Celebrating a decade of Gary Smorgon House

July 8, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care’s Gary Smorgon House in Melbourne has celebrated 10 years of enriching lives for Elders in the Victorian Jewish community. Read more

Holckner Family donates $5 million to Jewish Care

June 3, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has received a $5 million donation from Charles Holckner and his family as part of the organisation’s Growing. For our Community. Capital Campaign. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria breaks new ground on Active Living Centre

May 19, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has marked the beginning of construction on the Anne & Eric Smorgon Active Living Centre in Caulfield with a groundbreaking event Read more

Milestone event draws high praise from federal treasurer

March 4, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has marked the halfway point in the construction of The Hannah & Daryl Cohen Family Building. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria awards construction contract for new active living centre

February 1, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has awarded the contract for the construction of the $7.15 million, state-of-the-art Anne & Eric Smorgon Active Living Centre to Four Square Pty Ltd. Read more

Jewish Care to commence construction on $39m Carnegie senior living community

December 17, 2018 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has awarded a multimillion-dollar construction contract for its Carnegie Senior Living Community to ARC3. Read more

Jewish Care: enriching lives for 170 years

November 29, 2018 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria celebrated its 170-year anniversary by previewing a new hardcover book paying tribute to the history of the organisation. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria and Maccabi All Abilities sign MOU

September 25, 2018 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria and Maccabi All Abilities have recently signed a new memorandum of understanding, extending a long history of collaboration. Read more

The strength of the Jews is the Jew next door

August 26, 2018 by  
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To provide great support the supporter must have empathy and understanding of the person –  a lesson from the March of the Living. Read more

Former Melbourne community residence property to be sold

August 1, 2018 by  
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The 3683 sqm site, once home to the Mark and Dina Munzer Community Residence (Munzer) in Caulfield North,  has remained vacant since its closure in March 2017 and is now on the market for sale. Read more

JCCV introduces politicians to Jewish Melbourne

June 15, 2018 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has organised and hosted the seventh Politicians Jewish Immersion Day for politicians, candidates and political advisers.  Read more

Jewish Care Victoria opts-in to National Redress Scheme

June 6, 2018 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria will fully participate in the National Redress Scheme for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria announced as finalist for VicHealth Award

October 27, 2017 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has been named a finalist in health promotion’s night of nights, the VicHealth Awards. Read more

Youth mentoring programs at Jewish Care

October 24, 2017 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has a long history of working with, and supporting, young people in the Jewish community by offering youth mentoring programs that connect 14-18 year-olds with independent and trained mentors aged 25 years and over. Read more

Hopes and fears – a video from Jewish Care

October 23, 2017 by  
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‘Hopes and Fears’ shows a group of Holocaust survivors explaining what hopes and fears they have for future generations and the world they live in. Read more

Jewish Care Hosts Arava Project Delegation

March 27, 2017 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has hosted a delegation of Israeli and Australian Arava Project representatives and told them about the organisation and its aged care offerings. Read more

Generations connecting through tech, tea & tales

March 17, 2017 by  
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An innovative intergenerational program, ‘Tech, Tea & Tales’ recently launched at Jewish Care Victoria – the first of its kind in Australia. Read more

Sharing #5000smiles for Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Annual Appeal

March 3, 2017 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has launched it 2017 Annual Appeal, its theme based on the popularity of using emojis to express our feelings. For the first time, the Appeal will include a dedicated social media campaign, titled #5000smiles. Read more

AFL kicks community goals

June 19, 2015 by  
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Residents of The Manders Villas, Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s independent living units for people with disability, experienced a day at the football courtesy of the AFL and the Collingwood Football Club. Read more

A Bissel of Songs

June 16, 2015 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care asked residents to sing their favourite songs, in any language. What they heard was a wonderful collection of tunes in Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew. Read more

Supporters remembered

March 4, 2015 by  
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Longstanding supporters Richard and Marietta Manders,  responsible for a $3.5m bequest to Jewish Care, have been remembered and celebrated at a special commemoration. Read more

Rabbi Kluwgant resigns from Jewish Care

February 16, 2015 by  
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In the wake of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse  hearings at which he gave evidence Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant today resigned as the General Manager of Cultural & Spiritual services at Jewish Care Victoria. Read more

Reflecting on European Jewish food

February 4, 2015 by  
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Older members of Melbourne’s community feature on A Jewish Care video focusing on European Jewish food. Read more

Claims Conference visits Jewish Care

December 18, 2014 by  
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Senior Policy Analyst for the Claims Conference in New York, Dr Madeleine Tress has visited Melbourne meeting with Holocaust survivors and key community members. Read more

Aid for Holocaust survivors doubled for 2015

December 15, 2014 by  
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Elderly Jewish Holocaust victims in Australia, the last of their generation to have endured the horrors of the Nazi genocide, will receive significantly more aid in 2015, announced Julius Berman, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). Read more

Historical record of Bar and Batmitvahs

November 27, 2014 by  
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The unique and innovative B’nei Mitzvah initiative, run by Jewish Care in partnership with the Pratt Foundation, is appealing to all members of our community to send in their cherished bar/bat mitzvah photos. Read more

Melbourne’s Jewish Care holds AGM

November 26, 2014 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has listed its activities for its last operational year…including 124,000 hours of home and personal care. Read more

$80,000 raised at lunch

November 4, 2014 by  
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Over 270 members of the Melbourne  community attended Jewish Care’s Generations of Women Brunch. Read more

New housing community for Melbourne

October 14, 2014 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has announced the submission of an application for a town planning permit to the City of Port Philip, for the $12.5 million development of a major community housing project in East St Kilda. Read more

Job Club in Melbourne

July 10, 2014 by  
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An exciting new Job Club at Jewish Care provides a place for job seekers and the unemployed to come together, support each other, access technology and find a job. Read more

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