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Jews join countrywide marches for change




All pictures by Howard Sackstein for SA Jewish Report Online – Please note that pictures can be used freely with the attribution: “Howard Sackstein, South African Jewish Report”

To all Jewish Report readers and friends,


Il4April was a monumental month in our South African history.  So many of us went out to make our voices heard in protest marches and human chains.

The SA Jewish Report wants to mark this day as a day that Jewish people in this country took a stand. Please help us to do this.

If you have, or are, taking part in any event, march or any other gathering for change in this country, please take photographs and send them to us. Send us messages of what you are experiencing and special anecdotes.

Let us mark our participation in history on the SA Jewish Report website so will always be able to recognise the impact we had.

Send emails to and to our Facebook page: southafricanjewishreportnewspaper

For those who aren’t going or want to know what our people are doing around the country, please go to our website to check.

Now, off I go to march to the Union Buildings…

Let’s go out and make a difference!

Warmest regards, Peta Krost Maunder, Editor

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  1. Choni

    Apr 14, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    ‘I hope that the Chief Rabbinate will suspend saying prayers in shuls for the welfare of this government until such time as it changes its stance on Israel.’

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