Thursday 28th 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

Jews

All the wonders from G-d

All the wonders from G-d

Both the Jews as well as all the Egyptians witnessed the same set of miracles, the plagues and all the wonders from G-d’s own hand. It would seem that all of these supernatural events over the course of a year were geared to developing a sense of real belief, that Mother Nature has a Father [...]

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

Succot

Succot

How wonderfully weird is Succot. Everything is upside-down! We leave our comfortable homes and live, eat and sleep in a temporary dwelling to reenact and to remember the time our ancestors spent under the protection of the clouds of glory that accompanied them everywhere. It is also to remind ourselves about the actual physical booths [...]

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

The entire community lifted up their voice

The entire community lifted up their voice

And then the entire community lifted up their voice and gave it free rein, and the people wept all through the night. Then all the sons of Israel murmured against Moshe and against Aharon… (Bamidbar 14:1, 2) The Gemara in Taanit (29) tells us that this took place on the ninth of Av. The Jews [...]

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