Survivor: A portrait of the survivors of the Holocaust

April 24, 2017 by  

As an incredibly moving and thought-provoking portrait of the Holocaust, Survivor captures the experience of surviving one of the darkest moments in human history. Read more

In Their Steps: The Australian Light Horse and the ANZAC Trail

April 21, 2017 by  

An exhibition marking the Battle of Beersheba, one of the most famous horse mounted battles of all time, has been launched at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Triguboff Institute supports Bedouins

March 6, 2017 by  

“Unusual and outside the square” is how Ron Weiser, Past President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, described the latest Harry Triguboff initiative. Read more

Shul in dire straits

March 1, 2017 by  

Sydney’s South Head Synagogue is in the throes of a financial crisis, and its congregants and board members are questioning the suitability of head Rabbi Benzion Milecki. Read more

Netanyahu: Bibi goes to Moriah

February 23, 2017 by  

Some of Australia’s youngest Jewish students were fortunate enough to witness history in the making, warmly welcoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Moriah College in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Read more

Entrepreneurs have a head start with Jumpstart

February 13, 2017 by  

Inspiring and engaging the next generation of young Jewish entrepreneurs is the core focus of Jumpstart, a new JCA initiative.

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Emunah leadership Mission and Convention in Israel

February 1, 2017 by  

An inspiring mission is currently taking place, led by one of Israel’s leading social justice organisations, World Emunah. In focusing on education, legislation and social welfare in Israel, Emunah aims to advance the status of women, strengthen the Jewish community, and encourage volunteerism. Read more

KeepOlim empowers immigrants in Israel

January 26, 2017 by  

Devastatingly, one-third of people in Israel who take their own lives are immigrants. This frightening figure indicates the struggle of Olim, new immigrants and returning citizens of Israel, many of whom experience mental health concerns and a lack of integrated support on a daily basis. Read more

Mayor of Mosman Condemns Israeli Actions in declining a synagogue invitation

January 16, 2017 by  

Peter Abelson, the Mayor of Mosman on Sydney’s lower North Shore, expressed his opposition towards Israel’s actions in the West Bank as his reason for refusing to attend the Law Service at the Great Synagogue. Read more

Sir Zelman’s son dies in paragliding accident

January 10, 2017 by  

Ben Cowen, a Melbourne entrepreneur, community leader and the son of former governor-general Sir Zelman Cowen, tragically died on Sunday after suffering fatal injuries from a paragliding accident. Read more

Immerse Yourself in Ancient Jerusalem

January 6, 2017 by  

Have you ever wondered what ancient Jerusalem looked like some 2,000 years ago? A new virtual reality app may ease your curiosity. Read more

‘Chanukah in the City’ Pays Tribute to Victims of the Sydney Siege

December 30, 2016 by  

To honour the victims of the Lindt Café tragedy, the public Menorah lighting at Martin Place, Sydney, was imbued with emotional messages of peace and compassion. Read more

Senator Arthur Sinodinos visits Our Big Kitchen

December 19, 2016 by  

Helping other people is what brings a community together, said Senator Arthur Sinodinos as he addressed volunteers at Bondi’s OBK. Read more

JewishCare’s 80th Birthday Celebration

December 12, 2016 by  

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has spoken at Sydney’s JewishCare’s 80th birthday celebrations of “big-hearted love so grounded in Jewish ethics”. Read more

MKs lured into joining trip to save Australia’s kangaroos

December 11, 2016 by  

The fictitious organisation, Save Australian Marsupials (SAM), created by Israel’s Channel 2, offered the opportunity for MKs to participate in a free trip to Australia. Read more

I am my Brother’s Keeper: Honouring the Righteous Among Nations

December 8, 2016 by  

Sydney’s  Jewish Museum has launched its latest exhibition in partnership with Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Read more

NCJWA ‘Celebrating Israel’ Annual Event

December 1, 2016 by  

The 12th Anniversary of the annual National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NJCWA) ‘Celebrating Israel’ event commemorated the establishment of Israel through a series of cultural depictions. Read more

Journalists Report Back on their Mission to Israel

November 23, 2016 by  

Senior journalists who participated in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ Mission to Israel shared their experiences. Read more

Special Religious Education Celebration at the NSW Parliament

November 16, 2016 by  

The 2017 Special Religious Education event celebrating the potential for religious teaching to unite, rather than divide, communities within NSW was addressed by the CEO of The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies. Read more

Advice from Israeli entrepreneur behind Waze at the United Israel Appeal AGM

November 16, 2016 by  

As one of Israel’s most prolific business innovators, Uri Levine is in a privileged position to shed light on the highs and lows of starting a successful business venture. Read more

Sydney commemorates Kristallnacht

November 10, 2016 by  

More than 300 members of the Sydney community have commemorated Kristallnacht  the ‘Night of the Broken Glass’, remembering the violence Nazis inflicted on Jewish people, their homes and synagogues, businesses and schools.

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Sydney welcomes Spoons – a Kosher pop-up food venture

November 8, 2016 by  

It was in the historic Jerusalem neighbourhood of Yemin Moshe that Hila Solomon’s kosher food business, Spoons, began. Read more

NAJEX Remembrance Day Commemoration and Wreath-Laying Ceremony

November 7, 2016 by  

The NSW Association of Jewish Ex Servicemen and Women (NAJEX) Remembrance Day commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony remembers and honours Jewish servicemen and women past and present who have served in the Australian defence forces since 1863. Read more

Raoul Wallenberg, Holocaust hero and Australia’s first honorary citizen, formally pronounced dead.

November 4, 2016 by  

Sweden’s Tax Agency, which registers births and deaths, has officially pronounced the death of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. Read more

Gumtree criticised for Nazi memorabilia listings

November 2, 2016 by  

The Australian classifieds site, Gumtree, has been criticised for allowing the sale of offensive World War II-era Nazi memorabilia. Read more

Emerging Jewish actor to star in Australian play

October 27, 2016 by  

Aaron Lucas is a must-see actor starring in the powerful new Australian play, FLOOD, which opens 8 November at the Old 505 Theatre in Newtown, Sydney. Read more

Australian speaker at Scottish National Party (SNP) conference criticised for reference to Nazi Germany

October 26, 2016 by  

At the SNP’s conference last week, Australian national Gregg Brain took to the podium wearing a yellow badge with the letter ‘F’ on it. Read more

The ANZAC Museum in Beersheba: Commemorating Heroism

October 21, 2016 by  

Next year’s inauguration of Beersheba’s ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Museum marks the 100th anniversary of the Light Horse Brigade’s storming and liberation of Beersheba and liberation. Read more