Who is JUNI?

December 15, 2017 by  

JUNI, an important project of  Sydney’s Young Adult Chabad provides support for students on-campus with pastoral care, Sinai Scholars Society, Jewish festival awareness events and heritage stalls. Read more

Jewish House Chanukah in Eastgate Mall cancelled

December 13, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House’s Chanukah event scheduled for 4:30pm today, Wednesday 13 December, was forced to be cancelled when parts of the ceiling in Eastgate mall collapsed today. Read more

Festibayit for Habayit

December 13, 2017 by  

Festibayit is an annual event run by the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Habayit, the home of Israeli language and culture. Read more

You can ask me anything

December 7, 2017 by  

Some topics of conversation are off limits…right?   Not in this video. Read more

Kangarusski gives back

November 28, 2017 by  

Kangarusski organised fifty volunteers to meet at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen to prepare food to deliver to people in need. Read more

Winners of Chamber Music to perform at The Great

November 28, 2017 by  

After sell out performances at East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation, Affinity Collective celebrates Jewish and Czech music at Sydney’s The Great Synagogue. Read more

Westpac banking on OBK

November 22, 2017 by  

Westpac has made a grant to further OBK’s work in the community. Read more

Yad L’Ezra iVolunteer Dinner in Melbourne

November 18, 2017 by  

Over 100 girls of Beth Rivkah High School of Melbourne volunteer weekly as part of Yad L’Ezra iVolunteer were honoured at their annual dinner.  Read more

No Place to Lay One’s Head

November 17, 2017 by  

Françoise Frenkel was a Polish-born Jewish woman who owned a French-language book shop in Berlin in the 1930s. She was forced to flee after a Nazi raid and spent the war hiding in Vichy France, making several desperate attempts to reach Switzerland where her memoir was eventually published in 1945. Read more

The Feurstein Program shows its output

November 16, 2017 by  

Mount Sinai College and the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University will co-host an event at the college to profile a young Israeli student of Ethiopian origin, Zuresh Wabbe. Read more

Tanya Plibersek and her daughter speak at Montefiore

November 16, 2017 by  

More than 160 of Montefiore’s 500-strong volunteer base gathered at the Randwick campus for the annual Spirit of Volunteering event, which included an awards presentation and inspiring keynote addresses by Tanya Plibersek, Member for Sydney and Deputy Leader of the Opposition, and her daughter, who is a dedicated student volunteer at Montefiore Randwick. Read more

Art hopping in Sydney

November 16, 2017 by  

Sydneysiders are invited to take a scenic tour from North Bondi to Vaucluse visiting artists in their studios and discovering the meaning behind each work. Read more

Researching for a new book

November 16, 2017 by  

Vieslava Mataczynski and Timothy Scutt, co-authors of a new book under the working title: “Preservation of Life” bringing together memories both individual and collective, of the Jewish people  contacted J-Wire in an effort to reach out to the wider Jewish Community in support of this work.

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Rabbi Kastel joins the board of NCOSS

November 14, 2017 by  

Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel has been invited to join the board of The NSW Council of Social Service. Read more

Looking for relatives

November 13, 2017 by  

Hugo Boyko or Max Boyko Read more

US visitor discusses antisemitism, racism and Israel

November 10, 2017 by  

Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in New York was the keynote speaker at last night’s Betty and Shmuel Rosenkranz Oration in Melbourne. Read more

Generations of women look up

November 8, 2017 by  

Now in its 21st year, the Annual Generations of Women Brunch saw 260 women attend the The International Brighton and hear guest speaker Fiona Grinwald encourage them all to “look up”. Read more

The Grand Lady of St Kilda

November 7, 2017 by  

St Kilda identity and RocKwiz host, Brian Nankervis, will launch Acland Street: The Grand Lady of St Kilda by award-winning historian, Dr Judith Buchrich later this month. Read more

I am My Brother’s Keeper

November 6, 2017 by  

An exhibition is to be launched at Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre honouring Australian immigrants who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Read more

Henry Greener in conversation with Philip Dalidakis

November 5, 2017 by  

Philip Dalidakis MP, Victorian State Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, talks to Henry Greener at Melbourne’s Queen’s Hall just as the Courage to Care Exhibition is about to be dismantled. Read more

Montefiore launches new community biography series

November 4, 2017 by  

Family and friends of Mervyn Basserabie, the Sydney property developer and communal philanthropist, gathered at Montefiore Randwick for the presentation of his life story, Thinking Outside the Square. Read more

Senator tours Chabad centres

November 3, 2017 by  

Zed Seselja, Federal Senator for the ACT and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, has toured the Chabad run Jewish community centres in Canberra. Read more

Cooking for mental health

November 2, 2017 by  

Mental health is a serious issue, effecting over one million people in Australia, many in our Jewish community alone. Mental illness such as depression, chronic stress, anxiety, paranoia, personality disorder and the like are, unfortunately, more common in our community then what we may realise.

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Israel star to perform in Australia

November 2, 2017 by  

Idan Raichel is a world music phenomenon and one of the most dynamic and inspiring performers you will ever see on stage. The universally loved performer is coming to Australia in March 2018 Read more

Youth mentoring programs at Jewish Care

October 24, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has a long history of working with, and supporting, young people in the Jewish community by offering youth mentoring programs that connect 14-18 year-olds with independent and trained mentors aged 25 years and over. Read more

Job Readiness training for the ultra-orthodox community

October 23, 2017 by  

In August 2017, Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Employment and Education Centre, in partnership with Adass Israel, ran the first of a series of workshops entitled ‘Tools and Techniques to Find Employment’. Read more

Council managers taught about the Jewish community

October 20, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has hosted fourteen members of the management team of the City of Glen Eira on its second City of Glen Eira Jewish Immersion Day. Read more

Deepavali Festival in Sydney

October 19, 2017 by  

The Jewish community represented at a Deepavali festival at Parramatta Park in Sydney. Read more

Sydney CBDChabad to launch mental health event

October 14, 2017 by  

Mental illness now affects one in five Australians, meaning over a million people suffer from a form of mental health issue, most commonly depression and anxiety.  Read more

Sukkah in the city

October 10, 2017 by  

Chabad of Melbourne CBD hosted their 18th Annual Sukkot Luncheon in the City, on the first business day of Chol HaMoed in the City. Read more

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