Netzer’s November Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting wellness tips to stay positive in challenging times. To maintain positivity in challenging times, we should strive to use life’s tools to manage stress. We also hope you’re keeping well and we’re sending you strength and wishes around what’s happening at the moment. We have some exciting things coming …

Netzer’s October Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting our Shnatties, Shirlane and Hannah. Let’s learn about some awesome moments from their program away on Shnat Ramah 2023! Click on our fun video below to watch. Make sure you click the full screen icon in the bottom right corner to see the video in full! We also hope …

Netzer’s September Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting our Cape Town kids services over the High Holy Days. Here’s a highlight from our Yom Kippur activities at Temple Israel Greenpoint. For these activities, we made spice bags for Havdalah for ending Yom Kippur and made some awesome decorations for the Sukkah for Sukkot coming up. We engaged …

Netzer’s August Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting the protests in Israel so far in 2023. Here’s what Alon Kopel from Noar Telem had to say. “The Israeli government, elected about a year ago, is currently abusing their position by trying to pass laws that will undermine the supreme court’s power. These laws, if passed in whole, …

Netzer’s July Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting a Keshetnik’s favourite Winter Machaneh memory from Winter Shabbaton Nilmad V’na’aseh! Here’s Tiyani Mathe. My name is Tiyani, I am from Joburg. And my favourite moment from this winter camp was when we went to the beach to do our prayers. We all got to do our prayers and …

Netzer’s June Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! This month, we’re Spotlighting a Winter Machaneh memory. Here’s one from our Rosh Cape Town, Ghaim Atash. As a current Netzer madrich, one of the key moments that led me to decide to take a role in Netzer was my time at Winter Machaneh. Allow me to take you back in time to …

Netzer’s May Spotlight!

Shalom Chaverimot! From the end of April to the beginning of May, our Tochen Mazkira and Shnat Rakezet / Mazkirut Yo’eitzeit, Dani Beswick and Rachael Sara respectively, were in Israel for these important global conferences for the youth. Here’s what everyone excitingly had to say: Veida Olamit 2023 (27 April – 2 May) We stayed …

Netzer’s April Spotlight!

This month, we’re Spotlighting traditions from different generations of Netzer Bogrimot. Shalom Chaverimot! We’ve asked three Netzer Bogrimot and a current Netzernik to tell us about their favourite traditions in Netzer South Africa. Here’s what everyone excitingly had to say: Eric Beswick (in Netzer from 1988 – 1996) For Ma’amad in the mornings, we would …

Netzer’s March Spotlight!

This month, we’re Spotlighting our visit to Gqeberha with the SAUPJ. Shalom Chaverimot! Over the weekend of 3 to 5 March, Ezri from Netzer with members from the SAUPJ, Rabbi Emma and Rachael visited the progressive community in Gqeberha, previously Port Elizabeth. They ran programmes and services throughout the weekend, and socialised with the local …

Introducing Netzer Spotlights!

We’ve decided to create this monthly Spotlight to communicate with our wonderful Netzer community, which will come through on the last Tuesday of every month. We want to educate about Netzer, spotlight upcoming events as well as people in our community who are doing amazing things, while also bringing up memories from past events and …