Friday 31st July 2015,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Condolences to Michelle Gordon on the loss of her mother. Funeral tbc.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Sharon Blend on the occasion of Craig’s engagement to Kirsty daughter of Gail and Doron Goldstein from Pretoria.
  • Mazeltov to Colin and Bev Berger on the birth of a granddaughter and to parents Jason and Kelly Modlin.
  • Mazeltov to Rabbi and Rebbetzin Shaw on the birth of a grandson and to parents Aharon and Avigal Berk.
  • Mazeltov to Alan and Loren Bak on the birth of a granddaughter and to parents Jonathan and Tali Chaimowitz.
  • Mazeltov to David and Lindy Danilowitz on the birth of a daughter.
  • Condolences to Raymond Goss on the loss of his mother.
  • Condolences to Selwyn Burstein on the loss of his sister.
  • Condolences to Janice Milner on the loss of her husband Raymond and condolences to children Amy and Dean.
  • Mazeltov to Terry and Lynda Hepker on the occasion of Claudia’s engagement to Rowan son of Elaine Ziman.

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