In memory of Myra Simon Z”L

Myra (Miriam) Simon was born on the 17th of June, 1927 to Eva (ne Berkovici) and Philip Weinberg, in Durban, South Africa. Myra was born in between her two brothers, Norman (1923) and Mark (1931). At the age of six, Myra lost her father Philip, a successful life insurance broker, who perished in a passenger […]

In memory of Meg Stoch Z”L (Meyrah bat Shmaryahu Yehuda)

31 August 1929 – 4 April 2023 Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grand-mother, Meg, was born in Doorfontein, Johannesburg, S.A. and spent her happy childhood years with 3 sisters and a brother in Belgravia and then Greenside, Johannesburg. Mom grew up in a traditional Lithuanian, passionately Zionistic home, observing closely as her mother volunteered […]

In memory of Les Stoch Z”L

Les Stoch was born in C.T. Nov 1925, to Barney and Minnie Stoch. The family lived in Kalbaskraal, which is between C.T and Malmesbury. He left for High School and University in C.T. where he graduated as a  Land Surveyor, later known as  Geodesy. Les joined Habonim Hachshara and made Aliyah with the garin in […]

In memory of Joe Woolf Z”L

18 April 1928 – 28 February 2023 Moshav Ilaniya, Lower Galilee, Israel Joe, our father, was born in Lithuania in 1928. As a child, his family fled Lithuania due to poverty and antisemitism. They arrived in South Africa in 1930. Those who managed to leave survived, those that did not leave were murdered by the […]

In memory of Sharon Sack Z”L

My mom was an exceptional woman in so many ways – could socialise and talk to anyone and everyone could talk to her, she was a natural problem solver and always there for you no matter what. She gave 27 years working for the JNF and contributed to So much of the fundraising  for trees […]