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
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
Victoria’s B’nai B’rith will celebrate its 70th anniversary at the end of May.
Beth Weizmann, the Lamm Library, the Zionist Council of Victoria and B’nai B’rith Victoria co-hosted a concert for senior citizens from Jewish Care produced by B’nai B’rith’s Esther Gross at Beth Weizmann on Mitzvah Day, Sunday 17 November 2013.
Music students from Sholem Aleichem College’s choir wowed the audience with songs from Broadway in Yiddish. Young violinist brothers, Nathan and Max Needleman from Bialik College played Chopin and Brahms to an astonished audience.
Fifteen-year-old Noa Opat, representing the King David School, sang from musical comedy.
Eight students from Leibler Yavneh College with Director of Music, Jonathan Skovron on guitar, sang in Hebrew; their ‘Yerushalayim shel zahav’ brought the house down!
Afternoon tea was kindly donated by ‘Cakes of Art’, ‘Eshel’, ‘Goldies Biscuits’, ‘Kosher Classique’, ‘Menorah Catering’, ‘Naomi’s Kitchen’, ‘Peter Unger Catering’, ‘ To Catch a Thief’, and ‘The Shook’.
The Concert was part of 61 Mitzvah Day activities Australia-wide, organised by inspirational co-ordinator, Judy Feiglin.
Fourteen Victorian educators have been welcomed back from the 2012/13 Holocaust studies course at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Read more
The Anti-Defamation Commission of the B’nai B’rith will present a forum on antisemitism at university campuses at Parliament House later this month in a bid to help Victorian universities understand and respond appropriately to the scourge of antisemitism. Read more
Monash Law student Melanie Koss is the winner of this year’s Bernard Lustig Memorial Scholarship, offered annually by B’nai B’rith Victoria. Read more
A man whose father had been a colleague of Raoul Wallenberg has addressed the B’nai B’rith’s Raoul Wallenberg Centenary Dinner. Read more