Yom Hashoah in Sydney

April 16, 2015 by  

Over 1200 people packed Sydney’s City Recital Hall to commemorate the passing of 70 years since the end of WWII and the liberation from the Nazi concentration camps. Read more

Run for kids

February 25, 2015 by  

Fancy going on a run? What if it’s for a good cause? Read more

Thread – a play about Israel and Palestine

February 11, 2015 by  

J-Wire interviews award-winning international actress Mischa Ipp, who stars in playwright Elena Zuckers world premiere of Thread in Western Australia. Read more

Twelve Acts of Kindness

December 23, 2014 by  

A new Batmitzvah program will change the face of the simcha. Read more

The good oil

December 17, 2014 by  

The traditional art of olive making has been taught to young primary school children as they learn more about Chanukah. Read more

Preventing online hate

December 10, 2014 by  

New software has been launched by the Online Hate Prevention Institute. Read more

Mullum Mixes it up with Indie Jewish Folk Songs

November 14, 2014 by  

Jewish folk songs are to take on a new and exciting form as singer-songwriter cousins Husky Gawenda and Gideon Presiss prepare a unique one-off performance with their young sister and cousin, Evie Gawenda for the Mullum Music Festival. Read more

BJE Weekend Escape and Adventure

October 3, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Board of Jewish Education has recently hosted a Weekend escape camp. Read more

Limmud-Oz is coming to Queensland

August 3, 2014 by  

Queensland is to join the Limmud family bringing the Jewish cultural event to the Sunshine state. Read more

Descendants inherit the stories

July 31, 2014 by  

Young descendants of Holocaust survivors  participated in an evening of poetry and story-telling. Read more

Lostkeyz Finds the Time to Rhyme

July 28, 2014 by  

Doron Losky, who is better known by his stage name, Lostkeyz is a 17-year-old rapper and a Year 12 student at Emanuel School in Sydney. Read more

Australian becomes president of the International Council of Jewish Women

June 28, 2014 by  

Robyn Lenn is the new President of the International Council of Jewish Women. Read more

Support services for missing teenagers

June 17, 2014 by  

Members of the Sydey and Melbourne Jewish communities gathered last night to pray together for the missing Israeli teenage boys Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel captured by Palestinian terrorists.

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Federal Liberal MPs visit Israel

June 15, 2014 by  

Federal Liberal MPs have shared their experiences gained on an AIJAC sponsored visit to Israel. Read more

Rare disease impacts on community

June 3, 2014 by  

LARA (LAM Australasia Research Alliance) has held a walkathon at Sydney’s Centennial Parklands involving over fifty people either living with LAM or those whose lives have been impacted by this rare and progressive lung disease being suffered by family members. Read more

Shir Madness: A Tribute

May 26, 2014 by  

This weekend, the vibrant energy of music in the Jewish community will feature classic songs from classic composers as Shir Madness presents it first ever sideshow. Read more

NSWJBD Plenum Farewells Rabbi Lawrence

May 21, 2014 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue’s Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence has addressed NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum ahead of his move to England where he has been appointed spiritual leader of London’s Finchley United Synagogue.

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