Gary Groves: First six months at the helm of Sydney’s JewishCare

July 16, 2021 by  

The first six months in any job is always dynamic, but when it’s the top job of an established community organisation like JewishCare, operating in the middle of a pandemic, the challenges are tenfold and effective leadership is critical for agility, change and growth. Read more

A record $25million bequest for local charity

March 11, 2021 by  

Sydney’s JewishCare has received a bequest in excess of $25million from Julianna (Julie) Lowy which will benefit generations to come Read more

New CEO for Sydney’s JewishCare

December 18, 2020 by  

Following a comprehensive recruitment process, Gary Groves is to take over from Claire Vernon as Chief Executive Officer of Sydney’s JewishCare.

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Thousands celebrate Chanukah at the Zoo

December 15, 2020 by  

Sydney community organisations Jewish House and JNF NSW united to host around 2,000 families and individuals at a family day out at Taronga Zoo. Read more

Building at M by Montefiore dedicated to Lionel Green

December 14, 2020 by  

Family and friends of the late Lionel Green gathered to honour the memory of the staunch Montefiore supporter at a dedication of a building in his name at the new M by Montefiore development in Randwick this week. Read more

Jewish House sends its Channukah messages

December 10, 2020 by  

Hospitals, clinics and police stations have received Chanukah greetings from Sydney’s Jewish House. Read more

NSW JewishCare CEO Claire Vernon to step down

August 19, 2020 by  

During her years as CEO of JewishCare NSW, Claire Vernon has led the transformation of JewishCare from a small welfare agency to a financially sustainable, professionally managed social services organisation, with significantly enhanced capability and deep reach into the community through its broad range services.

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Jewish Care Victoria offers COVID-19 interes- free hardship loans

April 2, 2020 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has launched a special COVID-19 Interest-Free Hardship Loan, offering financial support to members of the community adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria Launches COVID-19 Helpline

March 23, 2020 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has launched a COVID-19 Helpline to assist and support those in the Victorian Jewish community impacted by the Coronavirus. Read more

Dave Sharma visits Wolper

October 2, 2019 by  

Liberal Member for Wentworth Dave Sharma has made an official visit to Sydney’s Wolper Jewish Hospital. Read more

First look – new dementia living opens at Montefiore Randwick

August 28, 2019 by  

The next step for Montefiore’s dementia living is now underway at its Randwick Residential Care campus, with a complete renovation transforming the high-care Special Care Unit (SCU). Read more

Celebrating a decade of Gary Smorgon House

July 8, 2019 by  

Jewish Care’s Gary Smorgon House in Melbourne has celebrated 10 years of enriching lives for Elders in the Victorian Jewish community. Read more

Holckner Family donates $5 million to Jewish Care

June 3, 2019 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has received a $5 million donation from Charles Holckner and his family as part of the organisation’s Growing. For our Community. Capital Campaign. Read more

Friends of Montefiore Raise $80,000

May 7, 2019 by  

Over 300 guests attended the 36th Annual Friends of Montefiore Lunch in Melbourne. Read more

Jewish Care marches with Pride

February 8, 2019 by  

Jewish Care Victoria is proud to have walked in the 24thAnnual Midsumma Pride March. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria awards construction contract for new active living centre

February 1, 2019 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has awarded the contract for the construction of the $7.15 million, state-of-the-art Anne & Eric Smorgon Active Living Centre to Four Square Pty Ltd. Read more

Jewish Care to commence construction on $39m Carnegie senior living community

December 17, 2018 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has awarded a multimillion-dollar construction contract for its Carnegie Senior Living Community to ARC3. Read more

Jewish House Gala Dinner: a J-Wire photo gallery

December 5, 2018 by  

Did you attend the Jewish House gala dinner… Read more

White Ribbon Day men’s breakfast at JewishCare

November 29, 2018 by  

Dr Michael Salter’s informative and thought-provoking address at Sydney’s JewishCare  White Ribbon Day Men’s Breakfast was greatly appreciated by over 80 attendees. Read more

Jewish Care: enriching lives for 170 years

November 29, 2018 by  

Jewish Care Victoria celebrated its 170-year anniversary by previewing a new hardcover book paying tribute to the history of the organisation. Read more

Jason Sandler takes the helm at JewishCare

October 25, 2018 by  

After twelve years on the Board of JewishCare and more recently eight as President, Allan Vidor is stepping down from the Board.  Read more

Generations of women tackling homelessness

October 23, 2018 by  

320 women came together in support of Jewish Care Victoria’s Housing Support Program at the 22ndAnnual Generations of Women Brunch. Read more

Building partnership for good of the community

September 5, 2018 by  

In a great example of community partnership in action Sydney’s JewishCare and the Folk Centre have entered into a new agreement. Read more

Montefiore wins national award for dementia care

August 27, 2018 by  

Sydney’s Montefiore has gained national recognition with a Better Practice Commendation Award for its Integrated Cognitive and Sensory Program at a ceremony held by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. Read more

Recognising youth at the first Montefiore Student Volunteer Awards

August 3, 2018 by  

More than 90 guests gathered for the inaugural Montefiore Student Volunteer Awards.

Many proud parents attended with their children, as 15 dedicated teens from local public, private and Jewish dayschools received awards for selfless service to the community.

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Montefiore gets moving with seniors’ cycling program

July 27, 2018 by  

Montefiore Randwick is proud to be first in the Eastern Suburbs, and only the second organisation in Sydney, to be part of Cycling Without Age, a not-for-profit pairing cyclists with people living in aged care. Read more

First Jewish organisation commits to the National Redress Scheme

July 4, 2018 by  

The Australian Government has welcomed the announcement that Sydney-based charity Jewish House NSW will join the National Redress Scheme. Read more

New community partnership provides Shabbat meals to those in need

March 6, 2018 by  

A recently launched partnership between Jewish Care Victoria and Our Village Kitchen is enabling families experiencing tough times to enjoy cooked Shabbat meals while providing adults living with a disability with meaningful opportunities to give back to their community. Read more

Efim Solovey receives historical award

February 6, 2018 by  

Long-time JewishCare volunteer and revered community member Efim Solovey – president of the Russian branch of NAJEX has been awarded an extremely prestigious honour by the Russian Government. 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

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