Thursday 02nd October 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Condolences to Jeff Pokroy on the loss of his father. Funeral tomorrow (Tuesday) at 13h00 at West Park.
  • Condolences to Vivienne Hosiosky on the loss of her mother.
  • Mazeltov to Morris and Carol Maram on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Kevin and Sharon Maram.
  • Mazeltov to Selwyn and Penny Israel on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Daniel and Simone Israel.
  • Mazeltov to Ivan and Brenda Segal on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Ari and Talia Segal.
  • Condolences to Basil Hummel on the loss of his mother.
  • Mazeltov to Richard and Lauren Cohen on the birth of a daughter.
  • Condolences to Heidi Poulton and Justine Friedman on the loss of their father.
  • Mazeltov to Stephen and Lynette Goldberg on the birth of a granddaughter in Israel and mazeltov to parents David and Atara.
  • Mazeltov to Wayne and Dani Silbermann on the birth of a son.

Rabbi Suchard’s message for Lag Ba’Omer

We are in the process of counting the Omer until Shavuot. This teaches us that the Exodus was only a means to an end, the receiving of the Torah.

The Exodus was a one time miracle; the guidance of the Torah is a beacon of light to guide our lives and all of Israel, infinitely.

It is interesting that this lesson of counting is made even more poignant, when South Africa is counting their own Sefirah to the Soccer World Cup.
Of course, our counting is a little more spiritual.

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