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Congratulations to SAJBD Cape Council’s Executive Director, David Jacobson, and his team for putting together what is bound to be a very stimulating five-hour plus programme for their Citizen Cohen conference on Sunday.

The 2014 Cape Board Conference on September 21 will be held at the IA Hall. Seats are still available and child-minding services are available on request. Anyone wishing to attend or requiring further details should contact Jodi Goldberg by CLICKING HERE TO E-MAIL HER.

To see what you can expect from the Jewish Report Live Blog, take a look at our recent ABSA JEWISH ACHIEVERS LIVE BLOG and see why it had almost 30,000 hits.

Programme: “Citizen Cohen”


9-9.05am Opening prayer – Rabbi Asher Deren

9.05 Welcome – David Jacobson, Executive Director, Cape SA Jewish Board of Deputies

9.10–9.30 SESSION 1: Chairman’s Report – Eric Marx, Chairman

9.30–10.30 SESSION 2:  The States of our Nation, In the chair – Beverley May An analysis of SA’s past and a projection of its future, Dr Frans Cronje – SA Institute of Race Relations

10.30-11.50 SESSION 3:  Making a difference, differently – SA Jewry’s Citizenship under the Microscope. Facilitator: Howard Sackstein – Panel: Michael Bagraim, Yoni Bass, Barbara Miller, Rael Kaimowitz

11.50-12.20 Tea

12.30-1.40 SESSION 4: The Great Debate: Looking In/Looking Out: Where Should our Focus be. Facilitator: Judge Dennis Davis. Panel: Rabbi Jonathan Altman, Dr Rebecca Hodes

1.40 Closing Prayer and blowing of Shofar, Rabbi Greg Alexander

1.45 Anthems and Close

See more on the Cape Board website:

SAJBD - Citizen Cohen poster

ABOVE: The (as always) stunning poster for the “Citizen Cohen” conference

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  1. Russell Fig

    Sep 17, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    ‘Hello I am a South African Jew living in America and am interested in purchasing this book. Coud you plese tell me how much it costs and where I woud pay for it? Is there anywhere in America where I can get a hol;d of it?


    This is a poster, not a book. But Board’s website is listed and may have oher books you can buy.  -ED

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