Jewish Care Victoria

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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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: 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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