All posts tagged JCA

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.

Fresh hope for Hakoah

DETAILED plans to build a $40-45 million Jewish community centre at White City will be submitted to Woollahra Council next month.

Supporting social change makers

SOME of Australia's top business and entrepreneurial minds will headline the judging panel at this year's third JCA Jumpstart annual pitch event on Wednesday, December 5.

Fighting back on BRCA

“OTHER than fear, I felt empowered," said 39-year-old Sydney-based resident Amanda Isenberg as she described her reaction upon receiving the troubling, life-changing news that she is a carrier of a fault in the BRCA1 gene at age 29.

Why Melbourne should follow Sydney’s lead

The lack of structural communal leadership in Melbourne is a major stumbling block to reducing the cost of Jewish education.

Stalwart Nadel turns 100

Not everyone gets personal letters from the Israeli President and the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defence Forces for their 100th birthday. But then Julius Nadel, who celebrated his centennial milestone on June 8, has certainly lived an extraordinary life.

Campaign raises the alarm

THE edgy theme for JCA's 2018 annual campaign was "Dangerous Ideas", but large crowds at events in Sydney's north and east were in safe hands, as movers and shakers representing a broad spectrum of Jewry were steered by renowned futurist Phill Nosworthy into a discussion about the challenges facing the NSW and ACT Jewish communities.

How tech controls us

AWARD winning poet and filmmaker Max Stossel was working as a social media strategist when he realised “we were getting better as an industry at manipulating human attention than people were at self control”.

Stalwart mourned

FRANK Wolf has been remembered as an astute businessman, an important communal figure, a generous donor and a humble and kind family man.

Building for the future

AS JCA gears up for another year of events, the organisation’s president Stephen Chipkin has reflected on the “interesting, challenging and exciting” year that was, flagging JCA’s engagement with the younger generation as one of the key highlights.