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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 — 3 Kislev 5777 — 3 December 2016

Toldot: Genesis 25:19 — 28:9 תולדותפרשת  A flash of colour An underlying message must be implicit in Esav’s desperate hunger for ha’adom ha’adom hazeh – “the red, red (substance)” which Yaakov was cooking (Gen. 25:30). What was the food, why did Esav call it “the red, red (substance)”, and why was he willing to trade…

Torah Reading — 25 Cheshvan 5777— 26 November 2016

Chayei Sarah: Genesis 23:1 — 25:18 חיי שרהפרשת  Sarah & the women   It’s all very well to accuse Judaism of being patriarchal, but the fact is that tradition has a matriarchal theme that comes to the fore when parents bless their daughters on Erev Shabbat, saying, “May God make you like Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel…