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All Abilities wins Aus Day award

MACCABI Victoria All Abilities has been recognised as the Community Group of the Year by Glen Eira Council at their Australia Day Breakfast Awards.

A marvellous Mitzvah Day

"Phenomenal" and "an outstanding success" were just some of the words used by organisers to describe Mitzvah Day held on Sunday.

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Thirteen Jewish communal organisations have backed a statement regarding the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, condemning the Australian government's lack of compassion and decency as "shameful".

Honouring our humanitarians

SYDNEY’S George Newhouse and Nicole Mekler have been recognised for their outstanding humanitarian work, taking out Stand Up’s Ron Castan Humanitarian Award and Young Humanitarian Award respectively last month.

Melbourne’s latest crop of leaders

TWELVE months of hard work has paid off for the 2016 graduates of the Diller Teen Fellows program.

Melbourne and Sydney set for Mitzvah Day

Jewish Australians are gearing up to cook, collect, and come together for a variety of worthy causes in celebration of Mitzvah Day on Sunday, November 27.

Jewish comedy smorgasbord

The Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival returned as a one-night variety show that combined comedy, cabaret, storytelling and songs in a smorgasbord of entertainment.

Standing up for a better world

A book celebrating the contributions of some of the most outstanding Jewish Australian humanitarians, philanthropists and social justice activists was launched last week at the Jewish Museum of Australia (JMA).

Awards celebrate future leaders

They are young, energetic and brimming with leadership potential, but most of all the 50 nominees and nine winners in the 2016 Jewish Changemaker Awards, held at Sydney’s Emanuel School on July 31, share a commitment of giving their time to help others.

Menorah Awards honour volunteers

THE annual B’nai B’rith Victoria Menorah Awards have been presented to four members of the Jewish community, acknowledging their longstanding commitment to volunteering.