Show your funny side

June 22, 2017 by  

2017 Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival (MJCF) expression of interest are now open till June 30 2017. Read more

Off the air…but only temporarily

June 22, 2017 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish radio J-AIR is to temporarily suspend its live broadcasting from the 5pm on Friday. Read more

The Israeli Film Festival in Wollongong’s special cause

June 22, 2017 by  

From Wollongong, Chloe Saxby was diagnosed with Vanishing White Matter disease (VWM) a genetic, degenerative, terminal disease that affects mostly children, in 2012 when she was three and a half. Read more

New board for NCJWA NSW

June 21, 2017 by  

The National Council for Jewish Women of Australia NSW branch has elected a new board at its AGM. Read more

Kids Circle to hold holiday camp at North Shore Temple Emanuel

June 13, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Kids Circle has lined up another attractive and varied School Holiday Program for July including visits from Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest, Le Cordon Bleu Qualified Chef and owner of Jon-Patrick Catering Company, Gene Cameron, and co-author of “A Fearsome Beast and a Dumpling Feast”, Yves Stening. Read more

AIJAC hosts Greek Deputy FM and top local diplomats

June 9, 2017 by  

Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick has met with Dr. Colin Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council at AIJAC’s Melbourne offices. Read more

CBDChabad launches mental health event to ‘Challenge the Black Dog’

June 7, 2017 by  

CBDChabad has planned an event designed to help fight the stigma of mental illness and to increase awareness about mental health. Read more

Jewish Care receives registered charity tick of approval

June 4, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is pleased to have been approved to use the Registered Charity Tick that was recently introduced by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Read more

Jewish Care Signs MOU with Jewish Mediation Centre

May 28, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria’s Individual and Family Support Service recently signed an MOU with the Jewish Mediation Centre, formalising the relationship between the two organisations. Read more

Drumming up community support at Jewish Care’s Annual Appeal Dinner

May 25, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has  hosted 400 supporters at its 2017 Annual Appeal Dinner. Read more

Shula meets New York City’s top cop

May 25, 2017 by  

Shula Endrey-Walder attended the ‘Partners for Life’ dinner in support of Gift of Life the organisation she head is Australia where she met the New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. Read more

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

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