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  • Pesach Medication can be a complicated business

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    The Beth Din has analysed an extensive range of the most common medications and made recommendations on their use over Pesach
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  • Top Zionism picks make perfect Shabbos read

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    Bev picks the top Zionist writings each week for SAJR users. Print your choice of these Op-Ed pieces from around the world - they make the perfect Shabbos read...
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  • The complete 2014 UOS Pesach Guide

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    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
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  • Was Eva Braun Jewish?

    Apr 09, 2014 1 Comment
    Hitler may have ‘unwittingly married a Jew’: Documentary says Eva Braun’s DNA had traces of Jewish ancestry
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  • WIN ONE OF 5 KARABUS BOOKS!

    Apr 09, 2014 43 Comments
    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.
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  • Karabus book in time for Pesach reading

    Apr 09, 2014 3 Comments
    Suzanne Belling’s gripping new book, Blood Money: The Cyril Karabus Story will be released in paperback (R195) and e-book versions next week.
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  • A Pesach message from the Chief Rabbi

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    "The Gemara describes a foetus in the womb for the purpose of teaching us important ideas about life," says Rabbi Goldstein.
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  • Pesach alerts and warnings from the UOS

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    The UOS has issued their first Pesach Notice. As further kashrut notices and alerts are issued, they will be posted on SAJR Online for the convenience of our users.
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  • Preparing for Pesach inspiration

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    We have just started the month of Nissan, a very special time of year. It is the month of Pesach, obviously, but the month of Nissan is of particular significance in the Jewish calendar. This significance relates to Pesach and to many other issues that we face in life. Read the Chief Rabbi's advise to us all...
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  • SA & Israel: Mandate for more engagement

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    Israel’s Ambassador to SA, Lesotho, Mauritius & Swaziland, Arthur Lenk, published an op-ed this week that is essential reading for all South Africans
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  • Pesach kashrut chirpathon

    Apr 09, 2014 2 Comments
    2 of the most prolific Facebook chirpers in SA Jewry, Sackstein & Sevitz, go head-to-head in hilarious exchange
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  • Ghost stories nothing but urban legends

    Apr 09, 2014 1 Comment
    Most ghost stories are urban legends, Arthur Goldstuck remarked when he addressed the weekly meeting of the United Zionist Luncheon Club last week. Goldstuck, maybe better known as one of the country’s leading IT fundis, also has another passion: urban legends. He has written several books on the subject and has also written ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Internet” and “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Going Wireless”. ​​
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  • A powerful and poignant testimony

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    It was travel writer Paul Theroux who wrote: “You go away for a long time and return a different person - you never come all the way back.” Leave-takings and homecomings are indeed disruptive experiences, but - as Mark Gevisser reveals in his new work - they are also enriching.
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  • Copelyn - SA Jews must remember their apartheid past

    Apr 09, 2014 3 Comments
    Johnny Copelyn was head of the politically active SACTWU during apartheid. He was elected to Parliament for the ANC in the post-apartheid elections​
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  • Maharaj - Compromise the key to SA peace

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    Mac Maharaj belonged to the ANC’s armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe, was sent to Robben Island in 1964 after being convicted of sabotage, and was imprisoned with Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Ahmed Kathrada. Released in 1976, he smuggled out the first draft of Mandela’s autobiography.
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  • Pesach is personal

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    Pesach is such an interesting Yomtov. While the basic observances are pretty much universal, everybody seems to have their own unique way of celebrating.
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