Out of town seders

March 22, 2018 by  

Not every Jewish member of the Australian community lives in Melbourne or Sydney. So where do you go for a seder in Byron Bay…or Darwin…or elsewhere?

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NSW Board of Deputies to launch Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy   

March 14, 2018 by  

Twenty organisations have come together to devise a suicide prevention strategy within the NSW Jewish community. Read more

Courage to Care to launch new Sydney exhibition

February 23, 2018 by  

Courage to Care is a volunteer-based not for profit organisation that empowers individuals to stand up against prejudice and discrimination. Read more

Launch of Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s book

February 21, 2018 by  

Over 150 people attended the launch of Sydney’s Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s book Spirals of the Soul.  Read more

Feb-18 Sydney: Spirals of the Soul

February 2, 2018 by  

The launch of Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s latest book… Read more

A rare opportunity to see one of Sydney’s top chefs in action

January 19, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue is providing an exclusive opportunity to see award-winning chef, Michael Rantissi demonstrate some of the delicious dishes from his new book and taste the results. Read more

Who is JUNI?

December 15, 2017 by  

JUNI, an important project of  Sydney’s Young Adult Chabad provides support for students on-campus with pastoral care, Sinai Scholars Society, Jewish festival awareness events and heritage stalls. Read more

Jewish House Chanukah in Eastgate Mall cancelled

December 13, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House’s Chanukah event scheduled for 4:30pm today, Wednesday 13 December, was forced to be cancelled when parts of the ceiling in Eastgate mall collapsed today. Read more

Did you welcome Ambassador Sofer?

December 5, 2017 by  

Israel’s ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer was welcomed to Sydney…a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Wonder movie Friendship Circle support event – a J-Wire photo gallery

December 5, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Friendship Circle hosted an exclusive charity preview screening of Wonder at Event Cinema is Bondi Junction. Were you there? Read more

KTC wins National Bible Quiz 2017

November 30, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Kesser Torah College istudents Chaim Ber Hirschowitz and Yehuda Eisenberg, who took out first and second places respectively in the finals of the National Bible Quiz for 2017.

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Westpac banking on OBK

November 22, 2017 by  

Westpac has made a grant to further OBK’s work in the community. Read more

SJM 25th anniversary – a J-Wire gallery

November 21, 2017 by  

Did you attend the 25th anniversary celebrations at Sydney Jewish Museum on November 20…visit the photo gallery created by Giselle Haber. Read more

The first 25 years

November 20, 2017 by  

Holocaust survivors, donors, museum members and staff gathered at the Sydney Jewish Museum in Darlinghurst to reflect and celebrate their 25th anniversary. Read more

Senator tours Chabad centres

November 3, 2017 by  

Zed Seselja, Federal Senator for the ACT and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, has toured the Chabad run Jewish community centres in Canberra. Read more

Scopus students commemorate the Battle of Beersheba at the Shrine

November 1, 2017 by  

A group of Years 7 and 8 students from Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College joined over 3000 Victorian school students and dignitaries to pay their respects at a special Light Horse Commemoration Ceremony for the Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba at the Shrine of Remembrance, Read more

Sydney Mount Sinai Appeal: A J-Wire photo gallery

October 29, 2017 by  

Did you attend the recent Mount Sinai Appeal event?… Read more

The Jews of Greece- Οι Εβραίοι της Ελλάδας

October 10, 2017 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum will launch its new temporary exhibition, The Jews of Greece later this month. Read more

Sukkah in the city

October 10, 2017 by  

Chabad of Melbourne CBD hosted their 18th Annual Sukkot Luncheon in the City, on the first business day of Chol HaMoed in the City. Read more

Look who’s coming to the sukkah

October 10, 2017 by  

Some Sydney progressive Jews aligned with progressive or reform Judaism invited their rabbi to their sukkah. Read more

Jewish House: Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot

September 27, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House organised for over 40 institutions to be visited over Rosh Hashanah  to allowed members of the community to hear the shofar. Read more

Labor MP and Paralympian attends Central Coast Jewish community birthday celebrations

September 15, 2017 by  

Gosford NSW Labor MP and Paralympian gold medallist Liesl Tesch was among the more than 40 people who attended the 19th birthday celebrations of the Central Coast Jewish community held recently. Read more

Teens bake cookies

September 14, 2017 by  

Around 200 teens from seven Sydney schools have baked 5000 honey cookies for Rosh Hashanah at Our Big Kitchen.

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JNF campaign gala in Melbourne

September 13, 2017 by  

Honouring heroes of the past and present and securing Israel’s future – JNF welcomed more than 1000 guests to this year’s Annual Campaign Gala event on Sunday evening at the Crown Palladium.  Read more

Intern presents special book to the Jewish Holocaust Centre

September 13, 2017 by  

Newly arrived Austrian Intern at the Melbourne Jewish Holocaust Centre, 19-year-old, Julius Sevcik has  presenting an autobiography by Austria’s oldest living Holocaust survivor, Marko Feingold, to staff at the JHC. Read more

Pink Challah bake to raise funds for breast cancer research

September 13, 2017 by  

On 26 October 2017, over 400 people will come together at The Ark Centre in Hawthorn to launch Melbourne’s first Pink Challah Bake – an evening of togetherness and sharing to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer.  Family groups including grandmothers, mothers, daughters and friends will join together to set the tone for what promises to be a remarkable evening for Jewish women in Melbourne.

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MUM FOR MUM program in Sydney

September 7, 2017 by  

120 women gathered at Council House in Sydney to enjoy the charm and humour and cooking of Michael Rantisi of  Kepos Street Kitchen and Kepos & Co. in support of vulnerable women through the MUM FOR MUM NCJWA program….a J-Wire photo gallery.

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JNF Sydney function – photo gallery

September 7, 2017 by  

Did you attend the JNF Annual Dinner in Sydney….?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Holocaust survivor to address Aboriginal event

September 3, 2017 by  

Dreaming of Freedom will honour William Cooper, a legendary Aboriginal leader who was concerned not just with the plight of his own people but saw fit in 1938 to protest to the German government about the treatment of the Jews following the horrors of Kristallnacht. Read more

ACO to perform at Emanuel Synagogue

August 29, 2017 by  

Sydney;s  Emanuel Synagogue has announced the return of the Australian Chamber Orchestra for one night to perform its third concert in its sanctuary. Read more

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