Two Australian Jewish day school choirs make international debut

February 28, 2021 by  

Sydney’s  Kesser Torah College and Mt Sinai College school choirs made an international singing debut in last week’s first Boys Town Jerusalem (BTJ) International Virtual Choral Festival. Read more

Melbourne’s Chabad Youth beats COVID

February 12, 2021 by  

Despite COVID, Melbourne Chabad Youth managed to run over 20 camps this summer. Read more

AUJS nets three world awards

January 4, 2021 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has won awards in three categories at the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Congress for 2020, in individual and group categories. Read more

Sydney HSC results

December 21, 2020 by  

Despite a tumultuous and challenging year, Emanuel School’s Year 12 students’ focus and determination have converged to deliver outstanding results. Read more

MASA Israel hosts global Chanukah event online

December 16, 2020 by  

Masa Israel Journey fellows, alumni and community members from around the world came together to celebrate Masa’s Global Chanukah Event. Read more

2020 Cohort graduates from UIA Philanthropy Fellowship

December 15, 2020 by  

UIA NSW has concluded its inaugural Philanthropy Fellowship with the Australian Jewish Funders recently with an inspiring ‘Night of Giving’. Read more

Thousands celebrate Chanukah at the Zoo

December 15, 2020 by  

Sydney community organisations Jewish House and JNF NSW united to host around 2,000 families and individuals at a family day out at Taronga Zoo. Read more

Witnessing Holocaust History: From Generation To Generation

December 9, 2020 by  

The American Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Centre, the U.K.-based World ORT, and the Perth-based WE ARE HERE! Foundation have partnered this year to provide an international experience of Holocaust education and remembrance to students around the world. Read more

Youth Movement Summer Camps are on…subsidies available!

December 9, 2020 by  

The Australian Zionist Youth Council has announced summer camps will be going ahead. Read more

Maccabi Junior Carnival heading for Melbourne

November 23, 2020 by  

Over the last thirty-five years, Maccabi Junior Carnivals have grown to become an integral part of the Jewish sporting calendar. Read more

The new wave of Diller Teen Fellows

November 15, 2020 by  

The latest cohort of the ZFA Diller Teen Fellows has hit the ground running. Read more

Masa Israel Journey 2021

October 23, 2020 by  

We can all agree that 2020 has been difficult for us all but among young adults we are undoubtedly seeing an increase in unemployment, mental health issues, difficult remote learning for university students and just a general decline in social well-being. Read more

A virtual protest against funding fossil fuels

October 21, 2020 by  

Students from Sydney’s Emanuel School participated in a virtual protest against the funding of fossil fuels to stimulate the Australian economy in COVID recovery efforts. Read more

Emanuel School students cycle for a cure

September 24, 2020 by  

Twelve students at Sydney’s Emanuel School rode a combined total of 422km to raise money for The Children’s Cancer Institute. Read more

RU OK?

September 15, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Maccabi Social Mixed Netball was a sea of yellow on Monday night when over 150 young Jews came together to raise in excess of $400 for charity as the competition took the chance to ask all players “R U OK?”. Read more

Henry Greener talks with Sam Gross

Personal Trainer Sam Gross set up her Melbourne Flex Training Studio in 2015 at the age of 19. Read more

Winners of UIA “My Israel Video” Competition

August 7, 2020 by  

UIA has announced the winners of its 2020 My Israel video competition. Read more

Learning about Israel

August 5, 2020 by  

Israel-based Unpacked for Educators has launched the first of its kind, international, inter-denominational program comprising fifty schools from seven countries across the world including Australia. Read more

Zooming in to a graduation

August 5, 2020 by  

The members of Melbourne’s Diller Teen Fellows leadership program officially graduated from the program through Zoom. Read more

Masa journey fair online

The Israel Programs office at the Zionist Federation of Australia hosts an annual Masa Israel Journey fair to showcase the various Israel programs on offer for young adults ranging from school leavers looking for gap year experiences to young professionals (up to the age of 30) wanting to intern, volunteer, teach or study in Israel. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the event is now going virtual. Read more

UIA ‘My Israel’ School Video Competition Goes Federal in 2020

June 3, 2020 by  

UIA’s video competition, ‘My Israel’ is returning for a second year in Jewish Day schools Melbourne and Perth and Sydney. Read more

A letter from Israel

May 5, 2020 by  

My name is Ashleigh Harris and this is my first semester on the Aardvark Israel gap year program.  I am 18 years old from Melbourne. Read more

Home schooling Emanuel style

March 24, 2020 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School has joined other Jewish dayschools across the country in continuing educating their students at home. Read more

Budding batsman selected for national side

March 4, 2020 by  

Jonah Trope, a Year 10 Emanuel School student, has been picked for Australia’s National Under 16s Male Cricket Team. Read more

UJEB BBYO Leaders Elected College Captains for 2020 at Glen Eira College (GEC)

February 23, 2020 by  

Noah Loven and Chloe Guss, who are both in year 12 at Glen Eira College, have just been elected College Captains for 2020. Both are leaders in UJEB’s BBYO (B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation) group in Melbourne. Read more

AZYC opening seminar in Israel

February 6, 2020 by  

Over 80 young Jewish Australians have departed Melbourne and Sydney to spend a year in Israel on various Australasian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) gap year programs. Read more

Maccabi Junior Carnival -a resounding success

January 29, 2020 by  

Maccabi Junior Carnival 2020 in Perth was an unbelievable week of sport, fun active social events and more sport. Read more

Diller feeds our community with C-Care

December 18, 2019 by  

The lead up to Chanukah offers us a chance to think about how we spread light in the world and what our impact is. The Diller Teen Fellows, which is a part of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA), created a spirit of volunteering and goodwill in our community, finding purpose through the art of giving. Read more

Second Carmel graduate awarded prestigious Curtin Scholarship

December 5, 2019 by  

Perth Carmel School graduate Judd Behr will commence a double degree in Law and Psychology at Curtin University next year, after having won a prestigious John Curtin Undergraduate Scholarship. Read more

The Quiz that stopped the Federation

November 15, 2019 by  

Melbournians may have had their eyes on the “race that stops the nation” in Melbourne, but in Sydney, our eyes were on the annual national Bible Quiz, which took place on Tuesday 5 November 2019 and was a fantastic display of the commitment of the contestants to their learning and to the Tanach. Read more

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