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    Kosher meat crisis looms for Joburg consumers

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    A serious crisis is looming for observant Johannesburg Jews, as the supply of kosher meat dwindles way below the demand, due to factors difficult to control. This will be particularly sorely felt as Rosh Hashanah approaches. “We’re holding in the short term,” says UOS exec director Sevitz about supply, by making more use of the other facilities. The UOS is pulling all the stops to find a new facility, but has had no complaints from consumers regarding supply shortages...yet!
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    SAJR readers click their support for MDA

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    Jewish Report readers have so far collected around R80 000 for Israel’s emergency first-response service in the SAJR/MDA Click-Athon. And, over the past week, readers have contributed almost R7 000 for a new MDA ambulance which will carry the name of the first soldier to fall. Now, readers are clubbing together to buy a first-responder, three wheeled bike as well.
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    2014's "Great Challah Bake" to be much greater

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    Remember Johannesburg's Great Challah Bake” last year? Well this time around they are looking to make it bigger – so much bigger, in fact, that they have hired the Sandton Convention Centre for the bug bake off. Everyone's invited and it's happening next Thursday. Read more...
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    Israeli squash team conquers Soweto

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    While the world has gone mad once again about the happenings in Gaza, it is comforting to see that in some parts of the world sport between all nations can go on without protests.
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    Enjoy the glitz and glamour - at home

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    The clock's counting down to Sunday's annual social highlight of the SA Jewish calendar, the Gala Awards Banquet of the Absa Jewish Achievers, brought to you by SA Jewish Report. This R3 000-a-plate fundraiser is, as usual, sold out, even though the new Vodaworld, venue accommodates more guests. But, users, fear not. SAJR Online will host its biggest-ever live-blog to keep you updated from 16:00, when guests begin arriving – through tlil late in the night. Read more...
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    Join the discussions - go on, have yourself a rev

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    Users continue to post dozens of new comments on this website every day – and that’s on a quiet day. Sometimes this stream of user-posted content suddenly turns into a torrent - usually driven by the issues and emotions of the day – and then the hard work starts as SAJR Online moderates every single comment posted.
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    Sorry, folks, Bev was on top of her game

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    It was we who erred by not promoted and publicised all of Bev’s hard work during the crucial period of Operation Protective Edge...
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    How media misled the world on Gaza

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    Blogging on the Times Of Israel yesterday, our old friend Maurice Ostroff sets out a complex theory of how he believes United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the rest of the world were collusively misled about the current conflict in Gaza by the manner in which it was reported in the media.
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    Read the Chief Rabbi’s message to SA Jewry

    Aug 18, 2014 3 Comments
    Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein urged all Rabbis to devote their sermons this past Shabbos to the importance of peace and respect in our community. “Let us all come together as one community in the spirit of our world-renowned menschlichkeit and unity and above all let us just remember to be nice to one another,” was the essence underlying of the Chief Rabbi’s message.
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    Tony Ehrenreich's Kristallnacht

    Aug 18, 2014 2 Comments
    Andrew Donaldson on the Cosatu Western Cape leader's "eye-for-an-eye" call against the SA Jewish Board of Deputies and other Jewish South Africans supporting Israel which caused consternation, civil and criminal charges and a referral to the SA Human Rights Commission last Friday.
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  • Kosher meat crisis looms for Joburg consumers

    A serious crisis is looming for observant Johannesburg Jews, as the supply of kosher meat dwindles way below the demand, due to factors difficult to control. This will be particularly sorely felt as Rosh Hashanah approaches. “We’re holding in the short term,” says UOS exec director Sevitz about supply, by making more use of the other facilities. The UOS is pulling all the stops to find a new facility, but has had no complaints from consumers regarding supply shortages...yet!

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  • SAJR readers click their support for MDA

    Jewish Report readers have so far collected around R80 000 for Israel’s emergency first-response service in the SAJR/MDA Click-Athon. And, over the past week, readers have contributed almost R7 000 for a new MDA ambulance which will carry the name of the first soldier to fall. Now, readers are clubbing together to buy a first-responder, three wheeled bike as well.

    Full Story
  • 2014's "Great Challah Bake" to be much greater

    Remember Johannesburg's Great Challah Bake” last year? Well this time around they are looking to make it bigger – so much bigger, in fact, that they have hired the Sandton Convention Centre for the bug bake off. Everyone's invited and it's happening next Thursday. Read more...

    Full Story
  • Enjoy the glitz and glamour - at home

    The clock's counting down to Sunday's annual social highlight of the SA Jewish calendar, the Gala Awards Banquet of the Absa Jewish Achievers, brought to you by SA Jewish Report. This R3 000-a-plate fundraiser is, as usual, sold out, even though the new Vodaworld, venue accommodates more guests. But, users, fear not. SAJR Online will host its biggest-ever live-blog to keep you updated from 16:00, when guests begin arriving – through tlil late in the night. Read more...

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  • This car will create a balegan in your household

    No respectable Jewish driveway should be without one, but, be warned, untold trouble will brew in the family. Why? Because there’ll always be more than one shouting “Shotgun!” for the privilege of using it! Jewish Report’s team test drove KIA’s new KOUP. It’s fast (very), seriously safe, an unbelievably fun-filled drive and it has every mod con. It does have its issues, though, so don’t let bobba go shopping in it! Why not? Read on to find out…

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  • Threats against SA Jewry: Board lays charges

    ON THE ATTACK: Board to lay both civil and criminal charges against Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich for hate speech and incitement to violence in CT today. Read what Ehrenreich wrote (and later removed), see Board chairman Zev Krengel (pictured) who appeared on TV last night, Read what Board chairman, Mary K;luk says to the community - and what SAJBD national director, Wendy Kahn has said to try and calm the community...

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    Gain first-hand experience, then talk on what’s happening in Israel

    Aug 21, 2014 Go comment!
    I was annoyed reading about Joshua Broomberg of King David Victory Park’s opinion on the Gaza issue. Just because he is a learner at KDVP, it must be the school’s fault! A school can teach one to have an opinion, but it cannot be held responsible for the outcome.
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    Kosher meat crisis looms for Joburg consumers

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    A serious crisis is looming for observant Johannesburg Jews, as the supply of kosher meat dwindles way below the demand, due to factors difficult to control. This will be particularly sorely felt as Rosh Hashanah approaches. “We’re holding in the short term,” says UOS exec director Sevitz about supply, by making more use of the other facilities. The UOS is pulling all the stops to find a new facility, but has had no complaints from consumers regarding supply shortages...yet!
    Full story
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    Warm tribute paid to role of women in the community

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    Past tense - future perfect? This was the theme of the 30th National Triennial Conference of the Union of Jewish Women, held at the Killarney Country Club last weekend. The conference spanned over three days.
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    Great sadness as this ‘grand old lady’ closes shop

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    It was with a great sense of tribute to the late Devorah Nates and the leadership and membership of the Federation of Synagogues Women’s Guilds of SA, but also with great sorrow that a meeting was held for the organisation’s dissolution last Tuesday in Orchards, Johannesburg.
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    SAJR readers click their support for MDA

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    Jewish Report readers have so far collected around R80 000 for Israel’s emergency first-response service in the SAJR/MDA Click-Athon. And, over the past week, readers have contributed almost R7 000 for a new MDA ambulance which will carry the name of the first soldier to fall. Now, readers are clubbing together to buy a first-responder, three wheeled bike as well.
    Full story
    • Bev Goldman - HOME

    Sorry, folks, Bev was on top of her game

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    It was we who erred by not promoted and publicised all of Bev’s hard work during the crucial period of Operation Protective Edge...
    Full story
    • Maurice Ostroff- Telfed Honoree

    How media misled the world on Gaza

    Aug 18, 2014 Go comment!
    Blogging on the Times Of Israel yesterday, our old friend Maurice Ostroff sets out a complex theory of how he believes United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the rest of the world were collusively misled about the current conflict in Gaza by the manner in which it was reported in the media.
    Full story
    • Ehrenreich krystal HOME

    Tony Ehrenreich's Kristallnacht

    Aug 18, 2014 2 Comments
    Andrew Donaldson on the Cosatu Western Cape leader's "eye-for-an-eye" call against the SA Jewish Board of Deputies and other Jewish South Africans supporting Israel which caused consternation, civil and criminal charges and a referral to the SA Human Rights Commission last Friday.
    Full story
    • Lutrin Dean

    The holiness of the BDS movement

    Aug 17, 2014 2 Comments
    Dr Dean Lutrin opines: “For the first time in millennia, we are in a position of strength and we as a people are conflicted as to how we should wield our power”
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    Madiba never said this, Yusuf

    Aug 15, 2014 3 Comments
    We hear Primedia news boss Abramjee (pic) is also in trouble over an unfortunate and untrue anti-Israel post which discredits Madiba.
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    SA’s ambulance to carry name of first to fall

    Aug 13, 2014 Go comment!
    Come on users, MDA really need our help here! No matter how big or how small, they need MDA-SA and the Jewish Report Online have teamed up to make it hassle free. One click and its done. Or, if you are able to assist by contributing to the SA ambulance, it’s just one phone call. The lines are secure and the need is dire. SA Jewry has done so much that we have been honoured to have our ambulance as the first. Read on, and let’s not let the hard-working guys at MDA-SA down!
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    17 Palestinian wounded flown to Turkey Wed

    Aug 13, 2014 Go comment!
    Seventeen Palestinian wounded taken to Turkey for medical treatment today in a collaborative mercy effort by The International Red Cross, Magen David Adom, The Turkish Red Crescent and the Palestinian Red Crescent to assist in getting wounded Gazans to Turkish hospitals for further treatment.
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    SA’s ambulance to carry name of first to fall

    Aug 13, 2014 Go comment!
    Come on users, MDA really need our help here! No matter how big or how small, they need MDA-SA and the Jewish Report Online have teamed up to make it hassle free. One click and its done. Or, if you are able to assist by contributing to the SA ambulance, it’s just one phone call. The lines are secure and the need is dire. SA Jewry has done so much that we have been honoured to have our ambulance as the first. Read on, and let’s not let the hard-working guys at MDA-SA down!
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    Jewish World in 7 seconds

    Aug 13, 2014 Go comment!
    A brief run-down of some of the more interesting items of Jewish news from around the world over the past week. These are compiled by SA Jewish Report’s editorial staff for the interest of our readers and website users. All of the source-publications are attributed, so those interested in reading a more complete account of any of the stories can easily go to the website of the original publication and search for them.
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See more of Gilan Gork on our ACHIEVERS LIVE BLOG Sunday. Gilan is a world-renowned Mentalist and travels the world doing shows, corporate functions, a keynote speaking, etc. He will be one of the entertainment highlights at the sellout Absa Jewish Achiever Awards on Sunday.

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    Kosher meat crisis looms for Joburg consumers

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    A serious crisis is looming for observant Johannesburg Jews, as the supply of kosher meat dwindles way below the demand, due to factors difficult to control. This will be particularly sorely felt as Rosh Hashanah approaches. “We’re holding in the short term,” says UOS exec director Sevitz about supply, by making more use of the other facilities. The UOS is pulling all the stops to find a new facility, but has had no complaints from consumers regarding supply shortages...yet!
    Full story
    • Challah Bake HOME.png

    2014's "Great Challah Bake" to be much greater

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    Remember Johannesburg's Great Challah Bake” last year? Well this time around they are looking to make it bigger – so much bigger, in fact, that they have hired the Sandton Convention Centre for the bug bake off. Everyone's invited and it's happening next Thursday. Read more...
    Full story
    • fswgpic1

    Great sadness as this ‘grand old lady’ closes shop

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    It was with a great sense of tribute to the late Devorah Nates and the leadership and membership of the Federation of Synagogues Women’s Guilds of SA, but also with great sorrow that a meeting was held for the organisation’s dissolution last Tuesday in Orchards, Johannesburg.
    Full story
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    Ask The Rabbi

    Aug 20, 2014 Go comment!
    The question: A Jewish man who has signed a Living Will becomes very sick. He is suffering badly and is on life support. The doctors believe he has no chance of recovery. The man’s family believe it is time to carry out his Living Will and allow him to die, but want his rabbi to concur. Does Jewish law allow the rabbi to do this?
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