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Nefesh would love to help you arrange your upcoming Call Up and/or Wedding. Please read the info below and email [email protected] with any questions or to check availability of dates.  

Marriage Course and Call Up (Aufruf) Fees

 Item Member Non Member

Pre_Marriage_Course*

FREE** $150/couple
Aufruf (Call-up)
Shabbos Morning 
$250 $350
Aufruf (Call-up)
Shabbos Afternoon
$200 $300

* Includes: 3 evenings of lessons about the wedding and a Jewish marriage, with separate Mikvah classes for brides.

** FREE for Nefesh Members and/or if Rabbi Moss is officiating at the Chuppah.  

Aliyot (Call-ups to the Torah)
During the Shul service, Rabbi Moss will ensure that your family receives 3 Aliyot. Rabbi Moss will also aim to provide your family with 3 additional honours: (1) Lifting the Torah; (2) Dressing the Torah; and (3) Opening the Ark, however these are not guaranteed.
It is customary for those who receive an Aliyah to make a donation to the Shul, this amount is at your discretion.
Please bring a bag or two of individually wrapped chewy Kosher lollies to Shul if you would like the congregation to throw them at the groom following his Aliyah.

Sponsoring a Kiddush following the service
Your Kiddush must be Parev only (NO DAIRY AT ALL) and supplied by a kosher approved caterer. 
You/your caterer must provide food, drinks and disposables for 120 ppl (Shabbos morning) or 40 ppl (Shabbos afternoon) + your guests. 
For Shabbos afternoon Call Ups, some challah or bread rolls must be served for HaMotzi.   
Everything for your kiddush can be delivered to Shul the day before.  

On the day
On the day, your Kiddush will need to be setup inside Shul at the conclusion of the service.
We can recommend you employ our kitchen helper. Please email 
[email protected] for her details. 

Chuppah/ Wedding Ceremony at Nefesh Shul 
Fees 
Members: $250
Non Members: $400
 

Nefesh can arrange for our commercial cleaners to set up a basic configuration of chairs for you. 
It is your responsibility to arrange drop off, set up and later collection for whatever else you may require for the day eg bedekin chair, chuppah cover, small tablecloth, candlesticks, wine and becher, glass for groom to break, red carpet etc.

Wedding Fees 
Members:  $800
Non Members: $1600

Early Bedekin (>30 mins prior to chuppah ceremony): $300  
Wedding fee if outside Sydney Metro: $2200 + travel + meal etc. $400/day for additional days. 

Booking your Wedding with Nefesh
Please complete the following 5 steps to enable; Rabbi Moss, The Nefesh Office, The Sydney Beth Din and the NSW Registry Office to prepare the correct documents for your wedding day: 

  1. Read this letter from Rabbi Moss
     
  2. Complete and submit the Nefesh Shul   Wedding Booking Form
     
  3. Complete, scan & email back the Service NSW Notice of Intended Marriage Form  
     
  4. Scan and email both partner's (1) Birth certificates and (2) Driver's licences  to the Nefesh office. (as well as any other relevant supporting documents e.g Notice of divorce)

  5. Complete and submit the online Marriage Forms for the Sydney Beth Din

The above 5 steps must be completed at least 1 month prior to your wedding date.