Archive of month: May 2018


Shavuot is the joyous celebration of the moment at which Hashem and Israel entered into a figurative marriage with each other: the hopeful springtime of their relationship. The Counting of the Omer reminds us of the important connection between Pesach (Am Yisrael’s freedom from physical bondage) and Shavuot (our spiritual redemption from idolatry and immorality), […]

Office of the Chief Rabbi

Dear Jody and Alice Thank you so much for attending the meeting on Sunday. It was such an inspiring meeting to hear of the incredible and holy work being done by Yad Aharon and Michael and the other organisations in attendance. I’m so excited that this is the start of an ongoing forum with the […]

Bidvest Maccabi FUN RUN

Get Ready for a fun filled morning at the Bidvest Maccabi Fun Run/Walk! Pledge your support for Yad Aharon and Sign Up Now!


“YAD’S SOUP FOR THE SOUL” is our bi-weekly soup kitchen, serving delicious, hot and nutritious soup, together with a sandwich/pie/hotdog. Recipients enjoy their time with us, relaxing and mingling in the nurturing ambiance which has become synonymous with “Yaddies”. With winter around the corner, we are appealing to the community to kindly Sponsor-A-Cup (R30); Sponsor-A-Pot […]