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Abuse of Power – 929 English

929 is an international daily study program of Tanach. Rabbi Alon Meltzer wrote the following article on the biblical book of Samuel II, chapter 11, regarding #MeToo, the abuse of power, and our biblical figures.

Why Food Doesn’t Matter at your Next Jewish Event

By Anna Stern For the past 2.5 years, I have worked in the Sydney Jewish community curating and delivering cultural, professional and social experiences. In those 2.5 years, food has often been a major conversation

Laugh Out Loud!!


We sat down with the incredible Moira, to learn all about her background with theatre, what it’s like to work on comedy vs dramatic performances and what she likes most about Jewish jokes.  Can you

A message from the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival Director, Justine Saidman

This past month, I’ve been paying attention. To the songs I hear on the radio on my drive to work, the graffiti on the wall on my walk from the carpark, the photo of my

5 books we’re reading this book month

The weather is cold, the days are dark, and there’s nothing we’d rather be doing than being curled up in bed, with a good book. Or on a train. In between meetings. On the toilet. It’s book month, and we’re happy to be reading anywhere, and everywhere. However you’re celebrating book month: whether you’re planning on coming along to Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival or heading down to a bookstore on Love Your Bookshop Day; we think you should start by reading one (or all) of these amazing books.

What Does Impact Look Like?

By Rabbi Alon Meltzer Every organisation goes through the journey of trying to understand the impact they are creating. Understanding the legacy that they are leaving behind. Figuring out what product they are trying to

Becoming Whole

By Rabbi Alon Meltzer Across cultures there is the idea of finding wholeness. Some call it zen, others mindfulness. It has resurfaced in the present as a catchy buzzword situated alongside green juices, activewear, and

What would you do to survive?

The cast of The Man in the Attic talk about their characters, the lengths we go to for our survival and the enduring legacy of the Holocaust.  

In Search of the Man in the Attic

Celebrated Australian playwright Timothy Daly is the writer behind our fascinating upcoming theatre production, The Man in the Attic.  Daly has graciously shared with us how he came to write this award-winning tale. Every