Friday 9 December 2016

Shabbat Vayetzei

Candle Lighting 7.38

Shabbat Ends 8.44pm

Service Times from 13 November 2016

Monday to Friday:

Shacharit: 6.30am

Monday to Thursday:

Mincha followed by Maariv: 7.30pm 


Mincha: 5.45pm

Kabbalat Shabbat: 6.00pm

Youth Service: 6.15pm


Shacharit: 8.45am

Children's Services: 10.30am

Mincha/Seuda/Maariv an hour before Shabbat ends:

Sunday/Public Holidays:

Shacharit: 8.00am

Mincha followed by Maariv: 7.30pm

Welcome Home


The Central Synagogue is a modern Orthodox synagogue and the spiritual home of the largest Jewish congregation in the Southern Hemisphere. We are an active and vibrant Jewish centre for all ages, which stands solidly on three fundamental and powerful foundations: Spiritual Life, Continuity of a Vibrant Congregation, and Love and Support of Israel. Our community gathers in the warm and loving sanctuary to pray, observe Shabbat and festivals, or to commemorate special anniversaries and yahrzeits. Our doors are always open for people to find emotional support, spend precious time with family and friends, and to demonstrate their connection with the Jewish people throughout the world.

Upcoming Events at The Central Synagogue.....see our What's on page for more details

Monday 12 December 2016 - SPARCS - 10.45am - Chanukah Party - Join us for lunch, plus entertainment by Len Mahemoff and Shirley Politzer OAM: Cost $7.00

Bar Mitzvah Anniversaries

I Rabbi David Freedman I Steven Levy I Chazan Shimon Farkas OAM I Peter Goldman I Peter C Lewis I Stephen Chipkin I Ben Marks I Robbie Leach I Danny Leach I David Seidler I Manfred Holzman I Yerachmiel Isacowitz I Oliver Burger I Simon Moses I Barry Karp I

Mazal Tov:

Nissi Leinkram on his Bar Mitzvah, and to his parents, Drs David and Shlomit Leinkram and grandparents, Charles and Pearl Leinkram and Zephania and Chaya Waks, and great-grandmother, Mazal Yemini.

Danny Staub and Jordana Dostalek on their forthcoming marriage, and to their parents, Joe and Debbie Staub and Martin and Leah Dostalek, and grandparents, Michael and Barbara Cohen.

Mark Shapiro and Eleonora Suez on their forthcoming marriage, and to their parents, Harold and Isabelle Shapiro and Eduardo Suez and Rita Oppenheimer.

Lily Elias on her forthcoming Bat Mitzvah, and to her parents, Damien and Ariana Elias and grandparents, Roland and Ilana Gridiger and Vivienne Elias, and great-grandmother, Eva Glaser.

John and Anita Ingster on their very special 40th Wedding Anniversary.  Many more happy and healthy years together with your family.

Important Announcement

Please note that effective from Monday, 7 September 2015  entry or egress from Kenilworth Street at the rear of the synagogue on Shabbat and High Holydays will NO longer be available to the general public. For those who have a disability or for the elderly, please contact the office on (02) 9355-4000 to discuss special entry permission. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.  

Please use the main entrance on Bon Accord Avenue in future for entry and egress.