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Tag: New Campus

An evening for Bet David

Last Saturday night (10 Feb) we celebrated the official opening of the Bet David Campus. The occasion was an opportunity to celebrate with all who have helped to achieve this extraordinary milestone in our congregation‘s life and to set us upon the next stage of our journey. This was...

A place of hope and unity

Chaverim, There are a number of Shabbatot throughout the Jewish calendar that have special names. The most familiar of these is probably Shabbat Shuva, the Shabbat of Return, which takes place between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. These special Shabbatot each serve a purpose, some historical, some still relevant today. On Friday...

About our new Shul – Part I

Although the Bet David Campus was not complete at the time, the first service in the new sanctuary was Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778. All services since then have taken place in the new synagogue. It was wonderful to sit in the light and airy sanctuary for the auspicious High...

Bet David unveils foundation stone of new shul

(by Darryl Egnal) Bet David, the Progressive Jewish community in Morningside, celebrated the unveiling of the foundation stone of its new synagogue on the new Bet David Campus on Wednesday 29 March. A crowd of 50-strong members and guests gathered to witness this historic event. The Bet David choir...

DE-CONSECRATION

Last weekend marked a milestone in the history of our congregation. In two moving and emotional services, the Bet David congregation bid farewell to the “old” Sanctuary and the Rondavel.    During both services, many members were involved by Rabbi Schell in leading the congregation in prayers and the members...