Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur at The Emanuel Synagogue

September 6, 2021 by  

With the impending High Holy Days being online,  the Rabbis and administration team at  Sydney’s The Emanuel Synagogue have embraced technology successfully creating a richly rewarding audiovisual experience for all their members.

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Scholarship opportunities available from the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia

August 11, 2021 by  

JOFA Australia, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, seeks to expand the spiritual, ritual, intellectual and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha (Jewish law), by advocating meaningful participation and equality for women in family life, synagogues, houses of learning and Jewish communal organisations to the full extent possible. Read more

CHOL – South African Community History On-Line

August 11, 2021 by  

The last of three Zoom sessions exploring various approaches used to recreate Southern African Jewish communities online. Read more

Loneliness and its side effects

July 15, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue will be exploring the topic of ‘loneliness’ as part of their upcoming Health Matters event later this month. Read more

New role at Maroubra Synagogue for growing community

March 18, 2021 by  

The Board of Maroubra Synagogue is seeking to expand its services to the Maroubra community with the announcement that it is looking to engage a part-time Religious Assistant & Program Coordinator. Read more

Woolworths to the rescue

May 22, 2020 by  

Melbourne’s  ARK Centre developed a Pay it Forward initiative as the COVID-19 crisis hit to help individuals and families struggling as a result of isolation and the numerous impacts of Coronavirus. Read more

On Zoom/Facebook: Yom Yerushalayim community celebrations

May 18, 2020 by  

On Thursday, May 21st, 2020, the Zionist Council of NSW and partners will be hosting the annual Yom Yerushalayim Community Celebrations. Read more

Victorian Jewish community update

April 6, 2020 by  

We all know someone who will be spending Pesach alone this year. Read more

CBDChabad distributing care packages

March 29, 2020 by  

CBDChabad Sydney has been organising and distributing basic care packages that are compromised of food and hygiene products to assist those who are in isolation, can’t wait for long hours in lines or are unable to keep returning to local supermarkets for just the basics.  Read more

Firies say thanks

February 27, 2020 by  

A Rural Fire Service unit from Mittagong has visited Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen to say thank you to for the hundreds of men and women who volunteered at the kitchen to prepare meals and care packages for exhausted Fire Service units around the state during the horrendous bush fires. Read more

My Herzl: Live the Legacy

December 9, 2019 by  

The Israel Forever Foundation has launched My Herzl International Essay Competition to inspire critical thinking and engagement with Zionism and its relevance today among young Jews. Read more

J-Wire has free tickets for: A Maccabi LIFE community event for the whole family.

November 12, 2019 by  

The Maccabi LIFE Health & Wellness Expo will bring together leading professionals, speakers and exhibitors at an informative and fun day – out that will get you and your family thinking about health and well-being. Read more

Police on a Jewish beat

October 31, 2019 by  

Members of the NSW Police band visited Sydney’s Central Synagogue ahead of last week’s Friday night Police Remembrance Shabbat. Read more

They shattered the glass ceiling

October 29, 2019 by  

Three outstanding women sat on a panel at the Sydney Jewish Museum quizzed by another woman who has reached the top of the tree in her field of endeavor. Read more

Professor Louis Waller AO: 1935-2019

October 11, 2019 by  

Melbourne community stalwart and highly-jurist Professor Louis Waller has passed away at the age of 84. Read more

Volunteers wanted

August 19, 2019 by  

The Australian Jewish Historical Society based within the Sydney Jewish Museum is looking for volunteers to help with specific projects as the Society continues to move from paper preservation of documents to the digital age. Read more

I Met a Survivor

June 24, 2019 by  

The Sydney Jewish Museum is to launch of a photographic book, “I Met a Survivor”. Read more

Fighting Slavery

June 23, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue will present a fascinating In Conversation, The War On Slavery featuring an international panel of experts on modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking. Read more

Kangarusski Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

June 11, 2019 by  

Kangarusski is the vibrant project of the Zionist Federation of Australia whose main goal is to engage and unite members of the Russian speaking Jewish community around their culture and heritage and connect them to the Jewish community and to Israel. Read more

Zionist Council Yom Ha’atzmaut Gala Dinner 2019

May 13, 2019 by  

Guest speaker was Dave Sharma – were you there? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

New Rabbi Sought for National Capital: A Community with Verve!

March 25, 2019 by  

The ACT Jewish Community (ACTJC) is seeking a new Rabbi to serve their warm and lively congregation in the nation’s capital Canberra. Read more

Shalom |Live Stories – “UNORTHODOX”

February 28, 2019 by  

Shalom | Live Stories in Sydney is back with a line up that will entertain, educate and enthral with their raw storytelling around the theme of “Unorthodox” and all that word implies and entails. Read more

COA Harbour cruise

February 12, 2019 by  

Members, volunteers, and friends of COA are invited to join the Seniors festival Cruise. Read more

Fifty students commence new Hebrew immersion program at Caulfield South Primary School.

February 6, 2019 by  

A brand new intensive Hebrew program has been launched at Melbourne’s Caulfield South Primary School. Read more

A look at Canberra’s Jewish child care

January 21, 2019 by  

ACT Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Community Services and Facilities, Roads and City Services, Chris Steel MLA has visited the Chabad ACT HQ and Gan Yisroel Community and Childcare Centre in Canberra.

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Dave Sharma – Reflections on my time as Australia’s Ambassador to Israel

November 21, 2018 by  

Dave Sharma will be speaking next month at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue to share his reflections on his time as Australia’s Ambassador to Israel.

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Youth celebrating Israel

November 14, 2018 by  

The NCJWA “Youth Celebrating Israel” event marks the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, on 29 November 1947 calling for the establishment of a Jewish State alongside an Arab State, thus leading to the establishment of the State of Israel. Read more

100th anniversary of the liberation of Haifa

October 24, 2018 by  

Over 100 members of the Jewish and Indian communities commemorated the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Haifa by Jewish, Indian and British troops during WW1 at Sydney’s Parramatta & District Synagogue on Sunday. Read more

Haftorah Harry

October 5, 2018 by  

Whilst it is not uncommon for 14-year-olds to celebrate their first the anniversary of becoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah by returning to shule to re-read their Haftorah, for Harry Baral of North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE), his anniversary will be celebrated with his 14th Haftorah.

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A rabbi for Kehillat Kadimah

October 4, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Kehillat Kadimah congregation has appointed a communal rabbi. Read more

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