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    He Does Not Die a Death of Shame a healing experience

    Dec 12, 2019 Go comment!
    Jack Hoffman’s He Does Not Die a Death of Shame is a coming-of-age story written by a South African-trained surgeon in his late 70s who’s been living in Scandinavia for close to four decades.
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    Sandringham Gardens honours volunteer ‘angels’

    Dec 12, 2019 Go comment!
    The Chevrah Kadisha (Chev) honoured Les Markowitz, Jenny Lichtenstein, and Sylvia Lefevre at a special kiddush at Sandringham Gardens Shul recently for the joy they have brought to the residents of Sandringham Gardens.
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    WIZO pays tribute to Annette Price

    Dec 12, 2019 Go comment!
    WIZO (the Women’s International Zionist Organization) Johannesburg celebrated its culmination lunch on Thursday 28 November at Frangelicas in Johannesburg.
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    UAE summit fosters tolerance

    Dec 12, 2019 Go comment!
    The United Arab Emirates announced that 2019 would officially be proclaimed the Year of Tolerance to highlight the country’s decision to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs, and its role in encouraging peace and stability in the Middle East.
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    Art, architecture, and a lifetime opportunity

    Dec 05, 2019 Go comment!
    Art met architecture last week at the [email protected] exhibition at Life on Iris in Norwood, Johannesburg.
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    WIZO Christmas fun for kids

    Dec 05, 2019 Go comment!
    The Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) Johannesburg had a fun-filled morning at its annual Christmas party held at Orange Grove Primary School on 25 November.
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    Batmitzvah of kindness feeds the soul

    Dec 05, 2019 Go comment!
    Jewish food fund Yad Aharon & Michael held a unique and memorable Batmitzvah celebration at its bayit (house) on 25 November.
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    Entrepreneurs shine at ORT Jet awards

    Nov 28, 2019 Go comment!
    “I’m proud of my business, and I appreciate ORT Jet’s involvement in taking it from dream to reality,” said Orit Taback from Orit’s Bakery. Taback received the ORT Jet Business of the Year Award at ORT’s annual awards ceremony for 2019.
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    Bet David holds inclusive bakeathon

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    Sandton’s Bet David hosted an all-inclusive challah bake last Thursday, welcoming women, men, and children.
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    UJW meets kneads with KosherWorld

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    The Union of Jewish Women (UJW) recently hosted a challah bake for more than 100 women and children in preparation for the Shabbos Project.
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    Port Elizabeth holds Great Big Challah Bake

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    More than 70 mothers, children, grannies, aunts, and members of the Union of Jewish Women (UJW) recently gathered at the Theodor Herzl School Hall in Port Elizabeth for a challah bake.
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    WIZO honours Edna Freinkel

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    The Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) Forum hosted Absa Jewish Achiever Awards winner Edna Freinkel and her daughter, Corinne Ossendryver, at a function at Beyachad on 12 November.
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    WIZO brings old and young together on Shabbat

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    The Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) Johannesburg visited Our Parents Home in The Gardens, Johannesburg, on 15 November with students from King David High School Linksfield and Hirsch Lyons Girls High School in the spirit of the Shabbos Project.
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    Honouring ‘the left arm of G-d’

    Nov 21, 2019 Go comment!
    Sandy Koufax, sometimes referred to as “the left arm of G-d”, was probably the most influential baseball pitcher who has ever lived. In honour of his brilliance, the much-loved but sometimes controversial figure is being celebrated in a statue due to be unveiled outside of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Stadium early next year.
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    The not soy clear debate

    Nov 14, 2019 1 Comment
    I’m often asked whether one should be eating soy products or avoiding them. With all the mixed messages regarding soy products, I’m not surprised there’s so much confusion. Even when one looks at the science, there’s conflicting evidence. With plant-based diets on the rise, of which soy is a big component, we almost want to ask science to make up its mind already!
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    Israel to take the biggest team ever to Tokyo Olympics

    Nov 14, 2019 Go comment!
    With less than nine months to go before the Tokyo Olympics, preparations for the Israeli 2020 team have begun in earnest. Israel will be sending the largest team ever assembled to next year’s Games, scheduled for July and August, with the current complement of 85 athletes beating by some margin the 47 athletes assembled for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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    King David comes up trumps in Israel Quiz

    Nov 07, 2019 Go comment!
    Benjamin Shmukler from King David Linksfield took first prize in this year’s Shimon Peres Israel Quiz, with Jacob Boner from King David Linksfield coming close second, and Amira Karstaedt from King David Victory Park coming in third.
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    Active, strong and independent at 100!

    Nov 07, 2019 Go comment!
    Mina Girnun turned 100 on 13 October at Golden Acres in Sandringham in the company of family and friends from around the world. Included among her guest were Dutch Ambassador Han Peters and his wife Alessandra, who attended Girnun’s tea party, bringing with them wishes from her country of birth. Girnun was born in Amsterdam, and came to South Africa by boat when she was 18.
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    Advancing Sacred goal of unity and tolerance

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    Progressive Rabbi Julia Margolis, the chairperson of Sacred (the South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity), was recently invited by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Johannesburg to participate in an interfaith peace symposium and give an address on the topic “unity in diversity”.
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    Sukkah party celebrates community service

    Oct 31, 2019 Go comment!
    KosherWorld and the Union of Jewish Women (UJW) held a party at the KosherWorld sukkah in October to honour employees and volunteers in community organisations who are responsible for the organisations’ success and continued impact on the community.
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