Women of Diversity Dinner

August 14, 2018 by  

Around 300 women from over 20 cultural backgrounds came together for a night of singing, dancing, eating and laughing at the 2018 Women of Diversity Dinner (WDD) recently held at the Emporium Function Centre in Sydney. Read more

Gift of Life runs the City to Surf

August 13, 2018 by  

Several participants in Sydney’s annual City to Surf sported their Gift of Life Australia t-shirts to raise awareness about the life-saving program. Read more

A volunteering example

August 10, 2018 by  

Melbourne’s Yeshivah – Beth Rivkah students are imbued with a love of, and dedication to, volunteering and are inspired to initiate and engage in volunteer programs. Read more

Recognising youth at the first Montefiore Student Volunteer Awards

August 3, 2018 by  

More than 90 guests gathered for the inaugural Montefiore Student Volunteer Awards.

Many proud parents attended with their children, as 15 dedicated teens from local public, private and Jewish dayschools received awards for selfless service to the community.

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A new take on Shabbat services for young children

July 30, 2018 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel’s new Bagels & Brachas Family Shabbat is a unique, and innovative program that is helping to build a “community of young families” within the larger Temple family.  Read more

COA’s new special needs program funded by local council

July 24, 2018 by  

Sydney’s COA’s weekly bus outings are a blessing to those seniors who want to engage with their friends and enjoy a short walk and lunch in company. Read more

Do you know any descendants of Auschwitz inmate Willy Brachmann?

July 22, 2018 by  

Prof Anna Hajkova from the University of Warwick has been conducting research on  Willy Brachmann  born in Hamburg 1903 and who is credited with saving Jewish lives. She is keen to interview his grandchildren who are believed to live in Australia.

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A gift for the Gift of Life

July 17, 2018 by  

EndreyThe acclaimed director, Moira Blumenthal, has dedicated a performance of The Man in the Attic  to raise awareness about Gift of Life’s life-saving program. Read more

Women of Diversity Dinner 2018

July 10, 2018 by  

The Women of Diversity Dinner is Sydney’s premier event for women from diverse backgrounds. Read more

The Secret Singer

July 6, 2018 by  

Multi-award-winning darlings of the Australian stage and screen, Genevieve Lemon and Kate Mannix star in the world premiere season of a joyful new musical play – based on a true story – by Joanna Weinberg (Goddess, Pandora’s Bag, Lifeforce, The Piano Diaries). Read more

Melton in Sydney – The Best of the Best

July 1, 2018 by  

The Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning in Sydney is going from strength to strength here in Sydney according to recently appointed Director, Hilary May Black.  Read more

Women of Worth

June 29, 2018 by  

Brainchild of Vice-President, Caroline Lewis, the forthcoming WOW (Women of Worth) Weekend to be held at Sydney’s The Great Synagogue next month promises to be a must-do event for Jewish women from all walks of life. Read more

Small communities are stronger when they work together

June 25, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hosted the Inaugural JCCV Small Communities Dinner with over ninety community leaders and clergy from seven small, diverse Victorian communities. Read more

Abraham Conference 2018

June 24, 2018 by  

A gathering of faiths at the 2018 Abraham Conference. Muslims, Jews and Christians as well as non-believers will be welcomed by Moderator Professor Kevin Dunn, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University in early August. Read more

Eurovision expert visits Australia

June 22, 2018 by  

Aleph Melbourne, together with the Embassy of Israel, hosted an intimate evening with Israeli Eurovision expert Alon Amir at Nature Boy Cafe in Murrumbeena.

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The truth behind Fauda

June 21, 2018 by  

JNFuture is the gateway for the next generation of active Jewish leadership. Read more

Jewish Life in Germany

June 20, 2018 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre is to present a new exhibition: ‘Jewish Life in Germany Today’. Read more

JCCV helps community organisations develop fundraising skills 

June 13, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has hosted a half day seminar on grants and fundraising for Jewish community organisations today, with 42 Executive Directors, Rabbonim and professional staff from 20 different community organisations participating.   Read more

Looking for Leah

June 13, 2018 by  

Global Law is trying to locate a mailing address for the family of Leah Aharon formerly of Byron Bay NSW, who had emigrated to Israel. Read more

Dave Sharma speaks at NSTE AGM

June 1, 2018 by  

Dave Sharma, director and Principal at Kelly+Partners and former Australian Ambassador to Israel was the guest speaker at Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel recently held its 58th Annual General Meeting. Read more

Laya – Local Hero

May 25, 2018 by  

Rebbetzin Laya Slavin has been award this year’s Local Hero by Sydney’s Waverley Council. Read more

Calling all artists

May 25, 2018 by  

For the fifth year, Asylum Arts will be bringing together Jewish artists from all over the world for our International Jewish Artist Retreat, a four-day retreat of learning, community building, and professional development. Read more

Jewish House Golf Day

May 22, 2018 by  

Did you go to Jewish House Day Golf Day?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

NSW Courage to Care to screen documentary film After the Apology during National Reconciliation Week

May 22, 2018 by  

The film highlights the continuing practice of welfare agencies removing Aboriginal children from their families at much higher rates than occurred during the stolen generation. Read more

Victory Day at Montefiore: a day of unity

May 17, 2018 by  

Just as the Anzac Day is one of Australia’s most important commemorations, so too, the 9 May Victory Day* captures a special place in the hearts of Russian-speaking veterans and community members. Read more

Mothers’ Day at OBK

May 17, 2018 by  

At Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen mothers  from all walks of life and different journeys came together and united to support each other in their common bond of being mums. Read more

Meet Anita Zelzer: a video interview

Author Anita Selzer has just launched her latest book, “I Am Sasha”, a fascinating story about her grandmother’s survival tactic to assign her father’s gender as a girl, to avoid being captured during the Holocaust. Read more

Sydney young families celebrate a day in Jerusalem with UIA

May 15, 2018 by  

NSW UIA’s Young Families Division celebrated Yom Yerushalayim and Mother’s Day with over 1,000 people at its 2018 event, ‘A Day in Jerusalem’ at the Entertainment Quarter Market Canopy. Read more

An evening of dangerous ideas to challenge thinking – JCA 2018 Campaign

May 14, 2018 by  

With just two weeks to go excitement is mounting across the community ahead of JCA’s 2018 Campaign. Read more

WIZO Sponsor a Child

May 11, 2018 by  

Did you attend WIZO’s Sponsor a Child in Israel Luncheon in Sydney? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

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