Making friends

September 14, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has held its third Jewish-African Friendship Dinner. Read more

JCCV Calls for Respect and Decency in Same Sex Marriage Debate

September 6, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has called for a respectful debate in the lead up to the same sex marriage survey. Read more

An Inspiring story of courage, tenacity and camaraderie among wounded

September 7, 2016 by  

A sell-out crowd attended Beth Weizmann Community Centre on for the premiere screening of “Tiyul: A Story of Courage.” presented by Zionism Victoria and ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia. Read more

Giving Blood to Save Lives at Beth Weizmann

September 6, 2016 by  

An urgent blood testing held recently at Beth Weizmann Community Centre to help find donors for four Jewish leukaemia patients including a baby in critical need of non-relative blood stem cell matches. Read more

Fascinating Insights on Modern Israel Discussed at Zionism Victoria’s Book Launch and Panel

August 24, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria have hosted the Australian launch of Rabbi Dov Lipman’s book, An ‘American’ MK, Behind the Scenes in the 19th Knesset, followed by an engaging panel on modern Israel. Read more

United to Support Israel in Australia and Overseas

August 23, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted an international and national delegation of members of Christians for Israel (C4I) for an inaugural meeting with the leaders of the Victorian Zionist and Jewish community. Read more

Phillip Maisel – an inspiring true story

August 14, 2016 by  

A filmmaker to screen his inspiring documentary about 94-year-old twin volunteers and Holocaust survivors and their continuing legacies. Read more

Melbourne Jewish Community Iftar dinner

June 20, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria  has co-hosted its first Iftar Dinner with the Islamic Council of Victoria. Read more

Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are all part of the community – new video

March 8, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has launched a new video to highlight that Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are welcome members of the community.  Read more

Israeli lawyer talks to young professionals

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a Boardroom Lunch at which a presentation was made by Daniel Chinn, a London-born Israeli lawyer specialising in representing venture capital and private equity funds. Read more

Public speaking unites communities

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a cultural exchange program involving Year 6 students and teachers at Wonthaggi North Primary School and Melbourne’s Leibler Yavneh College at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more

Israeli journalist speaks at the JHC

March 6, 2016 by  

Seasoned Israeli journalist and author, Eldad Beck, has delivered a fascinating and in-depth presentation at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne.  Read more

An award for the Jewish Holocaust Centre

December 7, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s The Jewish Holocaust Centre has received a Victorian Multicultural Excellence Award for its ‘Hide and Seek: Stories of Survival’ education program. Read more

JCCV awards prizes for videos on the LGBTI community

December 2, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has awarded prizes this week to three young filmmakers for videos helping to communicate about issues affecting young Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more

Human Rights Commissioner talks to the JCCV

December 1, 2015 by  

Henry Greener’s The Shtick presents  Sandra Dubs introducing Kate Jenkins, the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commissioner, speaking at the The Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s Annual General Meeting…a J-Wire video presentation. Read more

Zionism Victoria’s AGM

November 26, 2015 by  

Over 200 Zionism Victoria delegates and community members have attended Zionism Victoria’s 77th Annual Assembly. 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

UJEB student wins the Victorian State Bible Quiz

September 1, 2015 by  

A year 9 student at Glen Eira College and United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) has won the 2015 Victorian State Bible Quiz. Read more

Multicultural leadership conference hosted by the JCCV

August 10, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has held its inaugural JCCV Community Leadership Conference. Read more

Two milestone events for JCCV

August 4, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Plenum month plenum was a game changer for Melbourne LGBT community and for those members of the community with a disability. Read more

Courage to Care on the road

July 14, 2015 by  

Over the next two months, Melbourne’s  B’nai Brith’s Courage to Care will take its award-winning travelling Educational Program and Exhibition to both Portland and Cranbourne. Read more

The industry of lies

June 26, 2015 by  

Israeli Journalist Ben Dror-Yemini explored the “Industry of Lies” targeted at Israel at a community event in Melbourne’s  Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Read more

Security plan escalated in Melbourne

June 17, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Community Security Group has issued a joint statement with The Jewish Community Council of Victoria announcing that it has enacted its escalation plan following intelligence indicating that the community may be at rick of an attack. Read more

A belated happy birthday

June 16, 2015 by  

Israel’s 67th birthday has been belatedly celebrated in Melbourne at an event sponsored by the State Government of Victoria. Read more

B’nai B’rith Victoria turns seventy

June 16, 2015 by  

In a turbulent, ever-changing world, for an organisation to survive seventy years and still be strong and vibrant is an impressive achievement. Read more

A defribrillator for JCCV

June 14, 2015 by  

An automated external defibrillator (AED) unit has been presented to the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) as part of Hatzolah’s ‘Start the Heart’ project initiated and funded by Gandel Philanthropy. Read more

Living in harmony in Victoria

Around 100 people have attended the Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) community forum on Social Cohesion at the Cardinal Knox Centre in East Melbourne. Read more

A culinary tour of Israel

The Zionist Council of Victoria and KOOK Kosher Community Kitchen are delighted to announce their inaugural culinary tour of Israel to take place the 8th-16th of October 2015. Read more

94-yr-old Melbourne woman honoured by Holocaust Centre

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre has held a special function to honour Dutch-born Melbourne resident Constance Koster, who saved the lives of Jewish children during the Second World War. Read more

Yom Yerushalayim trivia night

May 19, 2015 by  

Over 120 trivia buffs and Jerusalem lovers participated in the Zionist Council of Victoria’s Yom Yerushalayim Trivia Night. Read more

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