Thursday 31st July 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Jeff Burland and Pam Burland on the birth of a grandson in Australia.
  • Deepest condolences to Jeffery Wapnick and Sharon Kramer on the loss of their mother.
  • Mazeltov to Peter and Rene Michaelis on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Rory and Ilana JosselIsala and Audrey.
  • Mazeltov to Denise and Sam Goldstein on the engagement of their daughter Kim Modlin to Yaron son of Irwin and Merle Gutkin.
  • Mazeltov to Robert and Sharon Lapedus on the occasion of Janine’s engagement to Leicester son of Frank and Sandra Meltz and Vivien and Alter Levin.
  • Mazeltov to Solly and Charlene Zaidel on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Rabbi and Rebbetzin Yochi Lipschitz.
  • Condolences to Dolores Waner on the loss of her sister. Funeral 3/07 today 2PM at West Park cemetery.
  • Mazeltov to Dr Les Berkowitz on the birth of a granddaughter in Cape Town.
  • Condolences to Rhona Abrahams on the loss of her brother.
  • Condolences to Madelaine Levy on the loss of her husband. Funeral TBC.

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