New Sefer Torah at Chabad of Sandton
PHOTOGRAPHER ILAN OSSENDRYVER
Pictured : Rabbi Hecht, Paul Weinberg and Rabbi Klein
There was much celebration and fanfare Friday afternoon May 23, where the last letters of the Torah in the presence of approximately 150 family, friends and members of Chabad of Sandton congregation. The completion of the letters was overseen by Rabbis Chaim Klein and Yossie Hecht.
Dignitaries included Rabbis’ Shabsi Chaiton, Levi Wineberg, Alex Carlebach, Dovid Chazdan and Shauli Minkowitz.
Unfortunately Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein was unable to attend, but sent his best wishes and support for such a wonderful occasion.
Weinberg said a few words about his late father and told of his memories of a kind, wonderful man who was an accomplished musician and played the drums in the band along with the late Archie Silansky and Dan Hill. Leon Weinberg is survived by his wife Mona and children Paul, Melanie Sherman and Suanne Cohen.