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    • SingularityMic

    The future is going to be weird

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    When Shayne and Mic Mann brought Singularity University to South Africa, the journey took the two brothers to Singularity summits around the globe. Listening to some of the world’s leading experts in disruptive technology has turned the Manns into experts in the field.
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    • AdamSchlosberg1

    Proud to be LGBT and Jewish

    Oct 31, 2019 1 Comment
    The biggest city in the rainbow nation was a sea of rainbow flags last weekend for the Joburg Pride parade in Sandton, Gauteng, on 26 October.
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    SAUJS wins best society award

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) branch of the South African Union of Jewish Students (SAUJS) was recently recognised as the university’s most outstanding religious society and most outstanding society based on initiative.
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    BRCA mutation increases breast cancer risk in men

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    It’s estimated that one in 40 people of Jewish Ashkenazi descent test positive for the mutated BRCA 1 and 2 cancer gene. Men with these genes risk mostly breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancer.
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    Joburg Jewish artists jam on Sukkot

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Amidst soulful music, the spirits of biblical ancestors were summoned to a sukkah on the pool deck of the Genesis Centre on a warm Johannesburg night.
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    How to help not hinder your children during exams

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Many of our children are writing exams. It’s a tough time for them and a tricky time for parents who aren’t always sure how best to support them.
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    A life of generosity and community – RIP Isaac Reznik

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Fondly known as South African Jewry’s walking encyclopaedia, Isaac Reznik deeply respected tradition. He was unstintingly generous, and expressed in his actions the humility and dignity of a good man. Reznik worked for his community, not for the sake of awards, but for the sake of his fellow man. He died on 25 October 2019 from heart failure. He was 83.
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    Friend to all the chief rabbis

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Isaac Reznik had close relationships with all the chief rabbis of his time. Here are personal tributes from Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein and Ann Harris, wife of the late Chief Rabbi Cyril Harris:
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    • Cable1

    The highs and lows of Cape Town’s cableway

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Table Mountain is the emblem of Cape Town, and October marks the 90th anniversary of its aerial cableway (known colloquially as “the cable car”). Those who have visited from near and far have fascinating memories of this iconic adventure up the mountain.
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    SAJBD conference debates critical issues

    Oct 31, 2019 1 Comment
    Preparations for the South African Jewish Board of Deputies’ (SAJBD’s) biennial national conference, to take place at the Houghton Hotel on 10 November, have entered their final stretch. As suggested by the title of this year’s event, “Unpacking Reality”, the aim is to explore honestly and rigorously various questions relating to the situation in which our country finds itself.
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    Shabbat and the Rugby World Cup Final

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    I don’t remember which “breakthrough” agreement it was. But it was important. The Israelis and the Palestinians were finally about to reach an agreement on the White House lawns, and peace was about to come to the Middle East. At last. The only problem was that it was all to be announced on Friday afternoon in Washington, which meant that Shabbat would have already started in Israel (which is where we were that weekend).
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    • Geoff

    Has DA crisis burst white bubble?

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    As the Democratic Alliance threatens to implode, the sense of security it has given the small white population of South Africans, many Jews among them, gets shakier. In spite of its flaws, its existence represented a political home in a confusing context where they struggle to find another. This isn’t ideological in terms of helping to build a great country to tackle the misery of the masses, but mainly about a personal standard of living and security.
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    • Rabbi Deren

    The bokke brocha

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Is their Castle Lager on tap during the torah reading? Will the rabbi be announcing rugga scores instead of siddur page numbers at shul this week? Well, we’re there for davening, not Damien de Allende, so – also no.
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    SA Jewish Report a riveting read

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    As the former assistant editor of The Johannesburg Jewish Herald (1956-1961), I feel compelled to compliment the editor of the SA Jewish Report, Peta Krost Maunder, on the outstanding quality and relevance of the current weekly SA Jewish Report.
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    • Letter3

    People of colour should be more sensitive about anti-Semitism

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    The most recent edition of the SA Jewish Report – and indeed previous editions – have had their fair share of reports about anti-Jewish sentiment expressed either by government officials or cowardly slime who spew hatred on various social media.
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    • CommunityRabbiMargolis

    Advancing Sacred goal of unity and tolerance

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Progressive Rabbi Julia Margolis, the chairperson of Sacred (the South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity), was recently invited by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Johannesburg to participate in an interfaith peace symposium and give an address on the topic “unity in diversity”.
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    Sukkah party celebrates community service

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    KosherWorld and the Union of Jewish Women (UJW) held a party at the KosherWorld sukkah in October to honour employees and volunteers in community organisations who are responsible for the organisations’ success and continued impact on the community.
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    ‘The gees is unbelievable’ says rugby coach

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Kevin Musikanth, the coach of the Israeli national side and the UCT (University of Cape Town) Ikeys, the winner of the Varsity Cup in 2014, is upbeat about South Africa’s chances in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final against England.
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    • ChiefRabbi

    Chief rabbi slams Anglican Church’s support for BDS

    Oct 10, 2019 3 Comments
    Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein has condemned the Anglican Church of South Africa (ACSA) for its resolution to support “well-directed Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) actions” against Israel.
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    • LanaMarks (2)

    SA-born businesswoman bags US ambassadorial post

    Oct 10, 2019 2 Comments
    Lana Marks, the East London-born American handbag designer and close friend of United States President Donald Trump, will soon grace our shores when she takes up her position as US ambassador to South Africa.
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