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

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

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

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

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

Andrew Blode appreciated

May 18, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria President Jennifer Huppert has presented Andrew Blode with a Certificate of Appreciation from the JCCV for his support, passion and leadership as Chair of the JCCV Child Protection Reference Group. Read more

Rights for the elderly

August 26, 2014 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Rights and Responsibilities of Elderly People Forum has been held in Melbourne. Read more

An early L’Shana tova

August 25, 2014 by  

The annual Rosh Hashanah Lunch with Victorian parliamentarians has been held at Melbourne’s Parliament House with over 40 State Members of Parliament and the leaders of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV). Read more

Billboard draws community attention

August 22, 2014 by  

The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  and The Jewish Community Council of Victoria have denounced a billboard in Melbourne equating Israel with the former apartheid regime in South Africa. Read more

JCCV on Kramer sentencing

July 25, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has called for police intervention to protect children following the sentencing of David Kramer yesterday, convicted on charges of  sexually abusing four boys at the Yeshiva College in Melbourne. Read more

Collectively protecting children

July 25, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), in conjunction with the Australian Zionist Youth Council, Chabad Youth and Jewish Care, have joined forces to provide a free information session for community organisations to prevent and respond effectively to allegations of child abuse. Read more

Catholic/Jewish dinner

July 4, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Ecumenical Interfaith Commission (EIC) have hosted the annual Jewish Catholic Friendship Dinner. Read more

Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate

June 3, 2013 by  

The Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate held last night at the Melbourne Town Hall produced a hilarious evening’s entertainment. Read more

No dramas at the Australian Islamic Peace Conference

March 22, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria campaigned to support multiculturalism in order to avoid  anti-Semitism, religious intolerance or racial vilification from speakers at last weekend’s Australian Islamic Peace Conference. Read more

JCCV Appeal Underway

March 20, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has launched its annual fundraising appeal at its inaugural campaign. Read more

Turkel Observer Praises Israel

March 6, 2013 by  

Professor Tim McCormack has complimented Israel on being the only country in the world to conduct an extensive independent inquiry into its military justice system, and said that it had broken new ground in terms of analysis of international law. Read more

Purim – Sobering Thoughts

February 22, 2013 by  

The Rabbinical Council of Victoria has issued a warning about the overindulgence of liquor during Purim…and so has The Jewish Community Council of Victoria. Read more

JCCV reaffirms support for multiculturalism

February 20, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community council of Victoria has voiced concern about the visit to Australia of Dutch MY Geert Wilders…with the full support of The Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Read more

New man in charge

February 1, 2013 by  

David Marlow will attend his first plenum as the new executive director of The Jewish Community council of Victoria next week. Read more

Hitler as a meal guest? – no way says the ADC

January 30, 2013 by  

The Melbourne-based B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has had a positive outcome to its complaint to local radio Nova 100 FM following a recent breakfast show segment in which Hitler was suggested as a suitable person to join in a mealtime conversation. Read more

Keeping sexual abuse at bay

December 7, 2012 by  

Protecting children and young people from the risk of abuse is a communal imperative.  Yet the Jewish community is not immune to the occurrence of child abuse in organisational settings. Read more

New Executive Director for the JCCV

June 20, 2011 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) have appointed a new executive director. Read more

Victoria calls for community awareness

October 6, 2009 by  

John Searle, president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, has asked the community to help those in need. Read more

Israeli interfaith group speaks in Melbourne

August 25, 2009 by  

The  Jewish  Community  Council of  Victoria  (JCCV)  had  the  pleasure  of  co‐hosting  a  number  of speaking  events  for  a  mixed  faith  delegation  from  the  Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel.

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