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    Oy, what would Tevye have said?

    Oct 05, 2014 Go comment!
    “Fiddler on the Roof” celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Broadway debut last week. But, while it has introduced Jewish tradition to millions of people around the world, the show hasn’t always accommodated those seeking to observe tradition. Two years into its first Broadway run & just a year after Sandy Koufax famously sat out the World Series on Yom Kippur, Fiddler fired an actress/rebbetzen for taking off to observe the High Holidays.
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    Ten Jews who did us proud in 5774

    Oct 05, 2014 2 Comments
    The top-ten inspirational Jews in a year with no shortage of bad news. They include survivor Alice Herz-Sommer (pic), and includes Superman Sam, Facebook’s Zuckerberg, an IDF soldier, Yellen, Bloomberg, the Nobel laureates, all of French Jewry, soccer supremo David Blatt & Pittsburgh communal leader Gregg Roman who spent weeks scrubbing the web of all reference to journo Steven Sotloff’s Jewish & Israeli identities – not that it stopped ISIS beheading him.
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    Onslaught against Woolies continues nationwide

    Oct 05, 2014 4 Comments
    Anti-Woolworths demonstrators led by BDS-SA came out in force over the month-end, forcing several stores around the country to close their doors while they sorted out the chaos. Among the affected stores was Cape Town’s posh Cavendish Shopping Mall. In all 40 Woolworths stores were again targeted – in Johannesburg, Soweto, Cape Town and Durban - in all some 40 stores countrywide were affected by the anti-Israel boycotts. Read all about it...
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    Animal cruelty and the ritual of kapparot

    Oct 05, 2014 8 Comments
    Prof David Bilchitz (pictured) & Candy Ristic of Chicken Rescue & Rehab SA submit a letter saying there is a more humane way to celebrate
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    Zionist Spring needs help to launch in SA

    Oct 05, 2014 1 Comment
    The Zionist Spring movement has officially launched in the US & Canada & now needs members in SA to comply with World Zionist Organisation rules & launch in SA. Jewish Report has made it easy for those who want to join up, by uploading the application form to the website. Simply click to download the attached MEMBERSHIP FORM (membership is free!) which is in Word format, click on the e-mail address in the following paragraph and attach the form. Easy as pie!
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    Bibi at UN: What he said and what he didn’t

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    Shaw notes PM delivered “bold but dark speech” at UN last week, but was “more conciliatory with his remarks” at the White House. Read his assessment… “Bibi gave us a clue as to what he may have been thinking as he sat with Obama,” writes regular Jewish Report contributor Barry Shaw, adding that Bibi had said we should “seize upon common interests and build positive progress to advance a more secure, prosperous and peaceful Middle East.”
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    Israel is doing well, by any measure

    Oct 05, 2014 2 Comments
    Charles and Vivienne Abelsohn from Kfar Saba in Israel sent out this letter from Israel to friends and family in SA and, as one recipient points out, this says all there is to say about where Israel is at…
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