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

Habonim Dror reach out to smaller communities

November 8, 2019 by  

Ken HaShemesh HaOlah (KSO) is Habonim Dror Australia’s groundbreaking new outreach program, providing socialist-Zionist and progressive education for Jewish youths regardless of where they may live in Australia. Read more

Paul Seideman Annual Composition Prize: 2019 winners announced

September 6, 2019 by  

Three young writers have been honoured for their moving and thoughtful compositions on the Holocaust, in the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand’s annual Paul Seideman Composition Prize for 2019. Read more

Moriah gets a special visit

September 4, 2019 by  

The Engagement & Intervention Unit of the NSW Police Counter Terrorism & Special Tactics Command facilitate positive interactions between emergency services and young people through a special program. They recently visited Moriah College in Sydney. Read more

UIA NewGen Trivia Night

August 23, 2019 by  

Over 150 supporters attended UIA NSW NewGen (18-25) Committee Trivia night in Sydney. Read more

Melbourne teens attend US summer leadership camp

August 8, 2019 by  

Six Jewish teens from Melbourne public schools have recently returned from a three-week-long camp in Pennsylvania, USA where they represented the United Jewish Education Board at the B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation International Leadership Training Conference.

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Northern Territory sister school students visit Emanuel

August 8, 2019 by  

A very special group of nine children and four teachers from Jilkminggan School, Emanuel’s sister school in the Northern Territory, recently made the long journey to Sydney for a week-long visit. Read more

Emanuel School student receives prestigious award

August 5, 2019 by  

Adam Riesel, a Year 12 student at Sydney’s Emanuel School is one of 25 students Australia-wide to receive the prestigious John Lincoln Youth Community Service Award for his outstanding community service and regular participation in events designed to provide much-needed resources, support or funds for research. Read more

Emanuel School students engineer their way to space

August 4, 2019 by  

Connecting to the upcoming National Science Week celebrations and complementing the school’s established innovation strategy, Sydney’s Emanuel School hosted ex-NASA JPL Engineer, now Amazon Lab126 Product Engineer, Christine Fuller. Read more

UIA NSW launches ‘My Israel’ short film competition 

July 31, 2019 by  

UIA NSW has launched its inaugural Israel short film competition, ‘My Israel’ with various schools in August. Read more

Maccabi dances to its own beat

July 29, 2019 by  

The Maccabi All Abilities dance workshop in Sydney gave kids the opportunity to enjoy dance. Read more

AZYC runs pre-camp training sessions for all Zionist youth movement leaders

July 9, 2019 by  

The 2019 Zionist Youth Movement Winter camp season has officially begun and thousands of campers across Australia are currently creating lifelong friendships, exploring their Zionist and Jewish identities and having an absolute blast. Read more

JNFuture Leaders

July 4, 2019 by  

Fourteen young Australians have returned from Israel inspired, motivated and excited to contribute to Israel and our local Jewish community. Read more

Birthright Israel gears up for the summer season

June 27, 2019 by  

With the support of Gandel Philanthropy its principal Australian partner of eight years, the Zionist Federation of Australia will send 160 young Australians, of which Gandel Philanthropy supports 80, on a 10-day special trip to Israel. Read more

A celebration to remember

June 25, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Kornmehl Centre Emanuel Pre-School recently celebrated its 20thbirthday with over 120 special guests including the Kornmehl family, past and current parents and teachers. Read more

Emanuel Students learn freedom and responsibility

May 30, 2019 by  

Emanuel School’s Year 9 students took part in an interactive and informative day about refugees and the quest for freedom as part of their course on Freedom and Responsibility within our Jewish Tradition. Read more

Israel and Judaism – 10-minute videos for young Jews

May 24, 2019 by  

Jerusalem U, a groundbreaking non-profit media company that aims to connect with young Jews through educational films and videos, is launching a new YouTube channel called “Unpacked,” featuring bite-sized videos that also tell complex, nuanced stories about Israel and Judaism.

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Aussie students compete at the International Bible Quiz in Israel!

May 13, 2019 by  

Australian’s Emanuel Cohavi and Shani Spielman from Kesser Torah College in Sydney have competed in the 56thInternational Bible Quiz. Read more

Emanuel School historians

May 7, 2019 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School’s Year 1 students recently transformed their classrooms into a museum, displaying ‘artefacts’ from years gone by. Read more

Shabbat the Diller Teen Fellows way

March 18, 2019 by  

The Melbourne Diller Teen Fellows have produed their Leadership Shabbaton. Read more

Debating rising star

March 17, 2019 by  

Perth’s Carmel’s Year 10 student, Aviya Solomon has made it through to the first round of candidates selected for the Western Australian Debating League (WADL) State Team. Read more

Emanuel School students take a s­tand

March 14, 2019 by  

Over 150 Emanuel Primary and High School students rallied to voice their concerns about the global climate crisis. Read more

The birth of the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour

February 13, 2019 by  

Noa Bloch writes: In August 1941, in reprisal for a prisoner successfully escaping Auschwitz, the Nazis indiscriminately selected ten prisoners to be starved to death. Read more

Perth’s youth shine at JNF WA’s Green Sunday

February 12, 2019 by  

It was a record year for youth volunteers in WA on Green Sunday with the annual telethon having more students and young adults giving their time to make calls than ever before. Read more

70 years of Jewish education at Scopus

February 11, 2019 by  

Melbourne’s Mount Scopus Memorial College celebrated 70 years of outstanding Jewish education last Friday, exactly 70 years since the school first opened its doors on 8 February 1949. Read more

Full house – participants from six youth movements embark on their gap year in Israel

February 6, 2019 by  

Over 100 young Jewish Australians departed from Melbourne, Sydney and Perth last week to spend a year in Israel on various AZYC (Australian Zionist Youth Council) gap year programs. Read more

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