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

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

Jewish House Gala Dinner: a J-Wire photo gallery

December 5, 2018 by  

Did you attend the Jewish House gala dinner… 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

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

Art exhibition shines a light on palliative care

May 29, 2016 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has joined Palliative Care NSW in supporting the Reflections of Care art exhibition. Read more

Rose Batty speaks at Jewish House gala dinner

December 2, 2015 by  

Over 800 guests attended Sydney’s The Jewish House’s Gala Dinner at which 2015 Australian of the Year Rosy Batty spoke of her personal experiences of family violence. Read more

New Clinical Director for Sydney’s Jewish House

July 10, 2015 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has appointed Dr Kieran Le Plastrier as its Clinical Director. Read more

Jewish House Gala Dinner

December 2, 2013 by  

Over 350 guests sang Ma’oz Tzur as Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel lit the Menorah at the care organisation’s gala dinner. Read more

Rabbi Woolstone honoured

July 7, 2013 by  


Sydney’s Jewish House has honoured Rabbi Pinchos Woolstone by officially acknowledging that he was the care organisation’s first rabbi. Read more

Into the Lions’ den

July 5, 2013 by  

Rabbi Mendel Kastel recently visited Bondi Lions club…and walked away with a $5ooo cheque. Read more

Coles prepare for Pesach

March 8, 2013 by  

Coles Supermarkets are selling Pesach goods quickly…but many products bought have been given away by customers before they leave the store. Read more

Federal Minister visits The Jewish House

March 6, 2013 by  

Federal Mental Health, Ageing, Social Inclusion, Housing and Homelessness Minister Mark Butler has paid a private visit to The Jewish House in Bondi. Read more

Chanukah Chips

December 13, 2012 by  

Following his long tradition of creating unusual menorahs, Rabbi Mendel Kastel lit a Chanukeah in Bondi this week…made out of Pringles chips containers. Read more

Jewish Houses

December 13, 2012 by  

Sydney care facility Jewish House will extend its operations to two Jewish Houses following the purchase of a block of units in Bondi to be used as temporary housing for the homeless. Read more

Jewish House Gala maintains its standards

December 7, 2012 by  

The 2012 annual gala dinner was once again  a huge hit for its popular CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel. Read more

An angel for the homeless

November 21, 2012 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has received a gift of $1 million to allow it to expand and improve its facilities to provide refuge for the homeless. Read more

David Campbell gets to know his cause

November 9, 2012 by  

Popular singer David Campbell has visited Sydney’s The Jewish House ahead of heading the bill at the care organisation’s Annual Gala Dinner. Read more

Brothers take out Jewish House Golf Prize

September 4, 2009 by  

Three Sydney brothers took out the 2009 Jewish House Golf Day trophy. Read more

Working with the Sydney Clinic

January 30, 2009 by  


Rabbi Kastel has had a very productive meeting with The Sydney Clinic.  They are very involved with mental patience as well as patience with addiction problems.  They were very impressed with the work that the Jewish House is doing, and they are happy to partner us, working together where appropriate, inter-referring and maximising treatment efficiency by working together.