Skip to the content | Change text size

ייִדיש מעלבורן YIDDISH MELBOURNE - COMMUNITY SERVICE - Governance

Photo of Keren Mishpachot Hagiborim’s inaugural committee delivers a cheque for $5000 to General Ayl of Israel, Australian Jewish News 1 December 1967

Keren Mishpachot Hagiborim’s inaugural committee delivers a cheque for $5000
to General Ayl of Israel, Australian Jewish News 1 December 1967

Significant numbers of the Yiddish speaking community were active in, and supportive of, the Victorian Jewish Board of Deputies, the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society, the Kadimah, the United Israel Appeal, the Jewish National Fund, Keren Mishpachot Hagiborim, and the Landsmanshaftn committees as well as in establishing both the Yiddish schools and the general community schools.

Hershl Bachrach, Sender Burstin, Leo Fink, Jonas Pushett, Jacob Waks, Bono Wiener, Samuel Wynn, Avram Zeleznikow, were among many Yiddish speakers who spent many  years as volunteer members of governing committees in community service.

Photo of Keren Mishpachot Hagiborim celebrates 13 years of fundraising for Israel, Australian Jewish News 12 December 1980

Keren Mishpachot Hagiborim celebrates 13 years of fundraising for Israel, Australian Jewish News 12 December 1980