Austen Tayshus & Mandy Nolan’s  Very Funny 2020 Vision

December 6, 2019 by  

Heading off to Northern NSW…so are Austen Tayshus and Mandy Nolan. Not on holiday but to entertain you. Read more

Emanuel concert a sell-out

December 6, 2019 by  

The recent Crossroads concert/multimedia event sold out two sensational nights recently at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue…a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

New president for Wolper

December 5, 2019 by  

Richard Glass has been elected Wolper’s seventh President after serving as Vice President for 5 years. Read more

The Kristallnacht Cantata: A Voice of Courage

December 3, 2019 by  

The Kristallnacht Cantata: a Voice of Courage will hold its world premiere at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne next Sunday.

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Playing kaluki for the Monte

November 28, 2019 by  

Following the first popular Friends of Montefiore Kaluki morning, the most recent gathering was hosted at the home of  Nicole  & Dan Katz and included coaching for beginners joining the game. Read more

What to do with your spare time? Become a Sydney Jewish Museum guide!

November 28, 2019 by  

Volunteer guides bring history to life within the Sydney Jewish Museum and are the voices of the objects, images and stories in our exhibitions. Read more

Panel discussion at UIA NSW hosts North Shore briefing

November 26, 2019 by  

UIA NSW hosted 120 supporters at its North Shore Briefing at Pymble Golf Club recently which included a panel discussion ‘Gaza Flare-Up, Israeli Election, Is There a Connection?’. Read more

Plans to grow Moriah community by 17%

November 25, 2019 by  

Students at Moriah College in Queens Park are one step closer to accessing innovative new learning facilities with the lodgement of a State Significant Development Application (SSDA) proposing new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) facilities, and an Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for High School students. Read more

50 years of chazzanut

November 22, 2019 by  

Melbourne’s Brighton Shule in will celebrate Chazan Chaim Lavi’s 50 years of service next month.

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Young Professionals celebrate the Shabbat Project

November 19, 2019 by  

Young Jewish Professionals Melbourne celebrated the Shabbat Project at the Shiloh…a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Interschool Challah Bake

November 19, 2019 by  

Melbourne’s Chabad Youth coordinated an Interschool Challah Bake for high school students in preparation for the Shabbat Project. Read more

Ron Hoenig talks government at JewishCare

November 17, 2019 by  

NSW Labor MP Ron Hoenig has visited JewishCare to address guests on  “Our System of Governance in NSW”. Read more

The Quiz that stopped the Federation

November 15, 2019 by  

Melbournians may have had their eyes on the “race that stops the nation” in Melbourne, but in Sydney, our eyes were on the annual national Bible Quiz, which took place on Tuesday 5 November 2019 and was a fantastic display of the commitment of the contestants to their learning and to the Tanach. Read more

Around 1000 attend Jewish House gala event

November 15, 2019 by  

Close to 1000 people came together in celebration and support of the work carried out by Sydney’s Jewish House. Read more

Funds wanted for underground Blood Services Centre

November 14, 2019 by  

Magen David Adom is raising funds in Sydney for Israel’s first underground, shielded Blood Services Centre in the world. Read more

J-Wire has free tickets for: A Maccabi LIFE community event for the whole family.

November 12, 2019 by  

The Maccabi LIFE Health & Wellness Expo will bring together leading professionals, speakers and exhibitors at an informative and fun day – out that will get you and your family thinking about health and well-being. Read more

Under the Olive Tree: a concert of Arabic & Jewish music

November 11, 2019 by  

Melbourne’s Immigration Museum and Adi Sappir will host an afternoon of music exploring what unites people and cultures as part of Melbourne Music Week on Sunday 17 November. Read more

90th celebration for Henri Korn

November 8, 2019 by  

Child Holocaust Survivor Henri Korn turns 90 today and The Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne will mark this with a celebration on Sunday the 10th to mark this wonderful milestone in Henri’s life.

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Habonim Dror reach out to smaller communities

November 8, 2019 by  

Ken HaShemesh HaOlah (KSO) is Habonim Dror Australia’s groundbreaking new outreach program, providing socialist-Zionist and progressive education for Jewish youths regardless of where they may live in Australia. Read more

Multi-media event at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue

November 8, 2019 by  

Emanuel Synagogue will host an extraordinary, multi-media event by the Sydney Art Quartet in November: CROSSROADS – featuring Steve Reich’s intensely moving Different Trains – combined with a dramatic theatre & cinema installation and special guest artists. Read more

Alone Together

October 25, 2019 by  

Israeli filmmaker Kineret Hay-Gillor is currently living in Sydney with her doctor husband who has been posted here…but she is making good use of her time producing a film about Australia’s first Jewish same-sex marriage and screening her award-winning documentary Alone Together. Read more

JPs get thanks for 50 years service

October 24, 2019 by  

Member for Vaucluse, Gabrielle Upton MP today congratulated seven Justice of the Peace from the Vaucluse electorate in Sydney for their 50 years of service to the community. Read more

Kristallnacht concert to be held at NZ synagogue for the first time

October 8, 2019 by  

Over a single night in November 1938 over 200 synagogues were burned in an orchestrated anti-Jewish violence in Germany. Read more

Sushi In The Succah

September 29, 2019 by  

In celebration of Succot,  Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel is organising a social event for Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s. Read more

Friends of Kaveret to play in Sydney

September 26, 2019 by  

Earlier this year a group of talented musicians came together to form the band החברים של כוורת– “HaChaverim Shel Kaveret – Friends of Kaveret” and they will appear in Sydney next month. Read more

In Heaven’s Name Why?

September 23, 2019 by  

Over 150 people including rabbis and communal leaders filled the Caro Synagogue (Bet Yosef) in Bondi for the launch of Rabbi Chaim Ingram’s fourth book “In Heaven’s Name Why?”. Read more

Community Selichot

September 19, 2019 by  

For the first time, two major congregations in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs are to join forces in hosting a community Selichot. Read more

Grandparents Day features Rosh Hashanah

September 17, 2019 by  

Rosh Hashanah photos from Emanuel School’s recent Grandparents Day. The students took part in various Rosh HaShanah activities with their grandparents. Read more

Bargain Bazaar opens Sydney Pop-Up

September 17, 2019 by  

B’nai B’rith Sydney’s op shop, Bargain Bazaar, has opened a pop-up shop for used furniture in Surry Hills Shopping Village.

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Bringing Jewish life to Budapest

September 12, 2019 by  

Rabbi David Keleti, head of the Lativ Community he founded seven years ago in Budapest, has spoken in Sydney about the work that he has been involved in primarily rejuvenating Hungary’s 90,000 Jews.

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