WOW weekend

June 17, 2019 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue’s ‘Women of Worth’ WOW Weekend is back to WOW the women of Sydney. Read more

Jo Silver appointed Stand Up CEO

June 13, 2019 by  

Stand Up’s Board has welcomed Jo Silver, as its newly appointed CEO. Read more

Trivia quiz at Limmud Oz

June 12, 2019 by  

You are invited to attend Limmud Oz at the UNSW Roundhouse, this Saturday night 15 June to Monday 17 June. Read more

Coming soon – Limmud Oz 2019 – the annual festival of Jewish learning

May 31, 2019 by  

Limmud Oz will present a lineup of local and international speakers in Sydney at The Roundhouse, UNSW in mid-June. Read more

Shabbat Live with Yoel Sykes

May 30, 2019 by  

On Friday 14 June, Emanuel Synagogue will combine with Kesher Sydney to present a special Shabbat Live featuring Yoel Sykes, the main prayer leader of Nava Tehila together with founder Rabbi Ruth Kagan and Daphna Rosenberg. Read more

A housewarming with a difference

May 29, 2019 by  

Last week, family members joined Montefiore Randwick residents for a housewarming to mark the opening of the newly renovated Special Care Unit, designed to create a home-like environment where people living with dementia can engage with regular household activities….a J-Wire Photo Gallery. Read more

Shavuot dedicated to autism awareness

May 26, 2019 by  

On the eve of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) in Chatswood will devote the festival to raising awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning how faith communities can best support members on the autism spectrum and their families.   Read more

A change of climate

May 22, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue is to present a special event, Acting on Climate Change. featuring a conversation between the former Liberal leader DrJohn Hewson and Rabbi Jeffrey B. Kamins, Senior Rabbi of Emanuel Synagogue. Read more

I-Society and UIA NSW Yom Ha’azmaut party

May 17, 2019 by  

I-Society, the Young Adult Division of the Zionist Council of NSW together with UIA NSW hosted a Yom Ha’atzmaut Party on Wednesday 8th May at The Super Bowl in Surry Hills.   Were you there? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Yom Ha’atzmaut Zionist Council Carnival 2019

May 13, 2019 by  

Did you attend the Yom Ha’atzmaut Zionist Council Carnival 2019 in Sydney?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Speakers to inspire at JCA’s fundraising event

JCA’s Annual Fundraising Event on Sunday 26 May is an opportunity to share in the Insight and Illumination of two important guest speakers whose message is timely and compelling for the Jewish community including French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levi. Read more

Maccabi walk for dementia

Maccabi NSW’s LIFE-Dementia Australia Memory Walk-Fun Run was attended by 150 people in Sydney’s Centennial Park as 300 joggers strutted their stuff in Melbourne. Read more

UIA hosts White House correspondent

UIA Australia is to host guest speaker Michael Wilner – White House Correspondent, McClatchy and former Washington Bureau Chief & White House Correspondent for the Jerusalem Post at various events in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in May. Read more

One Land: Two People – in Conversation

April 29, 2019 by  

Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer and the Head of the General Delegation of Palestine, Izzat Abdulhadi will participate in an open conversation at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue on Sunday. Read more

Free Museum entry to commemorate Yom HaShoah

April 18, 2019 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum is offering free admission on Thursday 2 May, the world commemorates Yom HaShoah – the day of remembrance for the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Read more

Maccabi NSW honours its stars

April 4, 2019 by  

Maccabi has held its annual Jewish Sports Awards to recognise great sporting achievements for the calendar year 2018. Read more

Discovering the lost journals of Dr Andor Kämpfner

March 20, 2019 by  

Shortly after his liberation from Buchenwald in April 1945, Dr Andor Kämpfner began writing an extraordinary document; his journals. Read more

Letters of Loss and Refuge: an exhibition at Sydney’s B’nai B’rith Centre

March 15, 2019 by  

The exhibition “Letters of Loss and Refuge” will open at the B’nai B’rith Centre in Kensington on Sunday. Read more

Bondi humanitarian of the year

March 13, 2019 by  

Our Big Kitchen’s Laya Slavin was recognized as ‘Bondi Humanitarian of the Year’ from a field of very accomplished women. Read more

ZCNSW appoints Director of Israel Affairs

March 13, 2019 by  

The Zionist Council of NSW has announced the appointment of Arsen Ostrovsky as its Director of Israel Affairs. Read more

UIA Young Leadership hosts 2019 campaign event ‘IT’S PERSONAL’

March 12, 2019 by  

UIA Young Leadership hosted over 400 supporters at its 2019 Campaign event, ‘It’s Personal’ with Ziv Shilon – wounded Former IDF Captain on 7 March at Randwick Racecourse Oaks Marquee…a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

UIA NSW hosts fun run & picnic with Ziv Shilon – Photo Gallery

March 12, 2019 by  

UIA NSW hosted its first ever Fun Run & Ride with Ziv Shilon – wounded Former IDF Captain and Iron Man competitor on 10 March at Centennial Park….a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

BJE staff cook up Hamantaschen

March 12, 2019 by  

Some of BJE staff went to Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen (OBK) to bake Hamantaschen. Read more

UIA NSW Major Donors – a J-Wire photo gallery

March 4, 2019 by  

300 Sydney supporters attended the 2019 Major Donor Dinner, with headline speaker David Cameron – Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, along with other guest speakers Nataly Zagaya – UIA success story and David Koschitzky – Chairman, Keren Hayesod-UIA World Board of Trustees….were you there? Read more

Limmud Oz Sydney 2019 – Call for presenters

March 4, 2019 by  

Presenter applications are now open to anyone in the community whose talk can promise to take Limmud Oz participants ‘one step further on their Jewish journey’. Read more

Courage to Care heads for Hamilton

March 3, 2019 by  

The Courage to Care Educational Program will take important Holocaust messages to the Victorian city of Hamilton. Read more

JCA launches 2% bequest program

February 27, 2019 by  

What will our local Jewish community look like in the next 20 or 30 years? Will it continue to provide the same sense of belonging and connection we enjoy today? Read more

Little Purim celebrated in Sydney

February 26, 2019 by  

This year is a leap year in the Hebrew calendar…not an extra day but an extra month of Adar allowing for two occasions to celebrate Purim. Read more

Community inclusion at UIA NSW 2019 General Division Gala

February 15, 2019 by  

UIA NSW offers a more inclusive environment at their 2019 General Division Gala with guest speaker David Cameron – Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010-2016) on Sunday 24 February. Read more

UIA update: inspiring speaker

February 12, 2019 by  

UIA Australia will host wounded former IDF captain and Iron Man competitor Ziv Shilon at a variety of events in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth as part of the 2019 Campaign. Read more

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