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    New Achiever Award for young entrepreneurs

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    The Jewish Achiever Awards in collaboration with Ran Neu-Ner and Gil Oved of the Creative Counsel, who were last year’s winners for the Unlisted Company of the Year, are delighted to announce the creation of The Creative Counsel Young Jewish Entrepreneur Award.
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    “Generosity of SAJR users amazing” says MDA chair Hyman

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    Z’l Barkai Ishar Shor (pictured), an MDA volunteer driver who died when his ambulance took a direct hit from a rocket yesterday on his way to a call-out, was a qualified surgeon. He is one of the 5 civilian and 48 military victims of the Gaza offensive. SAJR users have donated over R40k through the MDS-SA/SAJR CLICK-ATHON campaign. With a single click, users can donate as little as R18. Read the latest on what’s happening in Israel and how you can help,
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    Not sheep to slaughter, lions protecting pride

    Jul 30, 2014 1 Comment
    Trying to straighten out the issues in my mind. Gaza is not to blame. The citizens of Gaza, men, women and children are certainly not to blame. They are really innocent pawns in a tragic situation that we are all facing. Going over and over in my mind how much Israel continues to take them into account while trying to protect our own people.
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    Juju off guard at Cape Town airport

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    “Juju likes his eggs over easy and please hold the pork...” says Rolene Marks
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  • “Generosity of SAJR users amazing” says MDA chair Hyman

    Z’l Barkai Ishar Shor (pictured), an MDA volunteer driver who died when his ambulance took a direct hit from a rocket yesterday on his way to a call-out, was a qualified surgeon. He is one of the 5 civilian and 48 military victims of the Gaza offensive. SAJR users have donated over R40k through the MDS-SA/SAJR CLICK-ATHON campaign. With a single click, users can donate as little as R18. Read the latest on what’s happening in Israel and how you can help,

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  • Woolies rubbish rumours of going Gaza on Israel

    Forget the bumph that was spread like a virtual virus on Jewish social media today. Woolworths have come out loudly and proudly apolitical, as always, and have moved to stifle mischievous rumours that they are planning to stop carrying Israeli products. It’s all nonsense, Woolies told SAJR Online today – and they have even posted it on their corporate website to allay any concerns that the community may have. Read the real story. Click the link to their website. Read all about it…

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  • Reforms of ultra-Orthodox - a short history of Hareidim

    Here’s one for the books from Rabbi Gavin Michal which may surprise many users: “A strong impression has been created that Hareidim, the ultra-Orthodox, are the true custodians of ancient and authentic Judaism. However, when one studies the fascinating historical origins of Hareidm, a very different picture emerges,” writes Michal. “The movement may not be as old as is commonly believed. Hareidim entered the stage of history at about the same time as two other movements were being birthed, namely Reform and Orthodox.” A fascinating read…

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  • See Breslov R. Berland speak live on TV tonight

    Breslov Rabbi Eliezer Barland, head of the Shubu Banim Yeshiva in Israel and presently in South Africa, will address tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Israelis in a satellite broadcast which will be aired wherever there is a satellite connection of Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef’s classes tonight. For followers and SAJR users in South Africa and around the world, it is also expected to be aired live on the internet. Read more…

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  • New award for young Jewish Achievers

    The Absa Jewish Achiever Awards, brought to you by the SA Jewish Report, has teamed up with 2013 winners Ran Neu-Ner and Gil Oved and are delighted to announce the creation of an all new and ongoing award: “The Creative Counsel Young Jewish Entrepreneur Award.” Johannesburg’s most prestigious business event, the gala dinner, will take place on Sunday August 23. Have you booked your seats or tables yet? There are only a few left! Read all about the latest Award…

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  • Relax. Don’t panic. Enjoy your Shabbos as always

    An internal CSO notice regarding a Gaza motorcade on Shabbos has been leaked into the community and resulted in a viral panic with people using social media to warn others not to go to Shul or leave their homes tomorrow. RUBBISH! Says CSO. “This is not our advice, we encourage all community members to enjoy Shabbos as always…”. Read what it’s all about and relax, don’t panic and do as CSO advise.

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    A Shabbos night meal in Israel under fire

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    Regular contributor Maurice Ostroff says he couldn’t resist publishing Charles Abelsohn’s letter as he found it so realistically descriptive of civilian life in Israel under fire. Aviation lawyer Charles Abelsohn is a Truth be Told (TbT) founder member and stalwart, wrote Maurice and submitted it for publication on SAJR Online.
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    “Generosity of SAJR users amazing” says MDA chair Hyman

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    Z’l Barkai Ishar Shor (pictured), an MDA volunteer driver who died when his ambulance took a direct hit from a rocket yesterday on his way to a call-out, was a qualified surgeon. He is one of the 5 civilian and 48 military victims of the Gaza offensive. SAJR users have donated over R40k through the MDS-SA/SAJR CLICK-ATHON campaign. With a single click, users can donate as little as R18. Read the latest on what’s happening in Israel and how you can help,
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    Not sheep to slaughter, lions protecting pride

    Jul 30, 2014 1 Comment
    Trying to straighten out the issues in my mind. Gaza is not to blame. The citizens of Gaza, men, women and children are certainly not to blame. They are really innocent pawns in a tragic situation that we are all facing. Going over and over in my mind how much Israel continues to take them into account while trying to protect our own people.
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    Gaza school hit: Was it an Israeli shell?

    Jul 25, 2014 1 Comment
    Worldwide condemnation after rocket lands on UN school last night. Hamas may have been behind the attack, says Israel
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    R. Berland: "Bibi quit, you're not doing anything"

    Jul 23, 2014 8 Comments
    EXCLUSIVE: Rabbi-on-the-run Eliezer Berland is in the headlines again after calling on Bibi to quit. The following day, say his followers, the PM went into Gaza. Read Rabbi Berland’s Prayer for Israel – published for the first time today. Hear him speak on a radio podcast. Listen to why his followers believe he can bring peace to all – and how they believe he is already doing it. What are his immediate plans? Read why he is about to fulfil the mitzvah of Vayivrach Ya’akov…
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    Who has the energy to think about it?

    Jul 23, 2014 Go comment!
    Our kids are in the middle of their annual summer holidays - what a holiday! All activity cancelled, the beaches empty, the water parks - not a soul.
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    JR readers’ response to appeal 'fantastic' - MDA

    Jul 22, 2014 Go comment!
    30 users had used the “SAJR/MDA Click-athon Campaign” to make an estimated R25 000 in donations by last night, says Mark Hyman, pictured.
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    Phoning mothers - one after the other

    Jul 22, 2014 Go comment!
    What is Israel planning? How are our IDF boys feeling? How are they coping? Are they afraid? – Read a mother’s deepest thoughts…
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    See Breslov R. Berland speak live on TV tonight

    Jul 28, 2014 Go comment!
    Breslov Rabbi Eliezer Barland, head of the Shubu Banim Yeshiva in Israel and presently in South Africa, will address tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Israelis in a satellite broadcast which will be aired wherever there is a satellite connection of Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef’s classes tonight. For followers and SAJR users in South Africa and around the world, it is also expected to be aired live on the internet. Read more…
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    Top Jewish Olympian is almost unknown

    Jul 23, 2014 1 Comment
    If one had ask who is the most successful Jewish Olympic athlete. I’m sure most people would think for a moment and then come up with the name Mark Spitz. Spitz won 11 medals and no doubt, is the Jewish competitor with the most gold medals.
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    How to criticise

    Jul 30, 2014 Go comment!
    Some time ago I attended a Dale Carnegie leadership course. The very first principle taught is Carnegie’s famous rule “Don’t criticise, condemn, or complain”. Where oftentimes in relationships it is necessary to discuss uncomfortable issues, the manner in which it is communicated is key to its being received
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    Reforms of ultra-Orthodox - a short history of Hareidim

    Jul 29, 2014 1 Comment
    Here’s one for the books from Rabbi Gavin Michal which may surprise many users: “A strong impression has been created that Hareidim, the ultra-Orthodox, are the true custodians of ancient and authentic Judaism. However, when one studies the fascinating historical origins of Hareidm, a very different picture emerges,” writes Michal. “The movement may not be as old as is commonly believed. Hareidim entered the stage of history at about the same time as two other movements were being birthed, namely Reform and Orthodox.” A fascinating read…
    Full story
    • Rabbi Eliezer Berland HOME

    See Breslov R. Berland speak live on TV tonight

    Jul 28, 2014 Go comment!
    Breslov Rabbi Eliezer Barland, head of the Shubu Banim Yeshiva in Israel and presently in South Africa, will address tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Israelis in a satellite broadcast which will be aired wherever there is a satellite connection of Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef’s classes tonight. For followers and SAJR users in South Africa and around the world, it is also expected to be aired live on the internet. Read more…
    Full story
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    R. Berland: "Bibi quit, you're not doing anything"

    Jul 23, 2014 8 Comments
    EXCLUSIVE: Rabbi-on-the-run Eliezer Berland is in the headlines again after calling on Bibi to quit. The following day, say his followers, the PM went into Gaza. Read Rabbi Berland’s Prayer for Israel – published for the first time today. Hear him speak on a radio podcast. Listen to why his followers believe he can bring peace to all – and how they believe he is already doing it. What are his immediate plans? Read why he is about to fulfil the mitzvah of Vayivrach Ya’akov…
    Full story
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