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2020 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 2020 calendar, based on the best available information.
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New Moon 2020 to 2025
Please click here to see a comprehensive 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
25 Jan 2020
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Next New Moon
- New Moon Meeting
26 Jan 2020
Next Annual Feast Day
- Pesach Meeting
8 Apr 2020
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Torah Study Groups
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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.
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WeG for Cellphones
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Tag Archives: repentance
As mens die paar hoofstukke deurlees wat deel uitmaak van hierdie week se Torah leesprogram (Num 30 tot 36) is daar ‘n hele aantal verwysings na die aspek van vergifnis. In hoofstuk 30 kom die woord “vergewe” drie keer na vore (30:5; 30:8 en 30:12). In hoofstuk 31 en 32 word daar gereeld van reiniging … Continue reading
Die Shabbat tussen Yom Teruah en Yom Kippur staan bekend as Shabbat Shuvah, wat beteken “Shabbat van Terugkeer” (“Sabbath of Return”). Die woord “shuvah” hou verband met die begrip “teshuvah” wat “berou” (“repentance”) beteken. Op hierdie Shabbat is dit gebruiklik om ter voorbereiding met die oog op Yom Kippur, al die klem te laat val … Continue reading
Bemidbar (Numbers) 5:6 “Speak to the children of Yisrael, When a man or woman commits any sin that men commit in trespass against Yahweh, and that being is guilty, then they shall confess their sin which they have done. And he shall restore his guilt in its principal, plus one-fifth of it, and give it … Continue reading
Die Shabbat tussen Yom Teruah en Yom Kippur word deur die Joodse rabbi’s genoem: Shabbat Shuvah. Dit beteken min of meer: “The Shabbat of Turning” of “The Shabbat of Return” of “The Shabbat of Repentance”. Die Torah gedeelte wat tradisioneel op dié dag gelees word, is Devariem (Deut) 31:1-30. Die woord “shuvah” kom egter nie … Continue reading