The Jewish Community of Stockholm, Sweden is looking for a new MODERN ORTHODOX RABBI
The position involves most rabbinical duties. The applicant must have wide knowledge of Halacha and be able to work together with and alongside all the Community's other clergical officials regardless of Jewish denomination. Special duties include Kashrut questions, education and spiritual leadership of our two traditional Synagogues, Baal Koreh-knowledge is essential. We have
extended the application deadline until August 31, 2015.
Between June 15 and September 2, 2015
Guided tours of the Great Synagogue and the Holocaust Monument
Monday-Thursday 11 am, 1 pm,
Friday 11 am.
For groups, please call in advance at phone 08-587 858 24
Entrance: SEK 150, $ 20 or € 15.
Please note that the guided tours of the synagogue will only take place as scheduled above.
På begäran kan även guidad visning fås på svenska under sommaren. Ring 08-587 858 24 för bokning.
Brochure with useful information
The Holocaust Memorial in Stockholm
A memorial to the victims of the Holocaust is engraved on the wall leading from the entrance of The Great Synagogue to the Jewish Community office building. It was inaugurated in 1998 by Carl XVI Gustav, King of Sweden, and lists 8500 victims, relatives of Jews residing in Sweden. The 42-meter memorial bright serves as a link between a dark past, and a future. No entrance fee. Open during weekdays.
The Jewish Library
The Jewish Library is located under The Great Synagogue on Wahrendorffsgatan 3. The library is open Monday 2-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m. Closed July 1 - August 3.
The Jewish museum
The museum is located at Hälsingegatan 2, phone 08-310143. The permanent displays include a number of showcases, where the artifacts are presented categorically such as Torah, Shabbat, Brit Mila etc. Since its start the museum has arranged a number of special exhibitions focusing on different aspects of Jewish life in Sweden. Opening hours: All days 12–4 pm, except Saturday www.judiska-museet.a.se
Jewish Community Centre
The JCC is located at Nybrogatan 19 in the Judaica House. Closed due to renovation.
The Judaica House
The Judaica House at Nybrogatan 19 hosts various Jewish organizations. It also has a mikvah. For further information call 08-587 858 00.
The synagoguesThe Great Synagogue of Stockholm at Wahrendorffgatan 3 B (next to the Community offices) is an official national historical building, built in 1870 in an "oriental" style, and seats 900 people. services are held at the following times
Friday evening 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:15 am
The services are egalitarian, conservative/masorti.
Are you planning to visit a Shabbat service ? Please send in your name to email@example.com at the latest on Friday before 11.00 am.
You will be met by our security guards, who will carry out a security check at the entrance. Please follow their instructions. Bring an ID-card in order to facilitate the security check but no big bags.
Please notice that photographing on Shabbat and Holidays is prohibited.
Adas Jeschurun (orthodox)
At present Adas Jeshurun are having their daily services in Rashirummet, Wahrendorffsgatan 3 and Shabbatservices in the Sessionssal, Wahrendorffsgatan 3 due to reconstruction.
Adat Jisrael (orthodox)
Adat Jisrael is situated at S:t Paulsgatan 13 in a building from the 18th century renovated some 25 years ago and well worth a visit.
The synagogue has a history of more than a hundred year old, and Adat Jisrael was long known as the ”poylische minyan”. For more information about services contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Services in the orthodox synagogues during summer 2015
Please note that all traditional morning services during summer 2015, Sunday-Friday June 14 to August 1, will take place at Adat Jisrael Sundays at 8:15 am, weekdays 7:30 am.
From August 2 to August 28 only in Adat Jeshurun at 9:00 am on Sundays and 7:45 am on weekdays.
Nybrogatan 19, phone 08-663 65 80, www.kosherian.se
The following restaurants have no hashgacha, but ingredients have been checked by the orthodox Rabbi:
RESTAURANT HÄLSOKOST LEMURIA, kosher ingredients. Serves vegan food. Address: Nybrogatan 26, phone 08-660 02 21. Opening hours: every Monday–Friday 10 am–6 pm.
LAO WAI, Chinese vegetarian restaurant, Luntmakargatan 74, phone, 08-673 78 00.
MATAPOTEKET, Bondegatan 6. Mobil: 073-020 34 44, www.matapoteket.se
Matapoteket är en raw-food-restaurang
FALAFELBAREN nytt kosher matställe, Hornsgatan 39, www.kershhedstrom.se
The following products have been checked and approved by orthodox Rabbi:
In general, regular plain milk products like yoghurt, milk, butter are checked. Bread: Schulstad, Pågen, Vivels, Europabagaren – dairy and parve. Ice cream – see list. Smoked salmon, Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Kosher wine can be purchased at Systembolaget. Complete kosher list.