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A Vibrant Synagogue in Sydney's Heart

About The Great

Since 1878, The Great Synagogue has been home to a large and thriving congregation. It is a vibrant place of prayer, learning, support and celebration with a full range of services.

The Great It is one of the most visible and visited Jewish buildings in Australia. it has enjoyed pride of place for over one hundred and forty years as one of Sydney’s most beautiful and fascinating buildings, and is a majestic feature of the Sydney cityscape facing Hyde Park.

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What's On

Weekly Services

Our daily and Shabbat services are a lovely mixture of the traditional mixed with contemporary elements.

Upcoming Events

See all our upcoming events and ways to participate.

Great Vine

Submit your articles, simcha photos, ads and new years greetings for our 2024 issue of our annual High Holiday magazine.

Synagogue Resources

Visitor Hub

Visit & Tour

Everything you need to know when visiting The Great Synagogue.

History & Museum

Living our heritage: Learn about our History, Synagogue symbolism and our curated Museum pieces.

Venue Hire

Perfect for your next Simcha or event. From the magnificent sanctuary to fully equipped function rooms and kitchens. 

Get Involved

A Vibrant Community

Interested in community events, volunteering or becoming a member of The Great Synagogue?

Ways to Connect

Whether it's a brit milah, a bar/bat mitzvah, or a wedding, we'd love to be a part of it.

Lifecycle Events

Listen to an extensive collection of past shiurim, musical recordings & educational series and classes.

Music & Learning

Protecting Our Future

The Foundation

The Great plays a special part in the lives of so many people, both within our community and beyond. Our ambition is to secure our community's future to ensure its viability, sustainability, and continuity. The Foundation ensures that The Great Synagogue will continue being the heart and soul of our community for generations to come.  

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