Tag Archives: Melbourne

Calls for unblocking of latest film

Documentary filmmaker Saulius Beržinis was recently presented with a B’nai B’rith Australia New Zealand (BBANZ) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the body of research, study, and documentation of Lithuania’s Jewish population during the Holocaust. Read more » »

A single act of altruism makes you feel good

Why do we give back to community? Why should we? Many theories have been expounded, both social and neurological. One theory that is gaining greater acceptance, is based upon brain chemistry. It provides scientific corroboration for what is colloquially known as “the helper’s high”. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith, Social Blueprint, and Caulfield Shule join forces

Caulfield Shule, together with Social Blueprint and B’nai B’rith, hosted an event that delved into the intricacies of various avenues of care. With an audience of 200, the event aimed to shed light on important aspects of this critical subject matter. Read more » »

Singing sensation

Jemma Cher is enjoying a new chapter in her singing career as she performs with a new backing band at gigs at popular Melbourne jazz venues. Read more » »

Deborah Glass tapped for Human Rights Oration

Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass has been announced as the keynote speaker for B’nai B’rith Victoria’s upcoming annual Human Rights Oration. The event will take place on March 15 at the new Melbourne Holocaust Museum. Read more » »

Candidates stand against hate

The Jewish community “knows that I stand with them as a strong friend and ally” Liberal member for Malvern Michael O’Brien said. Read more » »

Marathon Mike runs race against racism

Mike Zervos, CEO of B’nai B’rith Courage to Care has agreed to “Race Against Racism” running a marathon in early October to raise funds and awareness for Courage to Care. He will be taking part in the actual Melbourne Marathon on October 2, and running 42 kilometres. Read more » »

Award recipients set to travel and learn

B’nai B’rith has recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Bernard J. Lustig Scholarship. Now in its 67th year, the scholarship has been awarded to Rabbi Sammy Brygel (full scholarship), Isabel Gelb (full scholarship) and Rabbi Alon Meltzer (partial scholarship. Read more » »

30th anniversary VIP night!

B’nai B’rith Courage to Care celebrated its 30th anniversary last week with a VIP night and exhibition hosted by the Ark Centre. Read more » »

Coming together

B’nai B’rith is holding an event in support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, calling for a First Nations Voice to Parliament, on May 29 at 7.30pm. The event will look at the impact of the recent election and invite the community to the conversation. Read more » »