Friday 22nd August 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Rabbi and Rebbetzin Suchard on the birth of a grandson (parents Naftali and Devorah Smolowitz).
  • Mazeltov to Chonnie and Laurain Romm on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Zami and Taryn Romm.
  • Mazeltov to Darryn and Kim Aaron on the birth of a daughter and mazeltov to grandparents Jeff and Debbie Rakusin and Sharon Aaron (loving memory of Steven Aaron)
  • Mazeltov to Alan and Roma Abrahamson on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Gabi and Keryn Solomon.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Sharon Blend on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Sean and Sue Blend.
  • Condolences to Lynda Romain on the loss of her mother – Prayers Monday and Tuesday at 5.30pm at Unit 26 The Guild, 213 Rivonia Road, Morningside, Call Norman – 0745880227
  • Mazeltov to Chazan Avron and Judy Alter on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Daniel and Tina and great grandmother Babsie Ehrlich.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff Burland and Pam Burland on the birth of a grandson in Australia.

Messages from the Rabbis

A Parent’s Prayer

A Parent’s Prayer

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May 29, 2014 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

Shavuot – The Book or the Sword

Shavuot – The Book or the Sword

By Rabbi Suchard Message: One can effect change through mediation and learning, or by force. “G-d sent down from the Heavens the Book and the Sword and said to Children on earth, “You shall have to choose one or the other. Either the Book or the Sword! If you choose the Book you must reject [...]

May 15, 2014 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

Emor

Emor

Message: When one prepares the event becomes successful. What is the longest duration of a mitzvah? A Yom Kippur fast. Succoth which is eight or nine days, Pesach to eat matzah? The longest mitzvah is perhaps Sefriat Ha Omer because in some opinions it is one counting of 49 days. When you consider this mitzvah [...]

April 30, 2014 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

Laws Regarding Channukah

Laws Regarding Channukah

By Rabbi Suchard 1.     Every night at nightfall the Chanukah lights are lit in a conspicuous place to proclaim the miracle.  Preferably near a window facing the street.  The earliest is about 7 o’clock, fifteen minutes before night. 2.    On the first night one light is lit, on the second night two etc.  We continue [...]

November 19, 2013 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

The Blessing of a Women

The Blessing of a Women

By Rabbi Suchard In last week’s article we showed the importance of blessing children. I was asked if a mother must also do so, and does both parents bless boys and girls with the blessing “May G-d bless you like Ephraim and Menashe”. In the siddurim there is a special blessing for the girls, “May [...]

November 13, 2013 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0