Jewish Care Victoria

Holocaust survivors speak of their ‘Hopes and Fears’ in a new video.

Jewish Care Victoria launched its video, ‘Hopes and Fears’, on 23 October 2017. ‘Hopes and Fears’ is the final video in the ‘Rising From the Ashes’ Holocaust documentary series which aims to highlight how the trauma experienced by Holocaust survivors transcends generations, impacting their children and grandchildren, and ensure we …

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New Research Aims to Understand 40 Years of Russian Migration in Melbourne

Jewish Care Victoria in partnership with Monash University Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) hosted the launch of The Jewish Care Victoria and Monash University Avraham Zeleznikow Russian Jewish Immigrants PhD Scholarship on 18 July 2016. The 3-year scholarship will focus on researching the settlement experiences of the Russian-speaking Jewish …

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Jewish Care Victoria: Record number graduate from Aged Care Course.

A record number of students have graduated from the Certificate III in Aged Care and Home & Community Care course, hosted by Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Employment and Education Centre. 17 students graduated from the course, which has been run three times through Jewish Care in partnership with Selmar Education Institute. The course is …

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Jewish Care’s Annual Appeal Dinner 2016.

Jewish Care Victoria hosted over 420 supporters at its 2016 Annual Appeal Dinner at Leonda by the Yarra, Hawthorn on Wednesday 1 June 2016. The audience enjoyed an evening of heartfelt personal stories, musical entertainment and emotive videos, with Annual Appeal Committee Member Georgia Danos as Master of Ceremonies. Manders …

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Our Israel. Our Home – Jewish Care video to Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Our Israel. Our Home – New Video From Jewish Care to Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut Jewish Care Victoria is proud to launch its second video, ‘Our Israel. Our Home.’ in its Holocaust documentary series titled ‘Rising From the Ashes’, in celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut – Israel’s Day of Independence (12 May …

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Jewish Care Launches Holocaust Documentary Series .

Rising From the Ashes: Jewish Care Launches Holocaust Documentary Series. Jewish Care Victoria is proud to launch its first video, ‘The Greatest Loss’ in its Holocaust documentary series titled ‘Rising From the Ashes’, in commemoration of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Memorial Day (5 May 2016). As Melbourne is home to …

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Media Release: A New Era Opens for Disability Respite Services.

Over 150 guests attended Jewish Care Victoria’s much-anticipated official opening of The Coppel & Piekarski Family Disability Respite Centre in Caulfield on Thursday 17 March 2016. Special guests included Martin Foley MP, and major donors Michael and Michelle Coppel. This milestone marks the beginning of an exciting new era for …

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Jewish Care Victoria Volunteer Crowned Senior Achiever

Jewish Care Volunteer Crowned Senior Achiever at Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. By Jenna Chaitowitz Jewish Care Victoria’s longstanding volunteer, Masha Zeleznikow OAM won the Council on the Ageing Senior Achiever Award on 1 October 2015 (International Day of Older Persons) at the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. …

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Media Release: Jewish Care Victoria.

Jewish Care Crowdfunding Aims to Improve Senses Jewish Care Victoria is launching its first digital crowdfunding campaign, ‘Cents for Senses’ on 21 July 2015 to raise funds for vital equipment to be used in the adult and children’s sensory rooms located in the new Disability Respite Centre in Caulfield. Jewish …

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Media Release: Jewish Care Victoria

Valued Bequestors Honoured by Jewish Care   Longstanding supporters Richard and Marietta Manders OBM (Z’L), who were responsible for an extraordinary $3.5M bequest to Jewish Care, were remembered and celebrated at a special commemoration held on Sunday, February 8.   The bequest was received by Jewish Care in 2012. However, …

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Media Release: Jewish Care Victoria

Media Release 3 February 2015 By Donna Surdut Inaugural Graduating Class for Jewish Care and Selmar Partnership The inaugural graduation of students who have completed Certificate III in Aged Care/ Home and Community Care took place this week at Jewish Care, with ten graduates receiving their qualification. The nationally-accredited aged …

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Jewish Care to Receive Significant Funding Boost

Jewish Care to Receive Significant Funding Boost from Claims Conference Media Release 15 December 2014   Following the announcement by the Claims Conference of an allocation of: USD $10.7 million to support Holocaust survivors in Australia in 2015, Jewish Care Victoria is extremely pleased to announce that it has been …

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A Wedding Shared at Montefiore Melbourne.

For the first time in many decades, a wedding took place in the garden at Montefiore Home’s Community Residence, and what a simcha it was! Smorgon Nursing Home Nurse, Natasha Katz, 24, decided she would celebrate her wedding with the people she cares for on a daily basis, who have …

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International Day for People with a Disability

International Day for People with a Disability is celebrated by Jewish Care By Donna Surdut Jewish Care celebrated the International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) with a fun-filled family event at Hamerkaz Shelanu on Sunday, 30 November, with around 150 guests. The day aims to promote an understanding …

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A Look Back in Time Celebrating Bar/Bat Mitvahs.

The unique and innovative B’nei Mitzvah initiative, run by Jewish Care in partnership with the Pratt Foundation, is appealing to all members of our community to send in their cherished bar/bat mitzvah photos The idea for a photo campaign came about from Emma Boyar, Jewish Care’s Next Generation Manager, who …

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AGM Celebrates a Strong Past Year and Impressive Future

25 November 2014 AGM Celebrates a Strong Past Year and Impressive Future Jewish Care’s Annual General Meeting, held at Monash University, Caulfield in the presence of more than 100 people, highlighted the impressive achievements of the organisation over the past financial year. These include supporting over 4800 clients across all …

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A new Website for Jewish Care Victoria.

An Online World for Jewish Care and its Community Three years ago, Jewish Care launched its first full-scale website, which won a ‘Best in Class’ Interactive Media Award under the ‘Community’ category. Since then, the site has grown and user’s needs have changed, resulting in the release of a new-look …

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Leadership Forum Focuses on Social Inclusion

    6 November 2014 Leadership Forum Focuses on Social Inclusion By Donna Surdut Jewish Care Victoria’s Jewish Advisory Committee (JAC) held its first Jewish Community Leadership Forum last Tuesday, October 28, at the Glen Eira Town Hall Auditorium, with over 70 participants, including leaders from various Jewish, social and …

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Jewish Care Plans for New Community Housing

Jewish Care Plans for New Community Housing   Media Release 15 October 2014 Jewish Care Victoria is pleased to announce the submission of an application for a town planning permit to the City of Port Philip, for the development of a major community housing project in East St Kilda.   …

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New community milestone for Melbourne.

 on for article   Foundations Laid for a Community Milestone: New Jewish Care Disability Respite Centre. Politicians, community VIPs and families have  attended the laying of the foundations of Jewish Care’s $8.5 million Disability Respite Centre for children and adults living with disability.  The state-of-the-art Jewish Care Disability Respite Centre …

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