Rosh Hashanah message from Alex Hawke

September 3, 2021 by  
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I send my best wishes to the Jewish-Australian community as you join the Jewish community around the world in celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and prepare for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Read more

The Prime Minister’s Rosh Hashanah message

September 3, 2021 by  
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I extend my warmest greetings to all who are marking Rosh Hashanah – the start of the Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the beginning of life. Read more

WATCH: President Herzog wishes Shana Tova to Jewish World, his ‘extended family’

September 2, 2021 by  
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In honour of Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year to be celebrated on Tuesday and Wednesday, Israeli President Isaac Herzog has released a special greeting for Diaspora Jewry, wishing everyone “a year of health and of coming together.” Read more

Dreams, hopes & fears

August 30, 2021 by  
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Rabbi Raymond writes about Rosh HaShanah. Read more

Rosh Hashanah at the Emanuel

August 18, 2021 by  
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With Sydney’s ongoing issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, community gatherings in synagogues and churches remain out of reach for many. Read more

North Shore Temple Emanuel’s plans for the High Holidays at home

August 11, 2021 by  
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Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel (NSTE) High Holy Day services are to be conducted communally despite members being unable to leave their homes due to lockdown. Read more

Do It Yourself Rosh Hashanah this year with a little help from your friends

August 10, 2021 by  
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CommunityConnect is a project devised by the Rabbinical Council of NSW to reproduced the spirit of Rosh Hashanah normally experienced in shul within COVID-bound Jewish homes. Read more

Rosh HaShanah online

September 17, 2020 by  
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By embracing computing technology, Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue has launched a program of making their services for the High Holy Days available online. Read more

Rosh HaShanah

September 14, 2020 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple writes… Read more

Temple Beth Israel launches Yachad

In response to Covid-19, and the community not being able to gather together, prayer offerings have rapidly moved to an entirely virtual space. Read more


September 27, 2019 by  
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The occasion that we now call Rosh Hashana, is referred to in the Bible only as Zihron Teruah – the Day of Remembering with Sound. One is bound to ask: “remembering what? And what does the sound of the Shofar have to do with it?” Read more

Rosh Hashanah message from Bill Shorten and Tony Burke

September 30, 2016 by  
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Bill Shorten, Leader of the Opposition & Tony Burke, Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia for Rosh Hashanah have sent a Rosh Hashanah message to the Jewish community. Read more

Tony Abbott sends Rosh Hashanah greetings

September 4, 2013 by  
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The Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott has taken time out from his election campaign to send Rosh Hashanah greetings to the Australian Jewish community. Read more