• Pew Jews

    Jews most educated – but not in SA: new Pew study

    Dec 14, 2016 2 Comments
    Jews are the most educated religious group worldwide but SA Jewry has the lowest education levels, says a new Pew Centre study published this week. The study also notes that over three generations, Jewish woman have surpassed their male counterparts in educational levels. Jews worldwide have an average of over 13 years of schooling, followed by Christians who average nine. Hindus and Muslims are the least-educated, at about 5.5 years of formal schooling each, say the prestigious researchers. See graphs, links and more stories…
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    • Geoff mugshot

    Hold tight for the fightback against sleaze

    Dec 14, 2016 Go comment!
    Geoff Sifrin asks: "Who better to ask about the direction South Africa is taking and whether it can reverse the corruption tsunami than jurist and Struggle stalwart, Justice Albie Sachs? He was one of the framers of the country’s constitution and a judge on the Constitutional Court charged with ensuring it is upheld by all."
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    • Marks - RoRo HOME

    'Who is a Zionist?' - an ever-present question

    Dec 14, 2016 3 Comments
    “Who is a Zionist?” - Rolene Marks’ latest blog, published today, tackles this multifaceted question head on. “There has been a lot of debate, discussion and social media brouhaha lately over who is or what defines a Zionist,” writes Rolene.
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    • JTASalesTrump

    ‘IfNotNow’ brings out young Jews

    Dec 14, 2016 1 Comment
    “This Jew says no to white nationalism,” one sign read. “Silence is akin to consent”, another said, quoting the Talmud. A third displayed a lyric from a Yiddish song: “We will outlive them”.
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    • JTALiphshizHolland

    Survivors' kin lead assault on Holland's far right

    Dec 14, 2016 Go comment!
    Even in a country where hate speech is the subject of intense political and judicial review, Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher’s Facebook post from February about the phenomenon was unprecedented.
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