Community News

Kehillah packed 300 bags for 300 children for the end of year party of their feeding scheme in Alex.

Moments of Pride at BD

The feeding scheme in Alex is one of the things we can be proud of at BD. Thank you to Kehillah for running it year after year.








Holiday Schedule

Services will be held each Shabbat at 18.00 and 10.00. At this time of year, your presence as part of the congregation helps ensure a Minyan.

 Travelling over the holiday season?

Please visit our sister congregations in Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London & Cape Town. Travelling overseas? Get the WUPJ App to find a progressive Congregation near-by:

Office closure during holiday period:

Bet David offices will be closed for the Public Holiday on 17 December,  COB on Friday, 21/12/2018 and re-open on Wednesday, 02/01/2019. Emergency contact—Rabbi Schell @ 076-4486672 (SMS/WhatsApp)

Fire at the Beit Midrash Morasha Shul in Sea Point, CT

We stand in solidarity with our fellow Jews of the Morasha Shul congregation in CT. To
witness that a place of worship burnt down is heart breaking and we hope that the joint efforts of the Jewish community in South Africa will make it possible that the Shul will be restored and lost goods replaced soon, so that the Shul can continue to be a spiritual home for their congregants. Temple Israel CT is co-ordinating our help and we will update you on how you can possibly get involved.

Adult Bat or Bar Mitzvah Programme

Do you want to celebrate your second Bat Mitzvah, or haven‘t you had a Bar Mitzvah so yet?  For those who are interested, Rabbi Schell will begin a class in February. Participants from all levels of knowledge are welcome to take part. The programme will culminate in a special BaMi celebration and graduation on Shavuot (09 June 2019). The class will take place bi-weekly on a
Tuesday evening
, Fee: R2500,- for the course. RSVP to Glynnis:

Netzer Camp

We wish all Chanichim and Madrichim an amazing time at Machane. Enjoy and come back full of great memories. NASIA TOVAH



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