Zionism Victoria’s AGM

November 26, 2015 by  

Over 200 Zionism Victoria delegates and community members have attended Zionism Victoria’s 77th Annual Assembly. Read more

Commemorating Yitzhak Rabin

September 19, 2015 by  

The Melbourne Jewish community will gather next month to remember his life and legacy of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z”l.  Read more

Multicultural leadership conference hosted by the JCCV

August 10, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has held its inaugural JCCV Community Leadership Conference. Read more

Two milestone events for JCCV

August 4, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Plenum month plenum was a game changer for Melbourne LGBT community and for those members of the community with a disability. Read more

Courage to Care on the road

July 14, 2015 by  

Over the next two months, Melbourne’s  B’nai Brith’s Courage to Care will take its award-winning travelling Educational Program and Exhibition to both Portland and Cranbourne. Read more

The industry of lies

June 26, 2015 by  

Israeli Journalist Ben Dror-Yemini explored the “Industry of Lies” targeted at Israel at a community event in Melbourne’s  Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Read more

Security plan escalated in Melbourne

June 17, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Community Security Group has issued a joint statement with The Jewish Community Council of Victoria announcing that it has enacted its escalation plan following intelligence indicating that the community may be at rick of an attack. Read more

A belated happy birthday

June 16, 2015 by  

Israel’s 67th birthday has been belatedly celebrated in Melbourne at an event sponsored by the State Government of Victoria. Read more

B’nai B’rith Victoria turns seventy

June 16, 2015 by  

In a turbulent, ever-changing world, for an organisation to survive seventy years and still be strong and vibrant is an impressive achievement. Read more

A defribrillator for JCCV

June 14, 2015 by  

An automated external defibrillator (AED) unit has been presented to the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) as part of Hatzolah’s ‘Start the Heart’ project initiated and funded by Gandel Philanthropy. Read more

Living in harmony in Victoria

Around 100 people have attended the Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) community forum on Social Cohesion at the Cardinal Knox Centre in East Melbourne. Read more

A culinary tour of Israel

The Zionist Council of Victoria and KOOK Kosher Community Kitchen are delighted to announce their inaugural culinary tour of Israel to take place the 8th-16th of October 2015. Read more

94-yr-old Melbourne woman honoured by Holocaust Centre

Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre has held a special function to honour Dutch-born Melbourne resident Constance Koster, who saved the lives of Jewish children during the Second World War. Read more

Yom Yerushalayim trivia night

May 19, 2015 by  

Over 120 trivia buffs and Jerusalem lovers participated in the Zionist Council of Victoria’s Yom Yerushalayim Trivia Night. Read more

Andrew Blode appreciated

May 18, 2015 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria President Jennifer Huppert has presented Andrew Blode with a Certificate of Appreciation from the JCCV for his support, passion and leadership as Chair of the JCCV Child Protection Reference Group. Read more

70 years of B’nai B’rith

May 11, 2015 by  

Victoria’s B’nai B’rith will celebrate its 70th anniversary at the end of May.
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Rights for the elderly

August 26, 2014 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Rights and Responsibilities of Elderly People Forum has been held in Melbourne. Read more

An early L’Shana tova

August 25, 2014 by  

The annual Rosh Hashanah Lunch with Victorian parliamentarians has been held at Melbourne’s Parliament House with over 40 State Members of Parliament and the leaders of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV). Read more

Billboard draws community attention

August 22, 2014 by  

The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  and The Jewish Community Council of Victoria have denounced a billboard in Melbourne equating Israel with the former apartheid regime in South Africa. Read more

Is anti-Zionism anti-Semitism?

August 18, 2014 by  

200 members of the Melbourne community have attended a  panel discussion on – “Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism?” Read more

Liberman not scheduled to visit Australia

August 17, 2014 by  

A Jewish newspaper published an “exclusive” report that Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman was “set for an Oz Tour” later this month.  J-Wire can confirm he is not. Read more

B’nai B’rith on Mitzvah Day

November 29, 2013 by  

Beth Weizmann, the Lamm Library, the Zionist Council of Victoria and B’nai B’rith Victoria co-hosted a concert for senior citizens from Jewish Care produced by B’nai B’rith’s Esther Gross at Beth Weizmann on Mitzvah Day, Sunday 17 November 2013.

Music students from Sholem Aleichem College’s choir wowed the audience with songs from Broadway in Yiddish.  Young violinist brothers, Nathan and Max Needleman from Bialik College played Chopin and Brahms to an astonished audience.

Fifteen-year-old Noa Opat, representing the King David School, sang from musical comedy.

Eight students from Leibler Yavneh College with Director of Music, Jonathan Skovron on guitar, sang in Hebrew; their ‘Yerushalayim shel zahav’ brought the house down!

Afternoon tea was kindly donated by ‘Cakes of Art’, ‘Eshel’, ‘Goldies Biscuits’, ‘Kosher Classique’, ‘Menorah Catering’, ‘Naomi’s Kitchen’, ‘Peter Unger Catering’, ‘ To Catch a Thief’, and ‘The Shook’.

The Concert was part of 61 Mitzvah Day activities Australia-wide, organised by inspirational co-ordinator, Judy Feiglin.

Judy Feiglin

Judy Feiglin


Melbourne welcomes new ambassador

November 27, 2013 by  

Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel has been welcomed by the Melbourne community. Read more

JCCV on Kramer sentencing

July 25, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has called for police intervention to protect children following the sentencing of David Kramer yesterday, convicted on charges of  sexually abusing four boys at the Yeshiva College in Melbourne. Read more

Collectively protecting children

July 25, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), in conjunction with the Australian Zionist Youth Council, Chabad Youth and Jewish Care, have joined forces to provide a free information session for community organisations to prevent and respond effectively to allegations of child abuse. Read more

Catholic/Jewish dinner

July 4, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Ecumenical Interfaith Commission (EIC) have hosted the annual Jewish Catholic Friendship Dinner. Read more

Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate

June 3, 2013 by  

The Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate held last night at the Melbourne Town Hall produced a hilarious evening’s entertainment. Read more

No dramas at the Australian Islamic Peace Conference

March 22, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria campaigned to support multiculturalism in order to avoid  anti-Semitism, religious intolerance or racial vilification from speakers at last weekend’s Australian Islamic Peace Conference. Read more

JCCV Appeal Underway

March 20, 2013 by  

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has launched its annual fundraising appeal at its inaugural campaign. Read more

Changing the guard

March 19, 2013 by  

VAJEX Australia Incorporated recently held its Annual General Meeting  in the presence of patrons  patrons Patron in Chief, Major-General Jeffrey Rosenfeld and Patron Jack Smorgon.   Read more

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