Jewish Holocaust Centre wins Australasian best website award

June 22, 2021 by  

‘Understanding through Testimony’, a program that humanises history by sharing the stories of 26 Melbourne-based Holocaust survivors on the specific phases of the Holocaust has won the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) a prestigious Australian accolade. Read more

Video: Henry Greener has a chat with Daniel Aghion

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria President Daniel Aghion speaks with Henry Greener on the values, culture and diversity of the roof body of Victorian Jewry. Read more

JCCV now under new management

December 30, 2020 by  

The short-lived presidency of Dr Andre Oboler of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria is now over,  a month before its planned date at end of January. Read more

Dr Andre Oboler’s short-lived presidency

December 24, 2020 by  

One month after being elected president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Dr Andre Oboler has announced his resignation from the role, effective 29 January 2021. Read more

Ask a Survivor: award for the Jewish Holocaust Centre

December 11, 2020 by  

The Jewish Holocaust Centre has received an award from  the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria for its Ask a Survivor project. Read more

JCCV happy with outcome of antisemitic incident’s investigation

December 9, 2020 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has welcomed the conclusion of the investigation into Dr Arthur Nasis who sent a letter with antisemitic remarks to his sister which was received inadvertently by the subjects of its content. Read more

Yom Hashoah Commemoration: together in isolation

April 16, 2020 by  

In place of the traditional communal gathering at Robert Blackwood Hall, we invite individuals and families to bring memorial candles to their living rooms and collectively remember Yom Hashoah with two important events on Monday 20 April. Read more

Strong support for Victorian MP’s Friends of Israel Lunch

September 16, 2019 by  

A record number of Victorian Members of Parliament joined the Parliamentary Friends of Israel Co-Convenors, Paul Hamer MP and David Southwick MP, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and Zionism Victoria for the annual Rosh Hashanah lunch at Parliament House recently. Read more

Anton Hermann tragically killed on holiday

July 8, 2019 by  

The vice-president of The Jewish Community Council of Victoria Anton Hermann has been tragically killed in a cycling accident near Port Douglas in North Queensland. Read more

Gandel Philanthropy confirms a 3-year funding extension of Jewish Holocaust Centre’s Middle School Holocaust Education Program

June 27, 2019 by  

The Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) is leading the way in Holocaust educational programs for students in the Middle Years of their schooling. Read more

A new role for Rebecca Forgasz

June 27, 2019 by  

After more than nine years as Director & CEO of the Jewish Museum of Australia, Rebecca Forgasz is leaving to take up a new role at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University. Read more

The party goes on

June 27, 2019 by  

Zionism Victoria and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria have joined with the State Government of Victoria in hosting a cocktail party in honour of Israel’s 71st Independence Day. Read more

Jewish Holocaust Centre greets new Museum Director

December 17, 2018 by  

In Melbourne, The Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) co-Presidents, Pauline Rockman and Sue Hampel, and the Board have announced that Acting Executive Director, Jayne Josem, will be appointed into the new leadership position of Museum Director. Read more

$92,000 government funding for Melbourne Jewish organisations

October 23, 2018 by  

Zionism Victoria, Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre (BWJCC) and the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) have secured over $90,000 in State Government grants for projects that will benefit the local community. Read more

Jewish Life in Germany

June 20, 2018 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre is to present a new exhibition: ‘Jewish Life in Germany Today’. Read more

Making friends

September 14, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has held its third Jewish-African Friendship Dinner. Read more

JCCV Calls for Respect and Decency in Same Sex Marriage Debate

September 6, 2017 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has called for a respectful debate in the lead up to the same sex marriage survey. Read more

An Inspiring story of courage, tenacity and camaraderie among wounded

September 7, 2016 by  

A sell-out crowd attended Beth Weizmann Community Centre on for the premiere screening of “Tiyul: A Story of Courage.” presented by Zionism Victoria and ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia. Read more

Giving Blood to Save Lives at Beth Weizmann

September 6, 2016 by  

An urgent blood testing held recently at Beth Weizmann Community Centre to help find donors for four Jewish leukaemia patients including a baby in critical need of non-relative blood stem cell matches. Read more

Fascinating Insights on Modern Israel Discussed at Zionism Victoria’s Book Launch and Panel

August 24, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria have hosted the Australian launch of Rabbi Dov Lipman’s book, An ‘American’ MK, Behind the Scenes in the 19th Knesset, followed by an engaging panel on modern Israel. Read more

United to Support Israel in Australia and Overseas

August 23, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted an international and national delegation of members of Christians for Israel (C4I) for an inaugural meeting with the leaders of the Victorian Zionist and Jewish community. Read more

Phillip Maisel – an inspiring true story

August 14, 2016 by  

A filmmaker to screen his inspiring documentary about 94-year-old twin volunteers and Holocaust survivors and their continuing legacies. Read more

Melbourne Jewish Community Iftar dinner

June 20, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria  has co-hosted its first Iftar Dinner with the Islamic Council of Victoria. Read more

Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are all part of the community – new video

March 8, 2016 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has launched a new video to highlight that Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are welcome members of the community.  Read more

Israeli lawyer talks to young professionals

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a Boardroom Lunch at which a presentation was made by Daniel Chinn, a London-born Israeli lawyer specialising in representing venture capital and private equity funds. Read more

Public speaking unites communities

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a cultural exchange program involving Year 6 students and teachers at Wonthaggi North Primary School and Melbourne’s Leibler Yavneh College at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more

Israeli journalist speaks at the JHC

March 6, 2016 by  

Seasoned Israeli journalist and author, Eldad Beck, has delivered a fascinating and in-depth presentation at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne.  Read more

An award for the Jewish Holocaust Centre

December 7, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s The Jewish Holocaust Centre has received a Victorian Multicultural Excellence Award for its ‘Hide and Seek: Stories of Survival’ education program. Read more

JCCV awards prizes for videos on the LGBTI community

December 2, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has awarded prizes this week to three young filmmakers for videos helping to communicate about issues affecting young Jews of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more

Human Rights Commissioner talks to the JCCV

December 1, 2015 by  

Henry Greener’s The Shtick presents  Sandra Dubs introducing Kate Jenkins, the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commissioner, speaking at the The Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s Annual General Meeting…a J-Wire video presentation. Read more

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