WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THURSDAY, 18 JULY 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please note during school holiday’s the PHC will be doing collections in JHB on a Thursday and a Friday. When placing orders in JHB please inform the PHC office timeously (The PHC needs confirmation at least a day before), that you require your order to be picked up and under what name the order has been placed. Please ensure that the merchant in JHB knows that the PHC driver will be picking up your orders and that the order has been paid for. All orders must be ready for collection by 10:00.

SHABBAT CANDLE LIGHTING

Please note that although we daven Mincha on Friday at 17:30 and Kabbalat Shabbat at 18:00, Shabbat formally comes in by no later than 17:35 at which point all the laws of Shabbat come into effect for everyone. For women, this occurs immediately with the lighting of Shabbat candles, which this week is 17:17.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, 21th of July
is the Fast of 17th Tammuz (Deferred).

  • Fast begins: 05:39
  • Fast ends: 17:55
  • Shacharit: 08:00
  • Mincha: 17:20

THREE WEEKS OF MOURNING

The Three Weeks from 17 Tammuz to 9 Av are known as “Bein HaMetzarim” (In the Straits) joy is decreased. One may not marry. While one may get engaged during this time, one may not hold an engagement party.

During this period we avoid buying or wearing new clothes or eating a new fruit so as not to be obliged to recite the Bracha “Shehecheyanu” - except when eating new fruit on Shabbat, or if the fruit will not be available after 9 Av. One does not shave or take haircuts during this period.

BOCHUR NIGHT

Bochur night, Come learn & earn, eat & meet, Wednesday, 31st of July @18:00, after Maariv at PHC with the Bochrim. 

Please RSVP by Monday, the 29th of July.

TISHA B’AV

Sunday, 11th of August, meet 09:00 (Shacharit at 08:00) at PHC, return by 13:00.  Transport arranged, 1st come, 1st served.  RSVP essential.





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SHIURIM

SHABBAT 20 JULY

    Shabbat Morning
  • 08:30 - Rabbi Fox will give a Shiur in the Beit Midrash.
    After the Brocha
  • Rabbi Fox will give a Shiur in the Shul.

SUNDAY 21 JULY

  • 07:30 - Shiur with Rabbi Burke in the Beit Midrash.
  • Daily Daf Hashavua,15-minute Gemora Shiur, after Maa’ariv, Sunday - Thursday.

MONDAY 22 JULY

  • 09:30 - Ladies’ Shiur with Rabbi Fox at his home.

Kollel Program

  • 20:00 - Shiur with Rabbi Fox - Topic "Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean".
  • 20:00 - Gemorrah Shiur with Rabbi Medalie.
  • 20:00 - Ladies’ Shiur with Marion Dworcan.
TUESDAY 23 JULY
  • 09:30 - Shiur with Rabbi Kesselman for ladies and men in the Wapnick Centre.
  • 18:30 - 19:30: Yiddish reading at Jaffa by Oscar Sher and Mark Gordon.
WEDNESDAY 24 JULY
  • 13:00 - Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Fox.
THURSDAY 25 JULY
  • 16:30 - Men’s Shiur with Rabbi Medalie.
 
HEBREW BIRTHDAYS ANNIVERSARIES YAHRTZEITS

SHABBAT
Steven Brenner
Chen Yohanan

MONDAY
Eric Fish
Julian Pokroy
Harris Karp

TUESDAY
Carol Baron

WEDNESDAY
Melanie Abrahams-Sher

THURSDAY
Joshua Falkson

FRIDAY
Gaby Ben Lou-Lou
Ian Hertz
Ciska Lewis

SHABBAT
Aviva Fox - Mother

SUNDAY
Joe Lurie - Father
Solly Pokroy - Father-in-Law
Barry Sher - Grandmother
Lawrence Sher - Grandmother

TUESDAY
Audrey Brauer - Mother
Barney Noick - Brother-in-Law

WEDNESDAY
Sarah Novis - Father-in-law

FRIDAY
Avril Cohen - Husband
Rachel Salmenson - Father
Hermion Schapiro - Mother

 
SHABBAT TIMES
  This
Week
Next
Week
Candle Lighting: 17:17 17:20
Shema (latest): 09:32 09:31
Shkia: 17:34 17:39
Motzei Shabbat: 18:12 18:15
TIMES OF SERVICES
FRIDAY EVENING
Mincha: 17:30
Kabbalat Shabbat: After
Mincha
Childrens' Service: 18:00
SHABBAT DAY
Shacharit: 09:00
Childrens' Service: 10:30
Mincha: 17:00
WEEKDAYS
  Shacharit

Sunday &
Public Holidays:

08:00
Mon - Fri: 06:30
  Mincha
Sun - Thur: 17:30

MAZAL TOVS

We wish Mazeltov to:

Mendy & Rocky Ainsworth on the birth of a son in JHB.

Rabbi Yosef & Bassie Medalie on the birth of a grandson in JHB.

Rabbi & Esti Medalie on the birth of a nephew in JHB.

Pretoria Hebrew Congregation
246 Schroder Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria, 0181
Tel: 012 460 7991 Fax: 012 460 5911
email: phcreception@lantic.net
www.phc.co.za