COVID-19 | Coronavirus



Shalom congregants

We can finally say the words, we are open!

This Shabbat for the first time in almost three months the shul is open for services!

Each week you will receive an email and an SMS to register for the services: 

The purpose of registering serves two important functions:
1. That we can track that we are under the 50 people limit set by the NSW Government
2. That in the case of a Covid-19 outbreak, we would be able to track who was in the shul at the time.
We know that there are many of you who cannot attend the services at present, but rest assured the Drasha on Youtube will continue, as well as a new series of shiurim on Zoom.
We look forward to welcoming you to shul this Shabbat.
Welcome message and instructions
Weekly Drasha,. What is Peace?

- see Our Digital Shul .


We have also established a support service to allow our Congregants to keep in touch and seek support as required (see below)  - please contact us.


Keep up with us on  with Rabbi's Weekly News and on Facebook.

Visit Rabbi Lewin's own website for his latest videos and messages

Pre-Shabbat Virtual Service 2020 - watch for the text messages on Friday afternoons. 

If you are not receiving our text (SMS) messages,  please contact the office 

Self Isolation - how we can help

Self-isolation can be a lonely and restrictive time, and we are here to help. We have a team of wonderful and able-bodied volunteers who are available to assist with any practical chores that you require assistance with. This list includes, but is not limited to:

  • Gardening

  • Grocery shopping

  • Dog walking

  • Going to the pharmacy

  • Taking your pet to the vet

  • Banking

  • Taking you to a doctor's appointment

Rabbi Lewin himself is right at the end of the phone if you require any emotional support, pastoral care, or just a friendly chat. His number is 0408 690 354.

For those dealing with any depression or anxiety please call the Rabbi directly on 0408 690 354.

Anyone in a domestic violent situation at home that you are unable to escape from, please call the office on 9416 3710 or 0416 255 395 (Claire) and give the code word 'Sukkot.'


Watch Rabbi Lewin's video on "What to do when Shul is Closed"and more videos at Our Digital Shul

Would you like to brush up or learn some new technology skills? One of our members, Arlaine Berman is running free online tutorials on a variety of topics.

Wishing all of you and your families good heath and strength at this difficult time.


The North Shore Synagogue exists to nurture and foster a Modern Orthodox Jewish environment of warmth, care and inspiration for our community, to engage and grow spiritually, intellectually and culturally.


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