A new president for B’nai B’rith NSW

January 12, 2022 by  
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Janine Zimbler has been elected as the new Council President of B’nai B’rith NSW. Read more

2021 Young Adult Changemaker Awards feature $5000 category honouring Joshua Levi

September 6, 2021 by  
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Nominations are now open for this year’s B’nai B’rith & JNF Youth & Young Adult Changemaker Awards program. Read more

KKL-JNF and B’nai B’rith mark heroism of Jewish Rescuers during Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony 

May 3, 2019 by  
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The B’nai B’rith World Centre in Jerusalem and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) have held a unique joint Holocaust commemoration ceremony on Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah). Read more

Changemakers shine

June 28, 2018 by  
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Perth’s Carmel School graduate Talya Faigenbaum and current Year 12 student, Gila Cherny recently won in their categories at the JNF B’nai B’rith Jewish Changemaker Awards in Sydney. Read more

Human Rights in Australia under fire

June 27, 2018 by  
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Liberal MP Julian Leeser is to deliver the 2018 B’nai B’rith Human Rights Address in Sydney. Read more

B’nai B’rith Victoria turns seventy

June 16, 2015 by  
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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 call to Jewish artists

As part of the 2015 Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage Sydney’s B’nai B’rith and Newtown Synagogue are planning an exhibition of the work of Jewish artists and an art market… Read more

The Changemakers

March 3, 2015 by  
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B’nai B’rith & JNF will acknowledge those whose contributions have helped society. Read more

B’nai B’rith welcomes decision holding PLO liable for terror attacks

February 26, 2015 by  
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B’nai B’rith International and The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission have hailed and welcomed the decision by the jury in a New York federal court against the Palestinian Authority and the PLO holding them liable for terror attacks that killed 33 Americans and injured more than 450 during the Second Intifada. Read more

Dealing with online hate

February 18, 2015 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has become the first Australian organisation to join the ADL’s Working Group on Cyberhate which includes YouTube, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Twitter.   Read more

Effective Relationship Program

January 30, 2015 by  
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The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia Victorian Section is offering a nine session program to support single Jewish women improve their intimate relationships. Read more

Calling all game-changers

December 21, 2014 by  
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B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Anti Defamation Unit and JNF Australia are calling for nominations for their annual National “Game Changers” Awards. Read more

Only if it becomes necessary

July 9, 2014 by  
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Over 1000 members of the Melbourne Jewish community attended this year’s ADC-Gandel Oration given by John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Read more

Melbourne’s B’nai B’rith Menorah Awards 2014

June 3, 2014 by  
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The Annual B’nai B’rith Menorah Awards now in the 37th year, recognise volunteers who work quietly behind the scenes, giving many decades of service to the community. Read more

Melbourne Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration

January 21, 2014 by  
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The Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith, together with the City of Port Phillip, has held the annual Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration marking the date on which he was arrested by the Russians in Budapest, Hungary. Read more

B’nai B’rith on Mitzvah Day

November 29, 2013 by  
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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


B’nai B’rith and Hatzolah participate in drugs forum

April 25, 2013 by  
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More than 150 members of the Melbourne community have attended  a “Drugs Without Borders: Rethinking Responses”, forum organized by B’nai B’rith Victoria. Read more

Victorian teachers welcomed back

February 23, 2013 by  
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Fourteen Victorian educators have been welcomed back from the 2012/13 Holocaust studies course at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.  Read more

Wallenberg to Wallenberg

October 11, 2010 by  
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Melbourne’s B’nai B’rith Raoul Wallenberg Unit recently issued stamps commemorating the memory of the war hero selling them around the world…including to a collector in Raoul Wallenberg St, Haifa. Read more