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We are a modern orthodox synagogue, centrally located in Southern Sydney. We draw our membership mostly from the St. George, Sutherland Shire and adjacent areas and being a warm and friendly community, welcome visitors and newcomers. For further details and history of our community go to Our Community.

Recent Articles

A Pesach Overview

A Pesach Overview By Rabbi Shraga Simmons from Aish.com Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) is known as the “holiday of freedom,” commemorating the Jewish Exodus from Egypt following 210 years of slavery. Passover is regarded as the “birth” of the Jewish nation, and its lessons of struggle and identity continue to form the basis of Jewish consciousness 3,300…

SSS FRIENDSHIP CLUB ANNUAL REPORT

Once again this officer thanks the Friendship Club members for their continuing help without which we could not function.  Everyone contributes what they are able to do, Raymond, Dawn and Dorothy prepare the food, Anita calls the Bingo and various others help clean up after lunch.  Raymond continues to be our stalwart food organiser and…

Weekly Torah Reading

Torah Reading — 20 Adar 5777 — 18 March 2017

Ki Tisa: Exodus 30:11 — 34:35 כי תשאפרשת  Fifty-fifty Every Israelite had to give half a shekel (Ex. 30:13). What is a shekel? The Torah explains, “The shekel is 20 gerahs”. Moses must have had a problem with the mathematics, because the sages say (Shek. 4b) that God displayed a coin of fire to show…

Torah Reading — 13 Adar 5777 — 11 March 2017

Tetzeveh: Exodus 27:20 — 30:10 תצוהפרשת   The garb of leadership   One of the priestly accoutrements was the ephod, which Rashi says was like an apron. Others think it was a kind of tunic fastened by shoulder straps. The crucial thing was that the ephod and the accompanying garments marked out the kohen gadol from…