Professional women’s workshops

March 15, 2017 by  

In 2016, Sydney’s Shalom surveyed 90+ young women and found out that high on their priority list was  professional development, career advancement and a need for workshops that offer hands-on and practical skills. Read more

MDA Lunch with Robert Goot…a photo gallery

March 15, 2017 by  

Did you attend the Magen David Adom  Solicitors and Professionals Lunch in Sydney with speaker Robert Goot?   A J-Wire photo gallery. 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

Farewell Julian

February 27, 2017 by  

NSW MP Heffron Ron Hoenig has paid a farewell tribute to outgoing Maroubra Synagogue Administrator Julian Cass, who has stepped down after almost eleven years in the role. Read more

Jewish House backyard makeover

February 24, 2017 by  

A team from Bunnings Randwick has collaborated with other local Bunnings stores to volunteers to Sydney’s Jewish House to turn its drab backyard into a usable, practical, functional space which include a sustainable vegetable garden and mature citrus trees. 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

Information evening at Montefiore

February 16, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home recently hosted a community information evening at its Randwick Campus in an open forum to help address some of the complex questions it receives in relation to the provision of aged care services.  Read more

MacPlan 2017: the Maccabi NSW year ahead

February 15, 2017 by  

Maccabi NSW Board members, professional staff and club representatives have met in Sydney to plan what is primed to be a busy productive year at the organisation. Read more

Australian Council for Christians and Jews Multi-Faith Israel Encounter

February 12, 2017 by  

Jews Christians and Muslims will explore Israel together while learning about the common roots of their respective faiths during a multi-faith study tour later this year. Read more

Have you any memories of rural Victorian guesthouses?

February 2, 2017 by  

The Victorian Australian Jewish Historical Society is anecdotes and memories of rural holiday spots frequented in the past by Jewish families. Read more

Puterflam’s rise provides a example for all Maccabi youth

February 2, 2017 by  

At age 23, Michael Puterflam has become Maccabi NSW’s youngest ever board member. His swift ascension through the organisation’s ranks is a tale which heeds a number of important lessons for the next generation of Maccabi youngsters. Read more

Michael Shafar is Jewish-ish

January 9, 2017 by  

After a sell-out season at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Michael Shafar debuts Jewish-ish at Fringe World. Michael is one of the country’s best emerging comics having headlined around Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the US. He also happens to be Jewish, which is something he will probably mention on stage. Read more

A Barmitzvah at 73

January 8, 2017 by  

A Sydney man has celebrated his Barmitzvah on the 60th anniversary in the year marking where it should have been performed. Read more

Senator Arthur Sinodinos visits Our Big Kitchen

December 19, 2016 by  

Helping other people is what brings a community together, said Senator Arthur Sinodinos as he addressed volunteers at Bondi’s OBK. Read more

Montefiore’s Club Monte Gets a Make-Over

December 15, 2016 by  

Clients, guests, volunteers and staff were delighted to enjoy brunch and entertainment to celebrate the refurbishment of Montefiore’s Club Monte Day Therapy Centre at Hunters Hill. Read more

The Council of Christians and Jews, NSW and Rabbi Apple’s “New Testament People. A Rabbi’s Notes”.

December 15, 2016 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple’s great desire is for his new book to advance the cause of mutual respect between Christians and Jews. Read more

Waverley Chanukah

December 11, 2016 by  

Councillors, Rabbis, communal lay leaders, council staff and friends joined together at Sydney’s Waverley Council to celebrate upcoming Chanukah. Read more

The Jewish House Midsummer’s Night Gala Dinner

December 11, 2016 by  

Sydney’s The Jewish House recently celebrated its Midsummer’s Night Gala Dinner. Read more

Jewish Participation in Megafauna Dig

December 10, 2016 by  

Graduate of Melbourne’s Yavneh Timothy Hain and he was among a team of archaeologists and volunteers who recently dug up fossils of extinct Megafauna (giant animals) in Lancefield, Victoria. Read more

Limmud Fest 2016 brings 200+ People to the Central Coast

December 1, 2016 by  

With 220 people in attendance, a stunning campsite and perfect weather, this Limmud Fest 2016 weekend of Jewish thought and ideas was high successful. Read more

Happy Families at Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s 2016 AGM

November 30, 2016 by  

Jewish Care’s 2016 Annual General Meeting at which the organisation’s achievements from the past financial year were highlighted. The AGM was followed by a panel discussion titled ‘Families in the 21st Century’. Read more

Montefiore Volunteers Celebrated

November 25, 2016 by  

Sydney’s Montefiore Home has held its annual Spirit of Volunteering function at its Hunters Hill Campus to celebrate and honour the generous contribution of its volunteers. Read more

Young Scholar to address AJHS meeting

November 23, 2016 by  

Mark Rapport will speak on the topic An Old Feud Oft-Times Renewed: Orthodox and Liberal Judaism in Australia at a Australian Jewish Historical Society in Sydney. Read more

Meeting with the African community

November 15, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) held a Jewish – African ‘Jeffersonian’ Dinner in partnership with Africa Media Australia (AMA) and the African Professionals Association. Read more

Anxiety Awareness Week

November 14, 2016 by  

In support of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week  Melbourne’s Jewish Care have published Miriam & Schneier’s Story, the final video instalment from its  Reach Out, Speak Out campaign. 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

Ever Grateful

November 10, 2016 by  

A film shot in Melbourne in which six Holocaust survivors express their gratitude to strangers whose acts of kindness saved their lives will be screened later this month at the city’s Jewish Holocaust Centre. Read more

Jewish Care Builds New Generation of Leaders 

November 4, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria’s inaugural Board Foundations program, ‘Yesod’ culminated with a graduation ceremony at which 10 young Jewish professionals completed the program. Read more

Montefiore Randwick Celebrates 10 Years

November 4, 2016 by  

Sydney’s Montefiore Randwick has celebrated its 10 year anniversary. Read more

Ambos at the OBK

October 27, 2016 by  

The Leadership team of the NSW Ambulance Service have visited Our Big Kitchen in Sydney’s Bondi  to cook meals for those in need. Read more

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