Wednesday 20th August 2014,
Sandton Shul
Announcements
  • Mazeltov to Jeff and Sharon Blend on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Sean and Sue Blend.
  • Condolences to Lynda Romain on the loss of her mother – Prayers Monday and Tuesday at 5.30pm at Unit 26 The Guild, 213 Rivonia Road, Morningside, Call Norman – 0745880227
  • Mazeltov to Chazan Avron and Judy Alter on the birth of a granddaughter and mazeltov to parents Daniel and Tina and great grandmother Babsie Ehrlich.
  • Mazeltov to Jeff Burland and Pam Burland on the birth of a grandson in Australia.

Pesach

Pesach 5771

Pesach 5771

Pesach is a time when the family get together at the Seder doing mitzvot, talking and generally feeling good. This is the essence of Pesach, celebrating a great Jewish victory against Pharoah, and the beginning of the nation. May we all please G-d enjoy our Sedorim and may Israel as a nation and country enter [...]

June 26, 2012 admin Messages from the Rabbis 0

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

Difference between fun and happiness

Difference between fun and happiness

When asked what the difference between fun and happiness was, my son, who was at that time around four years old, gave a most profound answer that made a huge impression on those who heard it as well as on my wife and on myself. He answered and said that fun is on the outside [...]

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