An innovative strategy ahead of National Homelessness Week 2021 – cryptocurrency

August 1, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has announced its strategy to tackle homelessness head-on with the roll-out of several innovative programs, platforms and partnerships, including the development of a new online & text resource tool for ‘Couch Surfers’ at risk of becoming homeless, and a bold move into the Cryptocurrency philanthropy space. Read more

New year, old problems

January 13, 2021 by  

For Sydney’s Jewish House starting, 2021 felt like a new beginning – and it was. Read more

Jewish House launches ‘Project Shofar’ to bring the joy of Rosh Hashanah this Yom Tov

September 4, 2020 by  

With physical distancing still a priority to ensure safe-guarding people against the COVID pandemic, the team at Sydney’s Jewish House have come up with a creative way to bring the mitzvah and joy of the Shofar to every person in our community this New Year, through the launch of Project Shofar. Read more

Data to assist Jewish House with services to the homeless and victims of domestic violence

August 4, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House is to take a data-led approach to its homeless and domestic violence support services. Read more

Unemployed? Jewish House ready to help

July 13, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has launched the Avodah (working again) Jobs Project – an initiative aimed at helping secure employment for people in our local community who have recently lost their job as a result of COVID-19, and other personal crises. Read more

Jewish House provides retail therapy with launch of pre-loved designer fashion auction series

May 17, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has launched a series of Pre-Loved Designer Fashion Silent Auctions, bringing retail therapy to the local community during COVID-19. Read more

Addiction Support Service during COVID-19

April 28, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has launched a support service connecting people with addictive behaviours (of alcohol, drugs and gambling) to its team which can give them the tools to assist in addiction support and preventing relapse. Read more

Jewish House to offer more affordable rental units in Sydney’s east for people doing it tough

October 5, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has today announced the expansion of their crisis accommodation properties with the opening of eight self-contained, affordable units available for long-term rent to people in need, and an additional eight short-term rapid rehousing rooms for people in immediate crisis.   Read more

Rabbi marks 30 years of chaplaincy and weekly pastoral visits

August 28, 2018 by  

CEO of Eastern Suburbs crisis centre Jewish House Rabbi Mendel Kastel has been acknowledged for his 30 years of pastoral support to patients at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital. Read more

A homewares shop to give the homeless a new start

May 3, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has launched a homewares and goods shop for ex-clients and homeless people. Read more

Jewish House present Ending Homelessness report

November 16, 2017 by  

John Brogden, Chair of Lifeline Australia, on behalf of Jewish House, has presented the ‘Ending Homelessness’ report at the NSW Parliament. Read more