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

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

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