Rabbi Coleman and the Bloemfontein Reunion

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The choir in 1982 – thanks to Marc Kopman, top row middle.

A Bloemfontein reunion Shabbat dinner will be held in Johannesburg on Saturday February 20.

Last night in Perth, Australia, Rabbi Shalom Coleman reminisced about his years as the Jewish spiritual leader in Bloemfontein from 1949 to 1959

Those of you who do not know Rabbi Coleman, he has the most phenomenal memory, and recently celebrated his 97th birthday!


Rabbi Coleman with his book: Life Is A Corridor which includes photos and stories from his time in Bloemfontein.


Here is the video clip in which Rabbi Coleman talks about Bloemfontein:

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