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    • Bev Goldman - HOME

    Ten of the best from Bev

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    Bev Goldman has completely outdone herself in this critically important week for Jews and Zionists worldwide.
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    Brokers: Egypt, US may not help this time

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    Ron Kampeas writes from Washington. From Thursday, RoRo will be filing daily reports from the ground. After the thousands of readers who followed Rolene’s posts during Operation Pillar of Defence 18 months ago, there is no doubt that users will want to follow this daily briefing from the coalface.
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    • Rabbi Cardozo HOME

    Open letter to G-d: The murder of our sons

    Jul 09, 2014 4 Comments
    Rabbi Dr Nathan Lopes Cardozo writes an Open Letter to G-d “In memory of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaer, and Naftali Fraenkel”. He questions how G-d can have allowed this to happen. The esteemed scholar asks many questions of G-d and answers most of them himself. Read this fascinating piece, find out more about Rabbi Cardozo and how to contact him directly…
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    Habonim responds to Seeff letter on 242

    Jul 09, 2014 16 Comments
    Raphael Chaskalson, S’gan Mazkir Klali (Deputy Secretary General) of Habonim Dror Southern Africa, responds to a letter published by SAJR Online written by Laurence Seeff attacking the former’s first ever community campaign – Project 242 (‘Two States for Two Nations’). Neither of the men pull any punches, ether. Read on…
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    The letter nobody wants but all should read

    Jul 09, 2014 9 Comments
    An Israeli mom writes to her Johannesburg parents of the heart-wrenching moment her son was called up yesterday. “I sobbed after seeing him off at the train station this morning. My life will never be the same … and am left praying that he will always remember what we taught him … and may G-d be with him always.” This is a real tearjerker – but one that every user should read.
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    • Sport

    Jewish kid wins Wimbledon Junior title

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    Prior to Wimbledon he was ranked 534th in the world. Now 18-year-old Noah Rubin is soaring, having shocked the junior tennis scene by winning the Wimbledon title against 6th seed, 16-year-old Stefan Kozlov, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
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  • The ‘truth has been strangled’

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    I have a task to perform. What is the leadership doing about it? I’m talking about undoing the present lies of Israelis “mistreating the Palestinians”.
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    • GeoffEditorial

    A vicious merry-go-round

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    There’s not much we can do from the bottom of Africa about the new spin of the deadly Middle East merry-go-round taking off in Israel and Gaza, except worry.
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    • Perez

    Israel should take more responsibility for Diaspora

    Jul 09, 2014 2 Comments
    When Rabbi Laurence Perez assumes his new position at world Mizrachi in Israel next month, he will promote a vision that radically changes the relationship between Israel and Diaspora Jewry.
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    Difference between sales and management

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    From David Pickman‎’s The Jews of South Africa, the following: A passenger jet was suffering through a severe thunderstorm.
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    Lissoos at forefront of education

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    The head of the Trade and Economic office from the Embassy of Israel to South Africa recently invited IT expert Michelle Lissoos, MD of Think Ahead Education Specialists, who spearheads the iSchoolAfrica project to go to Israel to speak of her project there. Michelle was invited to speak on the opportunities for Israeli Ed-Tech companies in SA. “I gave an overview of the educational landscape here and discussed the challenges, insights and what companies from Israel coming to South Africa need to open their eyes to,” she told SAJR.
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    ‘No distinction between blood and blood’

    Jul 09, 2014 8 Comments
    The frightful murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir has given the Israeli people, and indeed all of us, a glimpse into the abyss that beckons, should our fundamental moral values be eclipsed by feelings of anger, hatred and blind vengefulness.
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    • Elphin

    New day-care centre for seniors

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    Rand Aid Association’s Elphin Lodge retirement village, has opened a day-care centre for seniors, with a special emphasis on people living with dementia, Elphin Lodge says in a media release.
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    Shwekey wows a packed-out audience

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    Referring to popular Jewish songster Yaakov Shwekey (pictured) as “the consummate musician in every sense of the word”, music professor and composer Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph who attended last Thursday evening’s concert at Carnival City in Brakpan on the East Rand, said: “He integrates the voice of an angel, body and soul, in a celebration of the Jewish spirit - for me he has no peers at this time in interpreting vocally the essence of the beauty in the music, together with the message.
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    • SydShul

    One small deed makes a huge difference

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    In conjunction with the Chabad campaign “Change the World for Good” in honour of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s 20th yarhzeit, Rabbi Yossy Goldman of Sydenham Shul, reiterated to the Sydenham Preschoolers the importance of giving tzedakah and how one small deed can make a huge difference.
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    • RabbiShaw

    The meaning of life

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    A wise man was once asked in front of a large audience: “What is the meaning of life?” Seeing that the asker was really quite serious, he proceeded to share a story that would enlighten all who took the time to hear his answer.
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    • Whats ON

    What's On in SA Jewish Communities

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    As always, there is lots going on for the Jewish communities around the country. Contact local leadership for additional activities.
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    Ask The Rabbi

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    The question for this week is: I have a friend who is considering the adoption of a child. What are the requirements to convert the child in order to bring the child up Jewish? In all likelihood the child will be black - are there any problems regarding this?
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    KDLPPS hosts own ‘World Cup Soccer’ day

    Jul 09, 2014 Go comment!
    At King David Linksfield Preprimary School, we celebrated our own Soccer World Cup day
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