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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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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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

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

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

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

V-Day commemoration

May 11, 2016 by  

Over 100 members of the Russian-speaking community joined various community leaders in attending the V-Day commemoration at Waverley Park in Sydney.  Read more

White Ribbon Day Men’s Breakfast at JewishCare

November 25, 2015 by  

Over 120 members have attended Sydney’s JewishCare’s annual White Ribbon Day Mens Breakfast. Read more

JewishCare volunteers acknowledged

September 16, 2015 by  

Sydney JewishCare volunteers have been acknowledged by Centre for Volunteering NSW at functions held in Randwick and Castle Hill. Read more

JewishCare given Citizenship Award

July 6, 2015 by  

At a ceremony for Australia’s newest citizens, Sydney’s JewishCare was itself presented with an award.

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White Ribbon Day: marking awareness of violence against women

November 25, 2013 by  

Former  Senator and former leader of the National Democrats Natasha Stott Despoja spoke to a packed men’s breakfast at Sydney’s JewishCare Bondi headquarters on White Ribbon Day which marks the awareness to all levels of society of the problems of violence against women. And in Melbourne, businessman David Werdiger writes on the changing face of domestic violence … how it affected Jewish society in the old country and how it affects that same society in contemporary Australia. Read more

JewishCare co-operating on Mental Health

March 1, 2013 by  

Sydney’s JewishCare has hosted a Mental Health – Meet your Neighbour meeting. Read more

JewishCare backs new disability scheme

December 13, 2012 by  

Australian and New South Wales governments reached an historic agreement that will allow for the full roll out of a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in New South Wales by July 2018. Read more

Hearing Loss Victim inspires JewishCare

August 2, 2010 by  

JewishCare and Central Synagogue joined forces some 18 years ago to establish a Friendship Club for older people named Special Program of Arts Recreation and Crafts for Seniors. Read more

‘Big Brothers Big Sisters’ take ‘siblings’ bowling

October 28, 2009 by  

Over the last 14 years JewishCare’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program has helped literally hundreds of children by providing them with an older role model or mentor. Read more

JewishCare’s Expo on Dementia

August 26, 2009 by  

Over 180 people attended JewishCare’s Expo on Dementia at Sydney’s  Hakoah Club on 24 August. Read more

JewishCare’s Black Dog Function

August 26, 2009 by  

On  Tuesday  25th Aug   The  Black Dog  Institute and JewishCare  held a very interesting seminar about assessing and treating  Depression and BiPolar Disorder. Read more