NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO meets Greek Consul General

June 11, 2021 by  

The new Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies recently met with the Consul-General of Greece in Sydney, Mr Christos Karras, at the Consulate-General of Greece in Sydney. Read more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 11, 2021 by  

“Older people are essential in the fabric of our society. We learn from our Elders. They are the custodians of our history and at every stage have stories to tell and contributions to make – in our lives and their own”, says Bill Appleby, Chief Executive Officer of Melbourne’s Jewish Care. Read more

Moriah: Jankelowitz will not “run from challenge”

June 3, 2021 by  

Following a contested election at its AGM, the Board of Moriah College has welcomed three new directors. Read more

New principal for Carmel School

June 2, 2021 by  

Perth’s Carmel School has announced the appointment of Dr Julie Harris as the new Principal, commencing in January 2022. Read more

Domestic Violence: Mum for Mum hosts panel discussion

Mum for Mum has organized an event to promote “awareness-raising” for those working in the field of Domestic Violence. Read more

Photo Story: New Torah for Tzemach Tzedek

May 26, 2021 by  

A new Torah has been dedicated by Benny and Chanie Amzelak with the final letters inscribed at Sydney’s Central Synagogue before a street parade to Tzemach Tzedek. Read more

New college rabbi for Moriah

May 26, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Moriah College has announced the appointment of Rabbi Gad Krebs as the college rabbi. Read more

Lone Voice The launch of The Wars of Isi Leibler

May 21, 2021 by  

The launch of the book on the life of community identity the late Isi Leibler written by Suzanne Rutland. Read more

Medical practitioners and nurses in Nazi Germany

May 18, 2021 by  

A travelling exhibition, that showcases the persecution and murder of hundreds of thousands of sick and disabled patients by medical practitioners and nurses in Nazi Germany, has been brought to Brisbane by several academics from the University of Queensland. Read more

Concerts continue at The Great Synagogue

May 14, 2021 by  

Pianist Simon Tedeschi and violinist Andrew Haveron, concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony will be the featured musicians at an upcoming concert at The Great Synagogue. Read more

South African Film Festival

May 9, 2021 by  

The South African Film Festival (SAFF) will present an engaging program of nine documentaries, five features and two short films when it returns from 12 to 24 May. Read more

Remembering the innocent lives lost in Meron

May 7, 2021 by  

In the shadow of a Covid outbreak in Sydney, Australia the heads of the community and members of parliament came together (with COVID-19 regulations) for a memorial service in memory of the 45 young people who tragically lost their lives, in the greatest civil tragedy in the history in the State of Israel. Read more

Remembering Meron – “45 for 45”

Both the Kesser Torah College Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools in Sydney have held a special memorial event in memory of the victims of the Mt Meron tragedy. Read more

JewishCare NSW and Jewish House sign MOU to help Job Seekers

May 7, 2021 by  

JewishCare and Jewish House have signed an MOU this afternoon to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to unemployment in our community by working together to support those who are facing unemployment.  A range of services will be offered including both individual and group support to help upskill clients and maximise their employability. Read more

ABC profiles George Newhouse: The Accidental Advcate

May 5, 2021 by  

Sydney-based George Newhouse is the founder of the National Justice Project, arguably the number one human rights firm in Australia. Read more

Two rabbis, two cities

Melbourne’s ARK Centre’s Rabbi Gabi had the pleasure of catching up with the CEO of Sydney’s Jewish House Rabbi Mendel Kastel. Read more

Lag B’Omer parade for Bondi

Sydney’s Shul and Our Big Kitchen have organised the “Great Lag B’Omer Parade” for this coming Thursday.

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Jewish chaplain at ANZAC dawn service

April 25, 2021 by  

Maroubra Synagogue’s Rabbi Yossi Friedman participated in the ANZAC Day dawn service at Bondi Beach. Read more

Dr Ruth headline speaker for UIA Victorian and WA Women’s Division campaigns

April 19, 2021 by  

UIA Women’s Division Victoria and WA have announced their 2021 Campaign event on Sunday 2 May featuring guest speaker Dr Ruth Westheimer (‘Dr. Ruth’), with the discussion to be moderated by media legend Jackie Frank. Read more

MEDinISRAEL virtual conference

April 18, 2021 by  

The Israel Trade Commission Australia will host the 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL Conference and Exhibition, which will link distinguished peers working in the field of Medical Devices and Digital Healthcare. Read more

NSW Plenum to focus on non-Jewish genocides

April 18, 2021 by  

The Armenian, Assyrian and Greek genocides, which resulted in the loss of over 1.5 million lives, will be the focus of next week’s NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum. Read more

Shabbat service to honour Prince Philip

April 14, 2021 by  

Multicultural leaders across Sydney have been invited to pay their respects this Shabbat at The Great Synagogue, at a service  to honor His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away last Friday. Read more

Police prepare meals at Our Big Kitchen: a photo story

April 12, 2021 by  

Eastern Suburbs Police have helped prepared food for disadvantaged communities across Sydney at Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen. Read more

Lacrimosa Dies Illa: a movie about Babi Yar

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand is to present a film on the Babi Yar massacre. Read more

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

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