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Community Services

General Info


Please contact the office to arrange a drawer for you or members of your family. Drawers are limited and preference is given on a first come first served basis. Drawers cost $100 per annum including GST.


If you know of any members who are in need of meals or visits to the hospital please contact the office to arrange hospitality.


Payment is to be made to the General Account. Please make every effort to settle your outstanding account with the shule as soon as possible.


Memorial plaques are available for purchase in memory of a departed family and friends. The purchase of memorial plaques will ensure that the name of your loved one is read in perpetuity at Yizkor services in BMWA. The one off cost for plaques is $220. Please contact the office to arrange.


Halacha prohibits touching and using certain things on Shabbat. Regarding the items that can be touched and used, Halacha prohibits these things from being carried in a public domain on Shabbat. An Eruv is an uninterrupted physical boundary line (usually a piece of string) that changes the halachic status of a public place into a shared place. Items that can be touched on Shabbat may be carried within the boundary of the completed Eruv.

When unbroken, the Eruv is referred to as, “being up.” When the Eruv boundary is broken, and therefore carrying in public is prohibited, “the Eruv is down.”

The Perth Eruv is checked weekly by authroties on Friday. If found to be incomplete, an announcement is included in our weekly newsletter, displayed on our homepage.

Below is a map of the current Eruv.


The only mikvah in Perth serving the entire community is located within the grounds of The Perth Hebrew Congregation on Freedman Rd Menora. The recent refurbishment offers a modern facility for spiritual immersion approved by the leading halachic authorities. A group of dedicated volunteers staff the mikvah on a daily basis to ensure flexibility and consistency with visiting times.

A roster is updated and published each week in our newsletter.

Please contact the relevant person at least 48 hours before to make an appointment.
Please contact the PHC office to arrange tevilat keilim (placing new dishes in the mikvah) on 08 9271 0539.
There is a small charge for use of the mikvah to cover running costs.
Please contact Rabbi Ari Posner if you have any halachic questions relating to the mikvah.

Functions and Bookings


To book a Seudah or Kiddush please write your name on the booking list. The booking list is located on the information board in the shule foyer. For simcha bookings or other special requirements contact the office at least 2 weeks prior to the event and please arrange payment prior to the booking date.

Kiddush Cost

Standard Kiddush – $200 – Includes Dips and Crackers, Cakes, Vegetables, Soft Drinks and Water.

Medium Kiddush – $350 – Includes increased quantities of the Standard, as well as fruit & chips.

Simcha/Large Kiddush – $650 – Includes the Standard, plus presentation, Fried Fish, Fruit Platters, Kichel and Herring.

Simcha Kiddush (with extra Shule guests) – $1250 – Includes increased quantities of the Simcha Kiddush, plus 2 sides of Smoked Salmon


Cost – $110
Includes Challot, Pretzels, Tuna and Mayonnaise, Assorted Dips, Soft Drinks and Water. Both Kiddush and Seudah include overheads such as disposable cups, forks, serviettes and plastic plates. You can supply your own food and drink above and beyond the fee paid to the shule for the kiddush or seudah. All food and drink must be purchased from a licensed Kosher outlet with a suitable Hechsher. If in doubt consult the Rabbi.

Other charges

All functions other than Kiddush and seudah will attract a function fee of $100 for members and $220 for non-members, payable at time of booking. Members or non-members who wish to use the Shule to celebrate their functions should be aware that on most Sundays, the Shule has a standing booking for Cheder / Yeshivah Ketana from 9:00AM – 11:00AM and in the afternoon from 4:00PM – 7:00PM. They should therefore schedule any celebrations to be between 11:00AM and 4:00PM.

Additionally, if you would like to use the shule kitchen, to provide kosher catering for a birthday party held at your own venue, the standard fee is $50. (This fee varies according to time spent in the kitchen and utilities usage)