The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is Australia’s first university. Over the past 150 years, the University has built an international reputation for its outstanding teaching and as a centre of research excellence.

Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, University of Sydney

Mandelbaum House has close ties to the Department, encouraging students to take up courses there and offering residential scholarships to those pursuing studies or research in the department.


The Australian Association of Jewish Studies.

Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS)

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) is the federal body for Jewish Student societies at universities and colleges in Australia and New Zealand, and caters for a broad spectrum of Jewish students as well as the wider community. AUJS provides a wide variety of activities including cultural, social, educational, political and religious forums, as well as national conferences and Israel Programs.

Newtown Synagogue

Newtown Synagogue is Sydney’s oldest suburban synagogue, and was established in 1819. An eight minute walk from the College on Georgina St (off King St), Newtown, the synagogue membership combines long established Australian residents, migrant and local newcomers and students. [email protected]

The Australian Jewish Historical Society

The Australian Jewish Historical Society is the most expansive deposit of Australian Judaica in Australia. Appointments to view the archives can be made by email: [email protected]

Jewish Australia Online

Jewish Australia Online has information on Jewish life in Australia, with updated events listings and links galore.


OzTorah explores the teachings of Jewish tradition from a contemporary Australian perspective. Written by Rabbi Raymond Apple, Co-Master of Mandelbaum House, the website offers insights into the Torah readings, an Ask the Rabbi forum, and various articles on Jewish and interfaith themes.