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Welcome to Emanuel Synagogue, Sydney

Welcome to Emanuel Synagogue, Sydney

A home where you can live your Judaism in a contemporary world, drawing on ancient teachings and traditions.

Equality

We teach and practice that women in Judaism have equal rights and responsibilities. People of all genders have equal roles in Jewish life and in the community. We sit together and engage and participate equally in Jewish services, Jewish life and in society.

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Pluralist

We are proud to acknowledge there is more than one way to believe, practice and live as a Jew — a fact that has been embraced by Judaism throughout history. Our different streams of Judaism complement and strengthen each other - offer choices and make for a stronger community.

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Diverse

Our lives are enriched through diversity. We embrace the diversity of Jewish experience, thought and practice. We provide a Jewish home for people of all backgrounds and gender orientation who support our mission and values. Just as an ecosystem is stronger the more diverse it is, so too is our congregation.

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Emanuel Synagogue provides a dynamic, pluralistic congregation committed to Jewish tradition, creating community and celebrating diversity. We offer a variety of services, programmes and activities. We welcome you to join us.

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Special Events, Spiritual
July 29, 2018 at 6:00pm
Special Events, Adult Learning
July 31, 2018 at 7:30pm

Our Vision

That all Jews have a spiritual home to sanctify their lives through Jewish practice, sensitive to contemporary society and committed to Jewish tradition.

Number of members

3627

Emanuel Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Australia and is enjoying strong growth.

Number of events this year

163

Every week, Emanuel Synagogue hosts a wide range of events for members and visitors.

Number of volunteers

189

Emanuel Synagogue could not succeed without our wonderful volunteers. Every week, dozens of people help with a wide variety of tasks.

Books to purchase

513

Support

As a community organisation, we are committed to providing support for our members and the ideals of the Synagogue, including delivering programs and activities that help us to realise our goals.

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Bequests

A Bequest is a gift that will guarantee the traditions and practices of Jewish life will remain vibrant for years to come. Whatever you choose to do, your Bequest will be of value to future generations.

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