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We are a non-profit on a mission to showcase all the incredible individuals, organisations, businesses, and initiatives that make our community thrive. From social and cultural interests and inspiring events to aid and support, we’ve got it all!

Upcoming Events

Events Calendar Sponsored by 180 Markets

Cost of Living Toolkit

Discover money-saving strategies without sacrificing your lifestyle. Our toolkit covers key areas like Medical, Utilities, and Interest-Free Loans in part one of our series. We will be adding more categories in coming weeks.

Featured Content

Take a look at our growing content under Blogs | Videos. New content is being uploaded weekly.

Our mission is to create connections within the community to empower each person’s journey. While you are on your individual journey we are opening your eyes to others, intertwining those who might be crossing your path along their own journey.  These synergies inspire, enrich and strengthen our Jewish community.

Through our Everybody Has A Story video series we highlight different issues and life choices.

Our aim is to open people’s minds and inspire our community. 

Sponsored by Tammy & Simon Feldman
Jo Star Interview

Saving Hearts, Building Bridges: Jo Star’s Transformative Journey from Israel to Rwanda

Jo Star, CEO of Save A Child just returned from a life-changing trip to Israel and Rwanda. She talks to Amanda Smorgon about her adventure including reuniting a child, who had life-changing surgery in Israel, with her family in Rwanda after months be... read more

Mia Zaitman Interview

From Battlefield to Wisdom: Mia’s Journey in the Israeli Army 🪖🇮🇱

Mia Zaitman is a 22 year old Australian who served 2.8 years in the Israeli Army, discussing her combat experience and dedication during times of conflict. She is heading back to Israel next month. read more

David Schizer Interview

David M. Schizer, Emeritus & Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics Columbia Law School

Watch an insightful interview with Greg Lowe, where David Schizer shares his reflections on how global events since October 7th have shaped Columbia University and the landscape of education worldwide. Gain valuable insights into his perspectives on ... read more

Rysia Rozen OAM Interview

🌟 Exclusive Interview: A Lifetime of Service and Inspiration with Rysia Rozen OAM 🌟

Join us for an incredible interview with the remarkable Rysia Rozen OAM, as she sits down with the inspiring Michelle Dubrowin. 🎤✨⁠ ⁠ At 83 years young, Rysia has dedicated her life to making a difference in her community. From her 20-year stint in... read more

Dan Sztrajt

Journey Back Home: Greg Lowe Interviews Mount Scopus Memorial College’s New Principal Dan Sztrajt

Join us for an engaging interview as Greg Lowe sits down with Dan Sztrajt, the newly appointed principal of Mount Scopus Memorial College. Dan's journey is nothing short of remarkable, as he shares his experiences from a student at Mount Scopus to a ... read more

Mark Leach - Never Again Is Now

Mark Leach: Championing Antisemitism Eradication with “Never Again Is Now”

Greg Lowe interviews Mark Leach, Co-Founder of “Never Again Is Now” - a movement making antisemitism unthinkable. An Anglican Pastor for 25 years. A connector, activator, working across boundaries for the renewal of our culture. Never Again is Now is... read more

Associate Professor Joel Symons

Associate Professor Joel Symons Discusses Volunteer Work, Perioperative Medicine, & Community

Associate Professor Joel Symons, an esteemed figure in the field of anaesthesia and perioperative medicine, recently completed a two-week volunteering period at Hadassah Ein Kerem in Jerusalem. Greg Lowe, sat down with him to delve into his experienc... read more

Ittay Flescher Interview

Ittay Flescher: Jerusalem Peacemaker and Journalist

Former high school teacher Ittay Flescher moved from Melbourne to Jerusalem in 2018. Since then, he has been working at Kids4Peace Jerusalem, an interfaith youth movement for Jewish, Christian and Muslim teenagers. He is also the co-host of the popul... read more

Latest Blueprint Stories

Recent Blueprint Stories | Blog Posts. Keep checking back for new posts.

Never Again: The Fight Against Antisemitism

Never Again: The Fight Against Antisemitism

In a powerful new documentary, Josh Frydenberg investigates the devastating impact of antisemitism on Australia. For the former Treasurer of Australia, this issue goes beyond politics.It is about the kind of country Australia should be. Following... read more

Australian Public Figure Contact List by Sector

Australian Public Figure Contact List by Sector

We have curated a comprehensive list of contact details for prominent Australian public figures, including influencers, media personalities, university and government officials, for your convenience.View, save and download read more

Show of Force with Tammi Faraday

Show Of Force With Tammi Faraday

Are you fed up with the brazen anti-Israel, anti-Jewish bias in Western media? Are you hungry for rigorous journalism & the real stories behind the headlines? Then you’ve come to the right place. Meet Tammi Faraday. She is the host and her sho... read more

Jo Star Interview

Saving Hearts, Building Bridges: Jo Star’s Transformative Journey from Israel to Rwanda

Jo Star, CEO of Save A Child just returned from a life-changing trip to Israel and Rwanda. She talks to Amanda Smorgon about her adventure including reuniting a child, who had life-changing surgery in Israel, with her family in Rwanda after months be... read more

Universities

University Contact List

 Ready to make your voice heard?  Check out our comprehensive list of contact numbers for universities! Whether you want toshare your thoughts, advocate, call security, make a complaint engage in meaningful conversations,we’ve ... read more

fighting antisemitism

Fighting antisemitism and prejudice one school at a time

In the face of escalating hate speech and discrimination, it is imperative that we act decisively to educate and empower our young people.As CEO of education charity Courage to Care, I am blessed to spend time with our treasured Holocaust Survivo... read more

Key Media Contacts Australia

Key Australian Media Contacts

Ready to make your voice heard? Check out our comprehensive list of contact numbers for Australian media! Whether you want to share your thoughts, advocate for a cause, or engage in meaningful conversations, we've got you covered.We would lik... read more

Government

Key Government Contact List

Ready to make your voice heard? Check out our comprehensive list of contact numbers for government officials!Whether you want toshare your thoughts, advocate for a cause, engage in meaningful conversations,we've got you covered... read more

Israel Resources

Key Media Contacts Australia

Key Australian Media Contacts

Ready to make your voice heard? Check out our comprehensive list of contact numbers for Australian media! Whether you want to share your thoughts, advocate for a cause, or engage in meaningful conversations, we've got you covered.We would lik... read more

Government

Key Government Contact List

Ready to make your voice heard? Check out our comprehensive list of contact numbers for government officials!Whether you want toshare your thoughts, advocate for a cause, engage in meaningful conversations,we've got you covered... read more

Israel Positivity Influencers

Israel Positivity Influencer List

We are excited to bring you a list of Israel positivity influencers. We would like to thank all those who contributed to our list and hope that you find some new and exciting people to follow and garner positivity. Click below to open the list. read more

Racism in Schools

Preventing and responding to racism in schools, and strengthening cultural safety

The State of Victoria (Department of Education) has put together a reference guide for preventing and responding to racism in schools and strengthening cultral safety.If you are experiencing any racism related issues at your childs school this r... read more

Everyone Counts Educational Toolkit

EVERYONE COUNTS The # B r i n g T h e m H o m e N o w Educational Toolkit

Do you want to help, but aren’t sure how?

This value-based tool for educators and individuals enables you to learn and act:  at home, in your school and your community. Th... read more

Gift Giving as a form of Advocacy

Purim Resources: Mishloach Manot – Gift Giving as a Form of Advocacy

Purim Resources

How can the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot on Purim, be used as a tool for action and advocacy for the hostages?

Purim is the only Jewish Holiday whe... read more

Taking responsibility for others in time of need

Purim Resources: Taking Responsibility for Others in Times of Crisis

Purim Resources

How do I balance my self-interest with my responsibility to care for others? How can Queen Esther from the Purim story inspire us to take responsibility for our ...

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Celebrations and War Blog post

How can we celebrate while so many of our brothers and sisters worldwide are suffering?

How can we celebrate while so many of our brothers and sisters worldwide are suffering” was the question I was asked by a father whose son will soon be celebrating his Bar Mitzvah.“We are being encouraged to tone down on the Simcha of our upcomin... read more

Love notes to Israel

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Embracing Our Community

The Social Blueprint creates connections within the community to empower each person’s journey. While individuals are on their journey we endeavour to open their eyes to others, intertwining those who might be crossing your path along their own journey. These synergies inspire, enrich and strengthen our Jewish community.

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