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Dec 23

Our services over the holiday period

SHABBAT VAYESHEV

23-24 DECEMBER 2016

24 KISLEV 5777

 TORAH: Genesis 37:1 – 40:23

HAFTARAH: Amos 2:6 – 3:8

 FRIDAY 23 DECEMBER

Kabbalat Shabbat Service: 06.00 p.m. – in the Slome Auditorium, followed by a Kiddush in the Foyer/Courtyard.

 SATURDAY 24 DECEMBER

Shabbat Morning Service – 09h30 in the Garden, followed by a Kiddush in the Foyer/Courtyard.

 JTALK – +/- 11h15 – No JTalk for the remainder of 2016. JTalk will resume on 7 January 2017.

 TALMUD STUDY  – +/-12h45 –  Tractate Berachot, using the new Koren Hebrew/English edition of the Talmud. The Talmud Study Group will break until 21 January 2017.

Shabbat evening services will be held in the Slome Auditorium from 23 December 2016 through 6 January 2017.  Friday evening Kiddushim will therefore be held in the Slome Foyer/Courtyard for the same period.  Shabbat morning services will still be held in the Garden (weather permitting), with the Saturday morning Kiddushim being held in Slome Foyer/Courtyard.  If you’re in Joburg over this period, please help to ensure that we always have a Minyan.

 We will be lighting candles for Chanukah on Friday, 30 December.  Please bring your kids, your Chanukiot and 7 candles to the Shabbat evening service on the 30th.  Speaking of Chanukah, the ladies from the Union of Jewish Women (UJW)’s empowerment projects have come up with some interesting wire/bead Chanukiot, which are on sale in our Judaica cabinet in the Shul Foyer.  If you’re looking for something unusual, for a gift or for your own home, please have a look.

 Our choir will be taking a well-deserved break over the Festive Season, and will be back to enhance our Friday evening worship as from 13 January.