In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Beit Edmond J. Safra — Sephardic Synagogue of Turnberry will be hosting a Gala Dinner on Wednesday, December 28th at the Turnberry Isle Hotel and Resort. This historic event will be graced by the presence of local and international honorees: Mr. Harry Tawil & Mr. Ralph Tawil of Brooklyn New York, Mr. Victor Fardj Azrak & Mr. Victor Dayan of Panama, Mr. Jacques Khafif of Sao Paulo-Brazil, and Mr. Albert Totah of Mexico City.

In honor of this momentous occasion, a commemorative journal will be printed, offering everyone the opportunity to pay tribute to the synagogue, the honorees or their own families. Full details about the event can be found on the synagogue’s newly developed website – The synagogue can also be reached via phone 305-931-4313, fax 305-931-5644, or email:

For the past ten years, the Beit Edmond J. Safra Synagogue of Turnberry has been serving the Syrian community in its magnificent and inspiring waterfront synagogue in Aventura, Florida. The synagogue provides a variety of daily minyanim, classes and activities all year long for men, women and children.

The synagogue’s revered spiritual leader, Rabbi Yosef Galimidi, can be reached directly at or 786-281-1178.