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April 2019

Infertility Awareness Shabbat

April 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

 Over 20 Sydney synagogues are set to break the silence surrounding infertility in the Jewish community during the Infertility Awareness Shabbat on 5-6 April 2019. The International Infertility Awareness Shabbat is celebrated just before Pesach, a festival which celebrates Jewish continuity. With family being central to the celebration of the festival, couples experiencing infertility can often feel a sense of despair, loneliness and isolation that they aren’t able to experience the joy of Pesach with children of their own at…

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October 2019

Conversations for the Soul

October 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

EVENT UPDATE- Mrs Jenny Morrison the Prime Minister's wife will be joining our stellar panel! We all know a couple who has been affected by infertility. No one should ever feel alone on their journey. We invite you along with your partners, friends and family to join us for 'Conversations for the Soul' to be held at the Chauvel Cinemas, Paddington. Hear from our celebrity panel sharing their raw, honest and personal infertility journeys. Date: Wednesday 30 October Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM…

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March 2020

Infertility awareness Shabbat

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
INFERTILITY AWARENESS SHABBAT

Over twenty Sydney synagogues are set to break the silence surrounding infertility in the Jewish community during the Infertility Awareness Shabbat, on 27/28 March 2020.     The Yesh Tikvah Infertility Awareness Shabbat is celebrated just before Pesach, a festival which celebrates Jewish continuity.  With family being central to the celebration of the festival, couples experiencing infertility can often feel a sense of despair, loneliness and isolation that they aren’t able to experience the joy of Pesach with children of…

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June 2020

Fertility during a Pandemic

June 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Monday 1 June 7:30PM Virtual event/ Zoom webinar  Book your tickets here  R U OK? During COVID-19, it is more important than ever to look after your mental health. Our experts will share some practical strategies to help manage the social, emotional and physical toll of fertility treatments during these unprecedented times.  Gain insights on how fertility clinics and treatments have adapted and how this may impact your cycle planning. If you are in the middle of fertility treatment or…

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Pathway to Parenthood- Webinar series

June 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you recently got married or considering starting a family soon? Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn useful tips for increasing your chances of having a baby! Get all your questions answered via the live chat feature (all attendees will remain anonymous) Hear from a line up of expert speakers from Genea, IVF Australia and Prince of Wales Hospital who will cover all you need to know about Genetics, Fertility and options if things don’t quite go according to…

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November 2020

Stories for the Soul – AJFN Major Event

November 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

STORIES FOR THE SOUL HOW TO WATCH  Please login at 7:50 pm for an interactive pre-event experience including: the announcement of our raffle prize winners, plus a chance to win our lucky door prize (only available to those who log in before 7:55pm). The main event program will then begin promptly at 8pm. For the best viewing experience we recommend watching on a TV or computer screen. Click this link to be taken directly to the live broadcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9kOH-Ku9r8A . Or you may search in YouTube for "AJFN Syd" and the event…

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March 2021

Infertility Awareness Shabbat 2021

March 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - March 13, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

Did you know that 1 in 6 couples in our community struggles with infertility? Aside from the physical, emotional and financial toll that this has on a couple and their relationship, it is often the loneliness and isolation that exacerbates the pain. You can help by joining us and working to break the stigma by participating in the sixth annual Infertility Awareness Shabbat, 12-13 March. "In a religion that is so centered around children and building a family, the pain and…

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November 2021

AJFN Major Event 2021 – One in Six

November 8, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

AJFN Major Event 2021 - One in Six Join AJFN for our annual major event for an exclusive screening of our world first documentary One in Six. This film tells the complete, untold story of AJFN couple Janine and Shimon Davidowitz. We introduced you to Janine and Shimon at last year’s event and we all prayed for their dream of a miracle baby, without knowing if they would get their happy ending. Join us to watch this gritty, emotional and ultimately…

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June 2022

One in Six – ABC Compass

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

One in Six, our gritty, ground breaking documentary will be broadcast nationally on ABC’s Compass on Sunday 12 June, 6:30pm. The film draws its title from the one in six couples in Australia who experience infertility and follows AJFN couple Janine and Shimon on their complete IVF journey as they face the challenges of IVF during COVID with A/Prof Gavin Sacks of IVF Australia as their Infertility Specialist. WATCH HERE For those who have been through IVF, we are right there with Janine…

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August 2022

AJFN Major Fundraising Event 2022

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an inspiring and immersive theatrical experience exploring one fertility journey from multiple perspectives.  This unmissable event will utilise a multimedia combination of raw diary entries, live music, videos, imagery and live performance to electrify your senses. There will be no actors in this performance - a real life doctor, embryologist, counsellor and a young couple from our community undergoing fertility treatment will portray themselves. It has been almost three years since we have been able to connect…

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