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    Jewish vote sought in Nov. US election

    Aug 24, 2016 Go comment!
    “It’s estimated that 85 per cent to 90 per cent of American Jews will vote for (the Democratic Party presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton in November,” said Dr Jonathan Sarna, who spoke in Cape Town recently on “Jews and American Politics: Historical Ideals and Contemporary Realities”. His talk was hosted by the South African Jewish Museum and the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies.
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    Terror twins’ application struck off roll

    Aug 23, 2016 1 Comment
    The alleged Terror Twins, Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, chose to not appear at their scheduled Magistrate’s Court bail hearing last Friday and rather went directly to the High Court where they had launched an urgent application before Judge Pieter Meyer challenging last Monday’s Magistrate’s ruling that found their arrest, on suspicion of plotting terror attacks on an American and multiple Jewish sites, to have been lawful.
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    Battles loom in 2 courts over Thulsie twins

    Aug 18, 2016 2 Comments
    The legal battle being played out in the Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg over the arrest on terror charges of Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie (23) has been remanded for a bail hearing Friday while also carried over to the High Court after the self-declared ISIS-affiliated pair were told by Magistrate Pieter du Plessis on Monday that he had deemed their arrest (on terror charges) to have been lawful - which means that they remain behind bars for now.
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    Accused twins to hear Monday if arrest lawful

    Aug 10, 2016 Go comment!
    The Hawks allege that self-declared ISIS-affiliated Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, 23, are “Terror Twins who planned to blow up US and Jewish installations in SA. They remain behind bars - at least for another week - after Magistrate Pieter du Plessis told the court at their last hearing that he did not want to make a hasty decision and that he would hand down his ruling on Monday August 15 in the matter of whether the duo had been illegally arrested.
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    Raisman parents give show on side-lines

    Aug 10, 2016 Go comment!
    In many cases the reactions of parents watching their children play sport is more fascinating than the actions of the players themselves.
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    Keep an eye on the Jewish Olympic brigade

    Aug 02, 2016 Go comment!
    The Olympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday and there will be quite a few Jewish - or Israeli - participants to watch at this year’s event.
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    Uneasy Republicans and confident Democrats diverge on 'Jewish' issues

    Aug 02, 2016 Go comment!
    It’s never been easy for Jewish Republicans. Jews have broken overwhelmingly for Democratic candidates since Woodrow Wilson. Despite rising American Jewish affluence, usually a harbinger of conservative voting patterns, a plurality self-defines as liberal.
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    Thulsie twins forcing NPA to play their cards

    Aug 01, 2016 2 Comments
    The alleged “ISIS-bound Terror Twins” may find themselves getting a walk unless South African intelligence services are prepared to risk compromising their ongoing relationships and investigations with their foreign intelligence counterparts. South Africa had been tipped off about the twins by “foreign intelligence agencies” and a fifth suspect who was arrested with the Thulsie twins and the Patel siblings. The defence team has found a soft spot and is digging its heels in. Read why...
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    Cracks in Democrats seeking unity on Israel

    Jul 27, 2016 Go comment!
    The Democratic Party has spent the first couple of days of its convention projecting unity on issues from fighting racism to fair trade. But fissures are showing on one issue that Democrats have long been united on: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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    Looking for a measure of Palestinian unity - in SA

    Jul 27, 2016 4 Comments
    The Israeli Embassy in South Africa would not comment on a week-long dialogue which is being held in the Western Cape by Palestinians from different political parties and persuasions to discuss their differences and how to achieve a common political vision following failed negotiations with Israel.
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    Jewish boxers supported ‘People’s Olympics’

    Jul 27, 2016 Go comment!
    It is now 80 years since the staging of the infamous 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Looking back on it one is dumbfounded by how stupid world leaders were at the time to support an event now remembered as a grotesquery of Nazi pageantry.
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    Nice massacre: Jewish death toll rises to three

    Jul 20, 2016 1 Comment
    Jews killed in Nice terror attack included father-and-son (pic) and elderly French lady. At least five members of Chabad House in the city of 25 000 Jews still injured and Gan Israel camp maddies escaped death by seconds. France has the second-highest Diaspora Jewish population in the world and the quickest-growing rate of Aliyah. Read the harrowing accounts of those who perished and those who survived...
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    Berland: Latest news plus video of extradition

    Jul 20, 2016 1 Comment
    Rabbi Berland finally heads home to face the music. SEE VIDEO and picture on the ElAl plane. The newly-extradited rabbi lost consciousness during a hearing held at at Ayalon prison and he was evacuated to the Assaf Harofeh Hospital in Tel Aviv. Follow links for JR-Online's EXCLUSIVE ball-by-ball coverage on the event from the moment the rabbi was wheels-down at Ben Gurion airport in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
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    The difference one brave man can make to the world

    Jul 20, 2016 Go comment!
    Aristides De Sousa Mendes was the Portuguese consul in Bordeaux, France in 1940. In defiance of then Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, he issued approximately 30 000 forbidden visas to refugees fleeing Hitler and the Nazi terror.
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    Lithuania: My journey of return

    Jul 20, 2016 1 Comment
    As a Cape Town-born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zaida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg had an indelible influence on my life. My father, Isaac Eisenberg, born in a stable in Mogilov, Belarus in 1922, a medical doctor and writer, spent his life interpreting his childhood memories.
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