Volunteers wanted

August 19, 2019 by  

The Australian Jewish Historical Society based within the Sydney Jewish Museum is looking for volunteers to help with specific projects as the Society continues to move from paper preservation of documents to the digital age. Read more

Sacred music festival for Emanuel

August 11, 2019 by  

Saturday 7th September is the opening night of the 2019 Sydney Sacred Music Festival and will see this popular festival of World Music come to Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for the first time. Read more

Courage to Care to visit Warragul

August 11, 2019 by  

Courage to Care brings important messages to Victorians, in particular, secondary school students, through a free travelling program and interactive multimedia exhibition. Next stop Warragul. Read more

Melbourne teens attend US summer leadership camp

August 8, 2019 by  

Six Jewish teens from Melbourne public schools have recently returned from a three-week-long camp in Pennsylvania, USA where they represented the United Jewish Education Board at the B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation International Leadership Training Conference.

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Northern Territory sister school students visit Emanuel

August 8, 2019 by  

A very special group of nine children and four teachers from Jilkminggan School, Emanuel’s sister school in the Northern Territory, recently made the long journey to Sydney for a week-long visit. Read more

Minky opens a Gallery

August 6, 2019 by  

A brand-new work from the pen of award-winning writer-director Joanna Weinberg is set to premiere at Sydney Fringe this September… and it marks the stunning solo debut of comedian and actor Jodine Holli Wolman. Read more

Mentoring with YJP

July 18, 2019 by  

YJP has hosted another successful mentoring and networking event in Melbourne  at a passionate restaurant named “Disrupters Crushing It.” Read more

Benefits of preparatory at Mount Sinai

July 17, 2019 by  

As a parent, your two biggest drivers are to protect and prepare.  Arguably, one of the biggest decisions you will need to make in preparing your child for their future is choosing the correct schooling for them. Read more

Sydney’s CBDChabad springs its wings

July 12, 2019 by  

Sydney’s CBDChabad, in partnership with PTI Architecture, is expanding to Surry Hills, where it will serve the Jewish needs of both the residential and business district.

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Shalom’s Comedy Night is back for its third instalment next month

July 8, 2019 by  

Community-based Jewish organisation, Shalom, has announced the third show of top-shelf, young adult comedy nights based at Sydney’s Cafe Lounge. Read more

Eminent political historian to headline ZFA Plenary 2019

July 5, 2019 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has announced that Professor Gil Troy will be the guest speaker at our Plenary Conference which will be held in Sydney next month. Read more

New role at Maroubra Synagogue for growing community

July 4, 2019 by  

The Board of Maroubra Synagogue is seeking to expand its offering to the community with the announcement it is looking to engage a part-time Community Growth & Education Officer/Associate Rabbi. Read more

Heading for Peking University

June 25, 2019 by  

Sinophile Heath Sloane will be joining a cohort of 140 emerging global leaders in Beijing this year, where he will complete a fully-funded Masters program at Peking University. Read more

Chabad on Campus

June 25, 2019 by  

Chabad Youth’s, Chabad on Campus directors Rabbi Mendy and Rebbetzin Lifshy Ajzenszmidt have headed from Melbourne to the USA this week for a Chabad on Campus conference. Read more

A celebration to remember

June 25, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Kornmehl Centre Emanuel Pre-School recently celebrated its 20thbirthday with over 120 special guests including the Kornmehl family, past and current parents and teachers. Read more

Fighting Slavery

June 23, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue will present a fascinating In Conversation, The War On Slavery featuring an international panel of experts on modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking. Read more

Inter-Faith seminar Melbourne

June 18, 2019 by  

An Inter-Faith Leaders’ Seminar has been held at the Leo Baeck Centre, East Kew, as part of the 70th Anniversary celebrations. Read more

WOW weekend

June 17, 2019 by  

Sydney’s The Great Synagogue’s ‘Women of Worth’ WOW Weekend is back to WOW the women of Sydney. Read more

Jul-11 Melbourne: Russian Jews adapt their identity in Melbourne

June 16, 2019 by  

“From atheists to traditional? Identity of Russian-speaking Jews in Melbourne”. Read more

New board appointments at Technion Australia

June 6, 2019 by  

Technion Australia has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Read more

Shabbat Live with Yoel Sykes

May 30, 2019 by  

On Friday 14 June, Emanuel Synagogue will combine with Kesher Sydney to present a special Shabbat Live featuring Yoel Sykes, the main prayer leader of Nava Tehila together with founder Rabbi Ruth Kagan and Daphna Rosenberg. Read more

Celebrating volunteers making a world of difference

May 29, 2019 by  

Last week Montefiore celebrated the more than 400 volunteers (aged from 8 months to 80-something), who enrich the lives of older members of the community during National Volunteer Week 2019. Read more

A housewarming with a difference

May 29, 2019 by  

Last week, family members joined Montefiore Randwick residents for a housewarming to mark the opening of the newly renovated Special Care Unit, designed to create a home-like environment where people living with dementia can engage with regular household activities….a J-Wire Photo Gallery. Read more

Shavuot dedicated to autism awareness

May 26, 2019 by  

On the eve of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) in Chatswood will devote the festival to raising awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning how faith communities can best support members on the autism spectrum and their families.   Read more

Kangarusski and Kartoshka Night

May 23, 2019 by  

Kangarusski celebrated Lag B’Omer with Kartoshka (potatoes) bringing together young adults in Sydney in a social, informative and creative atmosphere at Woodburn Creatives. Read more

A change of climate

May 22, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue is to present a special event, Acting on Climate Change. featuring a conversation between the former Liberal leader DrJohn Hewson and Rabbi Jeffrey B. Kamins, Senior Rabbi of Emanuel Synagogue. Read more

Kangarusski Mother’s Day

May 13, 2019 by  

Kangarusski celebrated its traditional Mother’s Day event on Sunday at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen with families, young children, young adults and former Kangarusski Taglit-Birthright participants. Read more

New Apartments for Seniors in Double Bay

May 2, 2019 by  

The mission of B’nai B’rith Retirement Villages, (BBRV) is to provide financially accessible accommodation in Sydney for independent Jewish Seniors, age 55 and over.

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Tragedy and Triumph

May 1, 2019 by  

Author, academic and Jewish Holocaust Centre volunteer Freda Hodge will speak about her book ‘Tragedy and Triumph’ at a joint Australian Jewish Historical Society Vic (AJHS) – Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) event later this month. Read more

Remembering WWII on ANZAC Day

April 30, 2019 by  

The Founding Director of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand Inge Woolf spoke at an ANZAC Day Service in Wellington. Read more

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