Caulfield Beth Hamedrash, as it is officially known, began as a small minyan in a private house and is now home to some 300 members. A truly diverse collection of religious orthodox people from many backgrounds, the Shule has developed a reputation for a warm and "heimish" atmosphere.
The Shule houses two primary minyanim; the 'Main Shule' and the 'Youth/Young Marrieds' Minyan. The Shule serves as a place of Torah and Tefilla for all of its members.
Minyonim for daily tefillos are well attended.
Many Shiurim are given in the Shule on Shabbos and during the week. These Shiurim, delivered in English or Yiddish are given on a diverse ranges of topics and texts. Details of Shiurim here
The Shule is famous for its prevalent "leibedike" Kiddeishim, with a special mix of whiskey, herring, onions and Divrei Torah.
The Shule also distributes its popular Newsletter - Online and Offline weekly editions with a readership locally and overseas.
Periodically throughout the year, Katanga is host to numerous communal and youth activities including the ever popular Lag B'Omer Bonfire, Tikkun Leil Shavuos and Tisha B'Av programs, Simchas Beis HaShoeva celebrations on Sukkos.
The Shule also conducts Tzedoka appeals for worthy causes in Israel.
Shule members of each particular dynasty commemorate the Yahrzeits of Tzaddikim with a Seudas Mitzva, specifically the Gerer, Alexanderer and Bobover Rebbes. The Shule has always been a home for many Chasidim including Gerer, Alexanderer, Bobover, Radomsker, Amshinover, Chortkover, Belzer and Skulener Chasidim.
The Youth Minyan conducts a childrens' Davenning competition, Yomtov programs, Sukka Hopping, Chanuka Soccer Match and BBQ.
Details of Committee here