SAJR Online will be posting live blogs from the event as well as pictures and a twitter-feed just visit www.sajr.co.za on Sunday and the info will all be there for you. You will be able to follow proceedings, share tweets, see pictures and even ask questions of the delegates...
The ANC recognises that the international anti-Apartheid movement and sanctions campaign was shouldered, taken on and defended by thousands of ordinary citizens from numerous countries around the world. These ordinary citizens, made our struggle, their life. We are forever indebted to them.
"I am so reassured with this outcome," said Wendy Kahn today, "we felt that we were heard." But it didn’t just happen. It took 4 weeks of hard lobbying, tough politicking, & an ever-widening chasm between the ANC as a party and the Government, a so-called family-feud between ideology and pragmatism – to reduce a horrible 15 points targeted at SA Jewry & complete financial sanctions of Israel, to seven mildly annoying points...
"Purim Sundae" is what Chabad's Goodness & Kindness Centre has in mind for Purim next Sunday
Eminent Israeli doctor, Professor Yehuda Skornick, arrives in SA on Friday, will be keynote speaker at Zionism event on Sunday and deliver speeches at both Wits and UCT during IAW. Prof Skornick has published over 1,000 medical papers, is the immediate past president of MDA, is Israel’s appointed member (ambassador) to the ICRC & has founded & funds two Yeshivot in Tel Aviv in memory of late father-in-law. You can meet & hear him, read on…
Because Wits had given permission for Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) and the SA Union of Jewish Students’ (SAUJS) Give Peace Wings had been given permission to run concurrently, Wits University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib has moved to ensure that discipline is strictly maintained and that there is no repeat of last year’s hooliganism and violent confrontation which led to the cancellation of the Yossi Reshef concert and the disciplining of almost the entire SRC.
Israel Apartheid Week begins on 10 March 2014. It is important to be educated on all the facts before IAW begins - Is Israel Apartheid? - That is the big question
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