All posts tagged Chabad of RARA

Search for ‘lost’ Jews

From the outback to tropical Queensland, a new TV documentary follows two Chabad of RARA rabbis as they go off the beaten track in their mitzvah tank in search of ‘lost’ Jews.

First bar mitzvah in Townsville

LAST month, Barnabas Sarnyai achieved more than a milestone. Not only did the 13-year-old perform his bar mitzvah – he was the first to do so, ever, in the northern

Chanukah goes rural

Chabad of RARA will spread Chanukah light and joy in Jewish communities around our vast continent, with an impressive 21 celebrations planned.

RARA aims big with Charidy

Chabad of RARA (Regional and Rural Australia) will enlist to carry out a 24-hour campaign (from 2pm on August 22) in which they are seeking to raise $250,000 to continue and improve their services.

North Qld’s new shlichim

JEWISH residents and travellers in Northern Queensland will for the first time have a permanent Chabad presence in the area with the appointment of Rabbi Ari and Mushkie Rubin as shlichim.

Abor-mitzvah at Uluru

A JEWISH-ABORIGINAL didgeridoo player was able to celebrate his bar mitzvah at Uluru recently thanks to the travelling rabbis of Chabad of Rural and Regional Australia (RARA).

Bushfire victims house ‘became a big oven’

DAVID Lake lost his home and nearly all of his possessions when the bushfire that destroyed more than 200 homes engulfed his house in Winmalee in the Blue Mountains of NSW.

Jewish families among the deluged

JEWISH Queenslanders are among the thousands of people affected by the recent disastrous floods in the Sunshine State.