All posts tagged Stephen Chipkin

JCA welcomes acting CEO

A MAJOR shift in JCA’s leadership – with Bruce Goldsmith stepping down from the role of CEO and Alain Hasson taking over as acting CEO – has been articulated as “bittersweet” by JCA president Stephen Chipkin.

Bernard-Henri Levy keynotes at JCA

More than 1700 people packed the Hordern Pavilion for JCA’s major campaign event featuring French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy and entrepreneur Andrew Kuper.

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.

How the Garvan-Weizmann Centre is ‘transforming medicine’

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics has only been open for 16 months, but has already sequenced an incredible 2.63 million individual human cells.

Partnership boosted by $1 million donation

THE potential to uncover cures and personalised treatments for cancer through advancements in genomic medicine was significantly boosted earlier this month when the partnership between Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science, forged in 2016, receiving its biggest individual donation.

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.

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.

Gen17: Pesach unites us

SEDER celebrations on Friday and Saturday night will see more people across our community come together in a display of their Jewish identity, than any other occasion in the year, according to the findings of the Gen17 survey which were released in the past week.

Making Jewish education affordable

A HECS-style system for Jewish primary schools has been launched to make Jewish education more affordable.