Victoria Government House Open Day

January 22, 2018 by  

Bring along a picnic and enjoy the grounds and surrounds of Victoria’s historic Government House as part of an Open Day on Australia Day, Friday, 26 January 2018. Read more

AAJS conference in Perth

January 19, 2018 by  

The Australian Association for Jewish Studies (AAJS) will hold its 30th annual conference at Curtin University next month in Perth. Read more

UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz commemoration

January 18, 2018 by  

The Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants together with the Sydney Jewish Museum invite you to commemorate UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

Will they meet their match in Israel?

January 11, 2018 by  

Single men and women who are interested in meeting the love of their life are going to want to know about a tour being organised by JJunction and UIA. Read more

Celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday with UIA

December 23, 2017 by  

UIA has announced that it will host six Israel missions in 2018 to celebrate the State’s 70th birthday. The range of missions on offer means there are options available for all ages. Read more

First production a sell-out

December 12, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Yeshiva College Girls School presented “In The Merit”- a musical  of the righteous women in Egypt . Read more

Moriah wins a tank

December 8, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Moriah Primary School Student Voice representatives entered the Waverley Municipal Council Green Sparks competition and won $500 towards a rainwater tank for our garden.  Read more

Antisemitic incidents in Australia up 9.5%

November 26, 2017 by  

The annual report on antisemitism in Australia has shown a 9.5 % increase over the previous year in total antisemitic incidents in Australia involving threats or acts of violence. Read more

Paul Myers takes over in Queensland

November 26, 2017 by  

After eight years as president of the Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies, Jason Steinberg, has handed the reins to long-time communal member, Paul Myers, at the organisation’s recent annual general meeting in Brisbane. Read more

Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi visits Yeshivah

November 21, 2017 by  

Yeshivah – Beth Rivkah Colleges has hosted the current Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau in Melbourne. Read more

The Feurstein Program shows its output

November 16, 2017 by  

Mount Sinai College and the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University will co-host an event at the college to profile a young Israeli student of Ethiopian origin, Zuresh Wabbe. Read more

Leading Jewish organisations say ‘No’ to family violence

November 15, 2017 by  

On Friday 24 November, nine leading Melbourne Jewish organisations; Jewish Care, Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Tzedek, National Council of Jewish Women of Australia, Unchain My Heart, Maccabi, Progressive Judaism Victoria, Impact, and the Rabbinical Council of Victoria, will come together to send a clear message that the Victorian Jewish community stands united in saying ‘No’ to family violence at the Annual Walk Against Family Violence. Read more

25 years of community service

November 14, 2017 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum in Darlinghurst will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this weekend. Read more

Rabbi Kastel joins the board of NCOSS

November 14, 2017 by  

Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel has been invited to join the board of The NSW Council of Social Service. Read more

Kristallnacht remembered

November 10, 2017 by  

A packed auditorium in Sydney’s Jewish Museum commemorated the day in 1938 when Nazi Germany burned synagogues and books ahead of the most tragic period in Jewish history. Read more

Another election but within the NSW Jewish community

November 9, 2017 by  

Voting closes tomorrow in the election of  the “parliament” of the NSW Jewish community  with an unprecedented number of young adults nominating.

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I am My Brother’s Keeper

November 6, 2017 by  

An exhibition is to be launched at Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre honouring Australian immigrants who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Read more

Cooking for mental health

November 2, 2017 by  

Mental health is a serious issue, effecting over one million people in Australia, many in our Jewish community alone. Mental illness such as depression, chronic stress, anxiety, paranoia, personality disorder and the like are, unfortunately, more common in our community then what we may realise.

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NAJEX Youth Leadership Awards

November 1, 2017 by  

NSW Association of Jewish Service & Ex-Service Men & Women (NAJEX) has announced that at its communal Remembrance Day Commemoration and Wreath Laying on Sunday 5 November, it will inaugurate the NAJEX Youth Leadership Awards. Read more

Catch Tuvia Tenenbom at UIA Events  

October 26, 2017 by  

United Israel Appeal will host Tuvia Tenenbom, best- selling author of ‘Catch the Jew’ at events in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane in November. Read more

Deepavali Festival in Sydney

October 19, 2017 by  

The Jewish community represented at a Deepavali festival at Parramatta Park in Sydney. Read more

Sydney CBDChabad to launch mental health event

October 14, 2017 by  

Mental illness now affects one in five Australians, meaning over a million people suffer from a form of mental health issue, most commonly depression and anxiety.  Read more

Sydney Eastern Suburbs local recognised for 50 years service as a JP

September 26, 2017 by  

Member for Vaucluse Gabrielle Upton has presented five of the state’s longest serving Justices of the Peace (JP), Thomas Goldman, Emeritus Professor Leslie Koder, Paul Lowinger, Ivan Hincks and Kenneth Wolf with a certificate recognising their 50 years of service. Read more

Top Israeli singer Noa to visit Australia

September 23, 2017 by  

Iconic​ ​Israeli​ ​singer​ ​Noa will​ ​be​ ​making​ ​her​ ​Australian​ ​debut this​ ​November in​ ​both​ ​Melbourne​ ​and​ ​Sydney ​courtesy​ ​of Temple​ ​Beth​ ​Israel​ ​(TBI)​ ​and​ ​the​ ​New​ ​Israel​ ​Fund​ ​(NIF). Read more

Merav Michaeli at the NCJWA

September 18, 2017 by  

Did you attend the Habonim Dror at the NCJWA in Sydney featuring Israeli political Merav Michaeli? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Never to be forgotten

September 14, 2017 by  

Every year close to Rosh Hashanah, the Sydney Jewish Museum conducts a Memorial Service called ‘The Sanctum Reading of the Names’.
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Making friends

September 14, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has held its third Jewish-African Friendship Dinner. Read more

Israeli human rights activist lawyer speaks in Melbourne

August 31, 2017 by  

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, named one of the 50 most influential Jews by’ The Jerusalem Post’ in 2014, has spoken at Melbourne Chabad CBD. Read more

New eruv for Sydney

August 30, 2017 by  

A new eruv has been completed linking Sydney’s Maroubra community with the existing eruv serving the Eastern Suburbs in the Bondi region. Read more

Worldwide Sukkah Directory enters 24th year of operation

August 29, 2017 by  

The directory has been designed for Jews to locate a Sukkah near to them, so that they can go there to eat. Read more

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