1936 – 2016
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|Executive Council of Australian Jewry||ECAJ||5|
|NSW JBoD Jewish Board of Deputies||NSW JBod||10|
|Jewish Communal Appeal||JCA||15|
|State Zionist Council||SZC||20|
|Council of Jewish Education of NSW BJE||CJE||30|
|Public Relations Committee||PubRelCom||35|
|Social Justice Committee||SJCom||40|
|Institute of Jewish Community Development||IJCD||45|
|Holocaust Remembrance Committee||HRemCom||50|
|Jewish Arts and Culture Council||JACC||55|
This collection contains a collection of series of records created and maintained in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies.
Series 001 – 082 shows the various activities, functions, transactions and programmes of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies over the decades in Australia. The files cover the work of the Board by professional staff and the following committees which are education; public relations; community relations; Holocaust Remembrance and social justice.
The files cover the core programs and functions within each department in the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies:
Jewish and intercultural education for primary and secondary students, as well as networking and resource sharing between educators in the Jewish and wider communities;
Interactions with the media, government and other institutional arms of the public and private sectors; works to combat racism and antisemitism; monitors the media and works to ensure the physical security and well-being of the Jewish community. Administers a Speaker Service and keeps the public informed of issues relating to Israel and the Jewish community; constructive partnerships with non-government organisations, interest groups, religious bodies, women’s’ groups, think tanks and other civil society groups in a manner that will assist the NSW Jewish community in meeting its strategic priorities as determined from time to time by the relevant organs of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies.; organises Holocaust educational and commemorative activities and awareness campaigns for the Jewish and general community; articulates Jewish values in relation to human rights and social justice issues which arise within both the Jewish and general communities; raises awareness with the Jewish community about such issues; and distributes information and organises activities in relation to Jews experiencing. oppression or distress anywhere in the world.