All posts tagged Caulfield Hebrew Congregation

Leading rabbi mourned

THE community is mourning Melbourne’s Rabbi Sholem Gutnick, a senior Chabad rabbi, who passed away at 94 last week.

Same-sex marriage statement rocks rabbinate

A Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) member quit the body's executive and the president apologised within days of an RCV statement urging people to vote against same-sex marriage in the upcoming postal survey.

Rabbis of three hues on ‘blacklist’

THREE Australian rabbis – from mainstream Orthodox, Chabad and Progressive shules – are baffled to be on an Israeli Chief Rabbinate “blacklist” of 160 rabbis worldwide.

‘Compass’ takes on conversion

ABC TV’s Compass will present ‘Ike’s Conversion’ this week, telling the story of 21-year-old Melbournian Ike Curtis, and his journey to Orthodox Judaism through the Melbourne Beth Din.

Sparks fly over gay rabbi’s event

PLANS for Caulfield Hebrew Congregation (CHC) to host the first openly gay Orthodox rabbi speaking about Jewish homosexuality have alarmed sections of the Orthodox community, with a threat of a demonstration outside the shule during this Friday night’s event.

Government announces community grants

CAULFIELD Hebrew Congregation (CHC) received a $250,000 cheque from the Victorian State Government at their Yom Ha’atzmaut breakfast before 400 attendees at The Palladium at Crown on Sunday.

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Judge and Jewry

JEWISH law professionals and Victorian MPs gathered at East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation last week to welcome the 2017 Legal Year in words and song.

Shabbat Project spirit shines

The Melbourne and Sydney Jewish communities are getting into the Shabbat Project spirit, with lots of events in store on November 11 and 12.

All set for Shabbat Project 2016

THE Shabbat Project will be back next month with new and improved offerings designed to engage the Melbourne Jewish community in a global celebration of Shabbat.

She’ela a success, no question

More than 150 Jewish women attended the inaugural She’ela Festival on Sunday (September 4), which featured a variety of talks, workshops and performances by and for Jewish women in the local community.