The Cape Town Hebrew Congregation was founded in 1841 making it the oldest Congregation in South Africa and one of the oldest in the Southern hemisphere. It is regarded as the Mother Synagogue of South Africa and is a centre for community events and celebrations.

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Painting on the Piazza

Painting on the Piazza

The children are our future! The 'Painting on the Piazza' part of the year long celebrations of the 175th Anniversary was held this past Sunday on the Gardens Shul Piazza.  

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FNL #77 Biltong & Booze

FNL #77 Biltong & Booze

NEW!! Friday Night Live #77 - Welcoming New Gardens Shul Members!

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Neil and Jenna's Wedding

Neil and Jenna's Wedding

Mazal Tov to Neil Meyerowitz and Jenna Shevel on their recent marriage! May they build a beautiful home together! Photos by photographer Gavin Casey

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Challah Baking with the Batti Group 2016

Challah Baking with the Batti Group 2016

Moms and daughters enjoyed a special hands on Challah bake with Rebbetzin Sarah at the Bati course this week!

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Jason Devi's upcoming Bar Mitzvah

Jason Devi's upcoming Bar Mitzvah

Big Mazzals to Jason Devi on his upcoming Bar Mitzvah this Shabbat. Pictured here after his first Aliyah in Shul this morning.  

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Sundays Prayers for the City February 2…

Sundays Prayers for the City  February 2016

The Rabbi & Choir inspired the crowd with melodious and soulful singing at Sundays Prayers for the City at the Waterfront organized by the Cape Town Interfaith Initiative.  

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Evening of Inspiration for Ladies

Evening of Inspiration for Ladies

Rebbetzin Rochel Goldman of Johannesburg was the guest speaker at an evening of inspiration for ladies this week. Hosted together with Chabad Cape Town it was dedicated to the Yahrtzeit...

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Bati group 2016!

Bati group 2016!

The girls had an amazing first session with Rebbetzin Sarah this week!

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Barmy Group 2016!

Barmy Group 2016!

The Fathers & Sons Barmy Discovery Course with the Rabbi kicked off with an exciting first session!

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Friday Night Live #76

Friday Night Live #76

NEW!! Friday Night Live #76 - Celebrating Gardens Matrics!

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Mazal Tov to Jedd Kossew & Raphaella Sta…

Mazal Tov to Jedd Kossew & Raphaella Stander on their recent marriage!

Huge Mazal Tov to Jedd Kossew & Raphaella Stander on their recent marriage! May their lives be filled with lots of Mazal and Brocha!   

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Interfaith Reconciliation Day Walk 2015

Interfaith Reconciliation Day Walk 2015

The Annual Interfaith Reconciliation Day Walk took place on Wednesday. Thanks to Gina Flash for the pictures.    

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Rael and Candice's Wedding

Rael and Candice's Wedding

Mazal Tov to Rael Phillips and Candice Levetan on their marriage yesterday! May their home be filled with lots of mazal and Brocha!

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Chanukah Pizza, Popcorn & Pyjama Party!

Chanukah Pizza, Popcorn & Pyjama Party!

Gardens Shul hosted a festive Chanukah pizza pyjama party with lots of entertainment for the kids including a special Chanukah movie! Thanks to Albert Glass for the pictures.  

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Chanukah tea at Highlands House 2015

Chanukah tea at Highlands House 2015

Our Chanukah tea at Highlands House yesterday featured a wonderful concert from a group of children from Herzlia Highlands Primary. 

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Service Times

SHACHARIT

08h00 Sunday 
07h00 Monday, Thursday, Rosh Chodesh
07h15 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

MINCHA MA'ARIV

18h00 Sunday to Friday

EREV SHABBAT & FESTIVALS

Mincha - Ma'ariv:
18h00 Sermon & Full Choral

SHABBAT

Shacharit: 08h30 (Sermon & Choral)
09h15 Torah Reading
Mincha / Seuda Shlishit / Shiur / Ma'ariv / Havdalah: As advertised

CHILDRENS SERVICES

Every Friday 18h00 in Albow Centre
Every Shabbat Morning 10h15 - 11h15 in Albow Centre 

Featured Upcoming Events

Friday Night Live #78

April 15 @ 6pm
'Pizza & Punch'
Great services and prizes for kids 

Gardens Shul Communal Seder

First night
Friday April 22

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