All posts tagged Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe

Construction begins on FREE shule

WITHIN two years, Sydney’s Russian-speaking Jewish community will have a new permanent home.

Wolper Foundation grants bolster five projects

From supporting a suicide prevention strategy tailored to the Jewish community, to boosting services for Jewish senior citizens and people with multiple sclerosis, Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation grants will go a long way.

Panel approves new Bondi shule

AFTER 12 years of frustration, Sydney's Russian-speaking Jewish community is in celebration after Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe's (FREE) long-planned synagogue and community centre finally got the green light last week.

Massive increase from NSW Government

A CONCERTED effort by the community to access NSW government grants has seen a 200 per cent increase in the last 12 months.

FREE lodges fresh DA

FRIENDS of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE) are confident they will be able to build a synagogue on Wellington Street, Bondi, after a new development application (DA) was lodged with Waverley Council.

Bondi shule – setting the record straight

After 11 long years the Russian Jewish community in Bondi was frustrated by the lack of progress when it came to building their new synagogue.

Bondi synagogue application rejected

FRIENDS of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE)’s development application for a new synagogue on Wellington Street has been refused by the Land and Environment Court due to security concerns.

Remembering Babi Yar

In a moving and sombre ceremony on Sunday, the community gathered at Waverley Memorial Gardens to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, in which nearly 34,000 Jews were murdered in two days in Ukraine in 1941.

Wolper’s wellbeing grants

Healthy doses of funding will go to six organisations committed to boosting community wellbeing, thanks to the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation.

Wolper grants boost communal organisations

THE Burger Centre, Hatzolah, Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (FREE) and the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s (NCJWA) Mum for Mum program are the beneficiaries in the Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation’s 2015 round of grants, announced this week.