SA Organisations

    • ORT

    Cooking up a storm at an ORT fundraiser

    Apr 20, 2016 Go comment!
    ORT SA recently hosted a fundraising cooking demonstration in aid of its ORT JET programmes. It was aimed at aspirant chefs looking for Pesach cooking ideas. Stacey Baron of Stacey Baron Catering and Sharon Lurie, “The Kosher Butcher’s Wife”, gave demonstrations of salads, meat roasts and sauces which were then tasted by the guests.
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    • Jeff

    Bertie Lubner’s great legacy lives on

    Apr 20, 2016 Go comment!
    When Philip Krawitz, himself a highly regarded businessman, philanthropist and Jewish communal leader, was asked recently to give a talk on the part played by Jews in building the South African economy, he decided to focus on those who in addition to economic success made significant contributions in the philanthropic field.
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    • MichaelSieff

    We need perspective when it comes to Pesach

    Apr 20, 2016 Go comment!
    By the time this column hits the streets there will be only 24 hours until the arrival of Pesach 2016. For the past several weeks we have seen harassed shoppers rushing around everywhere, planning, purchasing and complaining about the costs of Pesach goods and the amount of work involved in Pesach preparation.
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    • Whats ON

    What's On in SA Jewish Community

    Apr 20, 2016 Go comment!
    As always, there is lots going on for the Jewish communities around the country. Contact local leadership for additional activities
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    • 1-SAJBD logo

    Halacha vs Constitution destined for Equality Court

    Apr 20, 2016 5 Comments
    The Cape Council of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies this week rejected a compromise offer made by the three claimants who are taking the Council to the Equality Court of the Western Cape High Court, arguing that it is unconstitutional to not allow women to sing at Jewish secular events. It now seems, the question of whether religious law trumps constitutional law, will probably be decided in the next few weeks by the Equality Court. Read the story - see the video.
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