All posts tagged Emanuel Synagogue

Israeli, Palestinian diplomats in conversation

ISRAELI ambassador Mark Sofer will be in conversation with the Head of the General Delegation of Palestine Izzat Abdulhadi this Sunday, in what Emanuel Synagogue’s Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins calls an “historic opportunity” for the community.

Historic conference packs a punch and a party

FROM a "queer tour" of the Sydney Jewish Museum and more than 20 small group seminars by 24 presenters from around the world, the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress proved to be a colourful celebration of inclusivity.

‘Inspiration to follow the kind of life that we have’

Nearly one year after Ilan Buchman and Oscar Shub married in Australia’s first official religious same-sex wedding, they spoke with Sophie Deutsch about the significance of tying the knot after 47 years together, and the inspiring example their enduring love has set for others.

Sydney to make Jewish LGBT+ history

Get ready to learn, discover, pray and, of course, party … because the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress is coming to Sydney from March 21-24 – and you are invited!

From a protest to a celebration

I hope this Congress helps LGBTQI Jewish communities around the world to succeed in their struggle for equality and social justice.

Rabbinate reform urged

IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .

A Jew is a Jew?

SINCE Moriah’s inception it has always been a Modern Orthodox school that accepts students based on the halachic ruling of the Sydney Beth Din. For decades, that standard was in

Graduate’s son not welcome

A MORIAH College graduate is outraged that he can't send his own kids to the school because he married someone whose mother converted to Judaism through the Emanuel Synagogue.

Grants boost for Sydney Jewish organisations

The Jewish community has received a $130,000 Chanukah present from the NSW government, with six organisations – predominantly in the Vaucluse electorate – successfully being awarded funding in this year's round of the Community Building Partnership program.

Sydney shules show solidarity

AS Pittsburgh faces its darkest days following the worst antisemitic attack in American history, Jewish communities around Australia are paying heartfelt tributes to the victims, their loved ones and the broader Pittsburgh community.