Friday 29th May 2015,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Condolences to Lynne Gamsu on the loss of her husband and to Raoul Gamsu on the loss of his father, funeral today (Thursday) at 12h00 at West Park. Prayers to be confirmed.
  • Mazeltov to Kevin and Kim Frankelthal on the birth of a son.
  • Mazeltov to Norman and Diane Geller on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Simon and Mari Schaffer on the birth of a son.
  • Mazeltov to Selwyn and Elaine Schaffer on the birth of a grandson.
  • Mazeltov to Stan and Ava Smookler on the birth of a grandson and mazeltov to parents Martin and Ricci-Lee Smookler.
  • Condolences to Dr Barry Shmeizer on the loss of his mother.
  • Mazeltov to Jack and Jill Kussel on the birth of a grandson in England and to parents Craig and Lauri Kussel.
  • Mazeltov to Alan and Roma Abrahamson on the birth of twin grandchildren a boy and girl to parents Jason and Jenna Getz.
  • Mazeltov to Ivan and Nadine Orkin on the occasion of David’s engagement to Gila daughter of Lawrence and Francis Barit

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