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

Wellington included in world-wide doco screening

April 24, 2019 by  

Wellington will feature on a map highlighting cities around the world where the film is ‘Who will write our history’, a documentary about the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War 2.a particular film screening has taken place. Read more

Free Museum entry to commemorate Yom HaShoah

April 18, 2019 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum is offering free admission on Thursday 2 May, the world commemorates Yom HaShoah – the day of remembrance for the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Read more

Evelyne Weltlinger at the Camelot Lounge.

April 18, 2019 by  

There are not many women who have emerged as soloist singers late in their life Meet Evelyne Weltlinger…writes Ben Apfelbaum. Read more

Jewish comedy showcase stellar line-up

April 15, 2019 by  

Shalom will be hosting its seventh Jewish Comedy Showcase as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival on Monday, April 29. Read more

NIF says “the best way to see a new side of Israel”

March 28, 2019 by  

Applications have opened for the fifth cohort of the New Israel Fund Australia’s Naomi Chazan Fellowship. Read more

New Rabbi Sought for National Capital: A Community with Verve!

March 25, 2019 by  

The ACT Jewish Community (ACTJC) is seeking a new Rabbi to serve their warm and lively congregation in the nation’s capital Canberra. Read more

Discovering the lost journals of Dr Andor Kämpfner

March 20, 2019 by  

Shortly after his liberation from Buchenwald in April 1945, Dr Andor Kämpfner began writing an extraordinary document; his journals. Read more

Ari Fuld’s supporters run the Jerusalem marathon – a video report

March 18, 2019 by  

Friday’s Jerusalem marathon had numerous groups running together to support a cause. One group ran to continue the legacy of Israel advocate Ari Fuld, recently murdered in a terror attack. Read more

Letters of Loss and Refuge: an exhibition at Sydney’s B’nai B’rith Centre

March 15, 2019 by  

The exhibition “Letters of Loss and Refuge” will open at the B’nai B’rith Centre in Kensington on Sunday. Read more

Bondi humanitarian of the year

March 13, 2019 by  

Our Big Kitchen’s Laya Slavin was recognized as ‘Bondi Humanitarian of the Year’ from a field of very accomplished women. Read more

BJE staff cook up Hamantaschen

March 12, 2019 by  

Some of BJE staff went to Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen (OBK) to bake Hamantaschen. Read more

An opera star continues his ascendancy

March 11, 2019 by  

The star of Massenet’s “Werther”, currently playing at Sydney’s iconic Opera House in the recently upgraded Opera Theatre is Michael Fabiano. Read more

Freedom Talk – Dr Munjed Al Muderis

March 7, 2019 by  

Munjed Al Muderis fled Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, endured a terrifying sea journey to Australia and then faced brutal mandatory detention in the remote north of Western Australia. Read more

Courage to Care heads for Hamilton

March 3, 2019 by  

The Courage to Care Educational Program will take important Holocaust messages to the Victorian city of Hamilton. Read more

The Hollow Bones launched

March 1, 2019 by  

Shalom Sydney Jewish Writer’s Festival hosted the book launch for Leah Kaminsky’s latest novel, The Hollow Bones. Read more

Shalom |Live Stories – “UNORTHODOX”

February 28, 2019 by  

Shalom | Live Stories in Sydney is back with a line up that will entertain, educate and enthral with their raw storytelling around the theme of “Unorthodox” and all that word implies and entails. Read more

Little Purim celebrated in Sydney

February 26, 2019 by  

This year is a leap year in the Hebrew calendar…not an extra day but an extra month of Adar allowing for two occasions to celebrate Purim. Read more

Kangarusski the past in photographs

February 25, 2019 by  

Kangarusski has launched the photography exhibition of 17-yr-old Daniel Kuczko, 17 with the theme being A Study of the Jewish Métier in Sydney at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Community inclusion at UIA NSW 2019 General Division Gala

February 15, 2019 by  

UIA NSW offers a more inclusive environment at their 2019 General Division Gala with guest speaker David Cameron – Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010-2016) on Sunday 24 February. Read more

COA Harbour cruise

February 12, 2019 by  

Members, volunteers, and friends of COA are invited to join the Seniors festival Cruise. Read more

The Manders Villas is Flying!

February 12, 2019 by  

The Manders Villas in Melbourne has provided a secure, independent and community-focused home for up to 20 community members living with a disability since opening in 2010. Read more

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