Jewish Care receives Better Practice Commendation Award

August 21, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has been awarded the highly regarded Best Practice Commendation Award from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. Read more

Get paid to learn Judaism

August 18, 2017 by  

An American philanthropist in America is generously donating funds to help university students connect with Judaism giving a $350 stipend to any student that completes a tailor-made eight session course on the fundamentals of Judaism. Read more

They risked their lives

August 17, 2017 by  

The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Sydney, the Australian Society of Polish Jews and their Descendants and the Society of Polish Culture in Victoria have hosted an exhibition entitled “They risked their lives- Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust”, Read more

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival Opening Night

August 16, 2017 by  

Shalom has announced the official opening for the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival  next weekend. Read more

Aug-17 Sydney: Living with low vision

August 11, 2017 by  

The Australian Friends of the Hebrew University host a special talk… Read more

Waverley Liberals for next month’s local elections

August 11, 2017 by  

With six sitting Liberals recontesting the September election and six new candidates with great ideas and energy, the Liberals believe they bring a quality team of experience and enthusiasm. Read more

An afternoon with Eddie

August 7, 2017 by  

Holocaust Survivor Eddie Jaku’s talk at the Sydney Jewish Museum was sellout with many keen to hear him speak after his recent appearance on the ABC’s 7.30 Report.  Read more

Israel – Home only for some Jews?

August 7, 2017 by  

The Alfred Dreyfus Unit of B’nai B’rith New South Wales in conjunction with the Australasian Union of Jewish Students will run its ‘In Conversation’ forum – ‘Israel – Home only for some Jews ?’ later this month. Read more

Sydney-born U.S. cantor to visit Emanuel

August 4, 2017 by  

Cantor George Mordecai will visit Sydney in August and will participate in a range of events and services at Emanuel Synagogue.  Read more

NSTE takes a minute for suicide prevention

August 1, 2017 by  

In recognition of the 2017 World Suicide Prevention Day, Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel will  hold two thought-provoking Shabbat services, in addition to a special program with Rabbi Nicole Roberts, to acknowledge the pain experienced by friends and family of those who have taken their own lives. Read more

Launch of Neighbourhood Watch in Glen Eira

August 1, 2017 by  

Over the years, as the population of Glen Eira has increased greatly (reaching nearly 150,000 a 13.6% increase since 2011), the number of active Neighbourhood groups has declined substantially, making it ever more difficult to reach residents and provide useful crime prevention education and support. Read more

Youthful plenum

July 21, 2017 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies July plenum was dedicated to the youth movements and the special role they play within our community. Read more

Get ahead in Hebrew

July 18, 2017 by  

>Sydney’s BJE is proud to introduce its new PRE- Bar and Bat Mitzvah Hebrew reading classes to help students improve their fluency before they start learning for the Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Read more

UIA Women’s Division world president’s event

July 18, 2017 by  

In her first event as KH-UIA  International President of Women’s Division Sydney-based Penny Hurst has led an incredible and productive five-day seminar (Mifgash) in Israel. Read more

Meet the president

July 16, 2017 by  

The speaker at the monthly Honours Club meeting of  The Australian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be the university’s president who is visiting Sydney this week. Read more

Sydney’s Jewish Youth in focus

July 14, 2017 by  

The unique role which Sydney’s Jewish youth movements play within the community will come under the spotlight next Tuesday night at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum. Read more

The Merchants of Helsinki

July 11, 2017 by  

Jac Weinstein’s (1883-1976) cabaret show The Merchants of Helsinki from 1930 depicts -with dollops of characteristic Jewish humour – the economic and existential crisis of the Jewish community in Helsinki in the late 1920s. Read more

Out of the Shadows: rediscovering Jewish music and theatre

July 4, 2017 by  

Music and theatrical works of Jewish refugee artists fleeing fascist persecution in the 1930s and 1940s will be rediscovered in a one-off festival staged by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Seymour Centre next month. Read more

Federal Minister for Aged Care tours Montefiore Randwick Campus

June 30, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home Randwick has hosted a visit from the Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt. Read more

Show your funny side

June 22, 2017 by  

2017 Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival (MJCF) expression of interest are now open till June 30 2017. Read more

Off the air…but only temporarily

June 22, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish radio J-AIR is to temporarily suspend its live broadcasting from the 5pm on Friday. Read more

The Israeli Film Festival in Wollongong’s special cause

June 22, 2017 by  

From Wollongong, Chloe Saxby was diagnosed with Vanishing White Matter disease (VWM) a genetic, degenerative, terminal disease that affects mostly children, in 2012 when she was three and a half. Read more

New board for NCJWA NSW

June 21, 2017 by  

The National Council for Jewish Women of Australia NSW branch has elected a new board at its AGM. Read more

Kids Circle to hold holiday camp at North Shore Temple Emanuel

June 13, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Kids Circle has lined up another attractive and varied School Holiday Program for July including visits from Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest, Le Cordon Bleu Qualified Chef and owner of Jon-Patrick Catering Company, Gene Cameron, and co-author of “A Fearsome Beast and a Dumpling Feast”, Yves Stening. Read more

AIJAC hosts Greek Deputy FM and top local diplomats

June 9, 2017 by  

Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick has met with Dr. Colin Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council at AIJAC’s Melbourne offices. Read more

CBDChabad launches mental health event to ‘Challenge the Black Dog’

June 7, 2017 by  

CBDChabad has planned an event designed to help fight the stigma of mental illness and to increase awareness about mental health. Read more

Jewish Care receives registered charity tick of approval

June 4, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is pleased to have been approved to use the Registered Charity Tick that was recently introduced by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Read more

Jewish Care Signs MOU with Jewish Mediation Centre

May 28, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria’s Individual and Family Support Service recently signed an MOU with the Jewish Mediation Centre, formalising the relationship between the two organisations. Read more

Drumming up community support at Jewish Care’s Annual Appeal Dinner

May 25, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has  hosted 400 supporters at its 2017 Annual Appeal Dinner. Read more

Shula meets New York City’s top cop

May 25, 2017 by  

Shula Endrey-Walder attended the ‘Partners for Life’ dinner in support of Gift of Life the organisation she head is Australia where she met the New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. Read more

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