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

International Women’s Day

March 14, 2014 by  
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Jewish Care’s Active Living Centre clients has marked International Women’s Day. Read more

Melbourne’s Young Achievers

December 19, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Young Achiever Program mentors, mentees, alumni and donors have marked the end of a successful year with a celebratory dinner. Read more

Melbourne’s Quiet Achiever

December 18, 2013 by  
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Melbourne-based Associate Professor Les Reti has deservedly been bestowed with a Health Lifetime Achievement Award for his tireless commitment to women’s and public health as a physician, innovator and advocator. Read more

Melbourne Establishes Moishe House

December 18, 2013 by  
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Co-founder and CEO of Moishe House, David Cygielman, recently visited Australia as a guest of Australian Jewish Funders (AJF) and Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) to share his journey about Moishe House evolving from one house in Oakland, California to 58 houses in over 14 countries. Read more

Special day for special people

December 12, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has marked the International Day of People with a Disability at the Bentleigh McKinnon Youth Centre…sanctioned by the United Nations, this day promotes an understanding of people with a disability and encourages support for their dignity, rights and wellbeing. Read more

10th anniversary for Young Achievers Program

December 6, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Young Achievers Program has celebrated a decade of helping Jewish youth develop life skills, improve self-confidence and reach higher goals. Read more

Seeking the abused

November 27, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has been made aware of sexual abuse incidents involving children in residential care in the 1960s. Read more

Learning to care

November 23, 2013 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria is expanding its employment service, announcing a new Employment and Education Centre delivering nationally accredited courses in partnership with Chisholm Institute. Read more

Mentors recognised

October 14, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has acknowledged the work of volunteer mentors participating in its Young Achievers Program. Read more

Melbourne’s Jewish Care goes retail

October 1, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish Care has announced the launch of its new shopping website, Shop Jewish Care. Read more

Jewish Care Builds Management Leaders

September 15, 2013 by  
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Management training using real-world examples and case studies from Jewish Care Victoria policies, procedures and templates brought learning to life for 34 staff who recently graduated from the Certificate IV in Frontline Management. Read more

The Untitled Book Club

July 26, 2013 by  
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Jewish Care residents, clients and volunteers now have a new place to meet, talk and share their enthusiasm with like-minded bookworms at the new Book Club held monthly at The Lamm Jewish Library of Australia…but the club has no name. Read more

Making living at home easier

July 18, 2013 by  
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Elderly members of our community who choose to live independently at home will benefit from Jewish Care’s announcement that it has secured 61 new government-funded Home Care packages – over a 30% boost to the existing numbers of Home Care packages. Read more

Kick for a Cause

June 13, 2013 by  
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The annual Over 30s Kick for a Cause AFL charity footy match was played on a sunny Queen’s Birthday long weekend at East Caulfield Reserve where 40 friends got together to help raise money for Jewish Care Victoria and Melbourne Jewish Charity Fund (MJCF). Read more

Friends of Montefiore celebrate 30 years

June 7, 2013 by  
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The Friends of Montefiore Annual Brunch has celebrated its 30th year. Read more

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