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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 — 9 Av 5776 — 13 August 2016

Devarim: Deuteronomy 1:1 — 3:22 דברים פרשת   Form or contents? Starting with the opening verses of D’varim, we become the audience for Moses’ series of farewell speeches. Impressive to read, we wonder whether the orations were equally impressive to listen to. After all, Moses was marred by a speech impediment: he was k’vad peh, k’vad…

Torah Reading — 2 Av — 6 August 2016

Mattot-Mas’ei: Numbers 30:2 — 36:13 מטות־מסעיפרשת  Words are precious   Parashat Mattot opens (Num. 30:3) with a person making a vow or swearing an oath. Both teach the lesson of being careful with one’s words. If you utter a vow or oath you must be certain you know what you are doing and not just…