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It is not death that the very old tell me they fear. It is what happens short of death—losing their hearing, their memory, their best friends, their way of life.— Atul Gawande
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.
Please click here to view ... or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer.
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
11 Apr 2020
- Shabbat Meeting
Next New Moon
- Shabbat and New Moon Meeting
25 Apr 2020
Next Annual Feast Day
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
8 Apr 2020
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
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.
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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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Tag Archives: teruah
• “Sounding the shofar is a declaration of selflessness” (looking away from ourselves and acknowledging Yahweh as our Master and King). • “Blowing the trumpet is a declaration of Divine truth” (publicly announcing our choice to follow the truth of Yahweh’s Word). Ex 9:16 And for this reason I have raised you up, in order … Continue reading
Die fees wat vanaand (21 September 2017) begin, staan bekend as die Trompettefees of Yom Teruah, wat letterlik eintlik maar net “Dag van die harde geroep of die harde geluid of die harde geskal” beteken. Die Jode (of Yehudiem) het reeds gisteraand met die fees begin en hulle noem dit Rosh Hashanah wat “Begin van … Continue reading
Die fees reg aan die begin van die sewende maand, volgens die kalender wat in die Skrif gevolg word, word “Yom Teruah” genoem en normaalweg as “Trompettefees” of “Feast of Trumpets” vertaal. Die boek van Openbaring, wat bekend is vir sy herhaalde gebruik van die getal “sewe”, maak melding van die “sewe trompette” wat in … Continue reading
Hierdie week se Torah leesstuk sluit in Devariem (Deut) 29 en 30. Die heel laaste vers van hierdie gedeelte is Deut 30:20 waar daar staan: “Jy moet Yahweh jou Elohiem liefhê, na sy stem luister en Hom aanhang; want dit is jou lewe en die lengte van jou dae, sodat jy kan woon in die … Continue reading
We have established from Scriptures that the blowing of the shofars on Yom Teruah is first and foremost aimed at the people of Yahweh as a wake-up call to repentance, in the light of some form of future judgement. Just because we have made a choice sometime in the past to put our trust in … Continue reading
Yom Teruah beteken letterlik “Dag van die groot geskal” (Engels: “Day of clamour”) en in die Skrif word die woord “teruah” normaalweg binne die konteks van die blaas van ramshorings (“shofars”) of trompette gebruik. Soms is daar egter ook sprake van ander bronne van “geskal” of “geraas” en daar is ‘n hele aantal gevalle waar … Continue reading