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    Feast of Zionism reads from Bev

    May 20, 2015 Go comment!
    We have 38 top Zionist reads from Bev Goldman this week and apologise to users for the delay in posting them. It is our fault, not Bev's and we hope you enjoy this feast ahead of Shavuot so you can print out lots of reading material.
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    Funding anti-Semitism, denies human rights

    May 12, 2015 1 Comment
    Funding anti-Israel activity denies vital funds required for human rights issues – so says respected think-tank “NGO Monitor” who released a comprehensive new report Monday in advance of the 2015 Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism in Jerusalem. The report on double standards & “egregious anti-Semitic activities,” gives extensive evidence of rising anti-Semitism in Europe. NGO’s & governments “continue to fund these groups with hundreds of millions of dollars, pounds, euros, and kroners.” PDF OF 22-PAGE REPORT.
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    20 SA mothers on JWRP ‘Birthright’ tour

    May 03, 2015 1 Comment
    More than 20 mothers from Cape Town & Johannesburg are among the Jewish Women's Renaissance Programme’s largest delegation yet to visit Israel. Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs recently threw its weight behind the US-based group. JWRP “is a kind of ‘Birthright for Mothers’,” Jeremy Ruden, a spokesman for the ministry, told Jewish Report Online today. Founded in the US in 2008, JWRP started taking Jewish mothers from around the world to Israel in 2009. Founding director Lori Palatnik has spoken in SA.
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    Israel was right to refuse Nzimande visa - Levitas

    Apr 28, 2015 8 Comments
    Cape Fed chairman Ben Levitas, pictured, writing on Policsweb on Monday, explains why he believes that Israel acted correctly in denying Blade Nzimande an entry visa. the minister actively sought the severing of links between UJ and Ben-Gurion University, says Levitas.
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    Bibi’s & Arab Israelis' Yom Ha’atzmaut greetings

    Apr 23, 2015 Go comment!
    WATCH or READ: Independence Day a 'Renaissance of National Culture' PM’s message was a dedication to human rights. "We've built a robust and healthy democracy, where freedom is sacrosanct and human rights are enshrined in our laws for all. We've built a society in which all Israel's citizens are equal under the law, Arab and Jew alike." Also read Israeli-Arab Aharish’s speech at ceremony: “This is our country, we have no other.”
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    On the print edition cover this week

    Apr 22, 2015 Go comment!
    Over 2,000 members of the community packed into the The Sol Liebgott Hall in Joburg to pay homage to the fallen at the 2015 Yom HaZikaron event at Yeshiva College last night. Read all about it…
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    They gave their lives so that Israel may be free

    Apr 22, 2015 Go comment!
    Yom Hazikaron, the day when Israel remembers the men and women who died in defence of the state since its establishment, as well as victims of terrorism during those years, has come to be one of the most strongly supported events on the South African Jewish civil calendar, rivalling the annual Yom Hashoah ceremony.
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    Bev Goldman’s top Zionist Opinion & Analysis reads

    Apr 22, 2015 Go comment!
    From: Zionism is here to stay by Amos Yadlin and Uri Sadot; Givat Haviva and the pursuit of a shared society by Mohammad Darawshe; Strategic follow in the framework agreement with Iran by Gen. Yaacov Amidror; and Remembering the genocides of the 20th Century by Raz Segal – to When did America forget that it’s America? By Natan Sharansky; Netanyahu must wake up to the new reality by Nahum Barnea; Obama’s unforgiveable betrayal by Mortimer Zuckerman; and Israel as a Nazi state: Major Holocaust inversion in Europe by Manfred Gerstenfeld.
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    Bumper 31 Top Zionist reads from Bev

    Apr 15, 2015 Go comment!
    We are catching up 4 weeks’ worth of Bev Goldman’s Picks of the Week. There are 31 great reads to pick from and Jewish Report Online publishes the dates, authors, titles and a synopsis of each item for the convenience of our users. There is also a live link to each item for those who want to read more completely now, or print out as a great Shabbos read. Bev searches the web for the best Zionism reads every week.
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    Celebrating Israel's 67th Birthday in style

    Apr 14, 2015 Go comment!
    The Jews of Israel, South Africa and, indeed, worldwide will attend events to celebrate Israel’s 67th Independence Day next Wednesday. And, true to form, the SA Zionist Federation will be holding a dashing event at Yeshiva College for Joburg Jewish families that is guaranteed to continue their history of offering crowd-pleasers, including Israeli singing sensation, Gad Elbaz, pictured.
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    Remembering those who fell for freedom

    Apr 14, 2015 Go comment!
    Thousands of SA Jews will attend Yom Hazikaron remembrance ceremonies throughout the country next week. Get the details here, read about the history of the Day of Remembrance (full name: Yom Hazikaron l'Chalalei Ma'arachot Yisrael ul'Nifgaei Peulot Ha'eivah) and see why and when it became a separate holiday.
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    Thirteen of the best Zionist reads around

    Mar 17, 2015 Go comment!
    It's a round bakers’ dozen of top Zionism reads from Bev Goldman this week. And she certainly does offer Jewish Report users a wide variety, as always. From Cosatu’s Vavi offering advice to Palestinians, to Iran nuke deals and Israeli politics. Bev scours the world’s top publications every week to bring us the best reads she can find. And many of our users select their Shabbos reading from here, print it out and, as they used to say, Bob’s your uncle. See what Bev has on offer this week…
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    “You Jews do not belong in South Africa”

    Mar 17, 2015 15 Comments
    Flagrant anti-Semitism was the order of the day when pro-Palestinian protesters defied the agreed protocols while protesting at the SAZF conference in Sandton last weekend. The SAJBD issued a harsh statement and produced a video documenting the racist actions of the protesters, including a cabinet member. See the pictures, the Board’s video of the anti-Semitism and read Board chair Mary Kluk’s angry statement...
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    “I don’t want to be the Commissar of Aliyah”

    Mar 11, 2015 6 Comments
    JA head wants all Jews to make Aliyah, but doesn't believe they should be forced to. He sat down for an hour with SAJR’s Ant Katz at his Sandton hotel. He was a keynote speaker at the Fed’s four-yearly national conference. Sharansky’s key message to SA Jewry: “How long is there a future for Jews in SA? You must decide. If you want to come (to Israel), we will welcome you.” But, he added, the JA would support & strengthen Jewish life in the diaspora for those who chose to remain. Read his views on tackling anti-Semitism & a host of different issues.
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    Israel simply can’t afford to export water

    Mar 10, 2015 2 Comments
    So says Professor Ronnie Friedman from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel’s largest university) who was a guest and speaker at the Fed’s national elective conference and Israel Expo over the weekend.
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    Bibi’s Congress speech, full text & Video

    Mar 04, 2015 1 Comment
    History will tell if Israeli PM’s speech to US Congress last night was well-founded or risked damaging Israel-US relations. Jewish Report Online publishes the full transcript of the speech on the Iranian nuclear threat as well as the complete video. “Iran is the foremost sponsor of terrorism in the world” he said. Imagine what they could do with nuclear weapons? Canadian Prof Irwin Cotler will analyse Netanyahu's speech at the opening of the SAZF elective conference, which is open to the community, this weekend. Don't miss it!
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    Join the live Webinar on Tuesday evening

    Mar 03, 2015 Go comment!
    UKZF, SAPI & DEISI to hold live Webinar with Rev Dr Kenneth Meshoe (pictured) on “Debunking claims of ‘Israeli Apartheid’," at 8pm Tuesday 3 March. Register to join in. Organised by the UK Zionist Federation, in association with Defend Embrace Invest Support Israel (Deisi) and SA Friends of Israel (SAFI) and endorsed by the SAZF, this looks like it will really be worth participating in.
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    Great and very relevant reads from Bev

    Feb 25, 2015 1 Comment
    Bev brings JR Online readers some fascinating Zionist reads from around the world. Enjoy this week's fare Try these for size, and print out what you like for Shabbos reading:
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    Bev Goldman picks 11 top reads for us

    Jan 29, 2015 1 Comment
    Once again, the doyen of SA Zionist communicators has scoured the web to bring us her best of the best – eleven top Zionism reads from commentators and publications around the globe.
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    Israel plans to absorb 120,000 French Jews

    Jan 26, 2015 2 Comments
    French Aliyah numbers have doubled annually for 4 years & topped the 2014 list at 7,000. Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky has said he expects up to 15,000 French Jews to move to Israel by the end of this year.
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