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  • Chief Rabbi changes prayer for the country

    Apr 28, 2017
    Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein has changed the Prayer for the Republic of South Africa - a prayer rabbis say every Saturday morning in shul.
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  • German diplomat reminds not to stop teaching the Holocaust

    Apr 28, 2017
    The Charge D’Affaires of the German Embassy, Klaus Streicher, brought a strong message to the Yom Hashoah commemoration in Pretoria of ensuring the Holocaust is not forgotten, and always taught to the new generations so it can never happen again.
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  • Perpetuating the legacy of her grandpa

    Apr 28, 2017
    Nine-year-old Israel Gurwicz was one of many children sardined into the cattle truck of a train bound for death, but somehow managed to squeeze through a tiny opening and jump out of the moving vehicle. He survived to tell his story 65 years later to his granddaughter, Courtneigh Cloud Bernstein, who turned it into a theatrical docu-drama.
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  • The ‘compromise’ Shoah ceremony

    Apr 28, 2017
    Rabbi Julia Margolis, chairman of the South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity (SACRED) described this year’s Yom Hashoah as “on the one hand, disappointing, but on the other”, she added, “I’m not without hope”.
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  • Durban’s focus on the youth

    Apr 28, 2017
    The Durban Jewish community focused on the youth at their Yom Hashoah commemoration last Sunday evening.
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  • Krausz bears witness at West Park Cemetery

    Apr 28, 2017
    The horror of what happens when one kind of people dehumanise another, was a thread running through the second half of the Yom Hashoah ceremony at West Park Cemetery on Sunday.
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