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    • Frankel RacheliHOME

    Her inspiration keeps Naftali’s memory alive

    Jul 14, 2016 2 Comments
    Naftali Fraenkel was one of three Israeli youths brutally murdered in 2014. His mother, Rachelle, refused to succumb to the tragedy and has begun her fight to keep the “light of truth and love burning”. The sought-after international speaker will be in SA next month and will be talking to audiences in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. Her trip is being hosted by Mizrachi-SA and the Fed. Hear why this amazing speaker has addressed the UN, given countless TV interviews and talks worldwide and become a public leader and a national heroine in Israel...
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    JNF-SA joins DWS to clean small rivers

    Jul 14, 2016 Go comment!
    The Jewish National Fund of South Africa (JNF-SA) met with the national Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) last week and agreed to team up with the department this month in its “Clear Rivers Campaign”.
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    • JTA

    Turkey, Egypt, eastern Africa: Netanyahu pulls off trifecta

    Jul 13, 2016 Go comment!
    The conventional wisdom has it that earning the sobriquet “the most right-wing government in Israeli history” does not lead to diplomatic successes. In recent weeks, on the Turkish, Egyptian and African fronts, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is proving the conventional wisdom wrong.
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    • BIBI Africa

    Netanyahu upbeat after 4-nation African tour

    Jul 13, 2016 Go comment!
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's four-nation Africa visit last week was the first to sub-Saharan Africa by a sitting Israeli prime minister in nearly three decades. Netanyahu visited Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda while pursuing closer security, trade and other ties with African nations, which cut or limited their relationships with Israel in the 1970s under pressure from Arab countries.
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    Bibi invokes Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

    Jul 12, 2016 1 Comment
    “Israel is coming back to Africa; Africa is coming back to Israel.” These were the words of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday as he lauded the success of last week’s whirlwind visit to Africa in conversation with the media after Sunday’s weekly Cabinet meeting. Bibi met seven African leaders in as many days on his highly successful trip. Read what else he had to say and WATCH his speech to the Ethiopian parliament,
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    • BIBI Africa

    Entebbe still imprinted on Israel’s psyche

    Jul 06, 2016 2 Comments
    Israeli PM Netanyahu, pictured, started his 3-day, 4-state Africa visit at Entebbe where his brother died exactly 40 years ago. Don't miss the gaffe-filled & embarrassing speech by Pres. Moseveni which Israeli radio cut short
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    African Jewish pride shines at Entebbe event

    Jul 06, 2016 1 Comment
    JR Online interviewed Ann Harris (pictured) and Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft in Kenya today. Together with Geoff Ramoghadi they were at Entebbe Airport yesterday, as guests of Israel, for the commemoration of the famous Entebbe raid 40 years ago. They were invited by Israel's MFA to participate as part of prime minister Netanyahu's party to four African countries.
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    • Kol Isha website HOME

    SydShul brings us an all-time great video

    Jul 06, 2016 1 Comment
    SydShul's great short video of the miraculous Rescue at Entebbe, 40 years on. See why it already has around 150,000 views!
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    • Rabbi Berland Holland Home

    R. Berland's case to be reviewed but bail denied

    Jul 06, 2016 Go comment!
    Justice Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane told Rabbi Eliezer Berland late last week in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that as he was so "well-connected" he remained a flight risk and she therefore denied “the Rabbi on the run” bail as he awaits extradition to Israel to face charges of alleged sex crimes. The fugitive rabbi had asked the court for bail until the review of his extradition order.
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    • Hallel

    Palestinian boy wanted to be a ‘martyr’

    Jul 06, 2016 2 Comments
    JERUSALEM - The 13-year-old Israeli girl killed in her West Bank bedroom last week Thursday, Hallel Yaffa Ariel of Kiryat Arba, a Jewish settlement near Hebron, was also a US citizen.
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    • Rabbi Eliezer Berland HOME2

    'Untrustworthy' Berland’s bail request denied

    Jul 01, 2016 4 Comments
    Justice Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane tells "well-connected" rabbi that he remains a flight risk as he awaits extradition to Israel over alleged sex crimes. The fugitive rabbi asked the court for bail and a review of his extradition order as well as "guarantees" if he is, in fact, to be extradited to Israel. The judge heard that the rabbi was igniting a culture clash with South African courts and prisons.
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    • Musli Shai

    Shay Moslie may prevail in his extradition case

    Jun 29, 2016 Go comment!
    One of Israel's most wanted men may prevail in his case to prevent South Africa from extraditing him on procedural grounds, due to what his attorney, Ian Levitt, says is "fatally flawed" Israeli documentation. Levitt lays his case open in an interview with ANT KATZ this week. Read why Levitt is so up-beat about winning his case, and where he says Israel has faulted. Moslie next appears in court on September 26.
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    • DCM start HOME

    Israel continues to assist SA start-up business

    Jun 29, 2016 Go comment!
    The Israeli Embassy’s competition to find South Africa's best start-up company run by a woman is over. On Tuesday evening this week at an elaborate function in Sandton the winner was announced. Kirsty Sharman, founder of internet company, Webfluential, has won an all-expense paid trip to Israel and Tel Aviv in particular, to see how the ‘Start Up Nation’ can help early stage South African tech companies.
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    • Helen

    Adi Altschuler inspires WIZO's Campaign launch

    Jun 29, 2016 Go comment!
    A capacity crowd packed the ENS Auditorium for the launch of the WIZO 2016/2017 Biennial campaign last week Wednesday night.
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    • Rabbi Berland Holland Home

    Berland now to hear his fate on Thursday

    Jun 28, 2016 Go comment!
    An urgent application was launched at the Joburg High Court last Thursday in a bid to get bail for sex-pest rabbi, Eliezer Berland, who has been jailed pending extradition since before Pesach. On June 3 the Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, signed the extradition order which had been issued in April – the final step required for the extradition to take place.
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    • Water Vid HOME

    Israel-SA Water Week was an outstanding success

    Jun 24, 2016 2 Comments
    Watch the video of ambassador Lenk (pic) on SABC’s Question Time with presenter Mpho Tsedu and Limpopo MEC for agriculture and rural development, Joy Matshoge after the incredible success of Israel-South Africa Water Week. See how successful it was...
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    • Berland

    Surprise as Rabbi Berland seeks bail

    Jun 23, 2016 Go comment!
    In a surprise development today (Thursday, June 23), Rabbi Eliezer Berland, head of the Shuvu Banim Breslov sect who has been on the run from Israeli justice on sex allegations for three years, has applied to the SA High Court for bail pending an application to overturn the extradition ruling issued against him just before Pesach.
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    • SAZF16

    Fed, Board, condemn Tel Aviv terror attack

    Jun 09, 2016 2 Comments
    The SA Zionist Federation and SA Jewish Board of Deputies have called this morning for “all South Africans to condemn in the strongest possible terms" the terror attack in Tel Aviv on Thursday night – see news report of Israel’s counteraction. “Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies are with the families of those murdered,” say the two organisations.
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    • Water Isla and delegate HOME

    Helping 'create' water for the driest SA in history

    Jun 08, 2016 5 Comments
    Over 500 delegates from 5 SADC countries and a host of SA government departments that either use water tech from Israel, or are considering it, lauded the initiatives of the Holy Land this week at conferences on water technology arranged by the Israeli embassy. Pictured is the Jewish National Fund's SA director Isla Feldman showing something to a delegate. The JNF is the custodian of all Israel's water and has several projects in SA with local government partners.
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    • Three flagsHOME

    Does Israeli-Palestinian peace pass through Paris?

    Jun 08, 2016 1 Comment
    Last week Friday the French government hosted a three-hour meeting of senior representatives for almost 30 countries and organisations in Paris to try to kick-start peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, stalled since April 2014.
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