Reclaiming Jewish-Greek history

December 7, 2018 by  

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff presented a paper on “The Jews of Rhodes” at a conference at Sydney’s Macquarie University on “Reclaiming Greece as a Field of Studies, Teaching and Research”. Read more

White Ribbon Day men’s breakfast at JewishCare

November 29, 2018 by  

Dr Michael Salter’s informative and thought-provoking address at Sydney’s JewishCare  White Ribbon Day Men’s Breakfast was greatly appreciated by over 80 attendees. Read more

The art of Eli Zagoria

November 29, 2018 by  

Perth artist Eli Zagoria died in 2013 and an exhibition of his work will run until December 15 at the City of Wanneroo Gallery. Read more

Meet Perth’s newest band: ‘Schtik’

November 29, 2018 by  

Four graduates from Perth’s Carmel School have jumped straight from WACE exams to forming Perth’s newest band, Schtik. Read more

UIA NSW hosts North Shore briefing with Ohad Hemo

November 29, 2018 by  

UIA NSW hosted over 140 supporters at its North Shore Briefing and 2019 Campaign Launch at North Shore Synagogue recently with guest speaker Ohad Hemo -Correspondent for Palestinian Affairs for Channel 2 News in Israel….a J-Wire photo gallery.  Read more

Mount Sinai College Art Show- inspired by artists

November 29, 2018 by  

Mount Sinai College hosted a spectacular Art show last Sunday for parents, family and the community at large. Read more

Do it yourself chess club

November 23, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Burger Centre Men’s shed took on the challenge of making their very own chess board and chess pieces using everyday hardware pieces including nuts, bolts, and washers. Read more

Build your own Menorah

November 22, 2018 by  

The Bunnings Warehouse in Hawthorn, Melbourne has hosted a kids’ Chanukah workshop. Read more

Good deeds sweep Sydney schools with BJE

November 22, 2018 by  

Launched in Sydney, in the past few months, Ella’s Toy Box was founded on the premise of collecting items for children across New South Wales who are in need of clothing, books, games, and toys. Read more

Dave Sharma – Reflections on my time as Australia’s Ambassador to Israel

November 21, 2018 by  

Dave Sharma will be speaking next month at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue to share his reflections on his time as Australia’s Ambassador to Israel.

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Breakfast for Yeshivah – Beth Rivkah Colleges

November 20, 2018 by  

Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges and Parents’ Association welcomed over 200 guests to The River Room at Crown Casino for a corporate breakfast event. Read more

New medal for Rabbi Dovid Slavin

November 20, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Rabbi Dr Dovid Slavin has been awarded a 2nd Clasp Medal in recognition of his work with the ambulance service. Read more

The Great Synagogue Antiques Day

November 16, 2018 by  

Well-known Sydney Antique dealer, Alan Landis will lead a Jewish Antiques Roadshow as part of the celebrations of the 140th anniversary of Sydney’s The Great Synagogue. Read more

Leading Jewish organisations say ‘No’ to family violence

November 16, 2018 by  

Twelve leading Melbourne Jewish organisations will come together to support the annual Walk Against Family Violence and send a clear message that the Victorian Jewish community stands united in saying ‘No’ to family violence. Read more

Ethical leadership

November 15, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum is to launch an Ethical Leadership Day for high school students. Read more

Youth celebrating Israel

November 14, 2018 by  

The NCJWA “Youth Celebrating Israel” event marks the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, on 29 November 1947 calling for the establishment of a Jewish State alongside an Arab State, thus leading to the establishment of the State of Israel. Read more

Walking together

November 12, 2018 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), together with the William Cooper Legacy Project invite friends and allies to join with us in Walking Together, as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the William Cooper march on the German Consulate which took place in Melbourne on the 6th December 1938. Read more

World-class pianist and UIA success story entertains longstanding supporters

November 12, 2018 by  

UIA NSW was honoured to host world-class pianist, Victor Stanislavsky from Israel at a ‘thank you’ brunch for cumulative givers. Read more

ACO returns to the Emanuel

November 9, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue has announced the return of the Australian Chamber Orchestra to the synagogue on November 26 for an inspiring, intimate performance in the elegant surrounds of the New Sanctuary. Read more

12-year-old swimmer completes BatMitzvah swimathon for Ardoch children’s charity

October 29, 2018 by  

Giselle has just finished swimming 4km to raise vital funds for children in disadvantaged communities as part of Ardoch’s ‘In Celebration’ initiative. Read more

Love makes the world go round fundraiser

October 29, 2018 by  

After a horrific road accident, singer Dahlia Dior found herself with acute pain and a severe hip injury requiring an operation costing over $29,000.

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Art shows a new way to remember the past

October 26, 2018 by  

Next week, The Sydney Jewish Museum will launch its new temporary exhibition The Fate of Things: Memory Objects and Art. Read more

Ring the Bells: world music stars to rock in Leonard Cohen tribute

October 22, 2018 by  

After a massive, critically acclaimed and sold-out show at Sydney’s City Recital Hall last year, Monsieur Camembert returns with its all-star, blockbuster show celebrating the life, music and poetry of iconic Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen. Read more

Eulogy: Naji Solomon Dingoor

October 21, 2018 by  

Naji Solomon Dingoor came from humble beginnings in India and made a wonderful life for his family here in Sydney, Australia. He was a light-hearted, good-humoured man who loved to sing the lines of the latest songs on the radio. We all know that deep voice with the loud contagious laughter that resonated throughout a room. Read more

Ride for cardiac research

October 21, 2018 by  

Do you love cycling!! Then come and join Maccabi Cycling Club for a 50 km ride in Melbourne to support Israel’s Rambam Hospital’s research into sudden cardiac arrest. You will be joining the Ambassador of Israel who is also riding to help raise funds for this amazing cause. Read more

Great year for BJE

October 14, 2018 by  

The NSW Board of Jewish Education has reported a very successful year. Read more

B’nai B’rith is relocating to Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre

October 5, 2018 by  

After eight years in rented office premises in Kooyong Road, B’nai B’rith Victoria’s President Dr Benny Monheit announced to members that B’nai B’rith Victoria is relocating its headquarters to the heart of the community, to become part of Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre in South Caulfield. Read more

Haftorah Harry

October 5, 2018 by  

Whilst it is not uncommon for 14-year-olds to celebrate their first the anniversary of becoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah by returning to shule to re-read their Haftorah, for Harry Baral of North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE), his anniversary will be celebrated with his 14th Haftorah.

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A rabbi for Kehillat Kadimah

October 4, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Kehillat Kadimah congregation has appointed a communal rabbi. Read more

Liberal candidate enjoys a sukkah

September 28, 2018 by  

Today Rabbi Yehoram Ulman and Alex Ryvchin met with the Liberal candidate for Wentworth and former Ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma in the Sukkah to discuss the history of the community and issues affecting the Russian-Jewish community in Wentworth and to hear the candidate’s vision for the electorate.  Read more

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