Friday 18th April 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Lester and Jennnifer Woolfson on the forthcoming wedding to Natalie daughter of Cherryl Levin.
  • Condolences to Glenda Preskow on the loss of her mother.
  • Mazeltov to Glyn and Glynis Ismay on the birth of a granddaughter in Sidney.
  • Condolences to David Nathan on the loss of his mother.
  • Mazeltov to Gary Bolel and Robin Cohen on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Merrick and Gail Silver on the birth of a granddaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Phillip and Esther Karter on the birth of a granddaughter in Chicago.
  • Condolences to Golde Colley on the loss of her brother in Australia.
  • Condolences to Rabbi Shaw on the loss of his brother.
  • Mazeltov to Martin and Illana Joffe on the birth of a grandson in Australia.

Messages from the Rabbis

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

The Power of Blessing our Children on Friday Night

The Power of Blessing our Children on Friday Night

By Rabbi Suchard Before making Kiddush on Friday night in your home, there is a tradition to bless our children. One should not take this lightly because the source for this blessing is a direct blessing from G-d. Before Yaakov died, Yosef (Joseph) his son brought Ephraim and Menashe, his grandsons for a blessing. Yaakov [...]

November 7, 2013 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

A Message from Rabbi Suchard

A Message from Rabbi Suchard

15 October 2013 11 Cheshvan 5774 Dear Friend Shabbat Lech Lecha, a Shabbat not to forget! The Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein made a call to all SA Jewry to keep this Shabbat. I am sure that he is most gratified at the huge number who joined in his initiative. The response from our [...]

October 17, 2013 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

Freedom to Choose

Freedom to Choose

The happiness of a Torah Lifestyle Well done to our congregants and officials who made this Pesach a wonderful eight day experience. The spirit in the Shul was up-beat, from Chazen, Choir and the participa-tion of the congregation. The many Rabbis who delivered sermons, shiurim and lectures gave the Chag its important depth and the [...]

April 5, 2013 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0