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Our Next Solel Board: Are You Curious or Ready?

by John Lewsen, January 31, 2024

We have reached that time of year when Solel will be tasking a Nominating Committee to recommend a slate of directors for the next year, and in the interest of…

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The Jews of South Africa: Solel’s Next Lunch & Learn

by John Lewsen, December 31, 2023

We wore Yarmulkas to shul, we ate Kichels, Kneidlach and Kitke, we celebrated Hanukah in mid-summer, and we enjoyed seaside holidays at Muizenberg Beach — which earned itself the nickname…

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Working together to support our members:  Solel’s Mitzvah Committee and Women of Solel

by John Lewsen, November 30, 2023

As I reflect on the many volunteers, committees and groups that make Solel the valued community that we are, I want to acknowledge our huge appreciation for the work done…

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Bingo Part 1:  The Early Days

by John Lewsen, October 31, 2023

In their recent lunch-and-learn presentation on Solel’s early days Rabbi Emeritus, Larry Englander and Cheryl Englander spoke about how Solel’s founders were able to tap into Bingo funds to assist…

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