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March 2020

Infertility awareness Shabbat

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

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: . 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, 2022 @ 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, 2022 @ 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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November 2022

Fertility: A Private or Public Concern?

November 13, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Birkat Emunah, a resource, produced by The Eden Center to support families in our community facing infertility and loss. We will be exploring the topic: Fertility: A Public or Private Concern? We have two outstanding guest speakers who will be joining us from Israel. Dr Naomi Grumet is the Director of The Eden Center. Dr Grumet's doctoral research investigated identity formation through mikveh practice, and her research is the catalyst upon which The Eden Center was founded.…

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Egg Donation Seminar

November 28, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - December 28, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

Join us for this FREE online information evening that covers the complex topic of EGG DONATION with a cross-section of views including practical, financial, legal, halachic and personal perspectives. MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER | 7:30PM - 9:00PM This seminar is a geared towards individuals in Australia considering using an egg donor, who would like to learn more about the protocols, challenges and opportunities involved in this complex process. It would also be beneficial for women who are considering becoming egg donors. This event will…

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