Sydney: A Jewish Culture Guide

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Jewish Sydney is bustling and healthy, as the Australian city remains a multicultural and open-minded metropolis, where art, culture, and faith can be explored and celebrated. The initial tiny beginnings of Jewish life in Australia began in 1788, when anywhere from eight to 16 convicts aboard the First Fleet from England were the first Jewish […]

Two Decades at LGBT Shul

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Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum celebrated her 20th anniversary at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the country’s largest LGBT synagogue with 1,100 members Kleinbaum of New York City’s Congregation Beit Simchat Torah had been in rabbinical school for less than a year when she attended a secret conference of gay and lesbian rabbinical and cantorial students and rabbis […]