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COVID Update July 2021

Under the current snap lockdown restrictions, all Shules are presently closed to all services and visitors. We hope to be opening our doors safely once again very soon. Stay Safe

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COVID Update 23 June 2021

We are delighted that restrictions for Shule have eased further, allowing for up to 300 people per venue, with a density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applied.

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COVID Updates

We are delighted that Shule services are once again permitted, adhering to the rules of up to 50 people per venue, density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applied. We look forward to the further easing of restrictions to allow for even more attendees.

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Chag Shavuot Sameach

The COSV wishes the entire Victorian Jewish Community a chag shavuot sameach. May it be filled with joy and happiness as a united community.

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Melbourne Eruv Re-established

Yesterday, Rabbi Mirvis & Rabbi Kohn re-established the Melbourne Eruv. As was said, לשנה הבאה בירושלים. חג פסח כשר ושמח לכולם L’shana Haba’a B’yerushalayim. Chag Pesach Kasher V’Sameach L’kulam ‘Next year in Jerusalem. A happy and Kosher Pesach to everyone’.

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Governance Resources and Training

The Besen Foundation have generously funded the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University (SZCC) to work with COSV to develop governance resources and training specific to the governance needs of Victorian Orthodox Synagogues. As part of this initiative, SZCC and COSV also propose to develop an online governance resources hub on COSV’s website.  

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