Jul-28 6pm/Perth 8pm Eastern States: South African Jewry in Crisis: A Keren Hayesod-UIA Global Family Webinar

July 26, 2021 by  
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In response to the queries and concerns regarding the current political, social and economic turmoil that has unfolded and heightened recently in South Africa, UIA has coordinated a webinar with key South African communal leaders and experts – ‘South African Jewry in Crisis’, to be held on Wednesday 28 July. Read more

South African Jewry in Crisis: A Keren Hayesod-UIA Global Family Webinar

July 26, 2021 by  
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In response to the queries and concerns regarding the current political, social and economic turmoil that has unfolded and heightened recently in South Africa, UIA has coordinated a webinar with key South African communal leaders and experts – ‘South African Jewry in Crisis’, to be held on Wednesday 28 July. Read more

Chief rabbi calls out South Africa’s president over Israel ‘apartheid’ allegations

May 27, 2021 by  
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South Africa’s Sunday Times published an open letter by Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who compared Israel to South Africa under apartheid. Read more

South Africa’s chief justice confronts the apartheid analogy

March 14, 2021 by  
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As of this writing, South Africa’s Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng was on day seven of a 10-day deadline to publicly apologize for a speech he made last year in which he offered a full-throated defence of Israel, and still, he stood fast—no apology was forthcoming. Read more

Christian leaders remain silent as the church recycles its oldest hatred

February 19, 2021 by  
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The World Council of Churches has gone full theological incitement against the State of Israel. Read more

South African Jewish leaders condemn ‘alarming’ anti-Semitic attacks in recent days

June 23, 2018 by  
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South African Jewish leaders condemned “alarming” amount of anti-Semitic attacks this week. Read more

Priorities

February 9, 2018 by  
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Decisions made by political leaders and those in authority usually reflect their priorities…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

The King’s speech

January 12, 2018 by  
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His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini, the King of the Zulus, has addressed top six newly elected members of the ANC at his “Osuthu Palace” in KwaNongoma speaking on the importance of South Africa’s relationship with Israel. Read more

WJC condemns ANC decision to downgrade South African Embassy in Israel

December 22, 2017 by  
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World Jewish Congress CEO and Executive Vice President Robert Singer has strongly condemned the African National Council’s (ANC) endorsement of a resolution to downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel. Read more

First-ever Knesset delegation to South Africa

August 25, 2017 by  
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A delegation of Members of Knesset has completed a weeklong official visit to South Africa – the first such trip by Israeli lawmakers to the country.  Read more

South African Jewish leaders meeting with Abbas creates backlash

December 3, 2014 by  
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Senior leadership of the South African Jewish community has met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and President Zuma at the Presidential Guest House in Pretoria. Read more

South African expats now eligible to vote

January 24, 2014 by  
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South African citizens living overseas will be given their first-ever chance to register abroad to vote in the upcoming national elections this year. Read more

Waks in Africa

August 14, 2013 by  
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Manny Waks is CEO of Tzedek, an advocacy organisation which champions the cause of the cictims of sexual abuse. He has been on a visit to South Africa. Tali Feinberg reports from Cape Town… Read more

Travelling South African rabbi to visit Australia

April 26, 2013 by  
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A rabbi whose career focused in being the spiritual leader of Jewish communities in rural areas of South Africa will visit Australia next month. Read more

A Community in Transition

November 8, 2011 by  
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South African Jewry held a conference last week on the effect of Apartheid on its community…Dan Brotman reports. Read more