Personal Spotlight

Personal stories from the many people who make up our wonderful, diverse and dynamic community. We thank them all for taking the time to share.

Canberra – A place that counts in our community

The ACT community was formally established in 1951 with the National Memorial Centre opening twenty years later- welcomes all Jewish people to Canberra and enjoys diverse religious, educational, cultural and social activities. The Centre is home to both Orthodox and Progressive congregations.

Through names we connect to history

A much loved and respected member of the Sydney Jewish museum team, Dr Rebecca Kummerfeld farewelled the organisation after six and a half years. This is her final speech.

It’s a good thing we were there today

You join the CSG and meet like-minded people with big hearts who want to give back.

The Two of Us

Meet Adam Silver, a young and dynamic community member with a lived experience of mental health.

Connecting as a family

'One of our favourite PJ books is Todah - a real testament to Jewish values of being grateful for the world we live in. It's about embracing the Jewish way.'

Developing an army of volunteers

Lana manages upwards of 500 volunteers