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

UIA to launch art exhibition

August 24, 2016 by  

Keren Hayesod-UIA NSW is to hold its inaugural art exhibition, Israel NOW, in the iconic Rocks precinct. Read more

Best of the Best Award for OBK Founder

August 24, 2016 by  

It was a perfect day to enjoy the winter sun at Sydney’s Bondi Beach as politicians, past and present, business leaders and representatives from a wide cross-section of the community including Dame Marie Bashir, former Governor of NSW and Phillip Ruddock, ex Federal MP, gathered to honour Rabbi Dr Dovid Slavin of Our Big Kitchen (OBK). Read more

Matti Friedman to speak exclusively at Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

August 23, 2016 by  

Canadian-born author and former Associated Press journalist Matti Friedman will be speaking exclusively in Sydney this weekend as the guest of the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival before travelling to the Melbourne Writers Festival. Read more

Rebellious Daughters launch at Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

August 15, 2016 by  

Some of Australia’s most talented female writers have teamed up to share their experiences of defying and challenging societal expectations in a new book, Rebellious Daughters.

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Our Big Kitchen helps the helpers

June 6, 2016 by  

As record storms battered Sydney on the weekend, Shlomie Slavin celebrated his Barmitzvah getting up at the crack of dawn the day after to help his family cook for emergency workers. Read more

Humans of JCA Photo Galleries

June 4, 2016 by  

Did you attend any of the Humans of JCA presentations in Bondi?…check out the photo galleries. Read more

Successful pitch

June 3, 2016 by  

A group of 140 professionals have attended the 10×10 event to raise funds for specific organisations and participants had the opportunity to decide where their donation would be allocated as part of Sydney’s Jewish Communal Appeal’s Humans of JCA campaign. Read more

JCA Communal Awards

June 3, 2016 by  

Four committed members of Sydney’s Jewish community have had their achievements, contributions and service to the community recognised this week as recipients of JCA’s 2016 Communal Awards. Read more

Yom Limmud Sydney

June 1, 2016 by  

The ever-popular biennial Yom Limmud Sydney will take place on Sunday, July 3, offering a program led by leading international and local presenters. Read more

A challah for number one

May 27, 2016 by  

Meriton chief Harry Triguboff has plenty to celebrate today…named number one in the BRW top 200 and he will take home a challah to prove it. Read more

Humans of JCA

May 23, 2016 by  

Sydney’s JCA will launch its Humans of JCA Photographic Exhibition this week…a key event in its current annual appeal. Read more

Yom Hazikaron: Sydney

May 11, 2016 by  

The Zionist Council of NSW has held its annual Yom Hazikaron Ceremony to honour the memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror.

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Yom Ha’azmaut: Sydney

May 11, 2016 by  

The Zionist Council of NSW has celebrated Yom Ha’azmaut at Sydney’s Moriah College. Read more

NSW Labor president to address plenum

May 11, 2016 by  

NSW Labor president Mark Lennon will address the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum next week. Read more

Holocaust commemoration in cathedral

May 11, 2016 by  

The NSW Council of Christians and Jews has held a Holocaust commemoration at  Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral. 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

Israeli author charms crowd at Sydney event

March 4, 2016 by  

Master Israeli storyteller Etgar Keret had the capacity crowd at Bondi Pavilion on the edge of their seats at  his only Sydney event as a guest of the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival. Read more

Journalists’ visit to Israel an invaluable experience

December 9, 2015 by  

Four leading Australian journalists have reported their impressions of a recent visit to Israel under the auspices of The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Holocaust survivor guides receive achievement award

December 8, 2015 by  

30 current active Holocaust survivor guides have been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of the 23 years spent sharing their experiences and life lessons with students and adult visitors at the Sydney Jewish Museum.  Read more

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