Thursday, 3 November 2016

Have you heard of JewishCare’s ‘Club 50’ social program for seniors

The Club 50 Survivors of the Shoah Social Club was established in 1995, 50 years after the liberation of the Concentration Camps at the end of World War II, as a joint initiative between JewishCare and the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants to ensure the preservation of the unique identity of Holocaust Survivors and provide therapeutic social support activities in a Jewish framework.

Today Club 50 runs programs for Jewish seniors from Monday to Thursday at Fischl House in Woollahra and this consist of:
·         Café Europe- a monthly program of beautiful music and café lunch from 11 am- 1pm on the first Tuesday of the month
·         Lecture and Lunch- is a monthly program that discusses a variety of interesting topics and is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
·         Outings- a range of excursions to parks, galleries, theatres, movies, beaches and much more
·         Coffee, Chat and Games – a variety of weekly in-house activities such as Bridge, Rummy tile, Kaluki, talks, Bingo and craft
·         High holiday celebrations- Including Pesach Seders, Chanukah Latka Lunches, Purim parties, Yom Hashoah commemorations and more.

Friendship clubs are popular ways for active seniors to catch up with friends, meet new people and stay connected to their community.

If you would like more information on Club 50 or other social opportunities offered by JewishCare please call Club 50 on 93028050.