Sep-23 Virtual: NCJWA’s Trivia Night

September 17, 2021 by  

Succot Trivia Night in NJWA’s virtual Succah on Thursday 23rd September 2021! Read more

NCJWA’s Trivia Night

Succot Trivia Night in NJWA’s virtual Succah on Thursday 23rd September 2021! Read more

Australian Jews, Christians and Muslims commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11 together

September 13, 2021 by  

Within days of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and Washington, Jewish, Muslim and Christian Australians arranged a well-attended multifaith service of prayer and reflection in central Sydney. Read more

JCA & UIA announce Philanthropy Fellowship

September 6, 2021 by  

A new  Sydney communal initiative marks another step in innovation in the fundraising space. The JCA & UIA 2021 Philanthropy Fellowship, delivered by the Australian Jewish Funders (AJF). Read more

JOFA zooms with a Rabbanit in Efrat

September 6, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) recently hosted Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis on ZOOM. Read more

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur at The Emanuel Synagogue

September 6, 2021 by  

With the impending High Holy Days being online,  the Rabbis and administration team at  Sydney’s The Emanuel Synagogue have embraced technology successfully creating a richly rewarding audiovisual experience for all their members.

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A Sweet New Year for Survivors

September 3, 2021 by  

The Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants in partnership with Youth HEAR are sending Rosh Hashanah Care packs to Survivors.

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Minister of Religious Affairs meets with women Torah scholars including women rabbis

August 31, 2021 by  

Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Matan Kahana and MK Nir Orbach met over the weekend with the directors and heads of halachic (Jewish law) programs for women. Read more

Woolworths helps out Ark Centre’s Pay It Forward program

August 30, 2021 by  

Over the past few months, ARK Centre has distributed close to 1000 meals around the community to families and individuals that have been doing it tough. Read more

Louder Together on Spotify! JCA x Glassbreakers & Friends

August 29, 2021 by  

Spotify just got a whole lot more ruach with a new playlist drop – Louder Together – the inspiration of Glassbreakers’ lead singer Ilan Kidron and the team at Sydney’s JCA. Read more

Jobs Open!

August 26, 2021 by  

CEO’s of Jewish House and JewishCare, Rabbi Mendel Kastel and Gary Groves are calling on the Sydney community to work together to connect local employers with job seekers. Read more

Centenary for Maccabi World Union

Israel’s president Itzhak Herzog will attend the launch of the Maccabi World Union Centennial Events to be streamed on MWU’s website and Facebook page. Read more

Sanctum Reading of the Names

Join online this annual commemoration to honour Holocaust survivors and victims, whose families have placed a plaque in their memory in the Sydney Jewish Museum’s Sanctum of Remembrance. Read more

NCJWA announces new diverse board at AGM

August 25, 2021 by  

National Council of Jewish Women Australia (NCJWA) has re-elected Melinda Jones as president at its recent AGM. Read more

A drug to combat COVID: a webinar

Australian Friends of Rambam as part of its Meet the Experts program are to host a live webinar in collaboration with the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Israel Embassy and Zionism Victoria to discuss MesenCure.

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No need to go hungry in Sydney

J-Wire is publishing a list of organisations that are providing food for the needy in these tough times. Read more

Dr Norman Swan talks to the head of the Israel team searching for a COVID treatment

Professor Nadir Arber will talk with Dr Norman Swan about the drug he has developed to treat COVID. Read more

1000 meals a day from OBK to support charities

August 19, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen is flat out each day providing meals to the needy with increased requests during the lockdown. Read more

Thank you to the frontline workers

August 18, 2021 by  

Amidst lockdowns, rising cases of Covid-19 and further restrictions, Sydney’s Shul continues to distribute packages to aid front line workers.

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Rosh Hashanah at the Emanuel

August 18, 2021 by  

With Sydney’s ongoing issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, community gatherings in synagogues and churches remain out of reach for many. Read more

Preserving the footprint of Southern African Jewish community life in digital form

August 18, 2021 by  

The rise of the internet has provided unprecedented means for connecting people as well as being a secure repository of information.

Many people with a passion to preserve the history of their Southern African Jewish communities have grasped this opportunity with both hands. How have they done it? People from all over the world are finding out through ‘Community History Online’, a Zoom conference presented in three weekly sessions by the South African Jewish Museum and the UCT Kaplan Centre.

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Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis zooms with The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia

August 13, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) will host Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis for an upcoming event on ZOOM. Read more

Why online hatred and antisemitism is a woman’s issue

Join the National Council of Jewish Women Australia (NCJWA) team for an insightful and thought-provoking free webinar with Emily Schrader. Read more

Scholarship opportunities available from the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia

August 11, 2021 by  

JOFA Australia, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, seeks to expand the spiritual, ritual, intellectual and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha (Jewish law), by advocating meaningful participation and equality for women in family life, synagogues, houses of learning and Jewish communal organisations to the full extent possible. Read more

CHOL – South African Community History On-Line

August 11, 2021 by  

The last of three Zoom sessions exploring various approaches used to recreate Southern African Jewish communities online. Read more

Paul Bassat shares his remarkable journey at The Moriah Foundation Circle online event

August 11, 2021 by  

The Moriah Foundation Circle has hosted Paul Bassat, co-founder & investor at Square Peg Capital during an online event, Empowering the Exceptional, with parents, Foundation Circle Members and Foundation Members. Read more

North Shore Temple Emanuel’s plans for the High Holidays at home

August 11, 2021 by  

Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) High Holy Day services are to be conducted communally despite members being unable to leave their homes due to lockdown. Read more

Happy 100th, Gerda

August 10, 2021 by  

Gerda Buckwalter, a long-standing stalwart of the Sydney Jewish community celebrates her 100th birthday on Wednesday. Read more

A conversation with Nobuki Sugihara

August 9, 2021 by  

Chiune Sugihara saved the lives of 6000 Jews during the Holocaust. Many of their descendants live in Australia. Read more

Census message

August 6, 2021 by  

This week I received, like millions of Australia a letter in the mail letting me know that the Australian census will be taking place next week on the 10th August 2021. Read more

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