Jewish Life in Germany

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre is to present a new exhibition: ‘Jewish Life in Germany Today’. Read more

Annual Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner explores youth issues

June 19, 2018 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission (EIC) of the Archdiocese of the Catholic Church have co-hosted the fourteenth Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner at the Catholic Leadership Centre.  Read more

3 Australian innovators selected to attend prestigious global summit in Jerusalem

June 16, 2018 by  
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Melbourne natives Dean Cohen, Eyal Halamish and Bradley Smorgon have been selected to join over 150 of the Jewish world’s leading young innovators from 29 countries who will convene in Jerusalem this month to connect with other change makers, gain new skills, and find renewed inspiration at the 2018 ROI Summit. Read more

Police move pro-Israeli group away at a Melbourne rally

May 22, 2018 by  
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Activist Avi Yemini and supporters faced up to police in Melbourne during an anti-Israel rally. A video report. Read more

New head for the Rabbinical Council of Victoria

February 21, 2018 by  
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Rabbi Philip Heilbrunn is the new president of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria and heads a new executive for 2018. Read more

A stellar line up for UIA Victoria campaign

January 28, 2018 by  
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In this very special year of celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday, UIA Victoria will host a stellar line up for its 2018 campaign. 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

Changing the world

July 7, 2017 by  
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Three young Australians are among the 150 participants in the 2017 ROI Summit in Jerusalem. Read more

My UJEB journey

March 28, 2017 by  
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A Melbourne student who does not attend a Jewish school has warm words for UJEB. 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

Jewish Muslim comedy debate

March 22, 2017 by  
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During Cultural Diversity Week, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) teamed up together to host the 2017 Jewish – Muslim Comedy Debate with the topic ‘North of the Yarra is Better than South of the Yarra.’  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

Stephen Harper talks to UIA Women’s Division

March 6, 2017 by  
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The 2017 UIA Victorian women’s division breakfast was attended by several hundred attendees addressed by keynote speaker former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper.  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

Kim Beazley to deliver 2017 AUJS Sir Zelman Cowen Memorial Oration

January 27, 2017 by  
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The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS)  has announced the launch of the 2017 Sir Zelman Cowen Memorial Oration, to be delivered by Australia’s former Deputy Prime Minister, Opposition Leader and Ambassador to the United States Kim Beazley. Read more

Strength to Strength – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2017 by  
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‘Strength to Survive’, recounts the stories of Melbourne Holocaust survivors who did whatever they could to escape the atrocities surrounding them. Read more

Melbourne schools disappointed in not meeting Netanyahu

January 24, 2017 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be addressing either of two Jewish schools in spite of a their invitations when he visits Melbourne during his visit to Australia next month. Read more

Commemoration service for Thalia Hakin and all victims of the Bourke St car killing rampage

January 23, 2017 by  
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Over 1000 people filled the Werdiger Family Hall in Melbourne’s St Kilda East last night to attend a memorial and prayer service following the death of 10-yr-ol Thalia Hakin and four others who lost their lives in Melbourne’s Bourke St car rampage on Friday. Read more

Melbourne car killing: a father waits…

January 21, 2017 by  
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The father of the 10-yr-old Melbourne girl killed in a rampage by a crazed driver in the city’s CBD is at the bedside of his wife and his nine-yr-old daughter critically injured in the attack. Read more

“Strictly Jewish” named documentary of the year

November 21, 2016 by  
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Sydney’s Mint Pictures has won the 2016 Screen Producers of Australia (SPA) award for best Single Documentary of the Year for its production “Strictly Jewish”. Read more

Lamm elected to the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency

November 15, 2016 by  
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ZFA President Dr Danny Lamm has been elected to serve as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency as a representative of the World Zionist Organisation. Read more

Ever Grateful

November 10, 2016 by  
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A film shot in Melbourne in which six Holocaust survivors express their gratitude to strangers whose acts of kindness saved their lives will be screened later this month at the city’s Jewish Holocaust Centre. Read more

Jane Rapke to Leave Zionism Victoria

November 10, 2016 by  
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After five and a half years in the role, Jane Rapke has decided to step down as Executive Director for Zionism Victoria at the end of this year. Read more

Melbourne pays tribute to Shimon Peres

November 4, 2016 by  
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Shimon Peres is remembered and recognised as the greatest Israeli to have lived at a memorial service organised by the main Jewish organisations in Melbourne. Read more

The Kadimah commemorates centenary of the death of Sholem Aleichem

October 28, 2016 by  
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The Kadimah is presenting three shows in Melbourne to commemorate centenary of the death of the famous Yiddish writer, Sholem Aleichem. Read more

Victoria’s premier signs Peres condolence book

October 14, 2016 by  
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Victoria’s premier Daniel Andrews has joined other ALP members in signing a condolence in the State Parliaments commemorating Shimon Peres. Read more

UIA giant passes away

April 14, 2016 by  
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Saul Same, a former federal president of the United Israel Appeal, has passed away in Melbourne at the of 97. Read more

Jewish day school supports marriage equality

February 21, 2016 by  
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Melbourne’s Bialik College has become the first Australian K-12 school to support marriage equality. Read more

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