All posts tagged Suzanna Helia

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.

New Emanuel Shule sanctuary opens

Australia's first lady and respected businesswoman Lucy Turnbull said she was struck by the beautiful injunction – "do not separate yourself from the community" – inscribed on the wall of Emanuel Synagogue's new sanctuary, which was officially inaugurated on May 14 in the presence of nearly 600 people.

Groundbreaking news from Emanuel

More than 125 people gathered at Emanuel Synagogue on Monday night (July 18) for a groundbreaking ceremony that signalled the beginning of the shul’s much-anticipated redevelopment.