Ride for cardiac research

October 21, 2018 by  

Do you love cycling!! Then come and join Maccabi Cycling Club for a 50 km ride in Melbourne to support Israel’s Rambam Hospital’s research into sudden cardiac arrest. You will be joining the Ambassador of Israel who is also riding to help raise funds for this amazing cause. Read more

How lucky is your adolescent child?

October 18, 2018 by  

It’s a common complaint from parents of adolescents: “my child doesn’t know how lucky they are.”

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B’nai B’rith is relocating to Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre

October 5, 2018 by  

After eight years in rented office premises in Kooyong Road, B’nai B’rith Victoria’s President Dr Benny Monheit announced to members that B’nai B’rith Victoria is relocating its headquarters to the heart of the community, to become part of Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre in South Caulfield. Read more

Ground Breaking marks kick-off for M by Montefiore construction

September 26, 2018 by  

More than 150 dignitaries, communal figures and future occupants gathered at King St, Randwick to celebrate the ceremonial Ground Breaking for Sydney’s new ​M by​ ​Montefiore ​luxury retirement living development. Read more

Cut for a cause

September 20, 2018 by  

Tied into four loose plaits, the Great Chop inspired over 160 Beth Rivkah students to cut and donate their hair in the name of cancer treatment. Read more

Bluegrass Shabbat at Emanuel

September 20, 2018 by  

Shir Madness headliners, thrilling New York band Nefesh Mountain will be performing at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue services on the Shabbat of October 5/6. Read more

New primary head for Moriah

September 18, 2018 by  

Lynda Fisher has been appointed as Head of  Primary School at Sydney’s Moriah College. Read more

Peak Interfaith Dialogue has first Melbourne meeting

September 7, 2018 by  

Delegates representing the peak national organisations of Australian Jews, Christians and Muslims met in Melbourne this week to discuss Australia’s unique religious and interfaith environment and ways of strengthening relationships. Read more

Aussie madrichim spend summer in the Arava

August 22, 2018 by  

The Australia Arava Partnership in collaboration with the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has sent four madrichim to work at a Summer Camp in the Central Arava for the second year running. Read more

Cantor George Mordecai returns to Emanuel Synagogue

August 22, 2018 by  

After serving as the cantor at congregations throughout the USA, Cantor George Mordecai is returning to Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue.  Read more

Religions for Peace

August 22, 2018 by  

Josie Lacey Chaired another stimulating  meeting today of Religions for Peace RfP hosted by the deputy leader of the opposition Walt Secord at Parliament House in Sydney. Read more

Jewish House gets a local grant

August 20, 2018 by  

Sydney Jewish Care organisation Jewish House has received a welcome grant from the Randwick Council Community Partnership Funding Program. Read more

Gift of Life runs the City to Surf

August 13, 2018 by  

Several participants in Sydney’s annual City to Surf sported their Gift of Life Australia t-shirts to raise awareness about the life-saving program. Read more

New head of education at Sydney Jewish Museum

July 23, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum has appointed Dr Rebecca Kummerfeld as Head of Education and Susan Wakil AO Chair of Education. Read more

A gift for the Gift of Life

July 17, 2018 by  

EndreyThe acclaimed director, Moira Blumenthal, has dedicated a performance of The Man in the Attic  to raise awareness about Gift of Life’s life-saving program. Read more

Former Israeli PM Ehud Barak coming Down Under for JNF Australia Campaign

July 12, 2018 by  

JNF Australia has announced that former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak will be the keynote speaker at its Annual Dinners this year. Read more

Women of Diversity Dinner 2018

July 10, 2018 by  

The Women of Diversity Dinner is Sydney’s premier event for women from diverse backgrounds. Read more

Mount Sinai College named Apple Distinguished School 2018-2020

July 9, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Mount Sinai College has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2020. Read more

Melton in Sydney – The Best of the Best

July 1, 2018 by  

The Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning in Sydney is going from strength to strength here in Sydney according to recently appointed Director, Hilary May Black.  Read more

Small communities are stronger when they work together

June 25, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hosted the Inaugural JCCV Small Communities Dinner with over ninety community leaders and clergy from seven small, diverse Victorian communities. Read more

Abraham Conference 2018

June 24, 2018 by  

A gathering of faiths at the 2018 Abraham Conference. Muslims, Jews and Christians as well as non-believers will be welcomed by Moderator Professor Kevin Dunn, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University in early August. Read more

The truth behind Fauda

June 21, 2018 by  

JNFuture is the gateway for the next generation of active Jewish leadership. Read more

Advocate speakers represent four major human rights issues in Australia

June 21, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum has hosted an engaging and dynamic panel of speakers, who explored four major human rights issues facing Australia today. Read more

Jewish House Golf Day

May 22, 2018 by  

Did you go to Jewish House Day Golf Day?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

NSW Courage to Care to screen documentary film After the Apology during National Reconciliation Week

May 22, 2018 by  

The film highlights the continuing practice of welfare agencies removing Aboriginal children from their families at much higher rates than occurred during the stolen generation. Read more

Mothers’ Day at OBK

May 17, 2018 by  

At Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen mothers  from all walks of life and different journeys came together and united to support each other in their common bond of being mums. Read more

An evening of dangerous ideas to challenge thinking – JCA 2018 Campaign

May 14, 2018 by  

With just two weeks to go excitement is mounting across the community ahead of JCA’s 2018 Campaign. Read more

Moriah students selected for Naase: Scholars in Entrepreneurship Scholarship to Israel

May 14, 2018 by  

Moriah College has announced that five Year 11 students have been selected as the 2018 Naase Scholars in Entrepreneurship recipients. Read more

Musical director for synagogue

May 9, 2018 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Synagogue has announced the appointment of Dr Joseph Toltz as its Musical Director and Consultant.  Read more

Israel’s 70th in Auckland

The Zionist Federation of New Zealand has hosted an Israel at 70 cocktail party in Auckland.  Read more

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