The Ponevez Shul, Cape Town

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I attended two evening minyanim at the Ponevezher Shul in Maynard Street in Cape Town.

Some photos:

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IMG_0761   A video of the enthusiastic Aleinu – Stan Beinart

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Harold Idesis introduces Michael Bagraim

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With Jewish MP Michael Bargain, who addressed the Kehilah.

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A Video history of the Shul – thanks to Ronnie Levy

CT Ponevezher Rebbe

The visit to Cape Town of Rabbi Kahanaman, the Ponevezher Rav in 1953

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Visit: Panevezys KehilaLink

My blog about Panevezys in Lithuania

http://elirab.me/elinews/panevezys-in-lithuania/

 

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One Reply to “The Ponevez Shul, Cape Town”

  1. I was born in Uniondale in the Southern Cape which also had a Ponevez community – with a Shul, Mikva and Talmud Torah. I visited there a year ago, not one Jew in the town, but the Shul compound is beautifully looked after by the Board of Deputies – they even installed an alarm and fenced in the entire property!
    Kol Hakavod!!

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