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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 — 10 Tammuz 5776 — 16 July 2016

Chukat: Numbers 19:1 – 22:1   חקתפרשת  Nothing short of a miracle The Chukkat ritual is strange. What it says is: Sprinkle a mixture containing the ashes of a red heifer on a person who is ritually impure and it makes him pure, but at the same time the person who carries out the procedure becomes…

Torah Reading — 19 Sivan 5776 — 25 June 2016

Beha’alotcha: Numbers 8:1 — 12:16 בהעלתך פרשת   Shabbat Candles Since the weekly portion opens with kindling the lamps in the sanctuary (Num. 8:1-2), let us address the broader issue of the lights in the mikdash me’at – the “minor sanctuary” which is the home. Who introduced the Shabbat candles?  The Mishnah chapter Bameh Madlikin – “What is used for the Sabbath…