COVID-19 Jewish Community Assistance Resources

Please see a list of resources available to those in the Jewish Community affected by COVID -19.​



Pekalach Kosher Emergency Relief Packages:

Pekalach continues to support the community at this time and can be contacted with respect to kosher food, Shabbat and Yom Tov meals, crisis aid and accommodation. Please visit their Facebook page or SMS 046833061 their assistance.


Jewish Care: 


Jewish Care Victoria has today launched a COVID-19 Helpline to assist and support those in the Victorian Jewish community impacted by the coronavirus.

 The dedicated Helpline number is 8517 5555 and is initially operational Monday to Friday between 8:30am - 6:30pm for people who are, as a result of the coronavirus:

• Experiencing emotional distress and worry,

• Finding themselves socially isolated,

• Experiencing financial hardship, or

• Losing their connection to community and need a helping hand to run errands and collect groceries.

Jewish Care is delighted to be partnering with the Erdi Foundation to assist and support those in the Jewish community of Victoria who have been impacted by the coronavirus.

If you are adversely affected by coronavirus and need support, please contact the COVID-19 Helpline on 8517 5555 or visit to submit an online enquiry.

**Read the full press release



C Care is offering a range of services for people experiencing financial hardship. Services include cooked meals, pantry and personal care essentials, a buddy and check-in system. Special services are also available for the elderly and vulnerable and those self-isolating including shopping errands and pharmaceutical runs. Please visit or ring 9636 3321


The Block Community Freezer:

Our aim is to help provide families and individuals in the community with meals in times of need or crisis. For more information please call: 0425701232 (Devorah Leah) or 0499166704 (Shayna).


Lifeline COVID-19 Link



Find out more about enrolling your child in Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges by contacting our Parent Liaison, Michelle Blutman and book a school tour today.

Yeshivah Primary

88 Hotham St 

St Kilda East VIC 3183

+61 3 9522 8220


Yeshivah Secondary

88 Hotham St 

St Kilda East VIC 3183

+61 3 9522 8223 

Beth Rivkah Primary
14-20 Balaclava Rd 
St Kilda East VIC 3183
+61 3 9522 8227 

Beth Rivkah Secondary
14-20 Balaclava Rd 
St Kilda East VIC 3183
+61 3 9522 8242


Beth Rivkah

Beth Rivkah

YBR Enrolments
Michelle Blutman 
+61 3 9522 8222


Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges
c/o 88 Hotham St 
St Kilda East VIC 3183
+61 3 9522 8222 

Gurewicz Early Learning Centre

10-12 Balaclava Rd 

St Kilda East VIC 3183

+61 3 9528 8393


Mercedes Dadon Creche

366 Carlisle St

Balaclava VIC 3183

0460 819 447