Beauty around us
Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one—the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.— CS Lewis
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
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
28 Nov 2020
- Shabbat Meeting
Next New Moon
- New Moon Meeting
16 Dec 2020
Next Annual Feast Day
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All Future Events
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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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Tag Archives: wisdom
Die Parashah van hierdie week sluit in Deut 33 (waarin Mosheh seën uitspreek oor die 12 stamme van Israel) en Deut 34 (waarin die dood van Mosheh en die oorname van leierskap deur Yahushua, die beskryf word). Die naam van die Parashah is “Vezot HaBerachah” wat beteken “En dit is die seën” – afkomstig uit … Continue reading
Hierdie week se Torah leesstuk begin en eindig met Yahweh wat vir Mosheh sê dat Hy sekere verordeninge het waarmee Hy die volk wil onderrig (Ex 21:1 “En dit is die verordeninge wat jy hulle moet voorhou …” en ses verse voor die einde van die parashah – Ex 24:12 – “Ek wil vir jou … Continue reading
All of us love to quote the verse from Mishleh 9:10, the first part of which is repeated in Mishleh 1:7 and Tehillim 111:10: “The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Set-apart One is understanding.” Question is: What exactly is meant by the expression “the fear of Yahweh” … Continue reading
Hierdie week word daar van voor af met die Torah siklus begin en die weeklikse Torah lesing, wat bekend staan as “Bereshiet”, strek van Gen 1:1 tot Gen 6:8. Die sentrale tema van hierdie lesing of Parashah is, soos ‘n mens kan verwag, die Skepping. Deesdae is die Skrif se beskrywing van die skepping ‘n … Continue reading
Hierdie week se Torah gedeelte sluit in Wayyiekra (Levitikus) 6, 7 en 8. Soos op soveel ander plekke in die Torah, begin die nuwe hoofstuk (of nuwe onderafdeling) met die woorde: “Verder het Yahweh met Mosheh gespreek en gesê …”. Dit sou ook bloot letterlik as volg vertaal kon word: “En Yahweh het met Mosheh … Continue reading
‘n Vlagskip (Engels: “Flagship”) is die skip waarop die bevelvoerder van ‘n vloot skepe gevind sal word en ook die vlag wat dié betrokke vloot identifiseer. Figuurlik gesproke is die “vlagskip” van ‘n maatskappy of ‘n organisasie die produk of skepping van daardie maatskappy wat as die belangrikste en toonaangewende produk beskou word. So byvoorbeeld … Continue reading
Timothy was most probably a direct disciple of the apostle Shaúl (someone who came to belief in the Messiah through the personal testimony of Shaúl) – he was regarded by the apostle as “a genuine child in the belief” (1 Tim 1:2); “beloved son” (2 Tim 1:2) and “beloved and trustworthy son in the Master” … Continue reading