Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur 2019

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1st September 2019
Dear Members and Friends
We trust that this newsletter finds you all well.
As from Friday 6th September 2019 Shabbat evening services will commence at 18h30.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur September 2019
The congregation will once again hold services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the first night being Sunday evening 29th September, Monday morning and evening the 30th September and Tuesday morning 1st October. Evening services will commence at 18h30 and the time of the following morning service will be announced at each evening service. A communal dinner will take place on the first night, 29th September, see details below.
Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening 8th October and concludes at sunset Wednesday 9th October. We will be having a communal breaking of the fast, see details below.
Services will once again be led by Shlomo Kessel from Israel, ably assisted by his son Eitan.
The congregation’s Rosh Hashanah dinner will be held after the service on Sunday evening 29th September.
The cost will be R250.00 per head for members and R300.00 per head for non members.
Should you be unable to join us for the dinner and only wish to attend the breaking of the fast the cost will be R100.00 per head for members and R125.00 per head for non members
Children under the age of 10 years will not be charged.
Seating for the dinner is limited. For catering purposes please let us know by Monday 16th September how many will be attending (both dinner and breaking of the fast) as it is not our intention to disappoint anyone. Also advise us of any special dietary requirements.
Membership subscription for the forthcoming year remains the same as last year – R850.00 per family. If you are currently not a member and would like to become a member please contact us on and we will mail you a membership form.
This membership fee will cover the period from 29th September 2019 to 18th September 2020 (Jewish Year 5780).

Our banking details are as follows:
Hermanus Hebrew Congregation
Account number: 406 885 8502
Branch code: 632 005

When making payments (subscriptions and dinner bookings), please use your initials and surname as payment reference.

Dave Rade 082 902 9214
Email address

With kind regards
Seymour Abrahams