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

Why must I put “Jewish” on my census form?

August 5, 2021 by  

Two questions from those not keen to put their Jewish religious affiliation on their census forms.  And the answers to why they should. Read more

In Conversation with Rabbanit Evron

August 5, 2021 by  

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia (JOFA) hosted Rabbanit Devorah Evron on Zoom. Read more

Preserving the footprint of the Southern African Jewish Community online

August 3, 2021 by  

The second of three webinars with three presentations. Read more

How KTC deals with the lockdown

August 1, 2021 by  

According to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s announcement on Wednesday that the stay-at-home orders will extend until 26 August, Kesser Torah College is applying as many extra resources as possible to ensure our students have a rich, educational and dynamic Jewish and General Studies learning experience for the extent of this lock-down period. Read more

MDA annual campaign to raise money for ambulances

July 30, 2021 by  

On Tuesday, Australian Friends of Magen David Adom, NSW will be holding its annual fundraising campaign with funds targeting the purchase of twelve ambulances. Read more

Jewish streaming

July 30, 2021 by  

ChaiFlicks, the first streaming service devoted to Jewish and Israeli entertainment and culture, is now available throughout Australia and New Zealand. Read more

UIA announces winners of the 2021 Masada College Roots Project

July 30, 2021 by  

UIA has announced the Masada College winners of its 2021 Roots Project. Read more

Technion webinar: The sky is NOT the limit – breakthroughs in space research

July 29, 2021 by  

Billions of dollars are spent on space research each year.  The Technion asks if it is worth it? Read more

A webinar from South Africa

July 28, 2021 by  

JNF will host a  South African webinar on Monday night where they will interview members of the community – Dr Daniel Israel – community GP, Mike Abel – M&C Saatchi Abel, Mary Kluk – SAJBD and Michael Kransdorff – JNF SA. Read more

South Africa Jewish communities online

July 27, 2021 by  

The SA Jewish Museum and the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town are to explore on zoom the resources available and consider some of the solutions in use, to recreate South African Jewish communities online.

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Helping to find orthodox women with public speaking skills

July 26, 2021 by  

After successfully launching in Melbourne in May 2021, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Australia is establishing a national orthodox female speaker’s bureau. Read more

South African Jewry in Crisis: A Keren Hayesod-UIA Global Family Webinar

July 26, 2021 by  

In response to the queries and concerns regarding the current political, social and economic turmoil that has unfolded and heightened recently in South Africa, UIA has coordinated a webinar with key South African communal leaders and experts – ‘South African Jewry in Crisis’, to be held on Wednesday 28 July. Read more

$180,000 for Eastern Suburbs cinemas

July 18, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs is well-known for a thriving artistic culture and the Federal Government has committed to keeping the projectors rolling at the independent cinemas in the Wentworth electorate. Read more

A tour in Hebron with Breaking the Silence and NIFau

July 16, 2021 by  

NIF Australia is hosting its first virtual tour later this month. Read more

Government approves WE ARE HERE! Foundation as a cultural organisation

July 16, 2021 by  

WE ARE HERE! Foundation is now on the Register of Cultural Organisations (ROCO), having been approved by the Australian Federal Government’s Office for the Arts. Read more

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