Jewish House, is thrilled to welcome Rabbi, Mendel Grossbaum, as new rabbinical lead for the organisation. Rabbi Grossbaum’s appointment to Jewish House will allow CEO Rabbi Mendel Kastel OAM the capacity to grow and develop the organisations critical crisis care work in the community. This year will mark Rabbi Kastel’s 10th year as CEO of
Jewish House are leading innovators of the New York City HomeBase model of homelessness intervention and prevention methodology and have dedicated over 2 years of resources and expertise to measure and evaluate the outcomes of our programs of intervention and case management for homeless clients. The "Ending Homelessness" report was launched by John
Supported by JNF and the Bill Crews Exodus Foundation – our annual Coles Yes We Can food drive was a huge success this year! With food collection bins in more than 30 stores across Sydney, Jewish House collected more than 5,000 non-perishable items for our clients and people in need.
On Friday 27 October, Jewish House held its annual police remembrance service at the Central Synagogue honouring our local servicemen and women. The Police Commissioner, all local station commanders, and MP Gabrielle Upton attended. Jewish House has a strong relationship with our NSW police force, with Rabbi Mendel Kastel OAM holding the position
On Sunday 8 October, Jewish House and JNF partnered in our very first ever Sukkot Family Day Out at Taronga Zoo! Our first year was a huge success and saw over 1,000 guests attending and celebrating Sukkot all together. We had educational information on Zoo animals for children to learn about, delicious kosher
Jewish House was a proud supporter of the recent Hack4Homelessness Hackathon event, looking at progressive ways to tackle the growing issue of homelessness in our community. Jewish House CEO, Rabbi Mendel Kastel OAM was thrilled to attend and be an official host at the event. We look forward to partnering in future skill