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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.


We teach and practise 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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We are proud to acknowledge there is more than one way to believe, practise 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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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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Adult Learning
February 4, 2019 at 6:00pm
Adult Learning
February 4, 2019 at 6:00pm
Adult Learning
February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm
Special Events, Adult Learning
February 10, 2019 at 6:30pm
Adult Learning
April 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

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


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

Number of events this year


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

Number of volunteers


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

Number of bnei mitzvot


In 2018 we loved welcoming dozens of children to have their bnei mitzvot in our synagogue


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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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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