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“Very interesting lecture ”
Review of Great Synagogue

Great Synagogue
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were fortunate to be in Sydney for one of the limited dates this presentation was scheduled. It was an interesting synopsis of the history of the Sydney Jewish community. The building itself is quite beautiful. It would be nice if there was a tour of the building.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This congregation was initially founded in 1828 and the building that we visited was erected in 1878. It typifies what was found within the orthodox segment of Jewish religion from that era. Reservations are necessary to visit this building and only small groups of people can be accommodated at one time. Understandably, security is tight so minimize what you bring along with you during your visit to this beautiful structure.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The great synagogue is beautifully and artistically designed. The rabbi of the synagogue gave us a tour and description which was accompanied by a video. The history of the synagogue is linked to that of the Jewish presence in Australia. It was a very moving experience.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A "must" for anyone, including other faiths. The tour guide was most engaging and one could tell he LOVED telling us about his beloved Synagogue. (Understandably, no photos were allowed)

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is Sydney's oldest synagogue and the architecture both external from Elizabeth Street) and internal is well worth seeing. The ceiling in the main area is celestial blue with scattered gold stars and is just beautiful. It is open a couple of days a week for visitors.

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