Rabbi gets updated

May 21, 2017 by  

Jewish chaplain for NSW Rabbi Mendel Kastel has spent three days on specialised training at the NSW Police Academy in Goulburn. Read more

Chabad ACT expands to new building

May 19, 2017 by  

Chabad ACT is expanding into an additional building in Giralang, Canberra. Read more

Jewish-Aboriginal relationships

May 18, 2017 by  

Shadow Federal Minister for Human Services Linda Burney addressed the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum on the Jewish-Aboriginal relationship. Read more

Wagner: to play or not to play

May 14, 2017 by  

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff conducted a Q and A on “You shall not play Wagner” with its South African playwright Victor Gordon from South Africa at the Eternity Theatre in Sydney’s Darlinghurst. Read more

Rodney Horin in conversation with Henry Greener

May 12, 2017 by  

Rodney Horin in conversation with Henry Greener about transitioning to Aged Care and the Financial Literacy Forum he and Jeffrey Appel will be presenting at Melbourne’s Blake Street Shul on May 16. Read more

New potential donors…including popular rabbi

May 9, 2017 by  

25 people celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut at Sydney’s Moriah campus become potential blood stem cell donors to save the lives of Jews diagnosed with blood cancer. Read more

Engaging Women at Friends of Montefiore Annual Brunch

May 9, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria hosted 220 guests at the 34th Annual Friends of Montefiore Brunch at Leonda by the Yarra, Hawthorn. Read more

Jewish Care Launches ‘Postcards for Pesach’ Mental Health Awareness Campaign

May 4, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care is proud to once again run its Postcards for Pesach mental health awareness campaign. Read more

Limmud-Oz: Where variety is the spice of learning life

May 4, 2017 by  

A weekend of Jewish learning and creativity, Limmud-Oz is being held at Sydney’s UNSW on the long weekend of June 10-12. Read more

20 years of Aleph

May 1, 2017 by  

Aleph Melbourne’s documentary “Aleph Melbourne – Celebrating 20 Years” is to be screened in the prestigious 2017 St Kilda Film Festival. Read more

Kosher pop up restaurant for theatre production

April 27, 2017 by  

Following the huge success of the kosher pop up restaurant at the 2016 Sydney production, MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, preparations are underway to bring back the restaurant for this year’s season. Read more

Zionism Victoria names its New Executive Director

April 24, 2017 by  

Zionism Victoria is delighted to announce the appointment of Jean Katzen as its new Executive Director. Read more

Could this be the best dinner party conversation?

April 20, 2017 by  

Imagine a dinner party with an acclaimed novelist and playwright, a film maker whose paternal grandparents were killed in the Holocaust but whose maternal grandfather was director of an infamous Nazi propaganda film plus one of the most influential people on Jewish Twitter with her finger on the pulse of Israeli politics. And that’s just some of the people at one end of the table! Read more

Victorian spiritual hospital visitors now need accreditation

April 20, 2017 by  

The Victorian Government has advised that all community appointed spiritual carers visiting hospitals, unless personally invited by the patient, will require accreditation. Read more

Table talk about refugees and asylum-seekers

April 6, 2017 by  

Since 2015, the Sydney Alliance has been holding ‘Table Talk’ events to address the issue of refugees and people seeking asylum. Read more

Girls win Unity Cup

April 6, 2017 by  

The Aussie Rules Unity Cup 2017 was played out between eight female teams and 12 male teams representing 14 diverse communities from Melbourne and regional Victoria. Read more

COA Seder

April 3, 2017 by  

There is nothing quite like Seder with the family, especially the Sydney COA family. Read more

Money and me

April 1, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Shalom’s Professional Women’s Forum (PWF) launched their 2017 workshop series with an insightful workshop for women in their 20s and 30s called “Money & Me”. Read more

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

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