Friday 22nd May 2015,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Kevin and Kim Frankelthal on the birth of a son.
  • Mazeltov to Norman and Diane Geller on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Simon and Mari Schaffer on the birth of a son.
  • Mazeltov to Selwyn and Elaine Schaffer on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Stan and Ava Smookler on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Martin and Ricci-Lee Smookler.
  • Condolences to Dr Barry Shmeizer on the loss of his mother.
  • Mazeltov to Jack and Jill Kussel on the birth of a grandson in England and to parents Craig and Lauri Kussel.
  • Mazeltov to Alan and Roma Abrahamson on the birth of twin grandchildren a boy and girl to parents Jason and Jenna Getz.
  • Mazeltov to Ivan and Nadine Orkin on the occasion of David’s engagement to Gila daughter of Lawrence and Francis Barit
  • Condolences to Nicole Glickman on the loss of her husband and condolences to Jaden and Cameron Solarsh on the loss of their step-father.

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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 [...]

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