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    • Bethdine

    Keeping Kosher in UK, Canada & Australia

    Jul 08, 2015 2 Comments
    In times gone by, kashrut was a challenging mitzvah to undertake because of the many intricacies that came as part of the package. However, it is interesting to note that it did not deter many from upholding the complex laws that obligate Jews to adhere to the Torah commandments pertaining to diet.
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    Around the Jewish World

    Jul 08, 2015 Go comment!
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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    • Sport

    A dismal Wimbledon for Jewish players

    Jul 08, 2015 1 Comment
    As at the time of writing, Wimbledon 2015 is winding down to a dramatic and exciting climax. Wimbledon is of course the stand- out annual grand slam tennis event on the pro circuit and one which is avidly followed right across the globe.
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    • JTA

    Orthodox groups brace for gay-marriage fallout

    Jul 01, 2015 4 Comments
    The name that keeps coming up when Orthodox Jewish groups consider the consequences of last week's US Supreme Court decision extending same-sex marriage rights to all states, has little to do with Jews or gays.
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    Around the Jewish World

    Jul 01, 2015 1 Comment
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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    • 1-Milner Jack

    Israeli research connects sport and compulsive betting

    Jun 25, 2015 Go comment!
    In the “old days” when one spoke about having a bet, it was either on a horse (or the dogs in some countries) or a casino. These days money bet on horses pales into insignificance when one looks at what is bet on sport in general.
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    Helen’s headed posh UK school for 30 years

    Jun 24, 2015 1 Comment
    Last week’s Queen’s awards remind us of Dame Helen Hyde (née Seligman) who received her top-gong from QEII in 2012. Dame Helen (née Seligman) was born in Joburg in 1947, attended Saxonwold Primary and Parktown High; and obtained her BA Degree from Wits. She & husband John immigrated to the UK in 1970 where she became a top educator who passionately teaches about the Shoah to all students. She’s kept close ties with SA and has visited ‘home’ every year since leaving.
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    (Sir) Mick Davis to be knighted by QEII

    Jun 17, 2015 3 Comments
    South-African-born Sir Michael Lawrence "Mick" Davis has been honoured for his work on the Holocaust Commission in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2015. Davis has both British and South African citizenship. Also see a link to our story on other SA and world Jewish leaders who made the Queen's list. Johnni Clegg was another of those who were honoured. Davis, who has been called the most influential Jew in the UK, was in SA recently, sporting his new slim, trim and stylish appearance which surprised many of his 'homies'
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    Jews recognised in Queen’s Birthday List

    Jun 17, 2015 Go comment!
    A substantial number of Jews, including South Africans such as Johnni Clegg, left, from a wide variety of fields, such as education, business, inter-faith relations and philanthropy, have been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.
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    Around the Jewish World

    Jun 10, 2015 Go comment!
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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    • Swartz - Ben1

    J'salem passports met with mixed feelings

    Jun 10, 2015 Go comment!
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the majority in the Supreme Court decision that will keep “Israel” off the passports of Jerusalem-born Americans, begins by calling Jerusalem a “delicate subject”.
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    • Vanessa

    France reiterates anti-boycott stand to Israel

    Jun 08, 2015 2 Comments
    JERUSALEM - French President Francois Hollande, trying to contain the fallout from the controversy over a French telecom company, in a conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, reiterated his strong opposition to anti-Israel boycotts.
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    • 1-Milner Jack

    Israel soccer gets temporary reprieve from Fifa

    Jun 03, 2015 Go comment!
    The question of whether Israel should be banished from the world soccer body Fifa or not, became a side show last week when the organisation was turned upside down by the allegations of bribery and money laundering by its senior officials.
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    Around the Jewish world

    Jun 03, 2015 Go comment!
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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    • Obama

    Tensions between Netanyahu and Obama have calmed, for now

    May 27, 2015 1 Comment
    Two months after questions about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s commitment to a two-state solution threatened to upend the US-Israel relationship, tensions have abated, but not because peace with the Palestinians is any nearer.
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    The lynching of a ‘racist’ is so easy these days

    May 27, 2015 1 Comment
    The Israeli bureaucrat at Israel’s interior ministry who committed suicide over the weekend after being called a racist on a Facebook post which was shared 6 000 times, is a new form of lynching.
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    Around the Jewish World

    May 27, 2015 Go comment!
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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    Jewish news from around the world

    May 20, 2015 Go comment!
    A weekly summary of briefs on some of the top issues in the Jewish media worldwide brought to you by Jewish Report staff writers. The SAJR newsroom sees hundreds of stories every week – not all can make it into the newspaper as a major story, of course, but many of them are worth bringing to the attention of our readers. This is “Around The Jewish World” and readers who have a specific interest in any of these briefs can search more broadly for more.
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