The eruv is kosher for Shabbat 16-17 April 2021 / 5 Iyar 5781

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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COSV welcomes more young blood to the Board

We are thrilled to welcome Matan Slonim to the COSV Board after our recent AGM. Matan brings a wealth of experience in youth directorship and we look forward to working together to engage the younger generation in our community.

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Australian Jewry unites to commemorate the passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks OBM

Join the Rabbinical Council of Victoria together with the Rabbinical Association of Australia and Rabbinical Council of NSW for an evening commemorating the passing of the beloved Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks OBM Z”L Tributes led by: – Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis – United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. – Hon Josh Frydenberg MP – Treasurer […]

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Project Gett Dignity

The Melbourne Beth Din is currently reviewing its processes associated with Jewish divorce. A Working Committee was established early 2020 and has included representatives from the COSV, MBD, Unchain My Heart and members of the Family Law fraternity.  Our Project-Gett Dignity relies on feedback from the community, to ensure that the review addresses the concerns […]

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A COVID-safe return….

With restrictions easing slowly but surely, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The COSV will be working closely with the Melbourne Orthodox Shules to create a COVID-safe return for all of our community members.

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