An open letter signed by hundreds of Australian Jewish artists and academics expresses escalating safety fears

November 7, 2023 by  

A group of more than 520 Jewish academics and artists has come together to express a call for empathy and humanity in the face of profound collective grief. Read more

You Don’t Have To Be Jewish

September 10, 2023 by  

Veteran West End theatre couple Linal Haft and Buster Skeggs will return to the stage together for the Australian premiere of the legendary musical sketch comedy revue You Don’t Have To Be Jewish. Read more

“You Don’t Have To Be Jewish” to be revived

August 3, 2023 by  

The Australian premiere of the iconic musical sketch comedy show You Don’t Have To Be Jewish hits Sydney in October and November at two Sydney Eastern Suburbs venues. Read more

Music in the Blue Mountains

February 18, 2022 by  

After a stellar debut in 2021, Blackheath Chamber Music Festival returns in April 2022 for a wonderful 4-day ANZAC weekend of exquisite classical music, featuring Lior and some of Australia’s outstanding artists – sourced nationally, internationally and locally. Read more

Aussie classic For Actors’ Fund Benefit

September 23, 2021 by  

Lambert House Enterprises have announced KID STAKES will be performed live-streamed on Saturday evening. Read more

Roberta Diamond to star in Sephardic concert

February 11, 2021 by  

Sydney-born international Jewish singer Roberta Diamond is to feature in a special concert of Sephardic and other music from the Spanish ‘Golden Age’ in a Valentine’s Day online special with a token $1 ticket price. Read more

Music is Forever

December 7, 2020 by  

Be transported to the world of tsars, gilded palaces, caviar and untamed wilderness with Dunera Project, an Emanuel Synagogue initiative. Join us for an online musical event, sponsored by JewishCare NSW and UIA, celebrating the richness, splendour and beauty of Russian music and culture: Muzyka Vechna… Music is Forever! Read more

Spirited, inspiring music video released for disability awareness

November 19, 2020 by  

ARIA Award-winning singer-songwriter Ilan Kidron has released an irresistible new single that breaks new ground in galvanising support and awareness for people with a disability. Read more

Daniel Cainer’s Jewish Chronicles on your screen

June 18, 2020 by  

Following his recent return to Australia and hit show performance at Limmud, U.K.’s Daniel Cainer is back again (‘virtually’) – by public demand. Read more

An online Jewish treasure chest

May 11, 2020 by  

An exciting new online initiative to bring the world of art, culture and inspiring live events for the Australian Jewish community will be launched this week by actor Jonathan Biggins under the guise of Australian former prime minister ‘The Hon Paul Keating’ on Thursday afternoon. Read more

Selby & Friends Chamber Music on Stage & Online

May 4, 2020 by  

One of Australia’s most loved classical ensembles has broken the ‘living-room broadcast’ barrier with a socially distant concert performance of Mozart, Beethoven and Dvořák – filmed live in Sydney. Read more

Short+Sweet Launches 19th Season

February 12, 2020 by  

The biggest little theatre festival in the world breezes into the Sydney summer scene with its 19th big year of the popular 10×10 minute format. Read more

Emanuel concert a sell-out

December 6, 2019 by  

The recent Crossroads concert/multimedia event sold out two sensational nights recently at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue…a J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Multi-media event at Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue

November 8, 2019 by  

Emanuel Synagogue will host an extraordinary, multi-media event by the Sydney Art Quartet in November: CROSSROADS – featuring Steve Reich’s intensely moving Different Trains – combined with a dramatic theatre & cinema installation and special guest artists. Read more

Sad Sachs wins Smartfone Flick Fest: Jewish film wins five awards

September 19, 2019 by  

A darkly funny Jewish film by young film-maker Joel Perlgut has scooped the pool of the top awards at the 5th annual Smart Fone Flick Fest (SF3) in Sydney. Read more

Castle Hill Players stage the unforgettable and touching story of Anne Frank

August 28, 2019 by  

The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett will play in Sydney at the Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill from 20 September to 12 October. Read more

Minky opens a Gallery

August 6, 2019 by  

A brand-new work from the pen of award-winning writer-director Joanna Weinberg is set to premiere at Sydney Fringe this September… and it marks the stunning solo debut of comedian and actor Jodine Holli Wolman. Read more

Rabbi participates in 2019 ANZAC Day Bondi Dawn Service

April 27, 2019 by  

Maroubra Synagogue’s Sydney-born Rabbi Yossi Friedman holds the rank of Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Air Force and made history participating in the annual North Bondi RSL Sub-Branch’s Bondi Beach Dawn Service on Anzac Day. Read more

International Jewish LGBT+ community to hold its World Congress in Sydney

December 11, 2018 by  

The World Congress – Keshet Ga’avah, the worldwide voice of Jews of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, will bring delegates from across the globe including United States, France, Holland, Italy, Latin America, New Zealand, Israel and around the globe to Sydney next year. Read more

Ring the Bells: world music stars to rock in Leonard Cohen tribute

October 22, 2018 by  

After a massive, critically acclaimed and sold-out show at Sydney’s City Recital Hall last year, Monsieur Camembert returns with its all-star, blockbuster show celebrating the life, music and poetry of iconic Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen. Read more

Superstars of Australian music feature in festival

October 8, 2018 by  

SHIR MADNESS returned to Sydney with the brightest of stars to bring light and joy to a rainy  Sunday.   Read more

Second time around

September 5, 2018 by  

The role of Tevye in the upcoming Moriah production of Fiddler on the Roof will be played by David Solomon who performed the role in 1994…which was directed by Roberta Goot in charge of the 2018 Fiddler. Read more

It’s back! Shir Madness heads to Sydney

August 23, 2018 by  

SHIR MADNESS returns to Sydney celebratingthe Jewish contribution to music with 11 hours of joyous, funny, soulful & rocking performances of every imaginable kind. 25 acts will play on multiple, concurrent stages and a single ticket covers all acts, all day. Read more

Fiddler returns to Moriah

July 30, 2018 by  

Moriah College, Sydney’s oldest and largest Jewish school, presents the definitive production of the classic Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF from 21 October to 1 November – and with an all-singing, all-dancing cast of more than 150. It’s a Tradition! Read more

Hebrew University to celebrate its centenary

July 19, 2018 by  

Tuesday 24 July marks 100 years to the day that the cornerstones of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem were laid, literally paving the way for the construction of the first building and the opening of the University in April 1925. Read more

Centenary celebrations for Hebrew University founded by Einstein, Freud, Weizmann

July 12, 2018 by  

On July 24th, this year, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will mark 100 years of achievement since the laying of its cornerstones. It’s a success story like no other. Read more

The Secret Singer

July 6, 2018 by  

Multi-award-winning darlings of the Australian stage and screen, Genevieve Lemon and Kate Mannix star in the world premiere season of a joyful new musical play – based on a true story – by Joanna Weinberg (Goddess, Pandora’s Bag, Lifeforce, The Piano Diaries). Read more

A conversation – and concert – with Noa

November 23, 2017 by  

Achinoam Nini (“Noa”) thrilled a sell-out crowd at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre, after a similar full-house enjoyed her appearance in Melbourne last Sunday. Read more

Voices to feature 30 volunteers to raise funds for Australian Jewish organisations

November 6, 2017 by  

The spectacular cross-cultural musical event “Voices” touring Australia this month will be a labour of love for the huge team making the journey from South Africa to Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. Read more

Israel star to perform in Australia

November 2, 2017 by  

Idan Raichel is a world music phenomenon and one of the most dynamic and inspiring performers you will ever see on stage. The universally loved performer is coming to Australia in March 2018 Read more

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