23-25 March 2023

We are once again partnering with Yesh Tikva for the eighth annual Infertility Awareness Shabbat, an international initiative to show support for the 1 in 6 in our community who are struggling (often in silence) with infertility.

In Sydney AJFN will be hosting a special Challah Bake at Central Synagogue on Thursday 23 March, 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start. Click here for booking details. This event is now sold out.

Join us in shining a light on infertility by lighting an extra Shabbat candle with a prayer for all those still waiting for build their families.

We are grateful to the following synagogues for their joining us in support of this year’s Infertility Awareness Shabbat:

  • The Ark Centre
  • Bet Yosef
  • Bina
  • Caulfield Synagogue
  • The Central Synagogue
  • Coogee Synagogue
  • Emanuel Synagogue
  • The Great Synagogue
  • Kehillat Kadima
  • Maroubra Synagogue
  • Mizrachi
  • Nefesh
  • Sephardi Synagogue
  • South Caulfield Shule
  • St Kilda Shul
Fertility Prayer

Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, of The Great Synagogue, in consultation with Rabbi Dovy Rapoport of Kehillat Kadimah have written a beautiful prayer especially for this Shabbat. You can add this prayer after lighting your candles and your extra candle, or say your own prayer.

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