Tour Jewish museums in Cape Town, London and Maryland

The Jewish Museum of Australia has teamed up with the Jewish Museum London, Jewish Museum of Maryland and South African Jewish Museum to bring you Around the World in 21 Days: Museums Across the Seas. Read more

New principal for Yeshiva College Bondi

August 9, 2020 by  

Duncan Kendall has been appointed as the Principal/CEO of the Yeshiva College Bondi. Read more

$16,000 for Jewish House

August 9, 2020 by  

State Labor MP Dr Marjorie O’Neill has presented Sydney’s Jewish House with a $16,000 grant to purchase a new vehicle to increase their food deliveries to the needy. Read more

Geoff Sirmai to play Shylock

August 4, 2020 by  

Streamed Shakespeare has announced its newest production: The Merchant Of Venice. Read more

Three Jewish grandmothers play matchmaker

August 3, 2020 by  

In 2019, Jewish Life Television launched Bubbies Know Best, a dating show with a Jewish twist – where three Jewish grandmothers act as matchmakers for Young and Old, Straight and Gay, Jewish and Non-Jewish. Based upon the show’s great success in Season 1, Bubbies Know Best began pre-production on Season 2 earlier this year. Read more

From Buenos Aires: the new WUPJ president

A zoom discussion with the new World Union for Progressive Judaism. Read more

Technion webinar hosts inventors

Dr Amit Goffer experienced a tragic accident that confined him to a wheelchair – as an accomplished inventor and entrepreneur, he didn’t accept his fate to never stand upright again and immediately started to develop alternative modes of transport to the traditional wheelchair. Read more

Glimpsing the future of Judaism, Israel & world Jewry 

On Tisha B’Av, Emanuel Synagogue and Kehilat Nitzan, Melbourne will present an online Eicha reading followed by a Zoom lecture by world-renowned Israeli Futurist, Prof. David Passig of Bar-Ilan University. Read more

Shtisel stars to highlight evolving Haredi community

July 16, 2020 by  

Shtisel actress Neta Riskin (Giti Weiss) will join Shtisel co-creator Yehonatan Indursky and Jerusalem-based Haredi feminist activist Pnina Pfeuffer for an enlightening webinar on Israel’s complex and evolving Haredi community. Read more

Israeli-Canadian author to speak to the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival about latest book, Spies of No Country

In 1948, four Mizrachi men, native to the Arab world and who could easily assume Arab identities, went undercover in Beirut.  Read more

Dunera: Pizza, Parmigiano and Pavarotti!

Ciao! Get ready for an all Italian extravaganza of culture, food, and music. Read more

Peace is possible

Sydney’s Kehillat Masada together with Emanuel Synagogue present a bonus session in their Peace Is Possible series highlighting grassroots organisations, all involved in developing a new language of co-operation and collaboration between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Meet the creator of Shtisel

The creator of Shtisel, Yehonatan Indursky, will be zooming in from Israel to give a talk and Q&A session on August 5. Read more

Fleeing the Hijab

“On July 22, Zionism Victoria, in partnership with St Kilda Hebrew Congregation and South Caulfield Hebrew Congregation, will host Iranian-born Dr Sima Goel for her first Australian appearance. Read more

FOJAM set to present “Spun Stories”

Melbourne’s FOJAM (Festival of Jewish Arts and Music) is to present an online storytelling event Spun Stories. Read more

KH-UIA global family uniting in crisis  

July 6, 2020 by  

UIA Australia hosted over 500 supporters at its Keren Hayesod-UIA Global Family online event last week. Read more

Challahs for the cops

July 3, 2020 by  

The Australian Jewish Association has delivered a special Shabbat message as an expression of thanks to some of the police who protect our community. Read more

Zoom with Zeddy

Zeddy Lawrence is the editor of the Australian Jewish News, a position that sees him balancing reporting about the community whilst also reporting to it. Read more

Impacting Science from a Small Country – Q&A w Nobel Prize laureate

Over the past two decades, eight Israeli scientists have won the Nobel Prize, an extraordinary achievement for a country of its size and population. Read more

Covid-19 – are we prepared for a 2nd wave?

With the easing of the lockdown rules, concerns are being sounded about a possible second wave of Covid-19. The second wave of the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918-20 was particularly devastating, as was the second wave of the Swine Flu epidemic in 2009-10. So what can be done to avoid the second wave of Covid-19? Read more

Harry Potter in Yiddish – a Zoom presentation

From Gaelic to Mongolian, the magical world of Harry Potter has been translated into over 80 languages. But there was a notable exception… Read more

Sunday with V-PJV

Make an impact on climate change by attending Progressive Judaism Victoria online. Read more

In Conversation with Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins: Honouring First Nations sovereignty

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue welcomes three important voices to our In Conversation series with Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins. Read more

Zoom: AJA to host Imam Tawhidion “Islam – Antisemitism & Israel”

The centre-right conservative-leaning Australian Jewish Association (AJA) will host a “ground-breaking” special event, a first within the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Webinar: National Cybersecurity

The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce will host a unique bi-lateral Webinar with Yigal Unna, Director General – Israel National Cyber Directorate and Dr Tobias Feakin, Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs.

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Jew Talking to Me?

June 23, 2020 by  

A new, unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show for a mainstream audience launches on Friday 26th June 2020, created and hosted by award-winning U.K comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon, and produced by Russell Balkind. Read more

Meet the creator of Shtisel on zoom

As part of its successful online interviews with international and Australian writers, the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival is thrilled to present author, screenwriter, filmmaker and creator of Shtisel Ori Elon. Read more

A Technion/UTS webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry sector. Small, medium and large businesses are paying a heavy price to sustain themselves during this crisis, requiring many to reassess their business model, services, offerings and strategy. Read more

Big Boys Do Cry: Jewish Care launches new postcards for Men’s Health Week

June 18, 2020 by  

Jewish Care Victoria’s Healthy Communities team have this week released a new series of mental health awareness postcards to coincide with Men’s Health Week (June 15 – 21). Read more

Daniel Cainer’s Jewish Chronicles on your screen

June 18, 2020 by  

Following his recent return to Australia and hit show performance at Limmud, U.K.’s Daniel Cainer is back again (‘virtually’) – by public demand. Read more

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