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  • Errr... Did you hear the one about...?

    Apr 23, 2014 2 Comments
    I am writing this as a personal opinion piece as much of it comes from rumour and people who do not want to be quoted. I have no doubt that the puzzle pieces will fall into place over the coming days. I also intend to publish some considerable research I have undertaken about Rabbi Nachman, the founder and Rebbe of Breslov Chareidim – and the ups and downs of the Breslov organisation since...
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  • Confusion & silence reign over Rabbi & flock

    Apr 23, 2014 9 Comments
    In a most unaccustomed manner, the Joburg Shtetl area of Glenhazel became a tourist hotspot as Jews and Gentiles alike poured in to photograph… tourists! The 2,000-plus colourful tourists who seemed to have descended out of nowhere were easy to spot – they all dressed the same. They were Breslov Chareidim.
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  • Two weeks ‘Yom-week’ with four events

    Apr 23, 2014 Go comment!
    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!
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  • Fugitive Rabbi, followers, cause uproar

    Apr 23, 2014 4 Comments
    faced with hundreds of followers of alleged Israeli sex-pest Rabbi Eliezer Berland in Joburg for Pesach, Chief Rabbi retracted his initial instruction
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  • Win one of 5 Karabus books FREE with SAJR Online

    Apr 23, 2014 Go comment!
    We’re giving away five copies of Suzanne Belling’s gripping new book, “Blood Money: The Cyril Karabus Story.” Publishers Jakana will deliver the book in the format of your choice anywhere in the world! And, at R200-odd a pop, that’s nothing to sneeze at. Anyone can enter this easy competition.
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  • Sassoon ensuring Sasfin’s continued growth

    Apr 23, 2014 Go comment!
    Past Absa/SAJR Jewish Achiever Roland Sassoon, the chief executive officer of Sasfin Holdings, has announced a new strategy aimed at luring more high-income clients, and doing more business with Sasfin’s existing clients, with a new suite of products. And, says Sassoon, his niche bank can achieve this without eating the Big-Four's lunch. Read how Sassoon plans to achieve all of this...
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  • Chassidic kids need stable environment

    Apr 23, 2014 Go comment!
    "A man, no matter how great he is, is still a man and NOT above the law" writes Michele Engelberg. "Children need a stable home environment."
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  • Didn't know of 4.5m shark lurking

    Apr 23, 2014 Go comment!
    Cape Progressive Rabbi’s Pesach swim with Dolphins during chol ha-moeid could have had a bad ending…
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  • “Is it fair to shun his Chasidim?"

    Apr 23, 2014 1 Comment
    User asks: Is it fair to deny women & young children food or shelter because of what their leader has done?
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