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    Addi’s butterflies of hope fly worldwide

    Jan 26, 2017 Go comment!
    When a beautiful butterfly landed in the palm of Addi Lang’s hand, it brought symbolic meaning to her life.
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    New activity on Bobroffs’ sequestration, claims

    Jan 25, 2017 1 Comment
    The Law Society has quadrupled the amount of claimed overcharging of clients by embattled fugitive personal injury lawyers Ronald and Darren Bobroff. The father-and-son pair were last month finally struck off the roll in SA and probably won’t be allowed to practise in their new Australian home either. The sheriff of the court had some drama trying to attach property last week, and the Law Society president’s family were threatened.
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    Zuma at 105th birthday bash: ‘Don't visit Israel’

    Jan 19, 2017 5 Comments
    President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with the people of Palestine.
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    PA Embassy statement ‘unfair and inaccurate’

    Jan 19, 2017 1 Comment
    A war of words between the Democratic Alliance and the Palestinian Embassy in Pretoria escalated this week with the embassy suggesting that the DA had been disingenuous in suggesting that its leader, Mmusi Maimane, was meeting leaders of both Israel and Palestine during his Middle East visit last week.
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    Western Cape ANC does its nut over DA’s ME visit

    Jan 19, 2017 Go comment!
    The ANC in the Western Cape has launched a vicious and hysterical attack on last week’s DA trip to Israel and on the Israeli ambassador’s response to the ANC statement that followed it.
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    Now top ‘professional’ ISIS bombers targeting SA

    Jan 19, 2017 1 Comment
    A top bomb-maker of the terror group Islamic State, was arrested at a Turkish airport on an Interpol warrant last month just as he was about to board a flight to Johannesburg. The suspect, an Iraqi named Abu Osama, was allegedly planning to reconnoitre for suitable sites to attack in South Africa.
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    ANC apparently misread its followers - again!

    Jan 19, 2017 1 Comment
    On sharing a statement by ANC senior spokesman Zizi Kodwa on the party’s Facebook page, MyANC, the party’s communications team seem to have made another huge PR blunder. The republishing of Kodwa’s missive, “ANC STATEMENT ON MAIMANE'S JUNKET TO ISRAEL” on Facebook to enable ANCr members to comment on the statement, the ruling party seems to have completely misread its members’ views on the matter.
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    Non-Jew asked by ANC, to say a Jewish prayer

    Jan 19, 2017 1 Comment
    The ANC embarrassed the Jewish community by calling on a non-Jew to recite a prayer on behalf of Judaism at the ANC’s 105th birthday celebration at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on January 8.
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    Ohr Somayach Sandton celebrates Avigayil Goodman

    Jan 19, 2017 Go comment!
    The children and young people of Ohr Somayach Sandton gathered on Sunday, January 8, for a chesed project in memory of the late Avigayil Brocha Goodman, who passed away 30 days earlier in a tragic car accident. With loving hands, they applied multi-coloured icing on cakes and biscuits and delivered them to the residents of Sandringham Gardens and Selwyn Segal.
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    Fifa bestows honour on Raymond Hack

    Jan 19, 2017 Go comment!
    Raymond Hack has secured a major position at world soccer’s governing body, Fifa, having been appointed chairman of Fifa’s Players Status Committee, an august position that puts him in charge of the transfer of every player worldwide, plus any resulting disputes.
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    Gut-wrenching tour de force stuns audiences

    Jan 19, 2017 Go comment!
    Play: Blonde Poison Cast: Fiona Ramsay Director: Janna Ramos-Violante Venue: Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton until February 4.
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    Too many revellers at Chanukah party

    Jan 05, 2017 Go comment!
    Johannesburg’s Jewish community took last week’s JR Online story: “Leave your wallet at home for Chanukah party” so seriously that the party was inundated by over one thousand guests! Pictured is a young lad deeply concentrating on his colouring-in project while eating a donut.
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    Pretoria Jewry entered into the festive spirit

    Jan 05, 2017 1 Comment
    For those who did not go down to the sea – which includes the 85 residents and also many members of staff of JAFFA retirement home in Bailey’s Muckleneuk, Pretoria - there was lots to see and do in the still-bustling capital city.
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    Mark Bagraim passes, funeral Thursday

    Jan 03, 2017 Go comment!
    Well-known retired Cape Town pharmacists, Mark Bagraim, 86, passed away Monday after a long illness. His funeral will be held is on Thursday at the Pinelands Cemetery, pictured, at 11:00.
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    Tikun Olam Project TEN aims for the stars

    Dec 30, 2016 Go comment!
    Project Ten Durban's activities in its first two months show the incredible passion and creativity that this group of young Israelis is using to assist South African NGOs and government agencies in KZN.
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    A lament for South Africa

    Dec 22, 2016 Go comment!
    Jeremy Gordin reviews the book, 'Patriots and Parasites: South Africa and the Struggle to Evade History', by the late Dene Smuts.
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    Gerald Leissner will be remembered

    Dec 18, 2016 6 Comments
    Gerald Leissner, “Mr Community”, considered one of South African Jewry’s top leaders, passed away on Friday, December 16 in Johannesburg at the age of 74. He was buried in West Park Jewish Cemetery on the same day. He was a past recipient of a Jewish Achiever award.
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    Why we eat jelly doughnuts on Chanukah

    Dec 13, 2016 1 Comment
    Jelly doughnuts are one of the most symbolic dishes of Chanukah, but have you ever wondered how that came to be? Of all the delicious fried foods to nibble on - fried pancakes, fried chicken, fried cheese, schnitzel - how did the jelly doughnut, or sufganiyah (sufganiyot is the plural), rise to popularity? The answer, like all good food questions, has everything to do with agriculture, food politics, and of course, our taste buds.
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    Peanut butter and jelly doughnuts to die for

    Dec 13, 2016 Go comment!
    Doughnuts were never really my thing. That is, until I was pregnant a few years ago and my husband brought me to New York City’s famous Doughnut Plant where I sampled several amazing flavours, including their peanut butter and jelly variety. I was in love, and it wasn’t just the pregnancy hormones.
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    Jews make up 26,4 per cent of SA's wealthiest

    Dec 12, 2016 Go comment!
    No fewer than 47 of the wealthiest 250 South Africans, measured by the value of listed shares they hold, are Jewish. This is according to the Sunday Times’ annual “Rich List” which was published on December 11. Jews represent at least 26,4 per cent of those on the list, up from 21 per cent in 2015. Three of the top 25 income-earners working at listed companies are also Jewish. Read the full story...
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