Past Events

  • Young Professionals Major Donor Function

    On Wednesday 13 March, Professor Silviu and Nicole Itescu hosted a Young Professionals Major Donor Cocktail Function in their home for approximately 60 guests. Phillip Kingston MC’d the evening and provided a thorough overview of the groups represented at the function; YoungUIA, Yachad and the Forum Group.Phillip drew on his personal journey of having grown up in country NSW as the only Jew, moving to Melbourne at age 18 and being overwhelmed by the strength of the Jewish Community here in their support for Israel. He used this as reference point to ask donors to dig deep to ensure that Israel remains strong by making a pledge that is meaningful to them. Guest speaker and... Read More
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  • UIA Victoria Annual General Meeting

    2012 has been another very busy year for United Israel Appeal Victoria as reflected at the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 28th November. $19.5 million was remitted to Keren Hayesod from Australia, with 45% ($8.734 million) of these funds remitted by the Victorian campaign. Over 100 people attended the AGM to hear about the work that UIA has carried out over the year in terms of fundraising initiatives, events and functions. This formed the basis of a specially created video which also featured 2 high priority projects – Amigour and the completion of the Ethiopian Aliyah. Click here to view the video.World Chairman of Keren Hayesod-UIA, Eliezer (Moodi) Sandberg was present at... Read More
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  • YoungUIA Major Donor Boardroom Lunch at NAB

    The National Australia Bank generously hosted a YoungUIA Major Donors Boardroom Lunch on Wednesday 28 November on "Future Proofing." Guests heard from the World Chairman of Keren Hayesod - UIA Eliezer (Moodi) Sandberg and outgoing UIA Federal President Jack Smorgon AO. The lunch was hosted in NAB's heritage boardroom and we will see a series on these style forums during the course of 2013. Click here to view photos from the function and like us on facebook to keep up to date with our... Read More
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  • Super Sunday

    On Sunday 28 October, UIA held a Super Sunday Appeal – a day where we reached out to the community for their wholehearted support of our vital projects which support Israel’s most vulnerable communities ranging from new immigrants to youth-at-risk and the elderly.  We were overwhelmed by the youth involvement together with our many dedicated volunteers across all of our divisions.Thanks to all the students from the Jewish Day Schools who participated and Kol Hakavod for your dedication and love for Israel. Thanks to our sponsors who donated great prizes for the... Read More
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  • The Launch

    An amazing evening of entertainment and celebration was had by all at YoungUIA’s The Launch held at Lexus of Brighton on Thursday 5 April. Over 300 people came to support YoungUIA’s re-launch of their brand and see what exciting plans are in store to engage their generation with Israel through the UIA. Guests heard from YoungUIA’s Chairman David Boyar and Vice Chairman Mic Cohen about the direction that YoungUIA is taking, their objectives and why there is a need for change. The evening featured an amazing entertainment line-up including a live performance by Empire, a surprise Flash Mob, African drummers, DJ’s and Raffle prizes. A special thank you to our... Read More
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