Hawks’ official notice ticks more Berland boxes

    Apr 08, 2016 1 Comment
    “Wanted Israeli fugitive nabbed,” reads the subject line of an official notice just released by the Hawks’ senior spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi. And Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s Israeli lawyer tells Dutch Daily NRC’s editor today that they will bring five witnesses to challenge the validity of arrest. But Israeli lawyer thought Rav was arrested while in hospital which the Hawks dispute. Read what they all have to say…
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    BD warns on Pesach chickens from PnP

    Apr 08, 2016 1 Comment
    The kashrut division of the Johannesburg Beth Din has issued a Kosher Alert regarding the purchase of Pesachdik chickens from Pick n Pay. The Beth Din warns that they “have been informed that some non Pesachdik stock has found its way into the Pesach section at Pick n Pay Norwood.” Although the BD mentions PnP three times, it is probably good advice to check in any case at all outlets.
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    Hawks nab 'elusive Pimpernel' Rabbi Berland

    Apr 08, 2016 Go comment!
    The elite priority crime division of the SA Police, The Hawks, have confirmed that they arrested the 78-year-old Rabbi Eliezer Berland in Sunninghill in northern Johannesburg on Thursday. The Hawks refused to say where he was arrested or how they had found the elusive rav-on-the-run - but he will remain in custody and appear in court next Thursday. Jewish Report Online was first with the news yesterday. It had quickly been taken up by most Jewish and Israeli daily media today.
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