The Breslov Chasidic leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland and a band of followers has been thrown out of numerous countries, most recently Zimbabwe and before that Morocco. In Bulawayo, many of his supporters from around the world had gathered to meet for Pesach. More pictures and text of Rabbi Goldstein's two letters in story...
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Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein has called on the SA Jewish community not to shelter or support Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who fled Israel after accusations of sexual assault. Rabbi Berland is the head of the Shuvu Banim Chassidic sect. More Pictures in story...
The SAZF has spent 65 years upping the ante on their celebrations for Yom Ha’atzmaut & Yom Hazikaron. And this year is no different. They have their normal 3 great events planned – and have added a fourth for the 20- to 35-year old community who are normally excluded – late-night clubbing event on Erev election-day!
The full 2014/5774 UOS Pesach Guide is available on SAJR ONLINE. This detailed 51-page guide contains almost all the information that a Jewish home needs to do everything correctly and following Halachah. SAJR Online has also published the specialised “sale of Chametz”, “Pesach Alerts” and “Pesach Medicine Guide” are also available for users’ convenience
Suzanne Belling’s gripping new book, “Blood Money: The Cyril Karabus Story” will be released in paperback (R195) and various e-book and mobi versions next week. Publishers Jakana have given Jewish Report Online five copies to give away to lucky users – delivered anywhere in the world! That’s R1,000’s worth of books to be won! And it is so easy to enter. Simply post a comment below this story and tell us why you would like to read the book.
Ellen at her best The only thing Jewish about this video is Einstein – but it’s a really great laugh. Great Park Shul’s PESACH FLASH-MOB vid we posted last week is getting close to 25,000 views – check it out.
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