Events 2022

2021 Annual General Meeting
Sunday, 27 February 2022

Guest Speaker
Rabbi Kim Ettlinger M.H.L., M.J.E.
Temple David, Perth

Challenges facing Religious Denominations
in the next decade

Rabbi Kim Ettlinger making her interactive presentation

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1988 Rabbi Ettlinger moved with her family to Perth, WA, where she was an active member of Temple David. In 2005 Rabbi Ettlinger was ordained at Hebrew Union College (HUC), where she earned two Master of Arts Degrees, in Jewish Education and in Hebrew Letters. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Sociology from Murdoch University.

Rabbi Ettlinger first worked at Peninsula Temple Sholom in San Francisco, before returning to Australia in 2010 to Melbourne to Temple Beth Israel. Rabbi Ettlinger is delighted to return to Perth to her home congregation of Temple David along with her two-year-old daughter Noa. Rabbi Ettlinger is passionate about liturgy, education, and keeping Judaism relevant.

Historical drama from writer/director Fred Cavaye, based on Jean-Philippe Daguerre’s multi Moliere Award-winning play.

Film Afternoon
Farewell Mr Haffmann
Sunday, 24 April 2022

Occupied Paris, 1941: All members of the Jewish community are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities. Dedicated jeweller Joseph Haffman (Daniel Auteuil), fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city and offers his employe Francois Mercier (Gilles Lellouche) the chance to take over his store until the conflict subsides. But his own attempts to escape are thwarted, and Haffmann is forced to seek his assistant’s protection. It’s a risky proposition for both men, and Mercier’s wife Blanche (Sara Giraudeau) is sceptical. As the couple move into the Haffman home, the agreement turns into a Faustian bargain – one that will forever change the fate of all…