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    • Kahn Wendy small

    Determined to take down cyber anti-Semites

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    “You Jews think you are special just because the ANC keep bowing down to your demands. Well wait and see… You are covertly trying to take over our country and subject us to oppression like the one you did during apartheid. This time we are prepared and ready for you. We will ambush you in your homes and rape you… and drive you to the sea.
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    • ParshaRevMatzner

    Mitzvah 384 helps us clear our minds

    Jun 08, 2017 Go comment!
    Only a few weeks ago, in Parshat Bechukotai, we came across the expression “walking casually with G-d”.
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    Jacob Zuma and his Jewish grandson

    Jun 08, 2017 4 Comments
    President Jacob Zuma has a Jewish grandson who lives in the heart of Jewish Johannesburg with his single mom who is a singer and works in the music industry.
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    Think before you post

    Jun 08, 2017 1 Comment
    Every minute of every day, people turn to social media to air their views. Just had the best ever soy latte? Instagram needs to see it. Feeling #blessed by your husband and kids? Your Facebook friends need to know.
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    • Bagraim Michael

    Coming out from the shadows

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    Michael Bagraim is a top attorney in labour law and a Member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance (DA). Last week, he was appointed Shadow Minister of Labour.
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    • Peta low

    Living on the southern tip

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    I am so grateful we live on the southern tip of Africa. In the last few months, there have been a number of horrific terror attacks around the world. In the last week alone, there have been attacks in London and Melbourne. In Europe and the US, there is clearly a rise in terror and, with that, anti-Semitism.
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    Israel’s image in the world media

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    It’s often said that Israel won the Six Day War but lost the media battle. The defenceless David had defeated Goliath but also the sympathy of the world. From 1967 onwards, images of Israeli tanks and heavily armed IDF soldiers confronting stone-throwing Palestinians, would crowd their way into peoples' consciousness - and destroy any feelings of pity or empathy for the Jewish State.
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    From a Midlands farm to top editorships in Israel

    Jun 08, 2017 1 Comment
    As a young, carefree boy growing up in the upmarket suburb of Durban North, Steve Linde, the recently appointed editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report, always loved a good story and secretly fancied himself as a writer, from an early age.
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    Taking Yiddishkeit to the Comrades Marathon

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    Jews take saying Kaddish very seriously - and if it means missing out on running the Comrades Marathon, what choice do we have? Truth is, as Kevin Utian found out this year, you can simply say Kaddish and put on tefillin en route. You don’t have to miss a thing.
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    • Esme2

    A giant has fallen in the SA art world

    Jun 08, 2017 1 Comment
    Everything you may have wanted to know about South African art history and artists in the 1970s, but were too afraid to ask, was something art historian Esmé Berman made her domain. In doing so, she completely redefined the field of South African art, giving it the kind of credibility in which European art history was couched.
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    Healthcare builds Israeli-Arab bridges

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    The Israeli healthcare system is a model of Jewish-Arab co-existence. This is evident in “Heroes of Health”, a report written by Tali Rosner for the Israel Religious Action Centre and the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism.
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    • Coffee2

    Seen drinking coffee in a treif restaurant

    Jun 08, 2017 1 Comment
    Can kosher people drink coffee in non-kosher restaurant? The answer is simply: Yes and No!
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    • BenitaLevin

    Being schooled in a new school system

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    “Knowledge is Light” was our school motto when I was a child in Durban. The importance of education was made clear to us from as far back as I can remember. It wasn’t taken for granted. A good education was a privilege.
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    • JNFBoxes

    Give generously… but stick to money

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    The Jewish National Fund-SA’s ubiquitous “Blue Boxes” are a wonderful way of helping to keep Israel green - but South African Jewry appear to be contributing far more than just money.
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    Rapped in Jewish Hotline Bling

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    When Michael Jackson’s oldest son, Prince Jackson, announced the Billboard Music Awards’ top artist, he called on the same artiste who had come up on stage 12 times previously that night, to accept awards. A huge entourage followed him onto the stage including his own father, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.
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    • HarrySideropoulis

    When Harry met Ady - he nearly platzed

    Jun 08, 2017 Go comment!
    Actor and producer of The Whole Megillah, Harry Sideropoulos, has been described as the Johannesburg Jewish community’s “most favourite Greek”.
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    • SassenORTNkosi

    Gabisile Nkosi’s legacy lives through her art

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    “My mum was an angel,” said Sandile Nkosi (21), the son of the late artist Gabisile Nkosi at the moving launch of his mother’s collection of hand-pulled prints at ORT’s premises on Tuesday. The Gabisile Nkosi Collection is the gift to ORT of Alan Berkowitz, a friend of Nkosi’s and a passionate art collector.
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    • JTAKirkDouglas

    Kirk Douglas: How the iconic centenarian found true love

    Jun 08, 2017 1 Comment
    When movie star Kirk Douglas married Anne Buydens in Las Vegas, the justice of the peace asked Anne to raise her hand and repeat after him, “I take thee, Kirk, for my lawful husband.”
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    • JaredKushnerMuseum of Jewish Resistance of Novogrudak

    Jared Kushner's family is a legend in this Belarus town

    Jun 08, 2017 Go comment!
    People in Jared Kushner’s ancestral town tend to speak very highly of President Donald Trump.
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    • Letter2

    The Chevrah Kadisha deserves bountiful blessings

    Jun 08, 2017 Go comment!
    It would take many more than 400 words (allowed for a letter) to express appreciation for the Chevrah Kadisha.
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