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    Compromise on women singing looks likely

    Apr 21, 2016 5 Comments
    After the Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies earlier this week rejected a compromise offer made by three claimants who are taking the Cape Board to the Equality Court over the constitutionality of not allowing women to sing at Jewish secular events, the Board has now agreed to hold a colloquium comprising all interested parties within the next two months.
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    Invitation to join Israel at a unique event

    Apr 21, 2016 1 Comment
    Israel is building the first-ever official memorial to the fallen outside of the country - to be opened at the embassy compound in Pretoria. “We encourage all members of the Jewish community to attend this very significant event,” Deputy Ambassador Michael Freeman told Jewish Report today from Israel, where he is on leave..
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    Rivlin sells his Chometz in run-up to Pesach

    Apr 21, 2016 Go comment!
    In the run up to Pesach, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin carried out the deeply symbolic and religious ritual of selling of leavened goods ahead of Pesach on Sunday. He is pictured with the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Rabbi Shlomo Amar.
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    Bethal’s last committee member passes on

    Apr 21, 2016 Go comment!
    Alexander (“Alec”) Meskin was born on the August 30, 1919 in Johannesburg to Rachel and Leib Meskin. When his parents finally got to the registry office they couldn’t remember the exact date and he was registered with his date of birth as August 29. He was the oldest of three siblings, the others being Sarah and Rivka.
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