Tag Archive: Torah breakfast

Dec 06

Prof Merle Williams speaks at our last Torah breakfast

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. Jessica Sherman is sponsoring this week’s Torah Breakfast. This week Prof. Merle Williams will discuss: ‘Amos Oz’s Touch the Water, Touch the Wind: Relativity, Magic and the Mystery of Politics – Part 2’. (Material available in the …

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Nov 30

Torah breakfast: Jeremy Gordin on Jacob in the dead of night

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. Sponsor a breakfast for only R150.00. Maria Malan is sponsoring this week’s Torah breakfast. This week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘Jacob’s struggle in the dead of the night’ Next week Prof. Merle Williams will discuss: ‘Amos Oz’s …

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Nov 22

Torah Breakfast: Rabbi Ash on God and Darwinism

TORAH BREAKFASTS Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Rabbi Ash will discuss: ‘God, Darwinism and Design: Will the universal watchmaker please step forward’. Next week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘Jacob’s struggle in the dead of the night’ This week’s breakfast is …

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Nov 15

Torah Breakfast: David Bilchitz on Jacob and Essau

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week David Bilchitz on – ‘The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau’ – exploring the family drama of Jacob and Esau. Next week Rabbi Ash will discuss: ‘God, …

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Nov 08

Torah Breakfast: This week, David Bilchitz

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘The strange life of Sarah Immanu’ Next week David Bilchitz on – ‘The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau’ – exploring the family …

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Nov 01

Torah Breakfast: Merle Williams on Amos Oz

TORAH BREAKFASTS Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Prof. Merle Williams will discuss: ‘Amos Oz’s Touch the Water, Touch the Wind: Relativity, Magic and the Mystery of Politics’ Next week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘The strange life of Sarah Immanu’ Share …

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Oct 25

Torah Breakfast: Lewis Levin on Talmudic thought about suffering

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Lewis Levin will discuss: ‘Talmudic thoughts and narratives that deal with the meaning of suffering.’ Next week Prof. Merle Williams will discuss: ‘Amos Oz’s Touch the Water, Touch the Wind: Relativity, Magic and the Mystery …

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Oct 19

Torah Breakfast: This week, Rabbi Ash on issues from Talmud

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Rabbi Ash will be exploring ‘Issues from the Talmud’ Next week’s speaker is Lewis Levin – topic to be advised. This week is sponsored by Arlette Wilson-Rymer in honour of her recent birthday – Happy …

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Sep 20

Torah Breakfast: David Bilchitz on High Holy Day themes

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Prof. David Bilchitz will be ‘Exploring philosophical themes relating to the High Holy Days’ . Next week’s speaker is Lewis Levin. Share your special occasion by sponsoring a Torah breakfast for only R150.

Sep 13

Torah Breakfast: Merle Williams on Emmanuel Levinas

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Prof. Merle Williams will discuss: ‘Human Beings and God: Reading Emmanuel Levinas’ in preparation for Rosh Hashanah’. Next week Prof. David Bilchitz will be ‘Exploring philosophical themes relating to the High Holy Days’ Share your …

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Aug 30

Torah Breakfast: Jeremy Gordin on The Aleppo Codex

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: “The Aleppo Codex” Next week we have a guest speaker, Elliot Rose, a dual citizen of Israel & the USA & an expert in communications, marketing, public relations & fund raising. …

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Aug 24

Torah Breakfast, 5August: David Bilchitz

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week David Bilchitz on: ‘Why are Christmas/Easter public holidays and Rosh Hashanah not? Exploring the relationship between religion and the state in South Africa’…. Next week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: “The Aleppo Codex” Share your special …

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Aug 10

Torah Breakfast: Rabbi Michael Farbman

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Rabbi Michael Farbman will speak on his experiences as a Rabbi in Britain, Russia and America. Next week Rabbi Ash will continue exploring the prayers of the Mishkan Tefilah. Share your special occasion by sponsoring …

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Aug 03

Torah Breakfast: Jeremy Gordin on ‘The Role of One Woman”

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. Jeremy Gordin is sponsoring this week’s breakfast in honour of his late mother Miriam (Awerbuch) Gordin. This week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘The role of one woman in a Jewish upbringing and education’ Next week Rabbi Michael …

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Jul 26

Torah Breakfast: Jeremy Gordin on two Talmudic tractates

Shabbat mornings at 8.30 a.m. Please join us for a light breakfast and listen to our guest speakers. This week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘The Talmudic tractates Shabbat 31a/b and Baba Metzia 59b’ Next week Jeremy Gordin will discuss: ‘The role of one woman in a Jewish upbringing and education’ Share your special occasion by …

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