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

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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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

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

Counter-terrorism expert delivers the Graf Oration

July 30, 2015 by  

Over 400 people attended  The Shalom Institute’s sixth Graf Oration held in Sydney this week, Read more

SJWF: full program released

July 24, 2015 by  

Ground breaking Israeli television director and writer of Prisoners of War and Homeland, Gideon Raff, New York Times foreign affairs editor Roger Cohen and German-Nigerian author Jennifer Teege, whose grandfather was a brutal Nazi commandant, are three of the headline speakers at the upcoming Sydney Jewish Writers Festival (SJWF) this August 29-30. Read more

Mentoring to make a difference

June 26, 2015 by  

Hillel, a department of the Shalom Institute have launched a search for participants to apply for The Ideation Project. Read more

Were you at Limmud Oz last weekend?

June 12, 2015 by  

A J-Wire photo gallery…. Read more

Limmud-Oz 2015 roundup

June 10, 2015 by  

Overseas presenters were a great attraction at this year’s Limmud Oz held at Sydney’s University of NSW.

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Marks comedy family ties with Limmud-Oz

June 3, 2015 by  

When you meet with three members of a family with the last name Marks, all blessed with a free-flowing humorous streak, you can’t help but wonder, what’s in a name? Read more

Surprise award for Shalom College

An indigenous student residing at Sydney’s Shalom College has nominated her hosts for an award which the college won. Read more

On the fringe

May 31, 2015 by  

The organisers of an event planned to coincide with Limmud Oz in Sydney have renamed “Limmud Fringe” to “Jewish Fringe” following a threat of legal action.

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Eva speaks to students

Holocaust survivor, Eva Grinston has spoken to students at Sydney’s Shalom College’s formal dinner.  Read more

Successful Writers Festival

August 25, 2014 by  

The Sydney Jewish Writers Festival has reinforced its place at the forefront of innovative cultural and intellectual Jewish programming in Sydney. Read more

Shalom scholarships for outstanding Jewish students

March 1, 2013 by  

Sydney’s Shalom college has offered for the first time scholarships to Jewish students on the basis of their academic record and leadership potential. Read more

Shalom Institute funds Aboriginal medical students

May 27, 2009 by  

Sydney’s Shalom Institute is funding Aboriginal medical students through the exhibition and sale of Aboriginal art..with ten indigenous students currently in residence in Shalom College. Read more