Mend app to combat homelessness

August 2, 2020 by  
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The Mend app was launched 12 months ago by Bondi’s Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel and Sydney entrepreneur Alexandra Tselios to help identify people living on the street and to link them with appropriate support networks. Read more

$90,000 grants for Jewish institutions in the seat of Vaucluse

November 29, 2018 by  
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Member for Vaucluse, Gabrielle Upton has announced that the Vaucluse Electorate has secured $330,000 for a total of 16 projects through the NSW Government’s 2018 Community Building Partnership Program with $90,000 earmarked for Jewish projects. Read more

First Jewish organisation commits to the National Redress Scheme

July 4, 2018 by  
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The Australian Government has welcomed the announcement that Sydney-based charity Jewish House NSW will join the National Redress Scheme. Read more

NSW Premier to be guest of honour at Jewish House gala dinner

October 7, 2017 by  
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Sydney’s Bondi crisis care and homelessness charity Jewish House will host the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian at their annual Gala Dinner in November. Read more

Rose Batty speaks at Jewish House gala dinner

December 2, 2015 by  
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Over 800 guests attended Sydney’s The Jewish House’s Gala Dinner at which 2015 Australian of the Year Rosy Batty spoke of her personal experiences of family violence. Read more

In the Doghouse

February 26, 2015 by  
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Jewish House in Sydney’s Bondi has built two kennels to house the pets of clients who use the care organisation’s crisis refuge facility. Read more

Chanukah tales

December 22, 2014 by  
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Sydney’s Young Adult Chabad have distributed hundreds of latkes and doughnuts in Martin Place.

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$40,000 for Sydney care organisation

December 14, 2014 by  
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The NSW Government has awarded a $40,ooo grant to Sydney care and refuge facility Jewish House Read more

Jewish House Gala Dinner

December 3, 2014 by  
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Over 500 guests packed Sydney’s Sheraton Wentworth Hotel for The Jewish House Gala Dinner, raising over $250,000 for the care and refuge facility. Read more

In praise of community…writes Gabrielle Upton

November 2, 2014 by  
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There is no darker nightmare for a parent than having your 11-year daughter disappear into the night. Read more

The Rabbi and I

October 28, 2014 by  
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Star of the King and I Teddy Tahu Rhodes will depart from his operatic repertoire to include My Yiddishe Mama when he performs at a Jewish House fundraiser in December. Read more

First Base at First Base

February 21, 2014 by  
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Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull cut through the red tape straddling the entrance to Sydney’s Jewish House’s latest venture…First Base, a 14-roomed Bondi building which will offer temporary housing for the homeless. Read more

Jewish House Gala Dinner

December 2, 2013 by  
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Over 350 guests sang Ma’oz Tzur as Jewish House CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel lit the Menorah at the care organisation’s gala dinner. Read more

Jewish Kennel

August 23, 2013 by  
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Sydney care organisation Jewish House has expanded…it now incorporates Jewish Kennel. Read more

Rap for Jewish House in State Parliament

August 23, 2013 by  
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NSW State member for Vaucluse Gabrielle Upton has told the NSW Parliament of the latest initiative of Bondi’s Jewish House. Read more

Malcolm hold Wentworth? Sure can!

August 21, 2013 by  
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It’s that time of the year…a Federal election and the Jewish House Rosh Hashana food drive. Read more

Barking up the right tree

August 6, 2013 by  
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This week is Homeless Persons Week  and veterinarian Dr Sam Kovac will be using it to launch Project HoPe, an exciting new initiative that aims to help the disadvantaged pets of the homeless.  Read more

Aiding the kennel-less

July 11, 2013 by  
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Sydney’s Jewish House is taking care to a new level…by offering aid to homeless dogs. Read more

Rabbi Woolstone honoured

July 7, 2013 by  
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Sydney’s Jewish House has honoured Rabbi Pinchos Woolstone by officially acknowledging that he was the care organisation’s first rabbi. Read more

Into the Lions’ den

July 5, 2013 by  
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Rabbi Mendel Kastel recently visited Bondi Lions club…and walked away with a $5ooo cheque. Read more

Krispy Kosher Menorah

November 24, 2010 by  
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Every Chanukah, Rabbi Mendel Kastel dreams up a new menorah…and this year he will light a Menorah made from doughnuts. Read more

Prisoners aid Jewish domestic violence victims

August 11, 2010 by  
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The NSW Corrective Services has donated much needed funds to Sydney’s Jewish House…to improve the facilities it provides for victims of domestic violence. Read more

Care Centres join forces

April 9, 2010 by  
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Less than fifteen minutes into the first day of a new agreement sharing emergency services with Queensland, Rabbi Mendel Kestel received his first call for help. Read more

Apr-27 Sydney: Jewish House Business Lunch

March 20, 2010 by  
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Inaugural business lunch at the Sofitel with Premier Kristina Keneally Read more

Hineni cooks up a thank you

February 4, 2009 by  
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Members of Sydney youth group Hineni spent a hot day at the ovens in the OBK bakery at the Sydney Yeshiva….cooking cookies for Prince of Wales Hospital. Read more