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In Melbourne Shabbat begins Fri 23 Mar 2018 07:09 PM and ends Sat 24 Mar 2018 08:07 PM

Queensland Jewish Community Flood Appeal Launched

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Subject: Queensland Jewish Flood Victims Appeal

Dear Friend


Queensland Jewish Flood Victims Appeal


Many Brisbane, Queensland Regional, intrastate, interstate & overseas friends & organisations have been in touch with me with regard to ways in which assistance could be offered to Queensland Jewish Flood Victims.  We have now established a fund that can be used for those of you wishing to donate cash.  Donations are tax deductable.  The details are under & on the attached email.


We currently have almost 40 Jewish residences affected in Brisbane.  Many have had major damage with flood waters engulfing their homes.  Residences affected, albeit in a major or minor way are uninhabitable & will require substantial work.  Many areas are without power.  Given some of the affected home owners are yet to gain access to their homes repair estimates are unknown.  We do know some have flood insurance, but many do not.  The disaster is unbelievable.  Physical help from Jewish & non-Jewish personnel in Brisbane & other areas such as the Gold & Sunshine Coasts is currently plentiful. 


Please pass this email on to your friends.


Apologise should you receive this information more than once.



John Goldman OAM

President, Brisbane Hebrew Congregation

Vice President, Brisbane Chevra Kadisha

60 Ingluna Circuit

Eight Mile Plains

Qld               4113

Phone: 07 3841 4510 & 0411 256 446


The Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies and Queensland Jewish Community Services announce a flood relief appeal for the Jewish people of Queensland impacted by the flood.

To donate:

Make a direct deposit to: Queensland Jewish Community Services Inc. – Flood Appeal

BSB:  064-127

Account Number:  1030-7411

And also email details of your deposit (Name, Address Amount, Date Transferred etc) to ari@qjcs.org.au for a tax receipt


Send a cheque made out to Queensland Jewish Community Services Inc. – Flood Appeal and send to:

POB 1202
Stafford City Queensland 4053


Call our support centre in Sydney to make a credit card payment on (02) 8353 1612

All funds raised will be used to assist Jewish people in Queensland impacted by the floods and distributed by Queensland Jewish Community Services Inc.

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