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    • Kol Isha HOME

    Colloquium: Parties eagerly seek solution

    Jun 22, 2016 4 Comments
    About 80 representatives of the South African Jewish community’s shuls, community organisations and youth groups, all affiliates of the Cape Council of the South African Jewish Board, attended a much anticipated community colloquium in Cape Town to try and head off an Equality Court case brought by two observant Orthodox Jews who object to women being refused the right to sing at secular events hosted by secular communal organisations this past Monday.
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    • MichaelSieff

    Happy at home

    Jun 22, 2016 Go comment!
    Our Kibbutz Lubner residents moved across to their new home at Beit Netanya on the Selwyn Segal campus in the week preceding Pesach. That timing was chosen because most Kibbutz residents would historically move into Selwyn Segal for the Pesach festival anyway, so they would feel minimal disruption in their schedule to allow them time to acclimatise.
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    • Martin

    Martin Behr retires from top World ORT positions

    Jun 22, 2016 Go comment!
    Warm tribute has justifiably been paid to Martin Behr who recently retired as chairman of the World ORT Audit and Risk Committee, after a four-year term and 16 years serving in various World ORT functions, including as a member of the prestigious Board of Trustees. He remains a member of the National Executive Committee.
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    • Katz

    Cape Town colloquium: Bringing community on board

    Jun 22, 2016 Go comment!
    On Monday, along with our National President Mary Kluk and National Director Wendy Kahn, I attended a Cape Jewish community meeting convened to discuss the question of whether or not to include women solo singers at Yom Hashoah ceremonies.
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