Wednesday 01st July 2015,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Terry and Lynda Hepker on the occasion of Claudia’s engagement to Rowan son of Elaine Ziman.
  • Mazeltov to Lionel and Gail Gordon on the birth of a granddaughter and to parents Trevor and Tanya Gordon.
  • Gregory & Hannah Bank on the birth of a son in Isreal.
  • Brian & Heather Bank on the birth of a grandson in Isreal.
  • Babsie Ehrlich on the birth of a grandaughter.
  • Gidon & Pam Alter on the birth of a daughter.
  • Chazan Avron & Judy Alter on the birth of a grandaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Sakkie and Avril Gien on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Keevan and Mandi Bradshaw.
  • Mazeltov to Bernard and Anne Tanner on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Wayne and Jodi Tanner.
  • Condolences to Alan Bak on the loss of his mother who passed away in Australia.

RABBI David Shaw’s Blog

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