Tuesday 28th April 2015,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Condolences to Rabbi David Shaw on the loss of his mother – Prayers throughout the week – Shacharit at 6.15am and Mincha at 5.15pm
  • Mazeltov to Lewis Hasson son of Sheila and the late Ray Hasson on the occasion of his engagement to Kerry daughter of Marc and Lesley Wainer.
  • Mazeltov to Daniel and Sara Zinman on the birth of a son and to Harold and Aileen Zinman on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Victor and Delia Fuchs on the engagement of their daughter Kira to Daniel Kangisser son of Dian and Clive Kangisser.
  • Mazeltov to Bev and Dennis Cohen and to Helene and Brian Miller on the birth of a granddaughter and Mazeltov to Gregg and Ronli Cohen on the birth of a daughter.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Charmaine Lipshitz on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Justin and Sarah Lipshitz.
  • Condolences to Kim Prissman on the loss of her mother.
  • Condolences to John and Yvette Rosen on the loss of their son Brian. Funeral and Prayers to be confirmed.
  • Mazeltov to David and Maxine Mincer on the occasion of Candy’s engagement to Aaron son of Ira and Sandra Bornstein from Colorado.
  • Condolences to Heath Cohen on the loss of his father. Funeral was yesterday. Prayers tonight at 120 4th Avenue Hyde Park at 6.15pm.

RABBI David Shaw’s Blog

What do we do with the Cup of Eliyahu at the Seder?

What do we do with the Cup of Eliyahu at the Seder?

I love seeing new things that I have never seen before, especially in Halacha, Jewish Law. I came across some comments in the Pischei Teshuvos (Vol 5: Ch. 480). The custom of the Ashkenazi Jews is to open the door at some point in the Seder as a reminder that Pesach is a time of [...]

March 31, 2015 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

Eiruv Tuvshilin

Eiruv Tuvshilin

This year, the second day of Rosh Hashana falls on Friday. We are not permitted to prepare foods on the first day of Yom Tov (Thu) for the second day of Yom Tov (Fri), or on either day of Yom Tov for the day after. When the second day of Yom Tov falls on Friday, [...]

September 24, 2014 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

An Outline of the Halchos of the Three Weeks

An Outline of the Halchos of the Three Weeks

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July 21, 2014 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

Parashat Shlach Lecha

Parashat Shlach Lecha

And then the entire community lifted up their voice and gave it free rein, and the people wept all through the night. Then all the sons of Israel murmured against Moshe and against Aharon… (Bamidbar 14:1, 2) The Gemara in Taanit (29) tells us that this took place on the ninth of Av. The Jews [...]

June 12, 2014 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

10 Commandments

10 Commandments

If you examine the entire 10 commandments, which are mentioned twice in the Torah, once Parashat Yitro and once towards the end of the Torah in Deuteronomy, you will notice that there is not even one single novel idea. These words, which have had such an overwhelmingly positive impact on all mankind and have been [...]

May 29, 2014 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0