• Confusion in Norwood arms cache case

    May 31, 2014 1 Comment
    Mystery surrounds the arrest last week of a likable ex-Israeli soldier, a member of his family and their domestic accused of operating a massive guns-for-hire (and sale) operation on the doorstep of the Norwood police station. And who is the supposed ‘kingpin’ who the police say is on the run? Maybe Tuesday’s bail application will cast more light on this intriguing case that’s been widely reported in the media.
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  • Shoe's on the other foot now

    May 31, 2014 5 Comments
    An interesting tête-à-tête between SA Ambassador & FW after latter warns Israel in Haifa speech not to fall into the apartheid trap
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  • Rabbi Herring promises to make good

    May 31, 2014 1 Comment
    After being singled out for selling Pasul (un-kosher) Mezuzim and other items, Rabbi Herring says “I sincerely apologise for this unintentional occurrence and for any inconvenience that it may cause.” He has blamed his Israeli suppliers and has offered to pay for the checking (and replacement if needs be) of all items he has sold. BD director Dayan Klein says it is “an obligation” for Herrings customers “to have their merchandise checked as soon as possible.”
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  • Syria’s oldest shul destroyed by Assad

    May 31, 2014 Go comment!
    The Jobar Shul was one of the holiest Jewish sites in Syria and contained priceless historical Jewish artefacts. The Shul has been under the stewardship of local Arab leaders since the 19th century after the expulsion of Jews from Syria. So holy did the Arab stewards consider the building and artefacts, they guarded them for over a century as if they were their own. Some may have survived.
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