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

UIA NSW campaign launch

November 22, 2018 by  

UIA NSW has held its AGM and launched its 2019 campaign.  Were you there? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Build your own Menorah

November 22, 2018 by  

The Bunnings Warehouse in Hawthorn, Melbourne has hosted a kids’ Chanukah workshop. Read more

Good deeds sweep Sydney schools with BJE

November 22, 2018 by  

Launched in Sydney, in the past few months, Ella’s Toy Box was founded on the premise of collecting items for children across New South Wales who are in need of clothing, books, games, and toys. Read more

The Great Synagogue Antiques Day

November 16, 2018 by  

Well-known Sydney Antique dealer, Alan Landis will lead a Jewish Antiques Roadshow as part of the celebrations of the 140th anniversary of Sydney’s The Great Synagogue. Read more

Leading Jewish organisations say ‘No’ to family violence

November 16, 2018 by  

Twelve leading Melbourne Jewish organisations will come together to support the annual Walk Against Family Violence and send a clear message that the Victorian Jewish community stands united in saying ‘No’ to family violence. Read more

Walking together

November 12, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), together with the William Cooper Legacy Project invite friends and allies to join with us in Walking Together, as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the William Cooper march on the German Consulate which took place in Melbourne on the 6th December 1938. Read more

ACO returns to the Emanuel

November 9, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue has announced the return of the Australian Chamber Orchestra to the synagogue on November 26 for an inspiring, intimate performance in the elegant surrounds of the New Sanctuary. Read more

U.S. consul-general to speak at Central Synagogue

November 1, 2018 by  

The Sydney community has been invited to this week’s Friday night service where U.S. Consul General Sharon Hudson-Dean and incoming Wentworth independent Dr Kerryn Phelps will address the congregation. Read more

New role for Rob Schneider as joins AFHU

October 31, 2018 by  

Michael Dunkel, Federal President of the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University today announced the appointment of Rob Schneider as the new National CEO of the organisation. Read more

12-year-old swimmer completes BatMitzvah swimathon for Ardoch children’s charity

October 29, 2018 by  

Giselle has just finished swimming 4km to raise vital funds for children in disadvantaged communities as part of Ardoch’s ‘In Celebration’ initiative. Read more

Art shows a new way to remember the past

October 26, 2018 by  

Next week, The Sydney Jewish Museum will launch its new temporary exhibition The Fate of Things: Memory Objects and Art. Read more

World Kindertransport Day

October 25, 2018 by  

The Kindertransport Association, Australian division, is commemorating World Kindertransport Day at a special Shabbat service at the Great Synagogue, Sydney. Read more

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

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