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

Family-friendly options added to UIA NSW 2019 Campaign

February 4, 2019 by  

UIA NSW has announced it will offer new inclusive and family-friendly events and options during its 2019 Campaign. Read more

Kenny’s Kitchen

January 21, 2019 by  

Malaysian Kenny Kevin Widjaja came to Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen on a chef apprenticeship through Le Cordon Bleu Chefs Australia. Read more

David Marlow joins AJHS

January 16, 2019 by  

David Marlow has been appointed the new Honorary Secretary of the Australian Jewish Historical Society Vic (AJHS).

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Aussie science interns get a career head start in the Arava

January 14, 2019 by  

The Australia Arava Partnership (AAP) has selected two Melbourne science graduates to participate in a unique science internship at the world-class Research & Development Centre in the Central Arava in Israel. Read more

BJE in Israel

January 13, 2019 by  

76 students from Sydney made up the largest contingent ever to tour Israel under the auspices of the Board of Jewish Education. A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Build your own Challah board

December 23, 2018 by  

BJE has celebrated the end of the year with a Crafts Party at Bunnings Eastgardens in Sydney where BJE students and their parents were given the opportunity to build their own Challah boards. Read more

Jewish House Gala Dinner: a J-Wire photo gallery

December 5, 2018 by  

Did you attend the Jewish House gala dinner… Read more

UIA NSW hosts North Shore briefing with Ohad Hemo

November 29, 2018 by  

UIA NSW hosted over 140 supporters at its North Shore Briefing and 2019 Campaign Launch at North Shore Synagogue recently with guest speaker Ohad Hemo -Correspondent for Palestinian Affairs for Channel 2 News in Israel….a J-Wire photo gallery.  Read more

Mount Sinai College Art Show- inspired by artists

November 29, 2018 by  

Mount Sinai College hosted a spectacular Art show last Sunday for parents, family and the community at large. Read more

UIA WA hosts major donors thank you event with Ohad Hemo

November 28, 2018 by  

UIA WA launched its 2019 Campaign at the Major Donors Thank You Event at ECU Mt Lawley Campus, Perth where over 60 guests heard guest speaker Ohad Hemo, the Correspondent for Palestinian Affairs for Channel 2 News in Israel. Read more

Thinktrepreneur Biggest F*Ups: a J-Wire photo gallery

November 28, 2018 by  

The Thinktrepreneur Biggest F*Ups event was held at the Sydney Start Up Hub hosted by Shalom and AICC. Were you there? Read more

30 years of pastoral care

November 27, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Wolper Jewish Hospital has acknowledged Rabbi Mendel Kastel on 30 years of visiting patients and providing pastoral care at the hospital. Read more

David Cameron to speak at UIA events

November 26, 2018 by  

UIA Australia has announced an outstanding line up of speakers for its 2019 Campaign, including  David Cameron the former Prime Minister of the U.K.,  Julie Bishop the former Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and former IDF Captain Ziv Shilon. Read more

UIA NSW Young Leadership event with Ohad Hemo: a J-Wire photo gallery

November 22, 2018 by  


UIA NSW Young Leadership launched its 2019 Campaign at Zest Point Piper on 18 November, where 130 supporters enjoyed hearing from guest speaker Ohad Hemo – Correspondent for Palestinian Affairs for Channel 2 News in Israel. Read more

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