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

Courage to Care launches young leadership program

July 23, 2018 by  

Thanks to a generous grant from the ORAH Project, Courage to Care has launched a program targeted at Jewish children and youth leaders in our community aiming  to empower the future generation of youth to become ‘upstanders’ not ‘bystanders’ as well as attempting to make a difference whenever possible in the world.  Read more

Laya – Local Hero

May 25, 2018 by  

Rebbetzin Laya Slavin has been award this year’s Local Hero by Sydney’s Waverley Council. Read more

Israeli movie premier in Melbourne

May 11, 2018 by  

NIF Australia will host Melbourne’s first screening of the Israeli film Foxtrot, winner of eight ‘Ophirs’ at Israel’s Film Awards, including Best Film, Director and Actor. Foxtrot also won the Silver Lion at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Read more

Morris Gleitzman talks at Mount Scopus

May 11, 2018 by  

Renowned children’s author Morris Gleitzman spoke to Mount Scopus College Years 6 and 7 students as part of the Melbourne Jewish Book Week Schools’ Program.

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WIZO Sponsor a Child

May 11, 2018 by  

Did you attend WIZO’s Sponsor a Child in Israel Luncheon in Sydney? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

JNF AGM: a photo gallery

May 3, 2018 by  

250 people attended JNF’s AGM in Sydney with guest speaker Heather Morris. Read more

Melbourne kosher eatery opens in Sydney

April 22, 2018 by  

The first Community Kashrut (CK) supervised meat restaurant in Sydney has opened for business. Read more

Maccabi future hockey stars wanted

April 9, 2018 by  

Melbourne’s Maccabi Hockey Club is looking for U14 Kids to join one of our hockey teams for the Winter season. Read more

Out of town seders

March 22, 2018 by  

Not every Jewish member of the Australian community lives in Melbourne or Sydney. So where do you go for a seder in Byron Bay…or Darwin…or elsewhere?

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NSW Board of Deputies to launch Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy   

March 14, 2018 by  

Twenty organisations have come together to devise a suicide prevention strategy within the NSW Jewish community. Read more

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