Afterpay’s Nick Molnar in conversation at the Moriah Foundation Circle Cocktail party

April 9, 2021 by  

The Moriah Foundation Circle has hosted Afterpay’s Nick Molnar in conversation with Danny Sekers at The Moriah Foundation Circle Cocktail Party. Read more

Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

April 7, 2021 by  

Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. Read more

WIZO honours Ron Weiser

April 2, 2021 by  

Dr Ron Weiser was presented with the inaugural Rose Fekete Community Hero Award at last week’s WIZO NSW AGM. Read more

Melbourne: A shabbat dinner with the UAE Consul-General

Melbourne’s ARK Centre will be hosting  Dr Nariman Almulla, Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates for Shabbat dinner.

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COVID-19 vaccinations underway at Montefiore Residential Care

March 31, 2021 by  

The first Montefiore residents received their COVID-19 vaccinations at the Hunters Hill campus in Sydney today.
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Wanted: a partner for Jean Kittson

March 30, 2021 by  

Acclaimed producer Adam Liberman and Emanuel Synagogue invite expressions of interest for professional actors to audition for a dramatised reading of the play Two Sisters, to co-star with celebrated actress and comedian Jean Kittson. Read more

Israeli matzah tower breaks Guinness World Record

March 26, 2021 by  

Residents of the Azrieli Palace assisted-living facility in Modi’in broke a world record this week by building a matzah and chocolate spread tower 5.4 meters (17.7 feet) high. Read more

NSW Flood Appeal

The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies and B’nai B’rith have joined forces to raise funds to assist the victims of the recent flooding in NSW. Read more

Decluttering makes money for Jewish House

March 23, 2021 by  

Fashion Forward has hosted its second event at the JH Kids premises in Sydney’s Bondi Junction. Read more

UIA Israel update with special guest Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post

UIA will host its monthly evening online Israel Update with special guest Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Post on Monday 5 April. Read more

Grandparents Day at Moriah

March 19, 2021 by  

The Moriah Foundation hosted its Annual Grandparents Club Morning Tea for grandparents and special friends at Hamakom – the first in person event since the pandemic struck. Capped at 100 under the COVID safety guidelines, the event was a sellout. Read more

Premier to address congregation on first day of Pesach

The Premier of NSW,  Gladys Berejiklian will address the congregation at The Great Synagogue in Sydney on the first day of Pesach Service. Read more

Can understanding constipation help diagnose Parkinson’s Disease earlier?

March 12, 2021 by  

While Parkinson’s Disease is one of the most common neurological disorders, physicians still lack a validated lab-based methodology, or biomarker, for diagnosing it definitively. Read more

Emanuel Synagogue presents ‘In Conversation’ with human rights lawyer George Newhouse

Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue has announced human rights lawyer and co-founder of the National Justice Project, George Newhouse, as the guest speaker at the next in its ‘In Conversation’ series on Sunday, 14 March. Read more

Israel election: Round 4

The Chief Political Correspondent for The Jerusalem Post will be in conversation with the ZCNSW’s Director of Israel Affairs Arsen Ostrovsky discussing the upcoming Israeli election. Read more

A course in Israeli cybersecurity

March 11, 2021 by  

The leading cybersecurity college in Israel, HackerU, has formally lodged an official petition to the Australian Government to accredit Australia’s first-ever Offensive “Red Team” Cybersecurity Qualification – and with it, potentially comes a new framework for international trade. Read more

The National Library of Israel in conversation with the National Library of Australia

Sam Lipski is to moderate a conversation between the director generals of national libraries of Australia and Israel. Read more

Woolworths visit Print35

March 11, 2021 by  

In the leadup to Pesach, a Woolworths marketing manager plus Kosher and Regional managers visited Print35. A J-Wire photo story. Read more

Extraordinary times call for an extraordinary event for UIA NSW Women’s Division 2021 Campaign

March 5, 2021 by  

UIA NSW Women’s Division has announced an innovative concept for its 2021 Headline Event – an afternoon tea at homes across Sydney, with guest speaker Jordana Cutler on Sunday 14 March. Read more

The stigma of infertility

The Australian Jewish Fertility Network (AJFN) is to host the sixth annual Infertility Awareness Shabbat (IAS) to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding the infertility journey. Read more

Emanuel School teacher is a Rising Star in 2021

March 3, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School HSIE teacher, Lauren Korotkov, has been selected as a Rising Star by The Educator magazine. Read more

Three Generations of Holocaust Memory – The Life and Legacy of Abe (Abram) Goldberg

Join March of the Living Australia for an inspiring online Zoom event with three generations of March of The Living attendees; Abe (Abram) Goldberg, his son Charlie, and grandson Daniel, on Thursday 4th March at 7:30PM (AEDT). Read more

International experts to share insights on COVID-19 vaccine ahead of Australian rollout

Jewish House has partnered with JNF to bring together international & local health experts for an upcoming 90-minute webinar discussing the COVID-19 vaccine rollout later this month. Read more

First Jewish Open Day for Sydney’s Rookwood Cemetery

February 24, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Rookwood General Cemetery is inviting the Jewish community on-site for an Open Day designed as an opportunity to learn a bit about Rookwood, from their 150+ year history to their operations. Read more

Rabbi Shmuel Cohen: 1944-2021

Sydney’s Cremorne Shile’s Rabbi Shmuel Cohen was a remarkable man. Read more

Examining how Psychedelic Medicine can help Mental Health

Sydney’s Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins will lead a health discussion on trials now also underway for dementia, OCD and eating disorders examining the evidence for psychedelic-assisted therapy and investigate the potential applications of this novel therapy. Read more

J-Wire photostory: Gabrielle Upton checks out Emanuel Synagogue’s latest plans

February 15, 2021 by  

State Liberal MP Gabrielle has visited Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue to check out conceptual designs for their art deco design Heritage Sanctuary upgrade which she supported with a $20,000 NSW Government grant. Read more

51 years of service to the Brighton Shule congregation

February 12, 2021 by  

Chazan Chaim Lavi has marked the end of a remarkable span of service and dedication to Brighton Shule. Read more

Counting the homeless

February 11, 2021 by  

Each year, Sydney’s Jewish House staff and volunteers join with local councils and other homelessness services and community housing providers, participate in a homelessness street count. Read more

Getting to know the Australian medtech market

February 11, 2021 by  

Nearly 100 Israeli MedTech companies joined the Israel Trade Commission Australia’s webinar event yesterday hosting the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to learn about regulations from expert government officials, hear from industry leaders, discover opportunities and make new connections within the Australian MedTech market. Read more

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