A 25-years old tradition

October 7, 2022 by  
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Two Australian financial legends have carried out the tradition of opening the ark at Neilah, the closing service for Yom Kippur at Sydney’s Central Synagogue, for around 25 years. Read more

Shoulder to shoulder

January 1, 2017 by  
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Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull paid an unexpected visit to Sydney’s Central Synagogue to join its Friday night service and Menorah lighting telling the congregation that Australia stands “shoulder to shoulder” with Israel. Read more

Community welcomes Malcolm

September 16, 2015 by  
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Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is no stranger to the country’s Jewish community given that his federal seat of Wentworth is home to the majority of Jews living in Sydney. Read more

You’ve got a friend

June 19, 2015 by  
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For young Australian Jews working in New York City, a new initiative offering a social centre and mentoring has been launched by Sydney;s Central Synagogue’s Rabbi Levi Wolff. Read more

Peace in Martin Place

December 19, 2014 by  
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Rabbi Levi Wolff and Rabbi Zalman Kastel joined other religious leaders in Martin Place in an act of togetherness centering around Ken Johnson, the father of Tori Johnson who was brutally murdered during the Martin Place siege. Read more

My Shabbat with Sugihara

December 9, 2014 by  
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Sydney’s Central Synagogue’s Rabbi Levi Wolff’s grandfather was one of 6,000 Jews who owed their lives to Chiune Sugihara…last Shabbos Rabbi Wolff hosted the heroic Japanese’s great-grandson in the synagogue.

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