The eruv is kosher for Shabbat 18-19 June 2021 / 9 Tammuz 5781

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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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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