Sydney community organisations come together for Kol Nidre appeal

September 9, 2021 by  

In a communal gathering of hearts and minds, the NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE), in collaboration with JCA, will be diverting funds from their annual Kol Nidre Appeal to support COA Sydney. Read more

JCA & UIA announce Philanthropy Fellowship

September 6, 2021 by  

A new  Sydney communal initiative marks another step in innovation in the fundraising space. The JCA & UIA 2021 Philanthropy Fellowship, delivered by the Australian Jewish Funders (AJF). Read more

JOFA zooms with a Rabbanit in Efrat

September 6, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) recently hosted Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis on ZOOM. Read more

Jobs Open!

August 26, 2021 by  

CEO’s of Jewish House and JewishCare, Rabbi Mendel Kastel and Gary Groves are calling on the Sydney community to work together to connect local employers with job seekers. Read more

NCJWA announces new diverse board at AGM

August 25, 2021 by  

National Council of Jewish Women Australia (NCJWA) has re-elected Melinda Jones as president at its recent AGM. Read more

Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis zooms with The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia

August 13, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) will host Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis for an upcoming event on ZOOM. Read more

Take a family trip on the Science Trail

August 13, 2021 by  

Science will be under the microscope when the Sydney Science Trail opens today with a world-class line-up of events and scientists celebrating the power of science and the power of connecting through science. Read more

Jewish partnership helping our community to thrive

August 12, 2021 by  

Sydney community organisations, JewishCare & Jewish House, have formed a landmark partnership with the launch of Jobs Open! – a joint initiative designed to connect local employers and job-seekers together to create mutually beneficial workplace opportunities. Read more

Paul Bassat shares his remarkable journey at The Moriah Foundation Circle online event

August 11, 2021 by  

The Moriah Foundation Circle has hosted Paul Bassat, co-founder & investor at Square Peg Capital during an online event, Empowering the Exceptional, with parents, Foundation Circle Members and Foundation Members. Read more

North Shore Temple Emanuel’s plans for the High Holidays at home

August 11, 2021 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) High Holy Day services are to be conducted communally despite members being unable to leave their homes due to lockdown. Read more

Happy 100th, Gerda

August 10, 2021 by  

Gerda Buckwalter, a long-standing stalwart of the Sydney Jewish community celebrates her 100th birthday on Wednesday. Read more

A conversation with Nobuki Sugihara

August 9, 2021 by  

Chiune Sugihara saved the lives of 6000 Jews during the Holocaust. Many of their descendants live in Australia. Read more

In Conversation with Rabbanit Evron

August 5, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) hosted Rabbanit Devorah Evron on Zoom. Read more

From Australia’s Jewish past: Henry Spiro – a leader of the times

August 5, 2021 by  

Henry was born in Posen, Prussia in 1839 travelled to Queensland in 1861 at 22 years of age and settled in Toowoomba in 1863 and took up a partnership with Samuel Benjamin and opened a merchant store in the centre of town where they built a modern twostory brick building. Read more

UIA announces winners of the 2021 Masada College Roots Project

July 30, 2021 by  

UIA has announced the Masada College winners of its 2021 Roots Project. Read more

Technion webinar: The sky is NOT the limit – breakthroughs in space research

July 29, 2021 by  

Billions of dollars are spent on space research each year.  The Technion asks if it is worth it? Read more

The Great Israel Debate

July 15, 2021 by  

A weekly webinar from JNF. Read more

From Australia’s Jewish Past: Ida Cohen – a legend of Tamworth

July 13, 2021 by  

Ida Cohen was born in Tamworth, New South Wales, in 1867. Read more

Zoom event with Rabbanit Devorah Evron and The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia

July 9, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) will host Rabbanit Devorah Evron for an upcoming event on ZOOM. Read more

JewishCare’s remote programs have proven a hit with community.

July 8, 2021 by  

As Sydney’s lockdown continues, JewishCare’s and Burger Centre’s new remote programs, including JDay, Print35 and Our Kitchen Hand continues to keep the community connected. Read more

Cairns Challah bake

July 7, 2021 by  

Chabad of North Queensland has run an event at which participants learned how to mix, knead and shape their own traditional challah. Read more

Josh Frydenberg visits the Ark Centre

June 30, 2021 by  

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg visited Melbourne’s ARK Centre to launch Michael Cohen’s book ‘From Chains to Honours – the First 200 years of an Australian Jewish Family’.

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Photo Story: New Torah for Tzemach Tzedek

May 26, 2021 by  

A new Torah has been dedicated by Benny and Chanie Amzelak with the final letters inscribed at Sydney’s Central Synagogue before a street parade to Tzemach Tzedek. Read more

Lone Voice The launch of The Wars of Isi Leibler

May 21, 2021 by  

The launch of the book on the life of community identity the late Isi Leibler written by Suzanne Rutland. Read more

Limmud-Oz returns to Sydney

Limmud Oz, Sydney’s Jewish festival of ideas and culture, is back next month. Read more

Remembering Meron – “45 for 45”

Both the Kesser Torah College Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools in Sydney have held a special memorial event in memory of the victims of the Mt Meron tragedy. Read more

Decluttering makes money for Jewish House

March 23, 2021 by  

Fashion Forward has hosted its second event at the JH Kids premises in Sydney’s Bondi Junction. Read more

Survivor talks at the Sydney Jewish Museum resume

December 23, 2020 by  

Talks by Holocaust survivors will resume in the Sydney Jewish Museum over the summer period. Read more

A Kangarusski Chanukah

December 18, 2020 by  

120 people gathered in Sydney with the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Kangarusski group to celebrate the second night of Chanukah – a festival which celebrates light and miracles. Read more

Holocaust stories

June 9, 2020 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia division Kangarusski, in partnership with Limmud FSU Community Labs, held an online event called Sharing Your Story.  Read more

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