Friday 19th December 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Gary and Debbie Aremband on the birth of a daughter and to grandparents Jeff and Nicci Schaffer on the birth of a granddaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Ari and Danit Davidowitz on the birth of a son and Mazeltov to Robert and Rhona Berzack on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Naomi and Anthony Chait on the engagement of the daughter Amy to Liron Appel son of Nitza and Raymond Appel.
  • Mazeltov to Milton and Beryl Lutrin on the birth of their grandchildren (twins – a boy and a girl). Mazeltov to parents Kevin and Kelli on the birth of their twins.
  • Condolences to Selwyn Israel on the loss of his wife Penny. Funeral took place yesterday. Prayers will be held at 14 Kenneth Street, Waverly at 06h15 for Shacharit and at 18h15 for Mincha/Maariv until (and including) Thursday 11th December.
  • Mazeltov to Naomi and Ishi Hadar on the birth of a grandson in Israel and Mazeltov to Eric Kinstler on the birth of a great grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Judy and Selwyn Burstein on the engagement of their son Nicholas to Tarryn Chonin (Nicholas and Tarryn live in London)
  • Mazeltov to Ivan and Brenda Segal on the birth of a granddaughter. Daughter to Akiva and Gila Smith.
  • Mazeltov to Lynette and Mervyn Miller on the engagement of their daughter Robyn, to Craig, son of Des and Irene Schreibman.
  • Mazeltov to Shirley and Colin Shar on the engagement of their daughter Melissa, to Ari Kruger, son of Maish and Sheryl Kruger.

Shalom Aleichem Lekulam

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Shalom Aleichem Lekulam

Shalom Aleichem Lekulam I once saw a bumper sticker that read “If the only prayer you every say in your entire life is Thank you, it will be enough! Thank you!! To our Rov, Chazan and all the staff who have made Renee and me so very welcome. To all those in the kehillah who made our landing so soft and our transition home so smooth – Thank you!

I think it was Oscar Wilde that said “The smallest Act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention” My family and I experienced huge acts of kindness. And to the Ribbono Shel Olam who guided us home, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Our first Shabbat in the community brought a flood of marvelous memories. What a Shabbos to begin on! The Shul hosted the Zionist Federation who in turn hosted us to a delicious dinner.

There is a tangible pulse that beats in the heart of this kehillah kedusha. I love it! Everyone feels welcome – everyone feels at home. I seriously can’t wait to meet you all, to learn and to grow with you all.

Shabbat Shalom Umevurach!
Rabbi David Shaw

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