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    Things fall apart: Time for the centre to hold

    Oct 04, 2016 1 Comment
    VARSITY CLOSURES: Mike Berger says Max Price & Co have bought into the Pandora's box of grievances, only to find that these are infinite. Berger says the key existential challenges confronting our universities - and the country as a whole - can only be dealt with by holding the centre. Read why...
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    East Coast Kosher Delis’ changing fortunes

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    It’s out with the old (the beloved Carnegie Deli is to close) and in with the new (trendy Mamelahs is booming and expanding), as New York’s famous kosher delis go through a period of changing fortunes as the city’s population shifts around. Pictured is one of Carnegie Deli’s famous mile-high brisket on rye sandwiches which will not be available after the 70-year-old institution closed on December 31.
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    Israel pays $20m to Mavi victims’ families

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    $20m, an apology from the PM and diplomatic relations are set to restart after a six-year hiatus resulting from the raid on the Mavi Marmara. A terror attack on Israeli tourists in Turkey earlier this year saw several Israeli & Turkish ministries working together as Israeli planes landed to exfiltrate their wounded. Israel's de facto foreign minister, Dore Gold, landed from a visit to SA and immediately boarded a plane to Turkey to thank them for the co-operation. One thing led to another, and....
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    US leaders welcome 5777 in own styles

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    As has become expected of him, President Obama issued his last Rosh Hashanah greeting to the nation and the world in a video message SEE STORY. Hillary Clinton, pictured, said: “All Americans should question whether we’re doing all that we can to work on ‘tikkun olam’ - repairing the world.” And Donald Trump did what Donald Trump does... he sat behind his desk, and tweeted! Read what they all had to say - Trumps in under 140 characters, of course!
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    'Look back with pride, forward with hope'

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    Israeli leaders offer Rosh greetings to world Jewry. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a message released Sunday as both a letter and a YouTube video (SEE VIDEO) called the Jewish New Year “a time for celebration, a time for reflection.”
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    Jews: Please leave the church

    Oct 04, 2016 4 Comments
    Difference between 'us' and 'them' is reflected in this howler. The ultimate joke about Jesus having been a Jew, which eludes so many of our antagonists.
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    Fed head Swartz’ moving eulogy to Shimon Peres

    Oct 04, 2016 1 Comment
    In a moving eulogy to Shimon Peres at King David School in Linksfield, Johannesburg last week Thursday, the SA Zionist Federation’s national chairman Ben Swartz didn’t leave a dry eye in the house. Similar events were held the same evening in Cape Town and Durban. Swartz signed off by saying, sombrely, “Shalom Shimon, shalom chaver (friend)”.
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    Nazis, brothers’ Jew-hatred = Islamic jihadism

    Oct 04, 2016 Go comment!
    Muslim Brotherhood were avid supporters of Nazis and by 1945 they had formed a hybrid of Nazism and Islam to form Islamic Jihadism
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    Top 14 Jews in the US news during 5776

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    Who knew a Jewish candidate is on next month's US election ballot. And she supports BDS! 5776's top newsmakers include politicians and their families, an Olympic great, the release of a 30-year prisoner, a current Israeli trial, Sharansky sorting out two inter-stream balegans, and the world's oldest man. Then there's the Sheldon & DWS political issues, the jailed Orthodox New York Assembly speaker sent to the "Big House" for a dozen of the best, and, finally, the 2 sexy TV stars who have added hip Yiddishkeit to homes worldwide.
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    Another Trump daughter dating a Jew

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    Tiffany Trump, 22, has been dating Ross Mechanic, 31, the son of attorney Jonathan Mechanic and Wendy Sue Levine. According to their Instagram pages, the two met while attending the University of Pennsylvania, where Tiffany graduated from this May. They have been dating for at least a year since Tiffany first posted a picture of herself with Ross last October. They attended the RNC together - despite Ross being a Democrat.
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