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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

This year on International Holocaust Remembrance Day we marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

This ceremony at Emmy is a respectful and solemn opportunity for residents and their families, staff and volunteers to remember the 6 million Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust. With a number of Holocaust survivors among our residents, two of whom … Read more

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Bushfire Donation Drive

Residents, volunteers, family members and staff came together to support bushfire victims, donating and assembling more than 400 care packages to those in need.

The response from our community was unbelievable. We liaised with Melbourne charities Operation Angel, Terry Floyd Foundation and BK 2 Basics, as well as Clifton Creek Primary School in East Gippsland to determine what practical items … Read more

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Duldig Still Firing Exhibition

After several sessions of clay sculpting, residents, Bialik students and Club L’Chaim community members enjoyed an afternoon of celebrating their own creativity, while also admiring the works of others at our Duldig Exhibition.

The highly successful Duldig Studio program, Still Firing: Sculpture Journeys in Clay returned to Emmy Monash in 2019, delivering an expanded creative and sensory program for residents … Read more

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Chanukah Family Day

The Emmy community came together in celebration of Chanukah. The day was jam-packed with singing and dancing, and as always it brought a sense of fun, excitement and Jewish spirit to the day.

Both the Central Shule Choir and performer Paul Glass delivered brilliant performances, singing a selection of traditional songs that embraced the spirit of Chanukah. A delicious afternoon … Read more

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Jewish Music Appreciation Series

We are delighted to kick off 2018 with a brand-new program under the Lifelong Learning umbrella. Partnering with the Jewish Learning Together program which was initiated by Dean Ellinson in memory of his mother Varda Ellinson z’l, Emmy Monash will offer a range of eminent speakers to foster Jewish learning on a variety of topics. We launched the program with … Read more

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Melbourne Recital Centre’s Hetty Kate Trio

Residents at Emmy Monash were thoroughly entertained by the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Hetty Kate Trio. Performing two magical concerts, Hetty Kate’s renditions of familiar songs from eras gone by were greatly enjoyed by residents and their families.… Read more

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Anniversary of Kristallnacht

To commemorate the anniversary of Kristallnacht, Pauline Rockman OAM, co-President of the Jewish Holocaust Centre, gave a moving speech at Emmy Monash. Emmy residents who were in Europe in 1938 lit a candle in remembrance.… Read more

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King David School to sing Shabbat songs

There were plenty of smiles when residents from Emmy Monash joined Prep students from the King David School to sing Shabbat songs. Bringing extra naches and joy to the occasion was the fact that two of our residents are the mother and grandmother of both the past and current Kind David School Principals.… Read more

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Mount Scopus Memorial College

Emmy residents, together with Year 9 students from Mount Scopus Memorial College, celebrated the final Bridging the Gap program session for the year. It was a day of mixed emotions as we bid farewell to program leader, and Mount Scopus staff member, Ittay Flescher, who is moving to Israel with his family. The afternoon was filled with walks in the … Read more

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Open House Celebrations

We recently celebrated the opening of our beautiful, newly refurbished facilities at Dandenong Road with a mezuzah ceremony and guided tours of the new rooms. The occasion was very well attended, with many families and friends enjoying a social chat and guided tours of the new rooms and communal spaces.

The upgraded, state of the art facilities now include private … Read more

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