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    Christians & Jews celebrate at Paarl shul

    Dec 21, 2015 1 Comment
    “Hundreds of Christians and Jews joined together in worshipping the one true God, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel at a Chanukah, or Feast of Rededication, service in Paarl last Sunday,” wrote Libby Norton on Gateway News, The SA Christian News portal.
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    • Ultra HOME

    Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox to integrate in civil service

    Dec 21, 2015 1 Comment
    Israel's Cabinet, at its regular weekly meeting on Sunday 20 December, approved a plan by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's and Negev, Galilee and Periphery Development Minister Aryeh Der to integrate the ultra-orthodox population in the civil service.
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    Major announcements by Israeli Cabinet Sunday

    Dec 21, 2015 Go comment!
    Israel’s cabinet and prime minister yesterday made some informative remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting. Health Minister Litzman extended the free dental plan; Negev, Galilee and Periphery Development Minister Deri said he was tabling a “first-of-its-kind" strategy to place ultra-orthodox Jews in civil service jobs; and the PM announced a NIS 1 billion to convert the community of Harish into a new city of 50,000.
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    New strategies for handling 'The New Norm'

    Dec 21, 2015 3 Comments
    The new national executive director of the SA Zionist Federation, Nicci Raz, officially takes the helm in January of an organisation that plays one of the most pivotal support roles for Israel. Raz replaces Isla Feldman, who has headed the Fed for over two decades. Over the past three months, the two have co-led the organisation. Now it’s time for Nicci to go solo. In a revealing and exclusive interview, JR Online find out who Nicci Raz is, and where is she is planning to take the Fed in her new capacity.
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