The Great Synagogue: A History of Sydney's Big Shule

The Great Synagogue: A History of Sydneys Big Shule is a beautifully designed illustrated history of Australias oldest synagogue and its congregation. Written by its emeritus rabbi, Raymond Apple, and members of the congregation, it spans the fascinating history of the Jews in Sydney, from their arrival on the First Fleet sixteen of them as convicts through to the construction of the synagogue in 1878 and up to the present day. Illustrated with numerous historical documents, paintings and photographs, this book brings to life the history of the most visited and visible Jewish building in Australia and its congregation.