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    Hatches and matches the Jewish way

    Aug 12, 2015 1 Comment
    The words of the song in Fiddler on the Roof, “Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match” may refer to a different time and place. But the shadchan or shadchanit (matchmakers) still exist in abundance.
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    Jewish Report users in fine voice as usual

    Aug 12, 2015 Go comment!
    Users are chirping like crazy this week. Every item on this website is interactive & tells how many comments there are, here are the most popular this week…
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    Enjoy the music while supporting the cause

    Aug 12, 2015 1 Comment
    The South African Zionist Federation is staging a unique pro-Israel one-night-only fundraiser which will see the popular King David String Ensemble from Israel playing Jewish, Chassidic, Israeli and Kletzmer music. They will also play some classical masterpieces. It’s all happening in Sandton on the first Thursday of September and all proceeds are going to fighting anti-Israel initiatives.
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    Habib was brutally honest on Israel at Limmud

    Aug 12, 2015 4 Comments
    GEOFF SIFRIN writes that "When Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib spoke at Limmud two weeks ago, he made it clear from the beginning that he would be frank, and frank he was, as he addressed the packed auditorium in which most people were avid supporters of Israel."
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    SA earns eight medals at historical Berlin Games

    Aug 12, 2015 2 Comments
    The South African Maccabi team brought home eight medals from the European Maccabi Games (EMG) in Berlin, but more than the sporting success, the delegation had been a part of something quite unique.
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    Divorce and the co-parenting conundrum

    Aug 12, 2015 4 Comments
    An Orthodox British woman residing in Vienna, Austria, lost custody of her two young sons in 2013 with a total of a mere six visits allowed a month and a requirement to pay maintenance. This has come to the attention of international Jewish media recently for the extent of its cruelty.
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    Iran: Shouts of 'dual loyalty' and 'dog whistles'

    Aug 12, 2015 Go comment!
    RON KAMPEAS IN WASHINGTON writes that "The dredging up of the dual loyalty charge - that lawmakers who reject the Iran nuclear agreement and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which is lobbying against it, are more closely aligned with Israel than the United States - illustrates just how tense the debate over the deal has become." Read this well-informed op-ed on the issue...
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    ‘Glenhazel Shul’: many names for this stalwart

    Aug 12, 2015 1 Comment
    Finding a minyan in the Greater Glenhazel area is a straight-forward business nowadays. There are at least 15 shuls and shtieblach in the area providing daily services, and several more hosting at least a Shabbat-Yomtov minyan.
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    Achiever nominees on the meaning of being Jewish

    Aug 12, 2015 Go comment!
    The excitement is mounting for the Absa/Jewish Report Jewish Achiever Awards to be held at VodaWorld on Sunday evening, August 23.
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