Dive in for your share of $60K

August 23, 2019 by  

Jumpstart Shark Tank, powered by JCA, is gearing up for its biggest pitch event yet with $60,000 on offer for the most innovative social-purpose initiatives that directly impact the local Sydney Jewish community. Read more

Jul-21 Sydney: Comedy Night

July 8, 2019 by  

Shalom’s ever-popular Comedy Night Read more

Ambos join OBK in helping those in need

July 2, 2019 by  

25 ambos headed by the NSW Ambulance Service Commissioner Dominic Murphy cooked and baked for the homeless at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen and hit the streets to deliver the fruits of their labour. Read more

NSWJBD slams 10 daily news site for publishing racist story

June 27, 2019 by  

News site “10 daily” has published a story highlighting a chain email blaming “white Aussies” for the problems emanating from an apartment building in Mascot experiencing serious cracks and instability. Read more

Coming soon – Limmud Oz 2019 – the annual festival of Jewish learning

May 31, 2019 by  

Limmud Oz will present a lineup of local and international speakers in Sydney at The Roundhouse, UNSW in mid-June. 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

JCA launches 2% bequest program

February 27, 2019 by  

What will our local Jewish community look like in the next 20 or 30 years? Will it continue to provide the same sense of belonging and connection we enjoy today? Read more

Pitching to the sharks

December 21, 2018 by  

The third annual 2018 JCA Jumpstart Pitch Event was standing room only at the Intercontinental Sydney, Double Bay in Sydney. Read more

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

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

Precious Objects

August 27, 2018 by  

When Holocaust survivors hold up an object to the camera and tell the story behind it, the object is no longer just a blanket, a jacket, a photo. It becomes sacred.  The subject of this weekend’s ABC-TV’s Compass program. Read more

John Howard addresses a Liberal Party shabbat dinner

July 18, 2018 by  

Former Australian prime minister John Howard was the keynote speaker at a unique Liberal Party Shabbat dinner hosted by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Women of Diversity Dinner 2018

July 10, 2018 by  

The Women of Diversity Dinner is Sydney’s premier event for women from diverse backgrounds. Read more

Advocate speakers represent four major human rights issues in Australia

June 21, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum has hosted an engaging and dynamic panel of speakers, who explored four major human rights issues facing Australia today. Read more

Top Israeli human rights lawyer heading Down Under for UIA events

June 15, 2018 by  

Israeli human rights lawyer, Gadi Ezra will be visiting Australia later this month as a guest of the United Israel Appeal in NSW and Victoria. Read more

Unseen Untold

March 22, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum is launching a new temporary exhibition ‘Unseen Untold: Our Curious Collection’ to mark the Sydney Jewish Museum’s 25th anniversary and to celebrate 25 years of collecting. Read more

UIA NSW Women’s Division welcomes partners to Gala Event

March 6, 2018 by  

Due to popular demand and Israel’s special milestone, UIA is inviting partners of women attending the Women’s Division Gala Event to also join in the festivities on Sunday 11 March. Read more

NSW Opposition Leader to speak at the NSWJBD plenum

February 14, 2018 by  

If Luke Foley is elected Premier of New South Wales on March 23 next year, the state’s race-hate legislation will be overhauled. Read more

The Sydney Jewish Museum remembers and recalls the Holocaust

January 31, 2018 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum together with the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants (AAJHSD) has commemorated U.N. International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

A Devine address at UIA Women’s Division Lion of Judah event

October 4, 2017 by  

UIA NSW Women’s Division hosted a Lion of Judah morning tea at the home of Andrew and Taryn Boyarsky. Guest speaker, Sydney journalist and media commentator Miranda Devine addressed 35 key UIA female supporters at the event, about the global threat posed by radical Islam to our safety and Western democratic way of life.  Read more

National Police Remembrance Day

September 29, 2017 by  

The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff represented the Jewish community at today’s touching National Police Remembrance commemoration in Sydney. Read more

Sugihara’s family members visit Sydney

September 25, 2017 by  

The granddaughter and great-granddaughter of Chinue Sempo Sugihara, the Japanese Consul General in Lithuania who helped save tens of thousands of lives during the Holocaust have met with descendants of people Sugihara saved during the Holocaust. Read more

Never to be forgotten

September 14, 2017 by  

Every year close to Rosh Hashanah, the Sydney Jewish Museum conducts a Memorial Service called ‘The Sanctum Reading of the Names’.
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Candidates help distribute 10,000 honey biscuits

September 5, 2017 by  

Candidates for this weekend’s council elections Lucinda Regan and Rosalie Hirsch have visited Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen to help with a 10,000 honey biscuit bake-off. Read more

Closer: Portraits of Survival

August 31, 2017 by  

Closer: Portraits of Survival is a rich and intimate photographic exhibition exploring the artefacts and individuals that anchor us to the past currently on show at The Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Multicultural tour of Jewish Sydney

August 23, 2017 by  

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ inaugural Bus Tour of Jewish Sydney gave a historic, demographic and geographic overview of the community. Read more

An afternoon with Eddie

August 7, 2017 by  

Holocaust Survivor Eddie Jaku’s talk at the Sydney Jewish Museum was sellout with many keen to hear him speak after his recent appearance on the ABC’s 7.30 Report.  Read more

Saying yes to Yesh

June 30, 2017 by  

The Zionist Council of NSW will farewell a group of 20 students heading to Israel to participate in the 2017 Yesh! Israel program next week. Read more

The 2016 Graf Oration: Global issues and their impact on Israel and Australia

September 6, 2016 by  

A high-powered panel will explore global issues as they impact Israel and Australia at the Graf Oration in Sydney this month. Read more

Ideas and books at the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

August 31, 2016 by  

Bondi was abuzz this weekend as hundreds of people gathered for the 2016 Sydney Jewish Writers Festival. Read more

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