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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 — 29 Nissan 5776 — 7 May 2016

Acharei Mot: Leviticus 15:1 — 18:30  אחרי מות   פרשת  Passover & the Parashah An interesting link between the festival and the weekly reading is the verse in chapter 18, “You shall not do according to the deeds of the land of Egypt where you dwelt” (Lev. 18:3). If all that connected the two was the…

Torah Reading — 8 Nissan 5776 — 16 April 2016

Metzora: Leviticus 14:1 — 15:33  מצרע פרשת  Trouble with your tongue The name of this week’s sidra is often explained as motzi ra, uttering evil talk. Misusing the tongue is a major theme in Jewish ethics. Jeremiah 9:7 says a tongue is a sharpened arrow. Psalm 34:14 warns us to guard our tongues from evil. Ben…