Community News

Thank you message from Ethan Lewis

A special thank you to the congregation for your generous contributions towards my Bar Mitzvah project. 35 Care boxes, with toiletry essentials were delivered to the children at the Samaritan House in Boksburg, earlier this month. They were very grateful! Thank you so much.  ~Ethan Lewis


Once a month the Kehillah – Team collects food to provide a daily hot meal for 200 and more children in Alexandra. The collection for March is taking place on Sunday 04 March at Pick n Pay Hyde Park, Morningside and South Road. Please contact Lesley Rosenberg on 0832366823 if you can help for an hour or more.

Save the date!

The SAUPJ is 85 this year and our Biennial will be held in Johannesburg from 10-13 May. We have an exciting programme lined up and as part of our celebrations we will be having a Gala Dinner with superb entertainment on 12 May 2018 in the Middleton Hall.

R250 per person includes Dinner, Wine, Beer, Whisky & Cold drinks.  Bookings for the dinner are now open. Please send these to — Conference registration will be open soon! SAUPJ; Standard Bank Acct 001 796 305 (Killarney code 051001); Reference Surname/Dinner.

SAAPR Freedom Haggadah

The SAAPR (South African Association of Progressive Rabbis) is compiling a new,  progressive Pesach haggadah for South Africa. If you have texts, songs, readings that reflect South Africa‘s struggle for freedom, the liberation in 1994 and its ongoing hope for a better future for every South African, please share it with us. Please send your material to Rabbi Sa‘ar Shaked  <>.

Prizes to the value of R36 942 — take a chance

    There are still some tickets left of our outstanding opening raffle. You can win a Diamond Pendant, a Rona Startech Mens‘ watch, one of three Guess ladies watches, a case of award winning Cape Wines, a bottle of Chanel No 5 or a bottle of Dalmore Old Scotch Whiskey.
Please purchase a ticket from any ManCom member or phone the office.
The draw will take place Friday 23 March 2018 at 16.30.


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