Multicultural tour of Jewish Sydney

August 23, 2017 by Community newsdesk
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The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ inaugural Bus Tour of Jewish Sydney gave a historic, demographic and geographic overview of the community.

With Lynda Ben-Menashe and Rabbi Nino at Emanuel Synagogue     Photos: Mark Zworenstine

43 people from the Aboriginal, Australian South Sea Islander, African-American, Ethiopian, Indian, Assyrian, Greek, Syrian, Iraqi, Afghani, Armenian and Anglo communities (including Christians, Muslims, Sikhs, Mandaeans, Christian Scientists, atheists and others) experienced a day-long visit with tours and commentary at Newtown Synagogue, The Sydney Jewish Museum, The Great Synagogue and Emanuel Synagogue, plus drives past Moriah College and the site of the old Bankstown Synagogue.



3 Responses to “Multicultural tour of Jewish Sydney”
  1. Cliff Butt says:

    Great project, next time they could call at Southern Sydney Synagogue as well.

  2. Otto Waldmann fin Sydney says:

    What a great project. Next time around I would love to be a part of it considering that everybody seems to have such fun, smilin’, embracing each other. My range of fantastic jokes and humorous comments is guaranteed to create the right atmosphere, not that me mates, Stephen, Josie and Jeremy couldn’t make you laugh. I could even grow a bit of a beard, if necessary.

  3. Kaz Thorpe says:

    Love go on this tour next time it’s run Pls let me know

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