The B’nai B’rith Victoria Menorah Awards were established in 1978. They are presented annually to worthy recipients who:
All nominations will be considered by the Menorah Awards Committee, usually in October each year. Awards will be offered to individuals who
The names of successful candidates for the ensuing year are advised to the B’nai B’rith membership at the December Combined Units Meeting. Prior to this they are asked to nominate a sponsor, who will prepare the citation for presentation at the Awards Ceremony in May.
Applications for the 2019 Menorah Awards should be sent to:
Chairperson, Menorah Awards,
B’nai B’rith Victoria Office
71 Kooyong Road,
Caulfield North VIC 3161
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
by the last day of September.
Nominators and successful candidates will be notified in December.
Presentations take place in the following May.
BBVIC runs 3-4 main charitable collectathons throughout the year. This year, we had the pre-Pesach Food Collectathon for Impact For Women, and we had a Blitz Winter Clothing and Blankets Collectathon for the Father Bob Maguire Foundation.
Our Hatikvah Unit meet on a regular basis to make calico dolls for the Royal Children’s Hospital, and are currently collecting blankets and linens for the RSPCA Collection.
Unit Akiba are running the Great Book Swap fundraiser in aide of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
Gesher Unit are joining with JECO to do a reverse garage sale.
We are also currently having a drought appeal along with BBANZ for the farmers who are going through this terrible ordeal.
Year round we collect glasses to be sent to Israel in conjunction with TBI. If you have any spare specs, visit the BBVic office and we'll collect them for you.
BBVic remains dedicated to raising awareness of important issues and helping out those less fortunate than us.
To find out more about BBVic projects, see below.
Learn more about how B'nai B'rith Australia / New Zealand is making an impact in communities across our region.