Eco-friendly investing through a Jewish lens

Through this webinar, learn from experts in climate finance and ethical investing about market trends in the growing eco-economy, and new low-carbon innovation opportunities that are poised for exponential growth. Read more

Empowering women’s voices

November 5, 2021 by  

National Council of Jewish Women Australia and the New Israel Fund Australia are offering an exciting new initiative focusing on empowering women’s voices. Read more

Israeli powerhouse headlines UIA Victoria AGM

November 5, 2021 by  

UIA Victoria will hold its 2021 AGM on Zoom later this month with guest speaker Olga Deutsch, Vice-President of Israel-based NGO monitor – a watchdog group exposing charities that fund terrorism. Read more

Women’s Dinner with OzHarvest’s Ronni Kahn

November 3, 2021 by  

Next month: Sydney’s Jewish Women of the North Shore will present an inspiring evening to embrace and uplift your soul. Read more

JNF Australia Educators Study Tour Australia-Israel January 2022

November 1, 2021 by  

The Educators Study Tour brings teachers  and principals from Australia to Israel for 10 unforgettable days of experiential learning about Israel’s rich heritage and the past, present, and future of the country. Read more

Male mental health matters

November 1, 2021 by  

Mentoring Men and JewishCare have formed a partnership to improve awareness and support to the mental wellbeing of men of all ages through free, positive, and supportive male one-to-one life mentoring. Read more

IVF, egg freezing and the Jewish law ramifications

November 1, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) is hosting an upcoming event dedicated to understanding the nuanced Jewish law and Halachic requirements of IVF and egg freezing with a panel consisting of Australian women from Melbourne, Sydney, and Israel. Read more

Laugh outta lockdown with Robyn Reynolds

October 31, 2021 by  

Join British comedian Robyn Reynolds for her hilarious “fish out of water” debut solo show in November at the Factory Theatre in Sydney. Read more

A miracle baby for our community but many more waiting

October 29, 2021 by  

Our community was introduced to Janine and Shimon Davidowitz last year, when over 2,000 people were immersed in their fertility struggles through Part One of a world first-documentary that screened at the Australian Jewish Fertility Network (AJFN)’s Major Event. Read more

UIA Women’s Division hosts award-winning Israeli journalist, Efrat Lachter

October 29, 2021 by  

UIA Women’s Division has hosted Efrat Lachter recently with almost 400 women (and a few men) joining in via Zoom. Read more

The impact of Mandelbaum House

October 29, 2021 by  

This year Mandelbaum House, the Jewish residential college at Sydney University celebrates its 25th birthday. Read more

Honorary president for Ausforam

October 29, 2021 by  

Australian Friends of Rambam has announced that epidemiologist Prof. Mary-Louise McLaws has become its honorary president.

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Emanuel School’s students shine

October 26, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School students, Ruby Brody and Eden Levit have been awarded first place in the National Finals of the Future Problem Solving (FPS) Program’s Community Problem Solving Competition (Senior Division). Read more

Catch a Zoom for the UIA NSW 2021 AGM with Hillel Neuer

October 25, 2021 by  

UIA NSW is hosting its AGM via Zoom with guest speaker Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch, a human rights NGO in Geneva, Switzerland as well as an acclaimed international lawyer, diplomat, writer and activist. Read more

Breakfast with Carmel

October 21, 2021 by  

Perth’s Carmel School will host its third Business Breakfast next month bringing together the Perth business community for a morning with Richard Goyder, the current chairman of the AFL Commission. Read more

Lior Raz in conversation with Deanne Weir

Lior Raz became a global name with the hit Israeli Netflix series Fauda, winning accolades and fans from around the world. Read more

The story of Ethiopian Jewry

October 20, 2021 by  

Ethiopian Jews or “Beta Israel” are decedents of an ancient Jewish tribe. For over 2500 years they upheld the laws of Judaism, all the while believing they were the last Jews on earth. Read more

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

October 20, 2021 by  

In mid 2018, a passionate group of individuals within the Sydney community commenced discussions around  the lack of engagement in the young adult space and the concurrent growing threat to Jewish continuity via intermarriage. Read more

Those unwanted phone calls

October 18, 2021 by  

Almost 90% of Australians have received at least one nuisance or unwanted call every week and a further 10% receiving more than ten nuisance or unwanted calls each week, according to a recent consumer survey* undertaken by Crime Stoppers (NSW). Read more

Foundations of Australia’s two Jewish day schools partner to connect members

October 14, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Moriah Foundation partnered with Melbourne’s Mount Scopus Foundation to hear from an eminent panel of Israeli professors from Tel Aviv University, sharing their insights into Israel’s pathway out of the pandemic. Read more

Meet Dr Gillian Pollack

NCJWA NSW presents the AWARD-WINNING Dr Gillian Pollack. Read more

Twenty scholarships awarded by the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia 

October 11, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) has recently provided twenty scholarships to Australian women from Sydney and Melbourne who wanted to become qualified Kallah teachers, via a 20-week world-renowned course offered on ZOOM by The Eden Centre in Jerusalem. Read more

President Herzog to address virtual Innovation Summit

October 8, 2021 by  

The Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) will host this year’s Innovation Summit on Wednesday, 20 October 2021, providing a unique forum for Australian and Israeli thought leaders to discuss Australia’s post-pandemic readiness and revolution. Read more

A response to Michael Kuttner’s Brick Wall

October 8, 2021 by  

I must respond to Michael Kutter and his Brick Walls story and I make the point that in recent years we have seen some changes here. Read more

Foreign Correspondents Speak Out

How do journalists share complex issues, particularly when they are writing for an audience which is on the other side of the world?

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Sustainable Design, Smart Cities and the Future of Architecture

Here’s an alarming figure – the construction, operation, and maintenance of buildings account for almost 30 per cent of global carbon emissions and as the world’s population grows and the need for further development, so does that figure. Read more

The importance of anti-BDS legislation

International lawyer Eugene Kontorovich will speak on anti-BDS legislation. Read more

B’nai B’rith Bargain Bazaar. For some it is a second-hand shop, for others it is a second home.

October 6, 2021 by  

Since its inception, Sydney’s B’nai B’rith’s Bargain Bazaar Charity Shop has become an institution…writes Ori Golan. Read more

Honig wins American award for global startup of year

October 6, 2021 by  

Australian company Honeylight Enterprises Pty Ltd trading as Greenville has been named 2021 Global Startup of the Year in the 18th annual Stevie® Award. Read more

John Lyons’ criticism of “the Jewish lobby”: A reader proffers an explanation

October 5, 2021 by  

As a member of the Australian Jewish community (Australian first and foremost), I agree with most of John Lyons’ complaints. Read more

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