Adler - Kaspi Israel Scholarships
Sunday 31 May, 2015 | 13 Sivan, 5775
The Caulfield Hebrew Congregation is a centre of Modern Orthodox Judaism, based on the primacy of learning and spiritual tradition. It strives to be a place of tolerance within a warm and welcoming environment. It recognises democratic principles, social responsibility, equality of individuals, and inclusion of women.
It also provides opportunities for celebrating and commemorating all life-cycle events, and provides religious and pastoral support for its members.
The Synagogue attracts over 300 people a week to its twice daily and Sabbath religious services, weekly seniors' and babies' programs, weekly spiritual education program, and lifecycle education courses (Bar/Batmitzvah and pre-marriage). It is regarded as a successful and welcoming centre of modern Orthodoxy within the Jewish community.
It’s one of the most iconic landmarks of the modern state of Israel. Its imaginative architecture takes your breath away. It’s the Shrine of the Book, a wing of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The building’s white-tiled dome is shaped like the lid of the first jar in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in Qumran in 1947. The rest of the structure (two-thirds of it) is below the ground recalling the caves in…