• Julius Malema says he never meant to hurt the Jewish community

    Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), insists it was never his intention to hurt or upset the Jewish community with anti-Semitic conspiracy claims. He was referring to claims he made in a press conference on 23 August that Jews are training right-wing extremists to become snipers to kill blacks over land.

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  • CSO warns community to be vigilant about kidnapping

    The Community Security Organisation (CSO) has warned parents and caregivers to be hyper-vigilant about children’s safety because of an increase in suspicious activity in public places.

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  • Clear connection exposed between international ISIS and SA

    A direct link was made this week between the kidnapping, murder, and extortion of an elderly British-South African couple in KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year and an international ISIS network after a Dutch man was arrested for attempting to purchase Bitcoins using the victim’s credit card.

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  • The truth behind Malema’s ‘Jewish sniper’ jibe

    The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) will be engaging with Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema following his anti-Semitic conspiracy claims that Jews are training right-wing extremists to become snipers to kill black people over land.

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  • SA band taken on BDS ‘fake news’ ride

    When Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) South Africa triumphantly announced on Tuesday that the South African music duo Black Motion had decided not to play at the upcoming Meteor Festival at Kibbutz Lehavot HaBashan, it looked like just another case of a band being bullied into withdrawing from performing in Israel.

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  • Zulu king returns from trip an advocate of Israel

    A Zulu King of the Mthethwa tribe has come out in strong support of the State of Israel, calling on all South African Christians to see the truth for themselves and not be guided by what they see in the media.

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Shabbos Project

Video of the Day 


Chief Rabbi reiterates his call of a year ago for Jacob Zuma to stand down in this Pesach Video, likening the SA saga of today to our flight from Egypt 3329 years ago. “With that freedom comes a voice” he says. He will be marching in Pretoria on Friday.  


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