Monthly Archives: December 2016

Chanukah Candle Lighting

Rabbi David Benchlouch of the Sephardi Hebrew Congregation of Cape Town gives you a quick and easy guide to the correct method of lighting your Chanukah candles. Chag Sameach! Click here or on the image to view on YouTube   Advertisements

Vayeshev 5777

Where to focus first? Halacha states to light the Chanuka candles in the most visible place at one’s home. If possible one should light candles by the front entrance to the corresponding side of the mezuza, if that cannot be done one should light by the window facing street view or otherwise on the table […]

Vayetze 5777

Welcoming Is Key   ‘And Rachel has taken the teraphim (idols), put them into the camel’s packsaddle and sat on them. Laban rummaged through the whole tent but found nothing’. (Genesis 31, 34)   Rachel decides to steal the teraphim, a skull filled with spelling powers which are believed to have abilities to speak and […]

Toldot novi 5777

Shalom friends, I’d like to wish Ela Levy a huge mazal tov on her Bati celebration this Friday night at our synagogue. May you only rejoice in happiness and everlasting growth and make your family proud by your achievements! We are now in the month of Kislev counting the days to Chanukah. Watch this space […]