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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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Will My Grandchildren Be Jewish?

    Will My Grandchildren Be Jewish?   25 November 2014 On Sunday night, the Zionist Council of Victoria and the Zionist Federation of Australia night hosted Prof Leonard Saxe, Ph.d and Klutznick Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies and Social Policy at Bradeis University who spoke on the subject of …

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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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Media Release – Jewish Care Victoria.

   Plans for New Aged Care Residence in Carnegie. Jewish Care Victoria is pleased to announce the purchase of land at 1 Wahgoo Road, Carnegie for the future construction of a 120 bed residential aged care facility.  The 7,917sqm site currently has an older style 60 bed aged care facility …

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