WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THURSDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW COURSE: Jerusalem at 50 at the PHC. The course is for four Monday night sessions, 2hours per session, starting on Monday night 19 February, at 19:30 - 21:30. Cost per person is R600.00 (R150.00 per session). Please book with the Academy on www.theacademy.org.za.

Please click here to read a message from the President clarifying PHC policies on Ganeinu and Crawford.

PHC UPCOMING EVENTS

FAST OF ESTHER

The Fast of Esther falls on Wednesday 28 February. The fast begins at 04:51 and ends at 18:57. Shacharit will be at 06:30 and Mincha will be at 18:15, followed by Maariv and the reading of the Megillah.

PURIM



Celebrate Purim In Japan!

Thursday, 1 March 2018 at the Pretoria Hebrew Congregation. Enjoy a delicious Japanese dinner and Sushi, listen to the Megillah and exchange Mishloach Manot at our annual fantastic Purim party. Win cool prizes at the Fancy-Dress competition! Cool kids program and fun for the whole family!

4:45pm - Kids' Fancy Dress
5:00pm - Megillah Reading
6:00pm - Purim In Japan

Adults: R90 Kids (6-12): R50 Kids (U6): Free
Don't miss out - RSVP by Thursday, 22 February.

SINAI INDABA

This year’s Sinai Indaba takes place on 10 &11 March at the Sandton Convention Centre. Please book online.
SHIURIM

SHABBAT 17 FEBRUARY

    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.
  • Rabbi Medalie will give a Young Adult’s Shiur in the Library.
    Shabbat Afternoon
  • 17:30 - Pretoria Professionals’ Beit Midrash Shiur with Rabbi Fox.
  • 18:15 - Rebbetzin Fox will give a Shiur in the Brocha room.
MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY
  • 20:00 - 21:00: Kollel Program:
    • Shiur by Rabbi Fox, Kabalah of Aleph Beit.
    • Gemorrah Shiur with Rabbi Medalie.
    • Ladies Shiur with Marion Dworcan.
TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY
  • 09:30 - Ladies Shiur with Rabbi Kesselman in the Wapnick Centre.
  • 18:30 - 19:30: Yiddish Reading at Jaffa with Oscar Sher.
WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY
  • 13:00 - Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Fox.
THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY
  • 09:30 - Ladies Shiur with rabbi Fox at his home.
  • 17:00 - Men’s Shiur with Rabbi Medalie.
 
HEBREW BIRTHDAYS ANNIVERSARIES YAHRTZEITS

SUNDAY
Geoff Sachs
Jesse Yuter
Raphael Ben-Ami

MONDAY
Irene Hurwitz
JB Bloch

TUESDAY
Denise Goodman
Lauren Beckwith
Lynda Cohen

WEDNESDAY
Gigi Gaddin
Yvonne Klagsbrun

THURSDAY
Brigette Cohen
Ian Saunders
Kim Saunders
Leigh Brauer

TUESDAY
Dr. Charles & Sharon Kumin
Keith & Dorothy Smith
Nolan& Leora Karp
Robin & Merle Feldman
Steven & Yvonne Brenner

SHABBAT
Owen Musiker - Mother
Steven Musiker - Mother
Sheryl Musiker - Mother

SUNDAY
Brenda Levy - Mother
Isadore Kahanovitz - Father
Russel Joss - Sister
Solly Pokroy - Aunt

MONDAY
Martin Brauer - Father
Peter Brauer - Father

TUESDAY
Beryl Katz - Brother-in-Law
Errol Baron - Mother
Harry Baron - Mother
Ian Hertz - Grandmother
Julian Pokroy - Great Uncle
Louise Noche - Grandfather
Reneé Schwabsky - Mother

WEDNESDAY
Corinne Pokroy - Father
Gabriel Falkson - Mother
Jonathan Zetisky - Father

THURSDAY
Glenda Gaddin - Father
Trevor Schapiro -  Father

FRIDAY
Arnold Brenner - Wife
Gayle Goldstein - Mother
Sally Yuter - Mother
Steven Brenner - Mother

 
SHABBAT TIMES
  This
Week
Next
Week
Candle Lighting: 18:15 18:10
Shema (latest): 09:07 09:09
Shkia: 18:48 18:39
Motzei Shabbat: 19:24 19:17
TIMES OF SERVICES
FRIDAY EVENING
Mincha: 18:00
Kabbalat Shabbat: Following
Mincha
Childrens' Service: 18:15
SHABBAT DAY
Shacharit: 09:00
Childrens' Service: 10:30
Mincha: 18:15*
WEEKDAYS
  Shacharit

Sunday &
Public Holidays:

08:00
Mon - Fri: 06:30
  Mincha
Sun - Thur: 18:00
* As of 24 February 2018, Mincha on Shabbat day will be at 18:00.

MAZAL TOVS

We would like to wish Mazel Tov to:

Dr David and Miriam Moore (Wingrin) on the birth of a daughter in JHB.

Kirsty & Craig Blend on the birth of a daughter in JHB

Dr. Doron & Gayle Goldstein on the birth of a granddaughter.

Jeff & Sharon Blend on the birth of a granddaughter.

Arnold & Ethel Brenner on the birth of a great granddaughter.

Rabbi Eliyahu Elyovics on being ordained as a SOFER STAM

CONDOLENCES

We would like to wish Condolences to the family and friends of the Late Norah Ginsberg.

UNVEILINGS

The consecration of the tombstones in memory of the Late Esther (Essie) Isaacson and Late Allan Taub will take place on Sunday morning 18 February, at 10:00 and 10:15 respectively, at the Rebecca Street Cemetery.

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