Local visit - Ohel Leah Synagogue

  • Ohel Leah Synagogue 70 Robinson Road Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

The programme for this Sunday morning visit, is to meet up outside the Synagogue, No. 70 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels at 10 am and meet our principal guide for the visit. He will give us an escorted tour of the historic building, explaining the architecture of this Grade 1 historic building, as well as its rich history. Inside the building, we will then meet one of the Elders who will explain some of the valuable artefacts (including the old toras) and other ceremonial fittings and be given an introduction to some of the religious ceremonies that are held there. There will then be an opportunity to join our guides and sample some traditional Jewish snacks in the adjoining clubhouse, and then disperse around 12.30 pm. If you would like to attend what promises to be a fascinating and rare opportunity to be shown around this wonderful old building, kindly first confirm with Mr. Bill Greaves, details below:

Programme Coordinator: Mr. Bill Greaves

Date: Sunday, 12 February 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m. (Please assemble outside the Synagogue) 

Venue: Ohel Leah Synagogue, 70 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong

Admission (incl. snacks): RAS Members $120; Non-Members / Guests $170

Booking: Please email Bill Greaves heritage@netvigator.com in advance to reserve your place and when confirmed, please then send cheque to: Hon. Treasurer, RASHK, GPO Box 3864, Central, Hong Kong (The visit is restricted to 25 pax)