Friday 25th April 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Condolences to Stephen Tucker and Harelle Isaacs on the loss of their father.
  • Mazeltov to Brian and Rochelle Swaine on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Rabbi Justin and Rochi Swaine on the birth of a daughter.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Avril Forman on the occasion of Daniel’s engagement to Elisheva daughter of Leon and Debbie Wechler.
  • Condolences to Hilary Segal on the loss of her husband and to Jodi Maron on the loss of her father.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Robyn Girnun on the occasion of Danny’s engagement to Jody daughter of Eric and Arlene Meyerowitz of Melbourne.
  • Mazeltov to Hymie and Bea Becker on the birth of a great granddaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Chonnie and Heather Becker on the birth of a granddaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Wayne and Romi Becker on birth of a daughter.
  • Mazeltov to David and Tania Elias on the birth of a granddaughter.
  • Mazeltov to Stan and Ava Smookler on the birth of a granddaughter (parents Sandy and Lauren van der Zanden).

Egypt

Pesach is known as Chag Ha’Aviv

Pesach is known as Chag Ha’Aviv

Pesach is known as Chag Ha’Aviv – The festival of spring. Our sages explain the rationale behind this name is to emphasize how Hashem took us out from Egypt in spring, when the weather is mild and temperate, as an act of Chessed, kindness to the Jewish People on their journey towards the Holy land. [...]

May 15, 2012 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

This week’s Parasha

This week’s Parasha

If I were to ask you what you reckon would be one of the saddest episodes in our long history, it would no doubt generate a number of suggestions and really we would be able to choose from a longish list. Don’t get me wrong. We have shared some awesome times together as a people [...]

May 15, 2012 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0

The spies reticence to enter the Land of Israel

The spies reticence to enter the Land of Israel

The spies reticence to enter the Land of Israel that we encountered in last week’s Parasha, was perhaps because they sensed that the marvellous miracle days of leaving Egypt and surfing through the desert were coming to an end. No more manna from heaven. No more miraculous well, gushing forth sweet water or protective clouds [...]

May 11, 2012 admin RABBI David Shaw's Blog 0