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    Leonard’s Holocaust dance

    May 11, 2017 Go comment!
    Canadian Irene Lilienheim Angelico wrote a letter to the iconic Jewish singer Leonard Cohen – who like her and most South African Jews – was of Lithuanian descent. She sent it to the Canadian Jewish News around Yom Hashoah Here is an shortened version of it.
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    Sarsour: symbol of US Jew vs Jew

    May 04, 2017 2 Comments
    One of the best symbols of the current Jewish political divide is a Muslim woman.
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    Jewish leaders alarmed as Le Pen advances

    Apr 28, 2017 Go comment!
    Jewish leaders inside and outside France have expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French presidential election last Sunday.
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    Spicer apologises amid critique from Jews

    Apr 13, 2017 Go comment!
    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, pictured, answering reporters’ questions at the White House in Washington, DC (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) for claiming that Adolf Hitler never used chemical weapons amid widespread criticism and calls for his job, including from US Jewish leaders and Israeli politicians. WATCH THE GAFFE and the attempted correction. In all, only after three apologies was Spicer off the hook… somewhat.
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    Billy Crystal on being Jewish, playing ball etc

    Apr 07, 2017 Go comment!
    The inimitable Billy Crystal is back on the road. The six-time Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, director and writer - most recently of a book of essays, Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys - is currently touring the US with his new show, Spend the Night with Billy Crystal.
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    A great Shabbos/Pesach read: SAJAC News

    Apr 05, 2017 Go comment!
    Catch up with old friends and family in Canada – download the 2017 SA Jewish Association of Canada (SAJAC) Pesach publication – what a great read this is for local and all other expat SA Jewry worldwide. For those who missed them, we also have the two 2016 editions for you. The extremely informative mags are a virtual “Call back the past” for all Jewry of SA origin – even Canadian expat SA Jewry download it to save fighting over who gets to read it first in the home.
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    Sweeping the Jews off their feet

    Mar 30, 2017 1 Comment
    Fourteen minutes. That’s how long Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations, spent in conversation with interviewer Dan Senor at AIPAC’s annual policy conference on Monday afternoon. And that was all it took to mark her out as the undisputed star of this event… and of who knows what to follow.
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    South Africans living in Trump’s America

    Mar 30, 2017 2 Comments
    When Donald Trump became president of the United States of America, South African Jews had a great deal to say either in support of or against this man. The Jewish Report has since run numerous political articles written by Americans about the Trump administration, but this week we bring you the views of three South African-born Americans on the impact of Trump on their lives.
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    Jewish bomb threat suspect changes the narrative on anti-Semitism

    Mar 30, 2017 Go comment!
    Many Jewish groups blamed white supremacists, emboldened by Donald Trump’s campaign, for the bomb threats that have plagued Jewish institutions since the beginning of this year. It appears the groups were wrong.
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    • JTALiphshizLePen

    French right-winger Fillon cozies up to Jews to defeat Le Pen

    Mar 23, 2017 Go comment!
    Even to his supporters, France's centre-right presidential hopeful Francois Fillon is a flawed candidate.
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    • JTANetanyahu

    What is Bibi up to?

    Mar 23, 2017 Go comment!
    Why is Netanyahu threatening to dissolve the government over a TV station? That was the question many in Israel were asking last Sunday morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly threatened to bring down his own government to cancel reforms to state media. According to Hebrew reports, Netanyahu told ministers last Saturday that unless the creation of a new government-funded broadcaster is aborted, "we'll go to elections".
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    US’s most controversial Trump supporter

    Mar 16, 2017 Go comment!
    British-born Milo Yiannopoulos was forced to resign from Breitbart News, a far-right wing news site in the United States two weeks ago, over comments he made that appeared to endorse sex between “younger boys” and older men.
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    Trump looks positively traditional on Mideast peace

    Mar 16, 2017 Go comment!
    Trump administration rhetoric about Israeli-Palestinian peace is typical of a president who would make everything great: President Donald Trump is going to bring about a “historic” deal, the White House has said, one that would “reverberate positively throughout the region and the world”.
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    Are UK universities starting to Brexit IAW?

    Mar 03, 2017 Go comment!
    March is a month that Jewish students dread. It is the month that the hate fest known as Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) winds its ugly way onto campuses around the world, bringing with it a climate of bullying, rabid anti-Israel sentiment and sometimes violence.
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    Jewish leaders laud Bibi’s Oz visit

    Mar 03, 2017 Go comment!
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded a highly successful five-day visit to Australia last week, being feted by his Australian counterpart, Malcolm Turnbull and having an in-depth discussion with Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop on a wide range of topics.
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    ‘La La Land’ producer also star of Oscar gaffe

    Mar 02, 2017 1 Comment
    “La La Land”’s Jewish producer ended up starring In THE GAFFE - a nominee list peppered with Jewish stars, the happiest one at the Academy Awards 2017 was undoubtedly “Moonlight” producer Jeremy Kleiner, who almost didn’t believe his movie won best picture because of the now historic mistake.
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    Muslim campaign, gets strong JK Rowling support

    Feb 23, 2017 1 Comment
    ST LOUIS - A Muslim campaign to raise money to repair a vandalised Jewish cemetery, has seen donations triple overnight after Harry Potter creator JK Rowling supported the initiative online.
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    Will Israel downgrade ties with Senegal, NZ…

    Feb 16, 2017 7 Comments
    Word spread this week that Israel was allegedly downgrading its diplomatic ties with New Zealand and Senegal over a United Nations resolution they had supported towards the end of last year and that the country had recalled its ambassadors. But Israel’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon categorically denied the rumour, which is nonetheless persisting.
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    Funky rabbi spreads love online

    Feb 16, 2017 1 Comment
    When around 400 Orthodox rabbis gathered for a photograph at the end of Kinnus in New York recently, one rabbi opened his black coat to reveal a batman onesie. It was caught on camera.
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    Corruption among Israeli leaders

    Feb 16, 2017 1 Comment
    The first time I met former Israeli President Moshe Katzav was on a staircase - I was entering an apartment to interview a young woman whose husband had been killed while serving in the Israel Defence Forces.
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