Israeli artist hosted at the ANU

March 18, 2018 by  

A Jerusalem-based multidisciplinary artist working mainly in bonsai, figurative sculpture, and mixed-media installations is being hosted by the National Arboretum Canberra, and the ANU School of Art and Design for a one-month residency. Read more

Applications Open for the Fourth Year of Naomi Chazan Fellowship

March 12, 2018 by  

Applications have opened for the fourth year of the New Israel Fund Australia’s flagship program, the year-long Naomi Chazan Fellowship. Read more

Gift of Life testing in Canberra

March 11, 2018 by  

The ACT Jewish community was invited to be tested as potential life-saving blood stem cell donors for Jewish blood cancer patients whose family members were not found to be matching.

The testing session on behalf of the Gift of Life  was held at the Jewish Community Centre in Canberra.

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MP joins rabbis in sharing the joy of Purim

March 5, 2018 by  

Member for Heffron Ron Hoenig joined with Jewish community leaders Rabbi Mendel Kastel, CEO of Jewish House  and Rabbi Mendel Grossbaum to spread the cheer of Purim at Sydney’s Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. Read more

Bollard City

March 2, 2018 by  

Bollard City, a solo exhibition by Georgian-born artist, Nina Sanadze, opens on Saturday 17 March at Melbourne’s Living Museum of the West, and explores how bollards have become the new icons of our time.  Read more

Exceptional Israel

February 24, 2018 by  

Exceptional Israel is a leadership mission for funders, executives and leaders who work with individuals with disabilities. Read more

Courage to Care to launch new Sydney exhibition

February 23, 2018 by  

Courage to Care is a volunteer-based not for profit organisation that empowers individuals to stand up against prejudice and discrimination. Read more

Parade at the Seymour

February 22, 2018 by  

Performing in Sydney for the first time in 10 years, The Sydney University Musical Theatre Ensemble [MUSE] will  present the Jewish themed PARADE, coming to the Seymour Centre this March with a limited run of four performances. Read more

Spreading the word

February 22, 2018 by  

Zionism Victoria facilitated a full day educational experience bringing 120 students from St Joseph’s College in Echuca to Melbourne as part of the Jakob Frenkiel Connecting Cultures Program. Read more

Celebrating 40 years of Mardi Gras – Shabbat Service & Dinner

February 21, 2018 by  

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Mardi Gras, Emanuel Synagogue in association with Dayenu – Sydney’s Jewish LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Group is pleased to present the annual Mardi Gras Shabbat Service, followed by a communal dinner.

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Alex Ryvchin’s ‘Anti Israel Agenda’ launched in Melbourne

February 21, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), Zionism Victoria and the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) co-hosted the Victorian book launch of Alex Ryvchin’s ‘Anti Israel Agenda’. Read more

Launch of Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s book

February 21, 2018 by  

Over 150 people attended the launch of Sydney’s Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s book Spirals of the Soul.  Read more

Israeli Activist Anat Hoffman video discussion

February 20, 2018 by  

Anat Hoffman, Executive Director of the Israel Religious Action Centre (IRAC) will talk via video on Thursday 1 March at 7pm about Fighting for Equality: At the Kotel, on the busses and in the street. Read more

Young Adult Purim

February 20, 2018 by  

Purim is right around the corner – meaning costumes, hamentashen and celebration. Read more

Cabaret Balaganeyden – Shikered! A Purim cabaret

February 9, 2018 by  

The long-awaited return of Cabaret Balaganeyden: A Messy Paradise to Melbourne’s Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre will be performed later this month. Read more

Jewish-Muslim comedy debate

February 9, 2018 by  

The Third Jewish – Muslim Comedy Debate will take place in Melbourne next month. Read more

NSTE Welcomes Interim Cantor Labow

February 7, 2018 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) has welcomed Cantor Ted Labow to the congregation as Interim Cantor for the next six months. Read more

Strong messages from 2018 Holocaust observance

February 5, 2018 by  

Linking this year’s United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day (UNIHRD) with the New Zealand Human Rights Commission’s campaign “Give nothing to racism” produced some very forthright statements at the commemoration ceremonies. Read more

UIA NSW innovating communal events

February 1, 2018 by  

In what is believed to be an Australian first for a Jewish fundraiser, UIA NSW will offer a childminding service at its 2018 General Division event headlined by Professor Alan Dershowitz on 25 February. Read more

A message for the beginning of the school years

February 1, 2018 by  

Rabbi Benji Levy, Dean of Jewish Life and Learning at Sydney’s Moriah College has a message for schoolchildren as they enter a new year…and for everyone who desires success. Read more

New rabbi forJewish House

February 1, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has welcomed Rabbi Mendel Grossbaum as new rabbinical lead for the organisation. Read more

Jewish Anzacs from Russia: Breaking Stereotypes

February 1, 2018 by  

The Australian Jewish Historical Society – Victoria Inc will host Dr Elena Govor at its AGM later this month. Read more

Creating strong foundations with Shabbat playgroup

January 29, 2018 by  

Our Jewish sense of identity starts from a young age, and Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel’s Shabbat Playgroup aims to create those strong foundations early on in life. Read more

Tefillin wrap

January 28, 2018 by  

On Sunday February 4, Emanuel Synagogue will be participating in the World Wide Wrap from 9:00am. Read more

Busy OBK

January 25, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen has had  its busiest day ever  with 115 children coming from Oosh and 130 coming for a corporate event  totalling 245 participants. Read more

Victoria Government House Open Day

January 22, 2018 by  

Bring along a picnic and enjoy the grounds and surrounds of Victoria’s historic Government House as part of an Open Day on Australia Day, Friday, 26 January 2018. Read more

A rare opportunity to see one of Sydney’s top chefs in action

January 19, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue is providing an exclusive opportunity to see award-winning chef, Michael Rantissi demonstrate some of the delicious dishes from his new book and taste the results. Read more

AAJS conference in Perth

January 19, 2018 by  

The Australian Association for Jewish Studies (AAJS) will hold its 30th annual conference at Curtin University next month in Perth. Read more

UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz commemoration

January 18, 2018 by  

The Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants together with the Sydney Jewish Museum invite you to commemorate UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

Date for November

January 10, 2018 by  

Planning is already well underway for the Union for Progressive Judaism’s biennial conference in Melbourne in November 2018. Read more

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