Community

Homelessness – We are All Just One Life Break Away.

Numerous events occur throughout the year that remind us all that there are people currently homeless or at risk of homelessness – Homelessness Prevention Week, World Homeless Day and National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, recently held in America. But what do we really understand about the issue of homelessness, …

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Sydney Subbotnik Shabbat Dinner Attracts Over 100.

From Melbourne to Sydney With Love: By Sarah Bendetsky. On 23-24 October, over 1 million Jews around the world marked the International Shabbat Project with communal challah baking sessions, festive dinners and Havdallah concerts. Among them, more than 100 Russian Jewish community members in Sydney attended the  communal Shabbat Dinner, …

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Russian Rosh Hashanah Fun Day – Sydney Shabbat Dinner

Written by  Sarah Bendetsky Co-Founder of Subbotnik. Over 170 people gathered at Subbotnik’s Pre-Rosh Hashana Funday at Russian Sunday School Lider in Melbourne’s Caulfield North. Subbotnik is a Russian term for volunteering action commonly held on Saturdays Hosted by a young, dynamic volunteer-driven organisation Subbotnik in partnership with the Russian Sunday School …

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Traditions Engraved in the Soul.

Traditions Engraved in the Soul Come to Life at Subbotnik’s Challah Making Night. Written by Sarah Bendetsky. On Thursday, 30 July, close to 60 Russian-speaking Jewish people gathered for a Challah, Falafel, Music and Wine Night in Moorabbin. Victoria. Hosted by Subbotnik* and Kangarusski organisations and themed around Shabbat’s key …

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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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All Shuk Up.

Written by Hayley Hadassin for the Zionist Federation of Australia. The Zionist Federation of Australia’s Israel Program SHUK came to Sydney and Melbourne and was a tremendous success. As the largest Israel programs fair held in Australia it was a great opportunity for people thinking about participating on short or …

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Hand in Hand with Israel in Remembrance and Celebration.

Hand in Hand with Israel in Remembrance and Celebration – Zionist Council of Victoria Presents 2015 Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom Hazikaron Programs March 2015 The Zionist Council of Victoria, in partnership with the United Israel Appeal and with the assistance and generous support of communal and corporate partners, is pleased …

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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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