Welcome to the Sephardi Synagogue, “Beth Yisrael”, Sydney

historyThe Sephardi Synagogue was consecrated in 1962 and is the oldest Sephardi house of prayer in Australia. It was established by the NSW Association of Sephardim, an organisation that functions as an advocate for Jews in Australia of Spanish, Middle Eastern North African and Asian backgrounds, promoting the observance of Sephardi liturgy and the preservation of time-honoured traditions, as a constituent of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. In its early years, the Association was particular active in assisting Sephardim wishing to migrate to Australia.

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Listen to the Shofar

The Shofar you hear is over 100 years old and originates from Baghdad, Iraq. It’s blown by Sam Benjamin.

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This Shabbat

Vayetze

Shabbat Begins: 7.40pm

Shabbat Ends: 8.42pm

Upcoming Holiday

Hanukkah

Begins: Evening of Saturday, December 24 2016

Ends:Evening of Sunday, January 1 2017

 

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