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2021 Printable Calendar
For those who would like to find out about coming festivals and new moon days, and also those who want to do their planning for the year, taking into account the Scriptural reckoning of days, weeks, months and years, we have published a 2021 calendar, based on the best available information.
Please click here to view ... or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer.
New Moon 2020 to 2025
You may click here to see a complete list of the days, each month between Jan 2020 and Dec 2025, upon which the New Moon is expected to be seen in Jerusalem.
Next Shabbat Meeting
- Shabbat Meeting
23 Jan 2021
- Shabbat Meeting
Next New Moon
- Shabbat and New Moon Meeting
13 Feb 2021
Next Annual Feast Day
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
28 Mar 2021
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
All Future Events
Click here to view all the remaining events of this year.
Torah Study Groups
Please click here to find a Torah Study Group in your area, or to list your group, for the sake of others who may be looking for a group to join, within reach from where they are living.
This week’s Torah Reading
Please click here to view or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer, of the complete list of Torah Parashot (Torah Portions) for 2019/2020. The Torah reading cycle traditionally begins on the Shabbat following Yom Shemini (The Eighth Day), which will be in our months of September or October. The backbone of this reading cycle are the five books of the Torah: Bereshit, Shemot, Wayyikra, Bemidbar and Devarim.
Guide to Selected Subjects
To find out more about specific categories or topics, based upon what is clearly revealed in Scriptures, click on any of the subjects listed below. For a more refined and specific search of our website, use the "Search our Site" option below.
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Test your Knowledge
Find out how well you know certain parts of Scriptures by clicking on the topic of your choice. We have compiled a 10 question Quiz on each of these topics. We are certain that young and old will find these tests challenging, but also enjoyable and rewarding!
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WeG for Cellphones
The Afrikaans translation of the Biblical Scriptures known as Woord en Getuienis is now available to be used in combination with a very helpful and widely used Word Study Application for Android cellphones.
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Latest Shabbat TeachingsClick on any of the most recent posts below with teachings on a variety of topics, both in English and Afrikaans:
Latest Blog EntriesClick on any of the most recent Blog entries below, touching on a variety of subjects with regards to matters of belief:
In a world in which our minds are often flooded with pictures of despair, corruption and sorrow, it is just… Read more…
Die sesde maand, of die maand van Elul, wat normaalweg uit 29 of 30 dae binne ons maande van Augustus… Read more…
It seems that the belief and conviction that Y'shua has come in the flesh is quite an important one. In… Read more…
Anyone reading through some of the articles on this site will soon notice that we are trying to acknowledge and… Read more…
There are believers in Y’shua Messiah who are convinced that we should continue to slaughter a Pesach or Passover lamb,… Read more…
Die saak waaroor dit hier gaan is die onsekerheid oor die presiese periode waarin "spesiale" dae soos die Sabbat en… Read more…
Daar is deesdae ‘n hernude en uiters venynige poging om gelowiges wat erns maak met die Torah, in diskrediet te… Read more…
There is a significant number of verses in Woord en Getuienis that are translated slightly differently when compared with the… Read more…
There’s a new translation of the “Original Scriptures” of the New (or Renewed) Covenant being circulated among Messianic and Torah… Read more…
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Die sesde maand, of die maand van Elul, wat normaalweg uit 29 of 30 dae binne ons maande van Augustus en September bestaan, is ‘n maand wat hom uitstekend daartoe leen om te fokus op die aspekte van skuldbelydenis, vergifnis en herstel in ons verhouding met Yahweh, ons hemelse Vader. Hierdie kort studie is gebaseer … Continue reading
Anyone reading through some of the articles on this site will soon notice that we are trying to acknowledge and revere the Name of the Almighty and that we give preference to pronouncing the Name as “Yahweh”. We are aware of the fact that over the years groups and individuals have come up with a … Continue reading
There are believers in Y’shua Messiah who are convinced that we should continue to slaughter a Pesach or Passover lamb, every year, as per the instructions for the original Passover in Exodus 12. Others are having serious doubts as to the proper Scriptural directives in this regard. This brief study is an effort to bring … Continue reading
If you have landed here by accident and are really looking for our Home Page, click here. Welcome to the most interactive area of our site! This is our Blog area where, from time to time, we shall post contributions on various key topics or some events of particular interest. This is also where you … Continue reading
There is little doubt that we are currently witnessing a world-wide phenomenon of Torah-loving and Torah-studying groups, coming into existence at a rate and a scale that is truly astonishing. In South Africa alone, there is hardly a town or a city or a municipal area where one will not find at least one such … Continue reading
Nobody should doubt the fact that scores of people are turning their heads nowadays to have a look, at least, at what the new buzz about the “Messiah”, the “Shabbat” and the “Torah” is all about. And a significant percentage of these are not only turning their heads. They’ve already made a complete turn about, back to the … Continue reading
Those with a fair knowledge of the church scene in South Africa, will have come across the word “celebration”, somewhere along the way. It is a loaded word that somehow grips the imagination of action-loving people. A quick search of the internet proves just how popular this concept of celebration has become. A celebration of … Continue reading
Came home from work early yesterday afternoon, tried to pick up on some loose ends here and there and ended up in my study in front of the computer, feeling just a little restless and out of sorts. At that very moment my son, Johan, was undergoing a fairly complicated knee operation, similar to, but … Continue reading
Ek het groot waardering vir die bydraes en kommentaar wat tot dusver op elkeen van die onderwerpe van bespreking gelewer is, veral die goeie gesindheid waarin daar deelgeneem word. Dankie vir elkeen se woorde van bemoediging – teenoor mededeelnemers, maar ook lof wat soms na hierdie kant toe laat val word, waarvan ek sommer dadelik … Continue reading
From time to time, we shall post contributions on various key topics or some events of particular interest. You are encouraged to post your own comments and take an active part in the discussion thread of your choice. A friendly request: Please stick to the subject and try, as far as possible, not to get … Continue reading