Conversations about health
Dr Kerryn Phelps will present an informative session "Older and wiser: live your best life" on issues including retirement, superannuation and protection of income, at Emanuel Synagogue on 10 March at 7pm. Members: free (non-members: $10). Click here to book.
Yohai Cohen Quintet
VJs and Jewish Artis will present internationally renowned oud player, vocalist and percussionist Yohai Cohen for a concert on 11 March, 7.30pm, at North Shore Temple Emanuel. Cohen, a native of Safed, performs Moroccan Andalusian and cha'abi (popular) music in Hebrew and Arabic. Tickets: $25; $20 concession. Click here to book.
Annual Leo Baeck Lecture
Alison Harcourt, Victorian Senior Australian of the Year will speak on 17 March at 7.30pm on "Forty Years Wandering Through Judaism" at the Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism.
UIA Progressive Appeal 2019
We are excited to share the news that our distinguished guest speaker for this year's campaign will be Orly Erez Likhovski, head of the legal team at the Israel Religious Action Centre. Israel's "Ruth Bader Ginsburg", Orly has:
Orly Erez Likhovski will speak at public functions in Melbourne and Sydney:
Thursday 14 March
Temple Beth Israel at 7.30pm
Monday 18 March at 7.00pm
ACT Jewish Community
A Purim party on 21 March will follow the Megillah reading at 5.30pm, featuring a carnival, dinner, interactive activities for kids and a Purim spiel.
Beit Shalom Synagogue
Dress up, pop into your Yellow Submarine and join for a night of fun, frivolity, Fab Four songs and Beit-el Mania on 21 March; Megillah reading at 6pm; Purim spiel at 7pm. $10 per person; $20 per family.
Purim party with family craft activities, Megillah reading and Purim spiel, followed by potluck finger food, on 20 March at 6.30pm. Purim Carnival on 24 March, 2-4pm (Venue TBC).
Bat-Mensch: Holy Hamentaschen, it's Purim! Join Bat-Mensch and Rivkah as our kippah-ed crusaders fight the evil Haman on 20 March. Megillah reading at 6.15pm, followed by the spiel.
A Merry Potter Purim on 20 March at 5-8pm, featuring Purim spiel, food, Megillah reading and kids' activities. Members: $10 adult; $5 child; $25 family (Non-members: $12 adult; $7 child; $35 family).
Purim party and fancy dress on 20 March. More details soon.
North Shore Temple Emanuel
A backwards service on 20 March will feature unexpected musical fun with the choir, with Megillah reading and Latkes vs Hamentaschen Debate.
Temple Beth Israel
Purim Spiel and Megillah Schmegilah on 20 March at 5.30pm.
Purim party on 20 March at 6pm for Megillah reading, following by a party and Oneg-style meal. Bring a non-meat dish to share (sweet or savoury) and wear your fancy dress (praises awarded for best costumes).
Etz Chayim Annual Women's Seder