Minky opens a Gallery

August 6, 2019 by  

A brand-new work from the pen of award-winning writer-director Joanna Weinberg is set to premiere at Sydney Fringe this September… and it marks the stunning solo debut of comedian and actor Jodine Holli Wolman. Read more

Rabbi participates in 2019 ANZAC Day Bondi Dawn Service

April 27, 2019 by  

Maroubra Synagogue’s Sydney-born Rabbi Yossi Friedman holds the rank of Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Air Force and made history participating in the annual North Bondi RSL Sub-Branch’s Bondi Beach Dawn Service on Anzac Day. Read more

International Jewish LGBT+ community to hold its World Congress in Sydney

December 11, 2018 by  

The World Congress – Keshet Ga’avah, the worldwide voice of Jews of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, will bring delegates from across the globe including United States, France, Holland, Italy, Latin America, New Zealand, Israel and around the globe to Sydney next year. Read more

Ring the Bells: world music stars to rock in Leonard Cohen tribute

October 22, 2018 by  

After a massive, critically acclaimed and sold-out show at Sydney’s City Recital Hall last year, Monsieur Camembert returns with its all-star, blockbuster show celebrating the life, music and poetry of iconic Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen. Read more

Superstars of Australian music feature in festival

October 8, 2018 by  

SHIR MADNESS returned to Sydney with the brightest of stars to bring light and joy to a rainy  Sunday.   Read more

Second time around

September 5, 2018 by  

The role of Tevye in the upcoming Moriah production of Fiddler on the Roof will be played by David Solomon who performed the role in 1994…which was directed by Roberta Goot in charge of the 2018 Fiddler. Read more

It’s back! Shir Madness heads to Sydney

August 23, 2018 by  

SHIR MADNESS returns to Sydney celebratingthe Jewish contribution to music with 11 hours of joyous, funny, soulful & rocking performances of every imaginable kind. 25 acts will play on multiple, concurrent stages and a single ticket covers all acts, all day. Read more

Fiddler returns to Moriah

July 30, 2018 by  

Moriah College, Sydney’s oldest and largest Jewish school, presents the definitive production of the classic Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF from 21 October to 1 November – and with an all-singing, all-dancing cast of more than 150. It’s a Tradition! Read more

Hebrew University to celebrate its centenary

July 19, 2018 by  

Tuesday 24 July marks 100 years to the day that the cornerstones of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem were laid, literally paving the way for the construction of the first building and the opening of the University in April 1925. Read more

Centenary celebrations for Hebrew University founded by Einstein, Freud, Weizmann

July 12, 2018 by  

On July 24th, this year, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will mark 100 years of achievement since the laying of its cornerstones. It’s a success story like no other. Read more

The Secret Singer

July 6, 2018 by  

Multi-award-winning darlings of the Australian stage and screen, Genevieve Lemon and Kate Mannix star in the world premiere season of a joyful new musical play – based on a true story – by Joanna Weinberg (Goddess, Pandora’s Bag, Lifeforce, The Piano Diaries). Read more

A conversation – and concert – with Noa

November 23, 2017 by  

Achinoam Nini (“Noa”) thrilled a sell-out crowd at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre, after a similar full-house enjoyed her appearance in Melbourne last Sunday. Read more

Voices to feature 30 volunteers to raise funds for Australian Jewish organisations

November 6, 2017 by  

The spectacular cross-cultural musical event “Voices” touring Australia this month will be a labour of love for the huge team making the journey from South Africa to Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. Read more

Israel star to perform in Australia

November 2, 2017 by  

Idan Raichel is a world music phenomenon and one of the most dynamic and inspiring performers you will ever see on stage. The universally loved performer is coming to Australia in March 2018 Read more

NSTE to stage a world premiere

October 2, 2017 by  

A new show inspired by a true story of a singing teacher whose life is transformed by an unusual pupil will have its world premiere at Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel next month. Read more

A musical journey: Africa to Israel and beyond

September 25, 2017 by  

VOICES – a spectacular cross-cultural musical journey which merges the melodies, harmonies and rhythms of Israel, Africa and the world – will play in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney starting 14 November. Read more

Klezmatics and David Krakauer heading to Australia

April 16, 2017 by  

In news for lovers of Jewish music, Sydney is set to thrill to a double dose of the finest international world music stars in the genre. Read more

Local Sydney theatre company presents Australian premiere of a hilarious new Broadway show.

March 13, 2017 by  

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU is a hilarious and wild, musical farce with blushing brides, nervous grooms, overbearing mums, unexpected guests, and plenty of crazy twists and turns. It’s the funniest wedding you will ever go to… and it’s coming to the Independent Theatre, North Sydney from 31 March!  Read more

Kosher Theatresports: more laughs than you could poke a shtick at!

February 21, 2017 by  

In what was the closest finish ever seen in 22 years of Kosher Theatresports at Sydney’s Bondi Pavilion Theatre. Read more

Short+Sweet Turns “Sweet 16” in January 2017

January 1, 2017 by  

Short+Sweet has spread the popular 10-minute format in theatre, dance, cabaret & comedy across Australia and the globe – with festivals now as far afield as Hollywood, India, Malaysia, Dubai and NZ. But the original theatre festival in its Sydney home is ‘sweet 16’ this year… and plans to celebrate in style! Read more

London Klezmer to tour Australasia

December 15, 2016 by  

Much-loved international klezmer ensemble the London Klezmer Quartet return to Australasia in January 2017  and will feature music from  their latest hit album. Read more

Don Lane’s son PJ Lane for cabaret performance

November 13, 2016 by  

There will be fun and games and many ‘Tales out of school’ when Slide Lounge in Sydney’s Darlinghurst presents PJ Lane in a cabaret tour-de-force. Read more

Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival: The line-up is complete

August 23, 2016 by  

Following last year’s smash hit Melbourne debut, SHIR MADNESS (The Jewish Music Festival) returns to Sydney and its Bondi Pavilion home this year. Read more

Aboriginal, Korean and Jewish art exhibition in Bondi

July 20, 2016 by  

An free exhibition showcasing a fascinating mix of Aboriginal, Jewish and Korean art is set to open in Bondi Junction this August. Read more

Shir Madness 2016

June 7, 2016 by  

Jewish music festival SHIR MADNESS returns to Sydney for 2016 and the first list of acts has been announced. Read more

Monica Goldberg at the SWF

May 4, 2016 by  

Work by Sydney Jewish writer Monica Goldberg will feature in the Sydney Writers’ Festival later this month. Read more

Shir Madness 2016

January 25, 2016 by  

Registrations are now open for all singers, musicians and bands for this year’s Shir Madness which will take place in Sydney on multiple stages again at Bondi Beach Pavilion  on  Sunday 18 September. Read more

Jewish Comedy for Bondi premiere

October 25, 2015 by  

Following two sell-out seasons in Melbourne the Jewish comedy hit “You’re Driving Me Crazy!” is coming to Sydney from 24 November to 29 November at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre. Read more

West Side Story to star Anthony Levin

October 11, 2015 by  

West Side Story – arguably the greatest musical of all time – comes to Sydney’s Zenith Theatre in Chatswood this November with Sydney actor-singer and human rights lawyer Anthony Levin performing the plum role of ‘Tony’. Read more

Tedeschi to star in anniversary concert

August 16, 2015 by  

One of Australia’s foremost pianists is to perform at Sydney’s North Shore Synagogue as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations. Read more

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