dedicated unpaid carers in our community. Read more

New Research Aims to Understand 40 Years of Russian Migration in Melbourne

July 22, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria in partnership with Monash University Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) hosted the launch of The Jewish Care Victoria and Monash University Avraham Zeleznikow Russian Jewish Immigrants PhD Scholarship. Read more

Jewish Care brunch

June 20, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has hosted its 33rd Annual Friends of Montefiore Brunch. Read more

Seniors on the move

June 17, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is supporting 30 seniors in relocating from its Mark and Dina Munzer Community Residence (Munzer) in Caulfield to nearby Gary Smorgon House, or other homes, as part of a $180+ million aged care, disability and community services capital investment program. Read more

Yom Hashoah at Jewish Care

May 7, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria held commemorative services for Yom Hashoah across all of its aged care residences. Read more

Rising From the Ashes: Jewish Care Launches Holocaust Documentary Series

April 20, 2016 by  

As Melbourne is home to the largest number of Holocaust survivors per capita outside of Israel, Melbourne’s Jewish Care believes it was crucial to create this short film, in order to share the survivors’ stories to ensure that we will never forget.  Read more

Jewish Care Victoria welcomes Royal Commission findings into family violence 

March 31, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has welcomed the report and recommendations delivered by the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Read more

A new era for Melbourne disability respite services

March 21, 2016 by  

Over 150 guests have attended Jewish Care Victoria’s much-anticipated official opening of The Coppel & Piekarski Family Disability Respite Centre in Caulfield. Read more

Melbourne’s Jewish Care at work

March 17, 2016 by  

The Butterfly Effect video, produced for Jewish Care’s 2016 Annual Appeal features four real client scenarios that highlight how critical it is to have an organisation like Jewish Care for the community to turn to when life takes a turn for the worse. Read more

With a little help from my friends

February 17, 2016 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care will launch its 2016 Annual Appeal tomorrow with the first of several donor events that will aim to raise $3.6 million for the many programs and services that receive little or no government funding. Read more

Aged care residents celebrate first ever Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

December 14, 2015 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has hosted a special Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremony for 75 of its aged care residents who had never celebrated this religious milestone. Read more

A special day for those with disabilities

December 4, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care has marked the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) with a vibrant family event. Read more

Jewish Care AGM

November 23, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s 2015 Annual General Meeting included a panel discussion titled ‘The Next Generation: Tomorrow’s Change Leaders’. Read more

Jewish Care gets words of wisdom

August 21, 2015 by  

The senior residents of Melbourne’s Jewish Care share their beliefs and wisdom by answering questions about self, money, being a good Jew and what words of advice they can share with young people…a J-Wire video report. Read more

AFL kicks community goals

June 19, 2015 by  

Residents of The Manders Villas, Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s independent living units for people with disability, experienced a day at the football courtesy of the AFL and the Collingwood Football Club. Read more

A Bissel of Songs

June 16, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care asked residents to sing their favourite songs, in any language. What they heard was a wonderful collection of tunes in Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew. Read more

Jewish Care app

May 19, 2015 by  

A new mobile app launched by Melbourne’s Jewish Care aims to give users a quick and easy way to connect with the organisation while providing many useful features. Read more

An award for Masha

May 15, 2015 by  

Jewish Care volunteer Masha Zeleznikow has won an award The 2015 Victorian Minister for Health Volunteer Awards…a part of National Volunteer Week. Read more

A kiss is just a kiss

May 14, 2015 by  

Older members of Melbourne’s community reflect on their earlier romantic, or not so romantic, days…a Jewish Care video. Read more

A ticket for your carer

February 19, 2015 by  

The Companion Card initiative allows those in need of a carer a free pass for their helper at a variety of events. Read more

Reflecting on European Jewish food

February 4, 2015 by  

Older members of Melbourne’s community feature on A Jewish Care video focusing on European Jewish food. Read more

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