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    Hawks thwart plan to attack Jewish institutions

    Jul 14, 2016 1 Comment
    Twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, 23, were arrested last Saturday at their Newclare home in Johannesburg for planning to blow up a US diplomatic mission and Jewish institutions in South Africa. The police’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) is aware of the institutions involved but would not give further details at this stage.
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    Her inspiration keeps Naftali’s memory alive

    Jul 14, 2016 2 Comments
    Naftali Fraenkel was one of three Israeli youths brutally murdered in 2014. His mother, Rachelle, refused to succumb to the tragedy and has begun her fight to keep the “light of truth and love burning”. The sought-after international speaker will be in SA next month and will be talking to audiences in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. Her trip is being hosted by Mizrachi-SA and the Fed. Hear why this amazing speaker has addressed the UN, given countless TV interviews and talks worldwide and become a public leader and a national heroine in Israel...
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    Community libraries - gems of Jewish info

    Jul 14, 2016 3 Comments
    SA Jewry has several valuable heritage libraries and archives in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. Cape Town's Gitlin Library is the most active, while Maxine Fine, pictured, is the librarian at the SA Zionist Federation's Isie Maisels Library at Beyachad in Johannesburg. The SA Jewish Board of Deputies also houses and maintains a venerable document archive at Beyachad dating back to the earliest Jewish communities in South Africa.
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    JNF-SA joins DWS to clean small rivers

    Jul 14, 2016 Go comment!
    The Jewish National Fund of South Africa (JNF-SA) met with the national Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) last week and agreed to team up with the department this month in its “Clear Rivers Campaign”.
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