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Jewish Communal Centre (Queensland)

Situated 20 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD, the Jewish Communal Centre (Queensland) is a unique asset for the community. Its facilities include a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, oval and a nature walking trail. It also has fully functioning kitchens and function areas. On its grounds are also Sinai College (a P-7 co-ed Jewish Dayschool), a Community Childcare Centre and a Retirement Village.

Contact: aerlbaum@bigpond.net.au

 

Jewish National Fund of Australia (JNF), Queensland Division

JNF focuses on the greening the State of Israel through the creation, improvement and maintenance of forests and the preservation of natural landscapes and open spaces. JNF is also focused on land development, conservation and reclamation, including in rural and arid areas. Conservation and expansion of water resources, drainage and rehabilitation of river systems, for the good of Israel and the entire region is also a priority. Some of JNF’s contributions include 200 million trees over an area of 800,000 dunams of planted forests, 400,000 dunams of natural woodlands and more than 20 reservoirs.

In Australia, the JNF undertakes extensive promotional campaigns to raise funds for projects and to increase community responsiveness to its work. Special Zionist, ecological and other educational programs are designed to ensure JNF continuity into the future. The JNF commenced activities in Australia in the early 1900s and is considered the most successful ‘Blue Box’ collection country in the world.

Contact: jnfqld@jnfaustralia.com.au
www.jnf.org.au

 

Maccabi Queensland Incorporated

Jewish sporting organisation, competing locally, nationally and internationally.  Maccabi Australian Junior Sports Carnivals are held annually in different cities.  Maccabi Australian International Games are held every four years, also in different cities.  Maccabiah is held in Israel every four years.

Contact: maccabiqld@mac.com
www.maccabiaustralia.com

 

Magen David Adom (Qld)

Fundraising and functions supporting Magen David Adom

Contact: henrymalecki@hotmail.com
www.magendavidadom.org.au

 

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia – Brisbane Section Inc.

NCJWA was founded in Sydney in 1923, and there are now sections in all States.  NCJWA is affiliated with the International Council of Jewish Women. The Brisbane Section was founded in 1927. Our three point platform is to provide support for Israel, local Jewish causes and local non-Jewish causes.  We also have an education platform to inform the general community about Judaism. We hold monthly meetings with a guest speaker, and regular social functions for fund raising.

Contact: cfgold@bigpond.net.au
www.ncjw.org.au

 

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (Gold Coast Section) Inc.

NCJWA supports Jewish, local and national charities as well as its major projects in Israel which reflect Council’s concern for immigrant women’s safety and education: disabled children and adults: environmental/educational projects.
NCJWA affiliates:  Jewish Women’s Breast Cancer Network; Australian Jewish Women in the Arts; and  Australian Jewish Women in the Law.
Social justice, advancement of women, women’s health and bioethics, women’s and children’s safety in families, intercultural and interfaith work, migrant support, community service, education and mentoring

Contact: Bkann@bigpond.net.au
www.ncjw.org.au