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

Musical director for synagogue

May 9, 2018 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Synagogue has announced the appointment of Dr Joseph Toltz as its Musical Director and Consultant.  Read more

Israel’s 70th in Auckland

The Zionist Federation of New Zealand has hosted an Israel at 70 cocktail party in Auckland.  Read more

Two Jews walk into a theatre… 

May 6, 2018 by  

Brian Lipson and Gideon Obarzanek’s irreverent, Two Jews Walk into a Theatre… sees two of Australia’s most-loved performers meet as their fathers on stage, all the intimacy, understanding and horror that only a son can supply. Read more

A homewares shop to give the homeless a new start

May 3, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has launched a homewares and goods shop for ex-clients and homeless people. Read more

Montefiore honours Betty Wilkenfeld with Community Life Story

April 27, 2018 by  

Betty Wilkenfeld, as well known for her decades of communal work as for the international Bloch dancewear empire she founded with her father Jacob, was guest of honour at  Sydney’s Montefiore Randwick. Read more

Melbourne kosher eatery opens in Sydney

April 22, 2018 by  

The first Community Kashrut (CK) supervised meat restaurant in Sydney has opened for business. Read more

New Israel Fund Fellows launch online photo campaign

April 17, 2018 by  

Adam Grodeck and Rebecca Sharp, two Naomi Chazan Fellows have launched a three week online facebook campaign highlighting the work of organisations working for change in Israeli society. Read more

Creativity on show at Montefiore Seniors’ Week Art Exhibition

April 13, 2018 by  

The foyer at Sydney’s Montefiore Randwick was transformed into a pop-up gallery for Seniors’ Week, showcasing the vibrant work of 18 resident artists aged into their late 90s.

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Shalom: storytelling

April 13, 2018 by  

Kurt Brown is third generation Holocaust survivor. He grew up in a fundamental Christian home and only found out about his grandmother’s hidden past as a teenager and is now converting to Judaism. Watch his powerful story. Read more

Maccabi future hockey stars wanted

April 9, 2018 by  

Melbourne’s Maccabi Hockey Club is looking for U14 Kids to join one of our hockey teams for the Winter season. Read more

Hamas inspired violent riots on Gaza-Israel border

April 5, 2018 by  

The Australian Jewish Association (AJA) alerts the Australian public to the real facts on the ground in the past week’s conflict along the Israel Gaza border fence. Read more

New website for Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

March 29, 2018 by  

The Holocaust Centre has launched its new website. Read more

Harmony Walk 2018

March 28, 2018 by  

The National Rugby League played a major role in this year’s Harmony Walk, a multiracial event organised by Moving Forward Together. Read more

Women take to song

March 21, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Kehillat Kadimah has hosted a women’s musical soiree evening. Read more

Israeli artist hosted at the ANU

March 18, 2018 by  

A Jerusalem-based multidisciplinary artist working mainly in bonsai, figurative sculpture, and mixed-media installations is being hosted by the National Arboretum Canberra, and the ANU School of Art and Design for a one-month residency. Read more

Applications Open for the Fourth Year of Naomi Chazan Fellowship

March 12, 2018 by  

Applications have opened for the fourth year of the New Israel Fund Australia’s flagship program, the year-long Naomi Chazan Fellowship. Read more

Gift of Life testing in Canberra

March 11, 2018 by  

The ACT Jewish community was invited to be tested as potential life-saving blood stem cell donors for Jewish blood cancer patients whose family members were not found to be matching.

The testing session on behalf of the Gift of Life  was held at the Jewish Community Centre in Canberra.

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MP joins rabbis in sharing the joy of Purim

March 5, 2018 by  

Member for Heffron Ron Hoenig joined with Jewish community leaders Rabbi Mendel Kastel, CEO of Jewish House  and Rabbi Mendel Grossbaum to spread the cheer of Purim at Sydney’s Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. Read more

Bollard City

March 2, 2018 by  

Bollard City, a solo exhibition by Georgian-born artist, Nina Sanadze, opens on Saturday 17 March at Melbourne’s Living Museum of the West, and explores how bollards have become the new icons of our time.  Read more

Exceptional Israel

February 24, 2018 by  

Exceptional Israel is a leadership mission for funders, executives and leaders who work with individuals with disabilities. Read more

Courage to Care to launch new Sydney exhibition

February 23, 2018 by  

Courage to Care is a volunteer-based not for profit organisation that empowers individuals to stand up against prejudice and discrimination. Read more

Parade at the Seymour

February 22, 2018 by  

Performing in Sydney for the first time in 10 years, The Sydney University Musical Theatre Ensemble [MUSE] will  present the Jewish themed PARADE, coming to the Seymour Centre this March with a limited run of four performances. Read more

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