Why is this mission different from all other missions?…asks Nathan Shafir

August 26, 2016 by  

In June 2015, I started planning a United Israel Appeal Melbourne mission to Israel. I knew it would take a long time to put together.  I also knew that the people I was targeting, those in their 50s and 60s, like me, need to plan in advance.  We scheduled the mission for June 2016 and I began organising the intricate details of the trip. Read more

The singing general

March 14, 2016 by  

Recently retired IDF Chief of Staff, Benny Gantz visiting Sydney for the 2016 UIA Campaign is an accomplished singer and approached the Young Leadership executive about performing at their event. Read more

UIA Women’s Division bringing two experts to Sydney

March 5, 2016 by  

UIA NSW Women’s Division is bringing two of the Jewish World’s most high profile advocates to Sydney. Read more

UIA Sydney General Division East: A J-Wire photo gallery

March 5, 2016 by  

Did you attend the UIA function last Monday in Sydney? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

UIA Major Donors

March 2, 2016 by  

Did you attend the UIA Major Donors function?  A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

UIA Photo Galleries

March 2, 2016 by  

Did you attend the Sunday morning Sydney UIA function at Westfield Bondi Junction….a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

UIA Women’s breakfast: Melbourne

March 1, 2016 by  

Melbourne’s UIA Women’s breakfast was attended by over 500 supporters, with the aim of raising funds to support the Youth Futures project in Israel. Read more

Winner of UIA Roots Project

December 1, 2015 by  

Joel Ehrlich is the winner of the UIA NSW’s 2014 Roots Project. Read more

Commemorating Yitzhak Rabin

September 19, 2015 by  

The Melbourne Jewish community will gather next month to remember his life and legacy of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z”l.  Read more

New UIA group for Melbourne

August 7, 2015 by  

YoungUIA and UIA Women’s Division are delighted to announce the launch of a new and exciting group – the YoungUIA Women’s Division – a group aimed at engaging and connecting Jewish female professionals, predominately in the 20-40 age bracket.  Read more

Immigration to Israel from France up 11% on last year

July 28, 2015 by  

Over 200 French Jews, half of whom are children, arrived in Israel last night aboard a special Aliyah flight organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption. Read more

Greeting olim from India

July 10, 2015 by  

UIA Victoria Vice President Nathan Shafir has visited Israel’s Ben Gurion airport to watch the arrival of 250 olim from India…members of the lost tribe of Menashe. Read more

UIA Federal President visits Perth

June 16, 2015 by  

Federal President of The United Israel Appeal Harold Finger has recently visited the Perth community. Read more

An award for Sam

June 11, 2015 by  

Sam Steif has become a ‘Theodor Herzl Founder’ in recognition of his long-standing service to Israel and the Jewish People through the United Israel Appeal of NSW. Read more

UIA Young Families launched in Sydney

Israel came to Sydney as UIA’s new division, Young Families, celebrated their launch event at the Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park on Yom Yerushalayim. Read more

UIA Young Families

UIA NSW is launching an exciting new division aimed at families with young children ‘UIA YOUNG FAMILIES’. Read more

Meeting Shimon Peres

July 9, 2013 by  

Incoming UIA WA Chairperson, Melanie Greenfeld, reports on her recent visit to Israel where she was invited to attend the Keren Hayesod World Conference and the Presidential Conference in Jerusalem… Read more

Bibi addresses Young Leadership

July 8, 2013 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu recently addressed the UIA Young Leadership Kesher Conference in Jerusalem. Read more

Big Night Out for Young Leadership

March 14, 2013 by  

United Israel Appeal’s NSW Young Leadership have held their 2013 function at the Paddington Town Hall in Sydney. Read more

Jewish Agency helping small communities

March 11, 2013 by  

One year after the tragic terror attack in Toulouse, France the Chairperson of the Executive of The Jewish agency for Israel, Natan Sharansky has met with the parents of the late Rabbi Jonathan Sandler who was killed with his two children. Read more

Big night for UIA

March 5, 2013 by  

Over 1600 United Israel Appeal supporters packed Sydney’s Central Synagogue this week to listen to international luminaries former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, Gilad Shalit and Israeli paralympic gold-medal winning wheelchair tennis star Noam Gershony. Read more

Shalit meets Sydney school students

February 27, 2013 by  

Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier who spent five years as a prisoner of Hamas,  has addressed over 1800 senior school students in Sydney. Read more

Your UIA helping Holocaust survivors in Israel

January 25, 2013 by  

Popular Israeli performers will next week honor 300 volunteers of Laad, a joint project of The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry for Senior Citizens which trains volunteers to assist Holocaust survivors. Read more

Seeing snow for the first time

January 10, 2013 by  

Hundreds of Ethiopian Olim (Immigrants)  living in The Jewish Agency for Israel Absorption Centers in Safed have experienced snow for the first time in their lives. Read more

UIA NSW announces new president at AGM

November 28, 2012 by  

Bruce Fink has handed over the presidency of the The United Israel Appeal of NSW to Lance Rosenberg at its recent 51st AGM. Read more

UIA Melbourne campaign launched

March 11, 2010 by  

United Israel Appeal Victoria has launched its 2010 campaign at Crown’s Palladium Room. Read more

Melbourne seeking names of fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terror

March 2, 2009 by  

Melbourne’s annual Yom Hazikaron Communal Commemoration is the time our community collectively grieves and honours Israel’s Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror and can offer some solace to bereaved families and friends of the fallen. Read more