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

Jeanne Pratt awarded Life Membership of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

August 1, 2018 by  
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The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has presented Jeanne Pratt with a Life Membership to acknowledge her generosity toward the MSO and celebrate her commitment to Australia’s cultural life. Read more

Scopus students bring music to cancer patients

July 18, 2018 by  
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Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College students has brought music to patients receiving treatment for cancer at Box Hill Hospital Read more

Jewish business network launched in Melbourne

July 6, 2018 by  
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Jewellery retailer and designer Paul Rubinstein and Feldenkrais method therapist Josh Balbin have launched Jewish business networking group Gesheft in Melbourne.  Read more

Michael Danby shares his thoughts with J-Wire readers

July 5, 2018 by  
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My love of the Australian Jewish community emerges from having a similar background to many families in the community who endured the Holocaust…writes Michael Danby. Read more

Small communities are stronger when they work together

June 25, 2018 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hosted the Inaugural JCCV Small Communities Dinner with over ninety community leaders and clergy from seven small, diverse Victorian communities. Read more

MSO honours Marc and Eva Besen with Life Membership

June 24, 2018 by  
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The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has presented Marc and Eva Besen  with Life Memberships to acknowledge and celebrate their enduring commitment to the Orchestra. Read more

Eurovision expert visits Australia

June 22, 2018 by  
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Aleph Melbourne, together with the Embassy of Israel, hosted an intimate evening with Israeli Eurovision expert Alon Amir at Nature Boy Cafe in Murrumbeena.

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Posh Shoppe gives $550,000 to special needs

June 21, 2018 by  
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Melbourne’s The Posh Opp Shoppe  recently handed over a cheque for $550,000 to Jewish Day Schools and permanently supporting the Melbourne Jewish Children’s Aid Society. Read more

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

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