Media Releases

Gender Equity: Tips, Hurdles and Successes”.

Jennifer Huppert, President JCCV joined with Annette Charak and Cameron Mc Leod on NCJWA (Vic)’s webinar, “Gender Equity: Tips, Hurdles and Successes”. The webinar launched the NCJWA (Vic) ’s creation of a Community of Practice for gender equality within the Jewish community. The goal is to support Jewish organisations achieve gender equality and fulfill their gender equality pledges.

18 August 2020 - Click here to view


JCCV Plenum Online Success

Bumper audience for online JCCV Plenum: The JCCV affiliates have embraced the opportunity to connect online for the May Plenum meeting and be fully briefed regarding communal matters.

6 May 2020 - Click here for the full press release


Updates for the Victorian Jewish Community on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Top line updates: Synagogues, Childcare for essential workers, employment, Victoria Premier & Federal Government updates.

4 April 2020 - Click here for the full press release


Information for Victorian Jewish Community on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We stand with you during these challenging times and will continue to bring the Victorian Jewish community together by online communication. Our news updates for the Jewish Community, advocacy work, support of our affiliates and friends is our absolute priority.

25 March 2020 - Click here for the full press release


To our JCCV Community

We stand with you during these challenging times and will continue to bring the Victorian Jewish community together by online communication. Our news updates for the Jewish Community, advocacy work, support of our affiliates and friends is our absolute priority.

24 March 2020 - Click here for the full press release


COVID-19 Updates

A Jewish Community Taskforce has been established to advise our community regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and security of our community is our paramount priority. We are especially mindful of those most vulnerable in our families, friendship groups and workplaces, and those most isolated. We are continually reviewing directives from the Government and Department of Health to inform and protect members of our community in a changing environment. We are working closely with the Executive Council of Australian Jewry who as the national Jewish roof-body are proactively assisting with information and services to assist nationally

19 March 2020 - Click here for the full press release


JCCV Yom Hashoah Commemoration to be Live Streamed

The JCCV Yom Hashoah Commemoration will now only be live streamed, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There will NOT be a commemoration at the Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University in 2020.

17 March 2020 - Click here for the full press release


Bushfire Relief Appeal soars over $3Million

The generosity of Jewish Victorians has resulted in over $3Million being raised for the Victorian Jewish Bushfire Relief Appeal, as announced at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Plenum on Monday evening.

4 March 2020 - Click here for the full press release


Keeping Children Safe-

JCCV co-hosted the Launch of the joint services of TZEDEK/SECASA to extend their reach on best practice across the Jewish community to keep children safe from sexual abuse and family violence.

26 February 2020 - Click here for the full press release


“Jews of Pride” huge success at 25th Pride March

Returning for the third year in a row, the award-winning Jews of Pride contingent brought song, dance and festivity to the streets of St Kilda, as part of the 25th annual Pride March, on Sunday February 2 2020.

3 February 2020 - Click here for the full press release



The Victorian Jewish Bushfire Relief Appeal

The Victorian Jewish Bushfire Relief Appeal has gained significant support and momentum as a unified, inclusive voice of solidarity, standing with all Victorians impacted by the devastating bushfires across our state and nation.

15 January 2020 - Click here for the full press release

The Victorian Jewish Bushfire Relief Appeal

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria stands in solidarity with all Victorians affected by the devastating bushfires across our state and nation. Jewish Australians have a proud history of offering support and services to those in crisis and the recent catastrophic bushfires have affected families and individuals across generations, homes, workplaces, farms, livestock and natural habitat.

8 January 2020 - Click here for the full press release