Concern over BDS hate speech

October 5, 2012 by  

Community leaders have expressed concern about anti-Semitic comments made ahead of a Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) protest to take place in Melbourne next Friday. Read more

Melbourne Jewry to celebrate Koori ties

September 25, 2012 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Community will celebrate its long-standing ties with the Koori community at a Sukkot jazz and piano event next week at St Kilda Synagogue. Read more

Three New Affiliates for the JCCV

August 8, 2012 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) welcomed three organisations as affiliates at last night’s Plenum at Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more

Minister attends Victorian Plenum

August 8, 2012 by  

Nicholas Kotsiras, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, last night attended the Plenum of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) at Beth Weizmann Community Centre.  Read more

Safer Shabbat in East Bentleigh

August 3, 2012 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is pleased to announce that it has successfully liaised with VicRoads to have an additional pedestrian crossing made safer for those who keep Shabbat. Read more

MP to address community parliament

July 31, 2012 by  

Nicholas Kotsiras, Victorian State Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, will visit Beth Weizmann next Monday to address the Plenum of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV). Read more

Jewish Leaders Unite on Alcohol

June 13, 2012 by  

Jewish Community leaders in Melboune have joined together to show their united support for Drug Action Week (DAW) 2012 to be held between the 17th to 23rd June. Read more

Thinking about drinking

June 4, 2012 by  

policewoman and an alcohol education trainer from Odyssey House presented information about alcohol and the law in two separate sessions to Mount Scopus Memorial College’s Year 6 students and parents in Melbourne. Read more

Learning Jewish Writes

June 4, 2012 by  

Members of the Jewish and wider Victorian communities were introduced to the ancient art of scribing at an event in Melbourne CBD on Sunday. The Hebrew Calligraphy workshop took place under the rubric of Melbourne’s annual ‘The Light in Winter’ festival at Federation Square. Read more

Victorian plenum discusses Jewish education

April 3, 2012 by  

The value of a Jewish Day School education, its high cost and the inclusion of students with special needs… these were the hot topics debated at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s (JCCV) plenum on Monday night. Read more

One Stop Community Shop

March 23, 2012 by  

Jewish Care Victoria and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) have signed an agreement to explore the feasibility of establishing a joint Volunteer Resource Centre (VRC) aiming to become a ‘one stop shop’ in the recruitment, matching, referral and training of local volunteers to support the Victorian Jewish community. Read more

Parliament Learns from Israel

February 23, 2012 by  

Israeli educator Rabbi David Samson gave evidence at Parliament on Monday to the Victorian Government’s inquiry into the education of gifted and talented students. Israel is considered a world leader in this area since the establishment seven years ago of a department of the Ministry of Education devoted entirely to dealing with the needs of gifted students. Read more

A Night on Vienna

February 8, 2012 by  

Delegates of the plenum of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria have been treated to an armchair tour of Vienna’s Jewish community at the organisation’s first plenum for 2012. Read more

Melbourne Jewry Hits the Headlines in Croatia

November 23, 2011 by  

Melbourne’s 65,000-strong Jewish Community has made the headlines in Croatia following an historic dinner with the Croatian community in Victoria. Read more

Gelman wins the 2011 Sir John Monash Award

November 11, 2011 by  

Veteran Victorian educator and volunteer Sylvia Gelman was awarded the Jewish community’s highest honour last night, the General Sir John Monash Award. Read more

Victorian community condemns mosque attack

October 11, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) strongly condemns the attack on a mosque in Israel and the subsequent attacks against both Jewish and Muslim targets. Read more

Minister shows Concern for Community

September 27, 2011 by  

Representatives from the Jewish community along with Member for Caulfield David Southwick met with the Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship on Wednesday. Read more

Community Help for AUJS

September 1, 2011 by  

Leaders from the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS), the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV) have met to discuss how the community’s leadership could better support AUJS on campus. Read more

Religious Freedom Discussion between the JCCV and the U.S. State Department

August 26, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria met yesterday with a representative of the United States State Department to discuss religious freedom issues pertaining to the Jewish community in Victoria. Read more

Tough questions for Landau

August 26, 2011 by  

Israeli Member of Knesset Uzi Landau was in Melbourne yesterday to address the community and answer questions on the issues and challenges that Israel is currently facing. Read more

New JCCV Policy on Youth and Alcohol

August 12, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria is proud to announce its new youth and alcohol policy. Read more

Croatian Joins JCCV for Hot Chocolate

August 12, 2011 by  

The leaders of the Jewish and Croatian communities in Melbourne needed a second meeting…and chose the BDS targeted Max Brenner Chocolate Shop. Read more

Victorian Community Links with Pysychologists to Support Abuse Victims

August 6, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and Australian Jewish Psychologists Inc (AJP) have partnered to offer support to those who have been affected by the latest child abuse scandal. Read more

Put Your Hand Up

August 6, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has advised all affiliates that the CENSUS is critical for the provision of accurate statistics on Jewish numbers and location. Read more

Croatian and Jewish Leaders Meet

July 25, 2011 by  

Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) president John Searle has met with Croatian Consul-General Antun Babic at the Consulate…the first ever visit of a Jewish leader to the Consulate General of Croatia in Melbourne.
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