LJLA Events

Crafty Ladies

Sep 4, 2018

Crafty Ladies

Sewing, collage, card making, painting, art, scrapbooking – or do your own thing! First Tuesday of the month (but no session during Pesach or on Cup Day) 1pm – 3.00pm At the LAMM Library, 304 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield. Tea and coffee provided Materials at cost ($5 or less) Bookings preferred. 92725611 or info@ljla.org.au

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Echoes of Voices from Melbourne Jewish Community

Jul 1, 2018

Echoes of  Voices from Melbourne Jewish Community

JACKIE FRANK AND JANE KORMAN Sunday 1 July, 2.30pm At Lamm Jewish Library of Australia, 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield South Free event – limited places available Bookings recommended at www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/stf International magazine maven Jackie Frank and performance artist Jane Korman, high-profile daughters of contributing writers to the Voices from the Melbourne Jewish Community anthology, bring their parents’ stories to life in this special event. The founding editor of Marie Claire Australia, Jackie Frank will recount the memoirs of her philanthropist mother Lillian and restaurateur father Richard. Jane Korman will read about her Holocaust survivor parents Marysia and Adolek Kohn, whose stories have influenced her work.   Books will be available for purchase. Wheelchair access. Enquiries 03-92725611 or info@ljla.org.au   Proudly co-presented by City of Glen Eira and Makor Write Your Story...

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“No Need to Whisper” Mornings

Feb 7, 2017

“No Need to Whisper” Mornings

Were you taught to whisper when in a library? “No Need To Whisper” Mornings: Drop in every Tuesday from 10.30.  Free coffee, tea, biscuits and games at the library. Come alone, with a friend or with little ones. Enjoy rummy tiles or card games, scrabble or puzzles, watch a DVD, read a magazine or just mingle – and you don’t have to be a library member.

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Jonathan Sacks Books Group

Oct 1, 2017

Jonathan Sacks Books Group

Join the Lamm Jewish Library and Professor Steven Prawer for a book discussion focusing on the works of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, a global religious leader, philosopher and author of more than 25 books – a moral voice of our time. First Sunday of the month from August to November, 2 pm (August 6th; September 3rd; October 1st; November 5th) At the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Our October 1st book is The Great Partnership:  God, science and the search for meaning Coffee, tea and biscuits provided. Booking essential! Please let us know if you are attending by calling 03-9272-5611 or email info@ljla.org.au by the Thursday prior to the date. Parking on site and ramp access available....

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Jonathan Sacks Books Discussion

Nov 5, 2017

Jonathan Sacks Books Discussion

Join the Lamm Jewish Library and Professor Steven Prawer for a book discussion focusing on the works of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, a global religious leader, philosopher and author of more than 25 books – a moral voice of our time. First Sunday of the month from August to November, 2 pm (August 6th; September 3rd; October 1st; November 5th) At the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Our last book, on 5th November is The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society Coffee, tea and biscuits provided. All welcome but please let us know if you are attending by calling 03-9272-5611 or email info@ljla.org.au by the Thursday prior to the date. Parking on site and ramp access...

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Bram Presser: The Book of Dirt

Dec 3, 2017

Bram Presser: The Book of Dirt

            Join author Bram Presser as he discusses The Book of Dirt, a heart-warming novel about love, family secrets, and Jewish myths. Presser began writing the novel after seeing an article in the local community paper that purported to tell a very different version of his grandfather’s fabled Holocaust story. He subsequently embarked on a seven-year search across four continents to uncover the truth. Come along to hear Presser discuss his search, and where it led him. Chaired by Michael Cohen, this will take place on Sunday, 3rd December, 2 pm at the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia, 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield. Please RSVP before Monday, 27th November so that we can accommodate all...

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