All posts tagged charity

Orah Fund’s $500k milestone

THE Orah Fund – an Australian investment fund that donates all management fees to Jewish charities in Australia and Israel – reached a major milestone last week of delivering just over $500,000 worth of grants since it was established in December 2016.

Besen family grants ‘from the heart’

THE Besens are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Besen Family Foundation with a program of significant multi-year grants reflecting the history of the family's philanthropy.

ORAH Project giving charities a boost

JEWISH charities are the big winners in the latest round of donations provided by the ORAH Project, an innovative investment fund established by Sydney's Carole and Russel Pillemer.

Accident inspires Harkham to help Myanmar kids

After receiving a knee transplant from a 13-year-old car accident victim, Richie Harkham decided to honour the boy’s memory by building a school in Myanmar in his name.

Creating helping hands

A biomedicine and engineering student at Monash University is using 3D printing to create prosthetic hands for children who have physical disabilities.

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World Vision Gaza head trial begins

Court proceedings started this week against Mohammad El-Halabi, the Gaza man accused of siphoning World Vision charity money to Hamas.

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A piece of history for charity

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.

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Jett around the world

Changing the face of educational children's books is husband-and-wife team Danielle and Josh Wakerman, authors of the "Jett Around The World" series.

Tov for Tov ‘brings goodness to the world’

Tov for Tov has launched its 2016 community raffle to raise vital funds for Jewish communities throughout NSW and Victoria.

Album helps feed the needy

JESSICA Chapnik Kahn never expected her music to provide more than 27,000 meals to people in need, but that’s what has happened for the Sydney-based singer-songwriter who is better known