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PHYSICAL SERVICES FOR UPCOMING WEEK 

Shacharit: Mondays to Fridays 6.30am (no booking necessary)

Shacharit: Sunday and Public Holidays 8.30am (no booking necessary)

Mincha | Maariv: Sundays to Thursdays 5.00pm (no booking necessary)

Kabbalat Shabbat: Friday 5.15pm (Booking required)

Shabbat Morning: Saturday 9.30am  (Booking required)

Mincha | Maariv: Saturday 65 minutes before Shabbat ends (Booking required)

BOOKINGS FOR 14th and 15th AUGUST 2020 will open on Monday 10th August

BY CLICKING HERE TO BOOK FOR SERVICES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW



PROTOCOL FOR ATTENDING SERVICES



 ATTENDANCE

1. Members of the community who are considered to be of high risk (over the age of 70 or have other medical conditions) should consider whether it is appropriate to attend services at this time.

2. Persons who have been Overseas or in Victoria or in ANY of the NSW hotspots  in the past 14 days are prohibited from entering Shule.

3. Persons who have tested positive for COVID-19, or have in the past 14 days been in close proximity with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, are prohibited from attending Shule.

4. If you have had a fever (above 37.5C) or have any of the following symptoms: cough, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath you are prohibited from attending Shule.

5. On the day of your allocated attendance at Shule, if you are feeling unwell please do not attend services. 

6. Please bring your own siddur, chumash and Tallit.

7. Only those who have registered and been accepted may attend.

8. A maximum of 100 people are allowed to attend.



ENTERING AND EXITING THE SHULE PREMISES

1. Keep a distance of 1.5 metres where possible.

2. Arrive no earlier (nor later) than your allocated time.
3. Enter only via the allocated entrance.

4. Sanitise your hands prior to entering Shule. (Sanitiser will be provided).

5. No physical contact between individuals (handshaking, hugging etc).

6. No congregating in the foyer after service.

7. WEARING A  MASK IS MANDATORY WHEN ATTENDING THE CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE.



DURING SHULE AND DAVENING

1. Stay in your place and do not walk around.

2. Please be seated in the designated areas only.

3. Only families may be seated together - otherwise please maintain 1.5 meter distance.

4. Cover your nose and mouth if you need to sneeze or cough.

5. Sanitise your hands as often as necessary.



TORAH READING

1. Only the Baal Koreh may touch the Torah from Pesicha until it is returned to the Aron.

2. The Baal Koreh will perform Hagba and Gelila.



RECEIVING AN ALIYA

1. If you receive an Aliya please remember to maintain 1.5 metres distance between you and the Baal Koreh.

2. Do not touch the Torah at any point.
3. Do not kiss the Torah, not even indirectly. 

4. Please leave the Bima area immediately after your Aliya. (Do not wait for the next Aliya to end).



AFTER DAVENING AND BETWEEN MINYONIM

1. Do not congregate after davening. Please leave promptly through the designated exit door, remembering to maintain social distancing.

2. No more than the maximum number of allowed people may attend the premises at any given time. This will be strictly enforced.
3. The Shule will be keeping a record of those who have attended services, for public health purposes, as we are required to do. 
4. The Shule will be cleaned and disinfected between each service.