Pesach 2021

Pesach was very memorable this year. The Emmy Community relished being able to share Seders with family and friends – something we all felt a sense... Read more

Welcome back Robyn!

We are absolutely overjoyed to have our loyal volunteer Robyn Fetter back at Emmy for word games. Last year, she... Read more

International Women's Day

There was no better way to celebrate International Women's Day then having Gayle Factor share with us how 'Sewing the Seeds' (the organisation she founded), has been empowering... Read more

Bridging the Gap 2021

Last week saw the commencement of the 2021 Bridging the Gap program, with a fresh intake of Year 9 students from Mount Scopus Memorial College. We were delighted to have two students play... Read more

Bush Gothic

We were very grateful to have the talented Bush Gothic musical group performing online as part of Melbourne Recital Centre’s Music Always program. Residents enjoyed a fusion of... Read more

Purim Mitzvahs

In the lead up to Purim, our residents worked together to assemble Mishloach Manot for the volunteers of Souper Kitchen - a charity organisation who Read more

Commemorating together

The Emmy community came together for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

Australia Day at Emmy

Our Australia Day celebrations were in full swing this year. Leading up to the 26th, Australian flags and memorabilia were on display, with some classic Aussie snacks in the café Read more

Chanukah Candle lighting 2020

We were very lucky to have Beit Halochem join our Chanukah candle lighting, zooming in from Israel. Read more

Chanukah Concert 2020

Our Chanukah concert looked different this year. For one thing, our performers Central Shule choir didn't use a traditional stage; they were outside while our residents watched from our cafe and balconies. Read more

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day was commemorated online with Rabbi Genende OAM of Caulfield Shule and Year 9 students from Mount Scopus Memorial College. During the session, the group discussed the significance of the day, and the importance of the Shrine of Remembrance as a monument to honour Victorian service and sacrifice. Read more

Safta surprises

Recently, the kinder children from Mount Scopus Gandel Besen House campus surprised Saftas Irene and Lesley with hand-crafted gifts. These acts of kindness were incredibly thoughtful, the children considered our saftas’ visual impairments by using special materials that could be smelt and felt. Read more