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Tag: High Holy Days

Yizkor: Let my cry come before You.

As a deer yearns for streams of water, so I yearn for You, O God. My whole being thirsts for God, for the living God. Psalm 42:2  Hear my prayer. Let my cry come before You. Do not hide from me in my time of sorrow. Turn Your ear...

High Holy Days 2018

Dear congregants and friends, In the next few days you will receive, via email,  our information package with all relevant details about this year‘s High Holy Day services and activities. Please check your inbox regularly, and if you haven‘t received the information by the end of next week, please...

Mishkan ha Nefesh: A dwelling place for our souls

Chaverim, This is not the first time, I have mentioned it, but I think it is still exciting news. Together with our sister congregations in South Africa we will embark on a new spiritual journey, introducing a new prayer book for the High Holy Days: Mishkan HaNefesh. The new...

Chairman’s Greeting—Eric Milner

Rosh HaShanah is upon us and another year has flown by.  We have celebrated many joyous occasions as well as some sad moments. Events in the world at large have led to anxious times whilst the Jewish community in South Africa is grappling with its diminishing size. To paraphrase...