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    Police charge two in the David Ezekiel case

    Mar 02, 2017 10 Comments
    “There is clear evidence of murder” in the case of popular British resident David Ezekiel, but due to the gruesome nature of the killing, police “still need to positively identify the body.” Officially, it is still being treated as a “missing person’s investigation”. Two people (who live next to the field in which a body was found) were charged this week for the theft of cars and other belonging of Ezekiel’s, and as suspects in his ‘disappearance’. They were remanded in custody and will appear at a bail hearing next week.
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    Sasco Israel ‘directive’ shows closed-mindedness

    Mar 02, 2017 2 Comments
    The South African Students Congress (Sasco) - the biggest student movement in Africa - has “summarily suspended” any Student Representative Council member who went on a recent so-called “propaganda trip” to Israel.
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    Daniel’s memory lives on in a special Torah

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    Several hundred Jewish people streamed through the suburban streets of Savoy on Sunday, singing haunting songs of celebration as they accompanied “Dan’s Torah” to its new home in the Chabad Savoy Shul.
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    SA Jewry speaks out on wave of xenophobia

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    Every time 80-year-old Holocaust survivor Irene Fainman sees xenophobic attacks on TV, she is chilled to the bone as she relived her own experience 70 years ago as a refugee in England.
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    Should the Hebron shooter be pardoned?

    Mar 02, 2017 2 Comments
    It’s the same faces I film every time I cover right-wing demonstrations. And every time they refuse to be interviewed. They regard us journalists as part of the enemy, accuse us of being left-wingers and biased.
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    Put on your dancing Jews

    Mar 02, 2017 Go comment!
    It attracts more young Jews than Habonim and Bnei Akiva camp combined. Despite driving rain, thousands of young Jews poured into the Nasrec showgrounds in Johannesburg last Saturday evening and into the Cape Town Stadium on the Friday, as the Ultra Music Festival, which started in Miami in 1999, rhythmically beat its way into town.
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    Nissim Black finds spiritual answers in his Judaism

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    Nissim Black wears his heart on his sleeve. That heart, like everything about him, is warm and large, and that sleeve is on a black, silk chassidic caftan - far removed from the oversized T-shirts, baggy tracksuit bottoms, and bling he sported on his first foray into hip-hop, yet worn with the same air of unquestionable cool.
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    ‘La La Land’ producer also star of Oscar gaffe

    Mar 02, 2017 1 Comment
    “La La Land”’s Jewish producer ended up starring In THE GAFFE - a nominee list peppered with Jewish stars, the happiest one at the Academy Awards 2017 was undoubtedly “Moonlight” producer Jeremy Kleiner, who almost didn’t believe his movie won best picture because of the now historic mistake.
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